Inauguration Day Across Louisiana

Today is Inauguration Day as the Governor, lawmakers, and area parish government officials take their oaths. In Tangipahoa, Parish President Robby Miller and the 10-member Tangipahoa Parish Council will be sworn in during ceremonies scheduled at 3 p.m. at the Florida Parishes Arena Event Center in Amite.  Mike Cooper will take his oath of office…

Pearl River Wildlife Management Area Closed

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has closed the Pearl River Wildlife Management Area after the Pearl River flood gauge reached 16.5 feet over the weekend. The closure is an automatic benchmark set by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. Included in the closure is the Pearl River-Honey Island Shooting Range. The Pearl River…

Arrest Made in Covington Area Murder

A 28-year-old man was arrested Friday after he stabbed and killed his father in a Covington-area neighborhood. Shortly before 6:15 a.m., St. Tammany Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of Memphis Trace, located in the Natchez Trace Subdivision, in reference to a domestic disturbance between a father and his son. Responding deputies located…

Lake Rewind – 1.10.2020

Charles was out for the day, so David Storm stepped in to help usher in the weekend. Our first guest this morning was Mandeville’s Mayor Donald Villere. There’s been and there’s gonna be some interesting things happening in Mandeville! Check them out in the interview below! Then we had a visit from David Horchar and…

Area Law Enforcement Prepare for Parades

Yesterday, Sheriff Randy Smith and the STPSO Operations Division hosted a Mardi Gras meeting with all of the law enforcement agencies on the Northshore. All agencies share resources and work together to make sure parades in St. Tammany Parish are a success. The law enforcement agencies represented at the meeting were: St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s…

Southeastern Dance Team to be Honored

Southeastern Louisiana University is set to unveil a commemorative banner Saturday at halftime of the men’s basketball game against Nicholls in the University Center honoring the Lionettes’ 2018 UDA National Championship. The Lionettes, Southeastern’s dance team, earned the first gold medal in program history at the 2018 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team…

Drug Arrest in Ponchatoula

In Ponchatoula, an officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the middle of the roadway on McGary Lane and attempted to make contact with the driver, later identified as 39 YO Kevin Sibley. Sibley pulled into a driveway trying to elude contact with the officer and ignored all officer commands, stating that he was going…

Hammond Free Tree Giveaway

The 9th Keep Hammond Beautiful and the City of Hammond free tree give-away event will be Friday, January 17, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., or until all the trees are gone! It will be held at the City of Hammond Maintenance Facility on Highway 190 East across from Northshore Technical Community College. 100 Free…

Lake Loot Q&A January 9, 2020

6:40 Q: About 8 in 10 Americans wear these every day. What? A: Socks Winner: Darlene Brister from Slidell! 7:10 Kids Loot Q: This is the most commonly lost item in your house. What is it? A: A sock Winner: Alex Tranchina from Mandeville! 7:40 Q: People spend more money on this in January than…

STPL LIBRARYCON is Saturday

Jillian and JoAnna came in to tell us about this weekend’s event in Madisonville. It is for all ages and it is free. Find out more in the interview below. Calling fans of all fandoms and interests including (but not limited to): comic books, manga, graphic novels, anime, Mario Bros., Pokémon, tabletop games, video games,…