Louisiana State Capitol Closes

Beginning Thursday, March 19th through Monday, March 30th, the Louisiana State Capitol will be closed. Senate President Page Cortez and Speaker of the House of Representatives Clay Schexnayder, in coordination with other agencies housed in the building, have agreed that closure is necessary to ensure the health and welfare of the public and staff. The…

St Tammany Closures Happening Today

Mike Cooper, St. Tammany Parish President, says beginning Wednesday, March 18, St. Tammany Parish Government buildings including the Koop Drive Campus, and the Tyler Street Complex will be completely closed to the general public. The Department of Animal Services will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18, including no animal intakes or adoptions.…

LA Dept of Health Update

The Louisiana Department of Health says as of last night we had 196 cases reported from 531 state tests that do not include commercial testing. 4 people have died from the Coronavirus. Those numbers will be updated again at 9:30 this morning. Orleans Parish has 136 cases reported and all 4 deaths have occurred there.…

More Closure Info on St Tammany Towns

Some of the other closures and info regarding municipalities in St Tammany. The Town of Pearl River has closed its Park and Community center. The Town Hall office is closed to the public but drop box is available and the office can be reached at 985-863-5800. In the Town of Madisonville residents are encouraged to…

Tangi School Meal Details

Starting today Tangipahoa Parish Schools will be serving breakfast/lunch to students who are 18 and younger. The district has designated 12 convenient school-based sites where families can pick up two meals per child per weekday. At each site, a driver will be asked to proceed to the pick up area to present a form that…

Tangi Press Conference Today

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller, Tangipahoa Parish Council members, and partner agencies will hold a press conference today at 5 p.m. inside the Tangipahoa Parish Council Chambers in Amite. Miller said he will give an update on the COVID-19 procedures that have been put into effect. Tangipahoa Parish School Superintendent Melissa Stilley and Dr. Rob…

Lake Loot Q&A March 17, 2020

6:40 Q: 1 in 3 men do this on a daily basis while driving. The number is lower for the ladies. What is it? A: Talk to their car  Winner: Vernonica Marsh from Carriere! 7:10 Kids Loot Q: For the average person, this occurs at 9:40 in the morning. What? A: People are finally fully awake! Winner: No Winner!…

Mayor Mark and Covington Update

Mayor Mark talked about all of the events that had to be moved and gave us what he knows so far about whether those events have been cancelled or rescheduled. He also talked about ways people can help, including getting restaurant delivery. Hear him online below.