Plea in Tickfaw Shooting Death

DA Scott M. Perrilloux reports that 23-year-old Kareem Graham, of Tickfaw, pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the shooting death of 24-year-old, Maurice Lloyd Jr., of Robert. On February 20, 2017, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the Woodlands Condominiums in Tickfaw, in reference to a male subject had been ambushed and shot…

St Tammany Chamber Events

The St Tammany Chamber has some events coming up including their Northshore Youn Professional Pop-Up Happy Hour, which was designed for Young Professionals to network in our area’s hottest restaurants & bars. On the Thursday, February 20th, they will be in the 19th Hole at Three Rivers on N. Hwy. 190 in Covington; from 4…

Mandeville Acquires Lakefront Field

Donald Villere and the City of Mandeville announced that they have acquired the historic Harbor Field on behalf of the city. Harbor Field, also known as Moore Field, is a baseball field near the Lakefront, on the corner of Claiborne Street and Jackson Avenue. For over 50 years the privately owned field was graciously donated…

Brister Remembered as a Trailblazer

A community service was held for former St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister at the Church of the King in Mandeville yesterday. Brister died suddenly after battling cancer. Brister was known as a trailblazer for women in politics, taking on the issues of mental health and infrastructure locally. Brister‘s sons and grandchildren served as pallbearers…

Corps 2020 Plan Funds Deeper Mississippi

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including long-needed funds to make the Mississippi River deeper from New Orleans to the Gulf of Mexico. A news release from the Port of New Orleans says the Louisiana infrastructure money…

STPSO Makes Meth Bust

The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office seized approximately 10.8 pounds of suspected meth and a firearm during a traffic stop that occurred near Mandeville over the weekend. On Saturday morning, members of the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Highway Enforcement Unit conducted a traffic stop on a pickup on Highway 1088 in Mandeville after observing a traffic violation.…

Slidell Prepares for Arts Evening

The City of Slidell has released registration forms for artists who wish to participate in the city’s twenty sixth annual Arts Evening cultural festival. This year, Arts Evening will be held on Saturday, March 21, from 5 to 9 p.m. in Olde Towne Slidell. This annual event is one of the community’s largest cultural arts…

Dense Fog Advisory for Area

For St. Tammany -St. Charles-Upper Jefferson-Southern Tangipahoa -Hancock-Harrison-Jackson and more a DENSE FOG ADVISORY will be in effect until 9 AM this morning. Visibility could be one quarter mile or less in dense fog in portions of southeast and southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana. Fog will be particularly denser closer to bodies of water. On…

Allpax Relocating Within St Tammany

Allpax Products has announced that the company will build an 80,000-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing center in St. Tammany, replacing existing facilities where the food and pharmaceutical equipment maker has operated for more than twenty years. Allpax will make a $7 million capital investment, retain 55 existing jobs, and create five new direct jobs. Allpax will…

Governor Speaking to Hammond Chamber

The Greater Hammond Chamber will welcome Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards for their Friday, February 21, luncheon in Southeastern’s Student Union Ballroom. All business and community leaders from across Tangipahoa Parish are encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is required for this event and tickets are available at www.greaterhammondchamber.org or by calling the Chamber at 985-345-4457. Tickets…