Memorial Service for Brister

The public is invited to a Memorial Service for Patricia P. “Pat” Brister, former St. Tammany Parish President, Ambassador to the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women, National Committee Woman to the Republic National Committee, and Chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party. The service will be held Monday, February 10, at Church of…

Award for Southeastern

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Sustainability Center has been awarded the Innovation Champion Award by the Louisiana Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. The university received the award for its innovative hybrid geothermal residence halls: Ascension and Twelve Oaks, which use energy from the ground for cooling and heating. With this type of system pumps move…

Big Crowd for Chamber Awards Lunch

A big crowd was on hand from both sides of the parish at yesterday’s Annual Installation & Awards Luncheon, for what was a celebration of all things accomplished in the final year of the St. Tammany West Chamber. John Snell of Fox 8 News was Master of Ceremonies. The gavel was passed from 2019 Board…

Mandeville Man Pleads Guilty

DA Warren Montgomery announces that 40 YO Joseph Kott, of Mandeville, plead guilty of Resisting a Police Officer with Force or Violence, Battery of a Police Officer, and Simple Criminal Trespassing. On January 19, at 4:30 am, Sheriff Officers were called to a Madisonville residence in response to a trespassing call. Officers arrived on the…

Lake Loot Q & A February 4, 2020

6:40 and 7:10 Kids Loot Q: 1/3rd of American adults have THIS at the top of their travel bucket list. What is it? A: Cross-country road trip Winner: Dawn Anderson from Covington! 7:40 Q: Humans probably didn’t start wearing pants until we started doing this. What? A: Riding horses Winner: 8:40 Q: This is one…

Brister’s Legacy of Service and Family

Many along the Northshore were shocked and saddened by the announcement from the family of Patricia P. Brister of her passing on Monday, after a short battle with an illness after her campaign. Arrangements are pending and have been entrusted to E.J. Fielding Funeral Home. Most recently serving as the St. Tammany Parish President, Brister…

NAMI Class Almost Full

NAMI St. Tammany’s Family-to-Family begins in just one week and there are only a few spots available. Gain a better understanding of mental health conditions, improve communication and coping skills, learn tools to better balance your life, and be empowered to advocate for your loved one through this class, which begins Tuesday, February 11th. This…

HPD Arrests Catalytic Converter Thieves

After following leads generated from the public and neighboring agencies including the St. Tammany and Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Offices, the Hammond Police Department Criminal Investigation Division has arrested 31 YO Mark Crayton Jr., of Holden, for stealing catalytic converters. Crayton Jr. admitted to the thefts and said others were involved. He implicated his father as…