Guilty Plea in Death of Slidell Teenager

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that 38 YO Kacie Doucet, of Lafourche Parish, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute ketamine which resulted in the death of a Slidell teenager. The eighteen-year old’s body was found floating in a Texas bayou. Doucet, along with 39 YO William Harrison Farris, and 25 YO Leilani Aspuria, conspired…

Indictment for Accused Mandeville Police Killer

DA Warren Montgomery reports that a St. Tammany grand jury has indicted the man accused of killing Mandeville Police Captain Vincent Liberto, Jr. 21 YO Mark E. Spicer, Jr, of Covington, has been charged with first degree murder, attempted first degree murder, and three additional charges. Spicer was also indicted on charges of aggravated flight…

Danielson in Mandeville City Council Race

Local businessman and former City Councilman Rick Danielson will run for one of two at-large seats on the Mandeville City Council. Qualifying begins Jan. 8 for the April 4 municipal elections. The 49 YO Danielson served on the Council from 2012-2016. He is a graduate of Mandeville High School. He earned a graduate degree and…

TPSO Seeks Man on Forgery Charge

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Financial and Cyber Crimes Unit is seeking information on 48-year-old Terral “Terry” Bishop from Ponchatoula. Bishop is accused of forging training certificates and using those certificates to bid on large commercial construction jobs, some of which were affiliated with NASA. TPSO investigators currently hold an outstanding warrant for Bishop for…

Hammond Parade Postponed

The Hammond Christmas Parade is being postponed by the Hammond Rotary due to some Lions! With Southeastern’s football team going to Montana for a second-round playoff game the university has planned an event for fans to watch the game in Strawberry Stadium. This event would have been during the time of the parade line up,…

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…