SLU Nursing gets $2.4 Million Grant

Southeastern Louisiana University has received a $2.45 million Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. Awarded to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences’ Rural Nurses Career Advancement Program, in coordination with the Delta Regional Authority, the grant is part of an investment to expand the impact of workforce development…

NTCC Awarded Delta Regional Grant

Northshore Technical Community College has been awarded a 1.9 million-dollar Delta Regional Authority grant by the US Department of Labor. GNO, Inc. cosponsored the grant application through its GNOu workforce development program. Delgado Community College and Nunez Community College were co-applicants on the grant application as well. The DOL grant will primarily support scaling and replicating innovative apprenticeship models for…

Natalbany Man Faces Drug Charges

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of 41-year-old Terrence Darnell Miller of Natalbany, on multiple drug charges. Last week, TPSO Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a black older model Chevy Tahoe on LA 1064 near Hoppin Harley’s. As deputies approached they observed the driver, an unknown black male, reaching down between the…

Mississippi Men Jailed for Slidell Attack

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a father and son from Mississippi after they forced their way into a Slidell-area home last week and severely beat a man. Wednesday, October 2, STPSO deputies responded to a Slidell-area residence located in the 200 block of Bishop Drive. The homeowner told deputies two men had forced…

Homecoming Week Begins at Southeastern

Southeastern Louisiana University will celebrate Homecoming this week. With a reality TV theme of “Keeping it Real with Roomie,” Homecoming 2019 culminates on Saturday, Oct. 12, when the Lions take on Incarnate Word at 4 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium. Homecoming Week will offer a number of time-honored traditions, such as Gumbo YaYa for students, a…

Miller Says Club Deluxe Project Continues

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller says concrete apron work along two roadways that intersect with Club Deluxe Road work will begin today, forcing closures for those side roads for one week at a time. Miller said the contractor will start rebuilding concrete aprons on Professional Plaza and North Oaks Boulevard at their intersection with Club…

Covington Man Dies in Metairie Crash

Over the weekend Troopers with Troop B responded to a fatality crash involving a pedestrian on Airline Highway that took the life of 52-year-old Daniel Rivera of Covington. Rivera was walking in a southbound direction across Airline Highway. As he entered the center of the southbound travel lanes, he was struck by a 2006 Chevrolet…

One Dead in Tangi Crash

Yesterday, a man was killed and another was severely injured after their vehicles collided head-on in Tangipahoa Parish. Louisiana State Police say the crash happened around 5:50 p.m. Thursday on LA 10 between Franklinton and Wilmer, when a car driving eastbound crossed the center line near Charles McDaniel Road and crashed into a pickup truck…

Slidell PD Hosting Coffee with a Cop Today

Slidell Police are reminding citizens not to forget about Coffee With A Cop this morning. Sweet Rolls is giving away one free “Little Easy Cup” to all the kids who show up! With the kids being out of school, Starbucks on Front Street is having a Coffee with a Cop Day! The event will take…

Attorney Takes on Bayou Steel

An attorney representing some workers laid off by Bayou Steel in LaPlace this week is questioning whether the company broke a federal law regarding notification of layoffs. He says employees were blindsided by the announcement and the WARN Act requires sixty day’s notice. The attorney says he’s also working to have the bankruptcy case moved…