Lake Rewind: September 27, 2019

We got to spend some time with Stacey (#flatstacey) this week thanks to a class in Slidell who wanted to see what “radio” folks do all the time. So here’s the pics we got with Stacey. Thanks to Ms. Gammon’s fifth grade class for letting Stacey hang out with us. Our first guests today were…

Funeral and Procession for Liberto Today

The funeral services for Mandeville Police Captain Vincent “Vinny” Liberto Jr. will be held at the Castine Center today at 12:00 noon, and is open to the public. Visitation at the Castine Center will begin at 9:00 a.m., until funeral time.  After the funeral, a contingent of police will escort Liberto’s body to St. Lazarus…

Historic Step for Tangi Schools

On Thursday the Tangipahoa Parish School Board made history, adopting the recommendation of attorneys in the longstanding Joyce Marie Moore federal desegregation case and authorizing a jointly-filed consent agreement in the 54-year-old case. On a motion by Rose Dominguez and a second by Brett Duncan, the board endorsed the recommendation of their chief negotiation attorney…

DA Wants Strain Trial Moved

22nd Judicial DA Warren Montgomery wants to move Jack Strain’s trial on sex crime charges somewhere other than the parish where he was sheriff for 20 years. But Strain, the former St. Tammany Parish sheriff, apparently would prefer the group who will consider his guilt or innocence to be local. In a reversal of normal…

President’s Arts Awards

A group gathered at Madisonville’s Maritime Museum last night for the parish’s President’s Arts Awards. Honorees and their family and friends enjoyed food and beverages while listening the music of Ronnie Kole before the event began. Presented by St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister and the parish’s Commission on Cultural Affairs, the awards and accompanying…

Lake Rewind: September 26 2019

Julie Knight was our first guest this morning. She is running for judge. Find out more about her in the interview below. Paula Toups came in with Tim today to talk about Hospice Care and Home Health at St Tammany Parish Hospital. Hear what she had to say in the interview below. Vince Liuzza came…

Deputies Shoot Lacombe Man

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies, attempting to take a man into protective custody, found themselves having to use deadly force Wednesday night. Shortly before 9 p.m. deputies were dispatched to a home on Oak Cove Drive off Fish Hatchery Road in Lacombe, to serve an order of protective custody. An Order of Protective Custody (OPC)…

Reopening of Covington Library Delayed

The reopening of the renovated Covington branch of the St. Tammany Parish Library will be backed up one month due to delays with window installation. Located on West 21st Ave., the branch is being completely renovated at an estimated cost of more than $2 million. The original plans called for new roofing, air conditioning, lighting,…

Overdoses in Ponchatoula

The Ponchatoula Police Department is investigating a string of overdoses in that city. The first call came in the evening of September 24th when a male who was unconscious and in need of medical attention was discovered at the Kiwanis Park. Officers arrived on the scene and the male was administered a dose of Narcan,…