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…

Miller on Police Jury Executive Board

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller has been elected to serve on the Police Jury Association of Louisiana’s Executive Board for Region 6. Region 6 delegate represents nine parishes, including Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington, and West Feliciana. Established in 1924, the Police Jury Association of Louisiana was…

CPRA to Spend $1B in 2021

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced his priorities for the state’s coastal program for his next four years in office. Gov. Edwards also announced the state will receive its maximum payment from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act for the first time. In addition, he committed at least $115 million in state surplus dollars to…

Ledet to Talk About Influence at Southeastern

Jennifer Ledet, senior professional in human resources, independent consultant and leadership coach, will be the featured speaker at Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual College of Business Lecture. Titled “Own It and AMP It! Amplify Your Influence to Accelerate Your Success,” the lecture is scheduled Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Grand Ballroom…

STPSO Finds Accused Lacombe Man

With assistance from the public, the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office has located and arrested Lee Cousin. The Lacombe man was taken into custody, without incident inside of a Slidell-area business located near Hwy.190 and Thompson Road.  He was wanted in connection with a sexual abuse case involving a juvenile. In early February, the St. Tammany…

Pearl River Man Accept Guilty Plea During Trial

DA Warren Montgomery reports that during the second day of trial, 34 YO Branden Thibodaux, of Pearl River, pleaded guilty to two counts of Indecent Behavior. Following the testimony of a relative of the first victim, Thibodaux interrupted the trial and changed his plea to guilty as to both counts. The court then sentenced the…