Tree Recycling Underway

St. Tammany Parish Government is now accepting Christmas trees for recycling. Trees can be brought to the St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds at 1515 North Florida Street in Covington and The Old Levee Board Property at 61134 Military Road in Slidell, during daylight hours.  Trees must be stripped of all decorations — ornaments, lights, tinsel, etc.…

Slidell Shooting Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve morning, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to a Slidell-area residence following a domestic disturbance that ultimately left one man dead and his son injured. At approximately 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Dockside Drive in Slidell in reference to reports of shots being fired. …

A Homicide in Madisonville

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are working a homicide that occurred last night in the Madisonville area. At approximately 7:45 p.m., STPSO deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of Highway 1085 in Madisonville in reference to an altercation that occurred between two individuals which resulted in the death of one…

Club Deluxe Expansion Complete

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller says the Club Deluxe Road expansion project is now complete. The $10.4 million project began under the tenure of the late Gordon Burgess, Tangipahoa’s first Parish President, and former Hammond Mayor Mayson Foster. In 2011, the parish was awarded a $225,000 grant to fund the preliminary design for subsurface drainage…

BRAVO Winners

The City of Slidell’s Commission on the Arts is honored to announce that Lori Gomez, John and Brenda Case, and Phil Galatas are the recipients of the 2019 BRAVO! Arts Awards. Since 1988, the Commission on the Arts have presented BRAVO! awards to recognize businesses, individuals and organizations in Slidell who have been contributors and…

Family Promise Benefit Concert

Family Promise is pleased to announce a concert by Phil Stacey benefiting the Family Promise of St. Tammany Willie Paretti Day Center. The event is January 10th, from 7p to 9p. Phil is an American Idol Finalist, Veteran, Lyric Street Recording Artist and Worship Leader. Phil is lending his talents to help bring awareness to…

New Business in St Tammany

An electrical infrastructure engineering, design and construction management company is building its new corporate headquarters in St. Tammany Parish. Gov. John Bel Edwards and Ampirical Solutions LLC President Matthew Saacks said recently that the company will create 400 new jobs at the facility near Covington over the next decade, with an average annual salary of…

Wrecked Bus Was Not Inspected

Earlier this week a flipped school bus caused snags for commuters headed over the High Rise. Now New Orleans Police have confirmed that the bus driver was cited after the bus was not inspected by the city, and the driver did not have a permit. Only half of the school buses operating in New Orleans…

Cromer and Cooper at East St Tammany Business Alliance

The East St Tammany Business Alliance is hosting an event today. Their Business and Government Update featuring Slidell Mayor Greg Cromer and incoming Parish President Mike Cooper will be held today starting at 8 AM in the meeting room at Slidell’s Municipal Auditorium. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Cromer and Cooper will each speak…