STPSO Makes Arrest in Slidell Murder

The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Slidell-area man following a shooting that occurred early Thursday morning at a residence in the 200 block of East Queens Drive near Slidell. Shortly after 2 a.m. a local-area hospital contacted authorities about a man who was dropped off at the hospital’s emergency room with a gunshot…

Backdrop Louisiana Opening in Slidell

Backdrop Louisiana: St. Tammany and New Orleans, is the next exhibition at the Slidell Cultural Center at Slidell City Hall. It opens Friday, January 10, with an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is free. The exhibit will feature a collection of movie posters, gallery cards, and accessories from movies that have been…

STPSO Investigates Single Vehicle Fatality in Abita

Early on New Year’s Eve St. Tammany Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Lowe Davis Rd. near Abita Springs, to investigate a single vehicle crash that has resulted in a fatality. The single-vehicle crash occurred as a Ford F-350 truck was traveling eastbound when, for unknown reasons, the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the…

I-12 Widening Set to Begin

Northshore residents should be aware that the work to widen and overlay I-12 between U.S. 190 and LA 59 will begin in the upcoming weeks. James Construction Group, LLC, was the apparent low bidder for the project, which is estimated to cost $55 million. The construction will also include widening six existing bridges along I-12.…

Northshore Collaborative Meeting Jan 6th

Small businesses, non-profits and community organizations are invited to learn more about the Northshore Collaborative, which will host its third public conversation on Monday, Jan. 6, 5:30 pm at The Maple Room, 2219 Carey St. in Olde Towne Slidell. The collaborative effort is one of several organizations that formed in the wake of the East…

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…