LA State Police Graduate New Cadet Class

On Friday, Louisiana State Police announced the graduation of its 99th Cadet Class, as 51 cadets completed their journey to becoming a Louisiana State Trooper.  The Louisiana State Police Training Academy and Istrouma Baptist Church in Baton Rouge hosted the graduation ceremonies. On August 25, 2019, 61 cadets from across the state began their 23…

Vince Vance Headlines Carnival in Covington

Come out Mardi Gras Fay for Carnival in Covington. Pat Gallagher and Vince Vance are both Grand Marshals. The parade rolls at 10 through historic downtown Covington. Then the festivities move to the Covington Trailhead for a party and performance by Vince Vance and the Valiants. It is a free, family Mardi Gras day of…

STPSO Explains Social Media Pic

On Friday the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office became aware of a misleading social media post depicting what appeared to be an individual dressed in jail striped clothing fleeing a local area hospital. The individual captured in the video, Brandon Ball from Gulfport, MS was taken into custody by St. Tammany Parish Deputies for a…

Improvements at Picayune Train Station

An Amtrak spokesman says workers are updating the Picayune train station to improve access for people with disabilities. A new boarding platform will be accessible to people with disabilities, bringing the station into compliance with federal requirements. The walkway from the parking lot to the platform will also be improved. And there will also be…

Feds Study Flood Protection in St Tammany

The Louisiana Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority and the US Army Corps of Engineers signed an agreement with St Tammany Parish government to investigate the most feasible means of providing additional flood protection and ecosystem restoration for St Tammany. This effort will result in a list of recommended projects that would be eligible for federal…

TPSO Investigates 2 Shootings

Sheriff Daniel Edwards says his office is still investigating two shooting that happened earlier this week. The first investigation began Sunday evening around 9 p.m. when deputies responded to the Kangaroo Gas station on University Ave. after receiving reports of shots fired between two vehicles as they fled northbound for a chase lasted for about…

Road Work Next Week in Tangi

A portion of E. Bell Road will be closed for several hours on Wednesday, February 5th, as Tangipahoa Parish Road and Bridge crews change out drainage culverts. Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said East Bell Road will be closed at locations approximately 2/10 mile east of LA 445, 3/10 mile east of LA 445,  and…

Lake Loot Q&A January 30, 2020

6:40 Q: 4 out of 5 newly married couples say they now do this in advance. What? A: find out gender of unborn child Winner: 7:10 Kids Loot Q: How many people have walked on the moon? A: Twelve Winner: Matthew Meyer from Madisonville!  7:40 Q: It would have seemed impossible 25 years ago but…