Officer Involved Shooting in St. Helena

On Monday, December 9, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations were requested by the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting. The incident took place on Nichols Road in St. Helena Parish. The initial investigation led Troopers to determine that, shortly before 8:00PM, two St. Helena Parish deputies responded…

Traffic Changes for SLU Commencement

Motorists and visitors planning to attend Southeastern Louisiana University’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec 14, should anticipate heavy traffic and route changes affecting University Avenue between I-55 and North Cherry Street. More than 1,000 students will receive associate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in the University Center. The section of University Avenue between Lion Lane…

Lake Rewind: December 9, 2019

Day 4 of our 12 Days of Christmas local shopping promotion belongs to Blossom Girl. Hear Elvis talk about what you can find there in the bit below. Our first guests today were Miranda, Cheryl and Jane, who came in to talk about the Hospice House. Hear Jane talk about her mother’s last days at…

Mandeville Man Arrested in Hit and Run

In the early morning hours of Saturday, the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office was notified that an individual, later identified as Joel Evans Cairns, wished to surrender himself to deputies regarding a hit and run crash involving two juveniles on a bicycle. Shortly after 5:30pm on Friday STPSO deputies were dispatched to the area of Beau…

Three Arrested in Covington Shooting

On Tuesday, November 5, the Covington Police Department responded to the 900 block of North Florida Street, Covington, LA, to investigate a shooting where one man received a critical gunshot wound. The Covington Police Department, with the assistance of the St Tammany Sheriff’s Office, have made three arrests in relation to this shooting. 19 YO…

Lake Rewind: December 6, 2019

Day 3 on our 12 Days of Christmas belonged to The Villa. Hear Elvis talk about it below. Ronnie Simpson came to see us today from St Tammany Parish Government. He wanted to talk about the I-12 project that is about to begin between 190 and 59. He also spoke about Animal Services. Hear more…

Cooper Names Transition Team

St. Tammany Parish President-elect Mike Cooper has named a 20-member transition team as he prepares to take over Parish Government on Jan. 13, 2020. Cooper has asked the team to help identify the most pressing legislative needs, prepare for the inauguration, provide briefings on the various departments of Parish Government, and prepare an inventory of…

Lewis to Address Southeastern Grads

Retired State Farm Executive Wallace Lewis, Sr. will address Southeastern Louisiana University graduating students at the commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14th at the University Center. A ceremony for graduates of degree programs housed in the College of Education, College of Business and College of Science and Technology will begin at 10 a.m., while a…

Mandeville Mutt Strut Announced

The City of Mandeville and the Old Mandeville Business Association is pleased to announce the Inaugural Mandeville Mutt Strut brought to you by the Krewe du Pooch. The parade will be a major touchstone for the local rescue community and raise awareness for the plight of rescue animals. The day will begin with a costume…

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…