Pier Reopens March 1st

Mike Cooper, St. Tammany Parish President, announces the St. Tammany Fishing Pier spring season begins Sunday, March 1 at 7 a.m. The Pier will open seven days a week from 7 a.m. – 6p.m. Mike Cooper called the Pier a great family-friendly asset to St. Tammany. Officials remind citizens that Pier personnel will have a…

Madisonville Man Charged with Health Care Fraud

The US Attorney’s Office announced that 44 YO Darren M. Martin, of Madisonville, was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. According to the Indictment, Martin was a licensed pharmacist who owned Willow Pharmacy in Madisonville. Between 2012 and 2015, Willow operated as a closed-door pharmacy mixing and filling prescriptions for…

STPSO Looking for Jail Deputies

The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for men and women who want to work in their jail as corrections deputies, saying becoming a corrections deputy is a great way to start out in law enforcement. They call it a challenging and rewarding job with excellent benefits. If you or someone you know is…

NOLA Officials Talk Coronavirus

New Orleans officials held a press conference yesterday to talk about how they are addressing the threat of the Coronavirus. The director of the New Orleans Health Department said there have been no diagnosed cases of the Coronavirus in the state and for now the risk to local citizens remains very low. Wednesday’s news conference…

Amtrak Accident in Metairie

A woman was injured when her SUV was struck by an Amtrak passenger train at a crossing in Metairie. The accident happened just before 3 p.m. on Central Avenue when the 49-year-old woman reportedly drove around crossing gates and was hit by the train. The woman was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The Jefferson Parish…

Pedestrian Killed in Tangipahoa Parish

On Tuesday, February 25, shortly after 2:30 AM, Troopers from State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on LA 1064 eastbound near Whittington Rd. in Tangipahoa Parish.  The crash claimed the life of 26-year-old Jacy C. Core of Tickfaw. The crash occurred as Core was standing in the eastbound lane…

Another Successful Carnival in Covington

Carnival in Covington continues to grow each year. Perhaps appealing to Northshore families who don’t want to make the drive across the lake, huge crowds lined the streets of Covington for this annual parade, with Grand Marshalls Pat Gallagher and Vince Vance. Following the parade, there was an afternoon party at the Covington Trailhead where…

Mandeville Business Owner Arrested

The owner of a Mandeville-area business was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail after she bilked would-be customers out of thousands of dollars. The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office began investigating Danielle Gaspard, owner of Belissimo Interior Design Build, in early February after numerous residents reported they had paid her money to complete jobs which…

Bridal Expo at the Maritime

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum is hosting its inaugural “Bridal Expo at the Maritime”, happening from 1p.m. to 5p.m., Sunday, March 1. The show features more than 50 vendors. Vendors include bridal gown and bridesmaid’s attire, tuxedos, music and entertainment, caterers, limousines, music booths, photo booths, hair and make up services, jewelry, travel, and…