Lake Loot Q & A February 7, 2020

6:40 and 7:10 Kids Loot Q: Darth Vador tops the list of biggest movie villain. Who are numbers 2 and 3 on this lest? A: 2nd on the list is Hannibal Lecter. 3rd is the Wicked Witch of the West from the Wizard of Oz Winner: Chase McCarthy from Slidell! 7:40 Q: Supposedly the flag…

Tangi Schools Krewe of Champions Parade

Tangipahoa Parish will celebrate its greatest asset—its children—with a parade this Saturday in downtown Amite. Tangipahoa School Superintendent Melissa Stilley said the 2nd annual Krewe of Champions Parade is set to roll this Saturday, Feb. 8, at noon in Amite. Stilley said the Krewe of Champions Parade is one their biggest events of the year,…

STPSO Deputy of the Year

Sheriff Randy Smith has announced that the 2019 Deputy of the Year is Detective Zachary Bruno. During 2019, Detective Bruno was assigned 99 cases and had a solve rate of 51 percent.  Detective Bruno investigates systematic thefts, embezzlements, scams, contractor thefts and elderly financial abuse cases. Last year, he spearheaded an investigation into a major…

Southeastern Farmers Market

The Southeastern Louisiana University student organization Reconnect is hosting a farmers market on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in front of the Student Union. Fresh produce, barbecue chicken, hot tamales, crawfish pies, specialty pies, lavender soda, chocolate flavored coffee and more will be featured at the farmers market. Vendors will have…

Expansion at Scariano in Hammond

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Scariano Wholesale Foods CEO Jay Scariano III announced a $10 million expansion of the wholesale food distribution facility near Hammond, Louisiana. The project will improve transportation, access and logistics at the site while creating 20 new direct jobs with an average annual salary of $42,000, plus benefits. Louisiana Economic Development…

Local Flooding Still Possible

Area rivers are still dealing with high water. Until Monday February 10 the Flood Warning continues for the Tangipahoa River Near Robert. At 5:30 PM yesterday the stage was 12.9 feet. Flood stage is 15.0 feet and it is expected to rise above flood stage today and continue to rise to near 16.5 feet by…

Lake Loot Q & A February 6, 2020

6:40 Q: This is a giveaway that an email has been sent by a woman instead of a man. What? A: Excessive punctuation Winner: No Winner! 7:10 Kids Loot Q: The average mom does this 100 times per year. What? A: Eats while standing up, while everyone else is seated Winner: Caden Durr from Amite!…