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…

Arrest in Washington Parish Burglaries

According to the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office 21 YO Gerroy Mykala Gould, of Sandy Hook, Mississippi, was arrested for two business burglaries which occurred in Angie along Highway 21. On December 17, a burglary in progress was interrupted by Lt. Chris Hickman and Deputy Chad Cassard. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered Gould…

Lake Rewind: December 19, 2019

Day 12 of our 12 Days of Christmas was for Miracle League. Elvis the Elf got a little help with this one. Our first guests were from St Tammany Health Systems. Tim and Jay talked about using physical therapy instead of drugs. Hear them in the interview below. We had a good talk with Harold…

Medline Expansion Announced

Yesterday Gov. John Bel Edwards and Medline Industries Inc. announced the company will build an 800,000-square-foot distribution center and create more than 460 new direct jobs near Covington, with 170 new jobs created within two years of opening. The $53 million medical supply facility will be built on the north side of Interstate 12 at…

Slidell Man Sentenced

DA Warren Montgomery reports that 59 YO Charles Morgan of Slidell has been sentenced as a multiple offender to 49½ years in prison for sexual battery of a juvenile. Morgan went to trial and was found guilty by a St. Tammany Parish jury on Aug. 29, 2019 after the victim revealed the abuse to a…

Events Coming Up for St Tammany Chamber

The St Tammany Chamber is reminding people about events coming up right after the New Year. January 14th from 11:30 to 1 they will be hosting a Mandeville Mayoral Forum at Benedicts. The next day, the 15th of January, they will have an event called Meet the Judges of the 22nd JDC at the Justice…

STPSO Catches Burglars in Eden Isles

St. Tammany Sheriff Randy Smith reminds citizens to lock their car doors this holiday season. Early Wednesday morning, STPSO deputies were dispatched to the Eden Isles area of Slidell in reference to two individuals dressed in dark clothing, walking around the neighborhood pulling on vehicle door handles. Deputies patrolling the area located 19 YO Chance…

SLU Tree Recycling Program

Southeastern Louisiana University is asking area citizens to give the environment a gift after Christmas this year. Discarded Christmas trees can be dropped off and used for a wetland restoration rather than throwing them out with the trash. This marks the 25th straight year Southeastern has conducted its recycled tree program. Volunteers and students will…

Lake Rewind: December 18, 2019

Day 11 of our 12 Days of Christmas was all about Dr. Burkenstock, skin, body, health. Hear Elvis talk about it in the quick bit below. Our first guests today were Paula and Nicole from Legacy Hospice. They spoke about hospice care in general and talked about their business as well. Hear more in the…