LDWF Stocking Zemurray Pond

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will be stocking rainbow trout at Zemurray Park in Hammond today. As part of its “Get Out & Fish” initiative, LDWF will stock 13 parks across the state with trout for residents to fish and enjoy. Zemurray’s pond was scheduled to be stocked on Tuesday, Jan. 21, the…

STPSO Identifies Hit and Run Driver

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives asked for the public’s help identifying the driver of a vehicle that crashed into two cars that were parked on Maple Street near Abita Springs Middle School last week. The vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Tahoe, was caught on video on Hwy 36 before turning down Maple Street and then taking…

Southeastern Spirit Squads Win Honors

The Southeastern Louisiana spirit squads both advanced to the finals of the 2020 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading & Dance Team National Championship over the weekend with the university’s cheerleaders claiming a bronze medal at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Competing in the Small Coed Division I category, the Southeastern cheerleaders placed third…

Charges for Driver After 2 Killed in I-12 Crash

On Friday, shortly before 10:00 PM, Troopers from Troop L responded to a fatal crash involving several vehicles on I-12 westbound near US 11.  The crash has claimed the life of 77-year-old Grace Barthel and 55-year-old Ronald Destgermain, both of Mandeville. The crash occurred as a Dodge Durango, driven by 35-year-old Nicholas Romain of Lacombe,…

MLK Day Festivities

Today in Covington at 10 AM for Martin Luther King Day there will be a “March for Peace”. The parade’s route will be 28th and Tyler travelling to 29th, turn right, to N. Madison and Columbia, then down Jefferson Avenue. At 11 AM, Pastor Alfred Nathaniel Young III of Faith Bible Church will be this…

Amite Drug Bust by TPSO

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards says on January 15, detectives with the Narcotics Unit began investigating allegations of drug activity at an Amite residence. Information was received that 51-year-old Jerry Summerford was selling drugs out of his residence and accepting stolen property- more specifically stolen firearms – as payment. Undercover agents set up to conduct…

Four Indicted in Slidell Murder

A St. Tammany Parish grand jury has indicted 19 YO Nicholas Ordogne, 18 YO Jawaun Wilson, 18 YO Revonte Charles, and 16 YO Jaydin Charles for Second Degree Murder of a Slidell Resident on October 18, 2019. The four are accused of murdering a Slidell resident during a planned robbery in an attempt to obtain…

Slidell Hosting Film Screenings

The City of Slidell and Pontchartrain Film Festival will present a film screening and closing event for the exhibit Backdrop Louisiana: St. Tammany and New Orleans. “Voices of Olde Towne” will be screened at 5:30 p.m. and “Waterways to Railways,” will be screened at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24 at the Slidell Cultural Center…

Northshore Picnic With a Purpose

The Safe Haven Foundation wants you to mark your calendars for their Second Annual Northshore Picnic with a Purpose fundraising event, scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2020 at the Castine Center in Mandeville. This year’s event fundraiser will benefit the Training and Education Center on the Safe Haven Campus. As one component of the campus,…

Slidell Caregiver Steals from Clients

The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Slidell caregiver after it was discovered she has been stealing from two of the people she was hired to care for, and detectives are looking for other potential victims. Rosalin Harrison was arrested this week two count of Exploitation of Persons with Infirmities and 10 counts of…