Armstrong International Gets Grant

Armstrong International in New Orleans received a 2.6 million dollar grant that will primarily be used for runway and taxiway improvements. The airport has received nearly ten million dollars in grants since November of last year. The one billion dollar new terminal was unveiled last year, but authorities have said the rest of the airport’s…

Chef Soiree Coming Soon

The 36th Annual Chef Soiree, presented by Chevron, raises critically needed funds for the Youth Service Bureau. That means your ticket purchase supports advocacy, counseling, education and intervention for children who live on the Northshore. It is in downtown Covington Sunday, March 15th from 5 until 9. Remember to get your raffle tickets, too. Tickets…

Fire at Mandeville Apartment Complex

Mandeville Fire/EMS, along with City of Covington Fire, Fire Districts 1, 2, 8, 12 and 13, were all on scene of a large fire at Cypress Lake Apartments on North Causeway Boulevard yesterday. Authorities said a total of four victims were rescued and were all assessed by FireMedics and released on scene. No fire service…

Slidell Police Honors Officer of the Year

The Slidell Police Department announced Detective Scott O’Shaughnessy as the 2019 Officer of the Year. During 2019, Detective O’Shaughnessy was assigned to the Major Crimes Division where he worked on some of Slidell Police Department’s most difficult cases. Detective O’Shaughnessy was assigned as lead investigator on 83 cases throughout the year, some of which included…

K-9 Copper Leads Mardi Paws

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s K9 Copper has been named 2020 Canine Grand Marshal for the Krewe of Mardi Paws. After 25 years of celebrating Mardi Gras in Mandeville, the krewe will move to Covington this year, where it will roll Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m. K9 Copper is assigned to K9 Handler Deputy Chris…

Details on I-12 Wreck

Thursday morning, just before 8 am, the Hammond Police Department was notified of an accident on I-12 westbound at mile marker 41, involving four vehicles. Upon arrival, HPD Officers interviewed the driver of the large box truck who stated there were vehicles getting onto the road from the shoulder, which caused him to slow down…