Southeastern Watch Party in Strawberry Stadium

Southeastern University is hosting a watch party for the fans not traveling to this weekend’s playoff game in Montana. Lion fans are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, food and drink, to Strawberry Stadium. The stadium’s video board will have the Lions taking on Montana in the second round of the FCS playoffs. Kickoff is set…

Mardi Paws Moves to Covington

The Krewe of Mardi Paws announced that after 25 years of celebrating Mardi Gras in Mandeville the unique parade for dogs and their people will relocate to Covington. The parade will roll at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 1. Organizers said Covington offers more parking and less walking for everyone. The theme of the 2020…

Tangi School Board Elects Tolar

On Tuesday night, the Tangipahoa Parish School Board voted unanimously to name Tom Tolar as their 2020 President and Robin Abrams as their incoming Vice-President. The new leaders will take their posts in January. Tolar said the board voted on the new officers a few weeks early so they could hit the ground running and…

Toys From Cops Kicks Off

Last night the Slidell Police Department’s “Toys from Cops” program officially kicked off! Slidell PD, the Slidell Police Association, and the Slidell Memorial Hospital Cancer Center partnered together and had Christmas a little early for some kids. Hundreds of gifts were given out to children whose lives, in some way, have been directly affected by…

United Way of SE Louisiana Promotes Giving Tuesday

The United Way of SE Louisiana wants to remind everyone that GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people in our community to rally around the causes they believe in and build stronger neighborhoods, cities and regions. On this day, every single act of volunteerism or donation is amplified by the sheer number of people from Southeast…

Entergy Visits Southeastern

Executives from Entergy recently spent time at Southeastern. One of the topics of discussion emphasized throughout the visit was the importance of the STEM Education Outreach programs Southeastern offers. Also, since they are in the energy business, the visit included a trip to see the two new hybrid geothermal dormitories and to tour the Southeastern’s…

U.S. Marine Band in Amite

The United States Marine Band will be in Amite for a Christmas Concert Thursday, December 5. The Marine Band’s performance is sponsored by the Amite Arts Council and they performance will begin at 6:30 pm in the Amite High Theatre. Tickets are $5 for the general public and Veterans are admitted free. Tickets can be…

STPH now St Tammany Health System

Last night the Board of Commissioners of St. Tammany Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 unveiled a new logo identity and defining statements around their mission, vision and values as a community healthcare resource. St. Tammany Parish Hospital will now be known as St. Tammany Health System, effective Dec. 1, 2019. The new name was…

Fire District 2 Battles House Fire

On Friday evening Fire District 2 responded to a structure fire at 501 S. Fairway Dr. When the engine company arrived on the scene, they confronted heavy smoke and flames through the roof. All occupants were reported out of the building. Crews fought the fire for several hours before bringing it under control and then…

TPSO Arrests Package Thief

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office say they arrested 33-year-old Joseph Lamarca of the Hammond area. On Nov. 22, authorities say Mr. Lamarca was observed via surveillance video footage removing a package from a residence in Tickfaw. On Nov 25, Mr. Lamarca is being accused of producing a knife and threatening another subject during a verbal…