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Two South Shore men tied to burglaries in Mandeville

Two South Shore men tied to burglaries in Mandeville

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Two South Shore men tied to burglaries in Mandeville

MANDEVILLE — Two Southshore men are in jail after a multi-jurisdictional investigation identified them in connection with several Mandeville-area vehicle thefts and burglaries last month, according to Capt. George Bonnett. Brian Ernst, 30 years

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Mandeville man arrested for sex crimes with teens

Mandeville man arrested for sex crimes with teens

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville man arrested for sex crimes with teens

MANDEVILLE – A Mandeville man was arrested for sex crimes on Wednesday, April 20, according to Mandeville Police Department Lt. Gerald Sticker. Mandeville Police arrested 18-year-old Stiles Patrick King of 134 Mead Court, Mandeville,

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Covington inventor finding explosive  success with Cajun Rocket Pot

Covington inventor finding explosive success with Cajun Rocket Pot

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Covington inventor finding explosive success with Cajun Rocket Pot

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The success for businessman/entrepreneur/inventor Todd Tunstall might best be summed up in a remark from his wife, Debbie. “He is a genius and doesn’t know it,”

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Public reacts to two teen suicides

Public reacts to two teen suicides

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Public reacts to two teen suicides

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Another public meeting, more public officials doing what they can to find answers, and more professionals offering what advice they have. That was the result of

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Walter Reed trial rolls into third week of testimony

Walter Reed trial rolls into third week of testimony

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Walter Reed trial rolls into third week of testimony

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news NEW ORLEANS – Former 22nd Judicial Court District Attorney Walter Reed sat quietly in U.S. District Court for the second week in a row as his corruption trial

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Parish Sheriff’s Office investigating threat from state prisoner

Parish Sheriff’s Office investigating threat from state prisoner

Editor April 24, 2016 Comments Off on Parish Sheriff’s Office investigating threat from state prisoner

COVINGTON — The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office was made aware of a letter sent to the Clerk of Court’s office on Friday, apparently by a prisoner in a state Department of Corrections facility,

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Doug Ashy Building Materials purchases Poole Lumber Company

Doug Ashy Building Materials purchases Poole Lumber Company

Editor April 24, 2016 Comments Off on Doug Ashy Building Materials purchases Poole Lumber Company

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Doug Ashy remembers very well what it is like to be saved by your friends. And that was part of the story in the Doug Ashy

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Sheriff K9 receives special body armor

Sheriff K9 receives special body armor

Editor April 24, 2016 Comments Off on Sheriff K9 receives special body armor

COVINGTON — St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office’s K9 Rex has received a bullet and stab proof vest, according to Capt. George Bonnett. The vest is thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested

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Mandeville pay raises questioned

Mandeville pay raises questioned

Editor April 24, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville pay raises questioned

MANDEVILLE — Mandeville City Council members are asking for a legal opinion on whether Mayor Donald Villere has the authority to give an 8 percent pay raise to four of his top administrators without

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Covington man booked on narcotics charges

Covington man booked on narcotics charges

Editor April 17, 2016 Comments Off on Covington man booked on narcotics charges

COVINGTON — A Covington man was arrested on April 1 after an ongoing investigation resulted in narcotics, firearms and a large amount of cash being found in his home, according to St. Tammany Parish

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Jail, Justice Center tax renewals fail

Jail, Justice Center tax renewals fail

Editor April 17, 2016 Comments Off on Jail, Justice Center tax renewals fail

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – As the anti-tax sentiment grows across the country, St. Tammany Parish residents made it clear on Saturday that they feel the same way, soundly defeating two

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Voters back detention center second time around

Voters back detention center second time around

Editor April 17, 2016 Comments Off on Voters back detention center second time around

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Voters across a five-parish region did an about face at the polls Saturday when given a second chance to maintain funding for the Florida Parishes Juvenile

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Murder arrest made in teen death

Murder arrest made in teen death

Editor April 17, 2016 Comments Off on Murder arrest made in teen death

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz announced this week that an arrest has been made charging a 22-year-old Covington man with second degree murder in the death

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Mandeville shooting kills one

Mandeville shooting kills one

Editor April 11, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville shooting kills one

MANDEVILLE — A shooting at a Mandeville gas station left one person dead on Monday, according to Mandeville Police Deputy Gerald Sticker. According to Mandeville Police, the shooting happened at the Shell station, at

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Spring for Art set for downtown Covington Saturday

Spring for Art set for downtown Covington Saturday

Editor April 11, 2016 Comments Off on Spring for Art set for downtown Covington Saturday

COVINGTON – In a true sign of the season, the Spring for Art event will take place on Saturday, April 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. in downtown Covington. Works of art by artists

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Fifth annual ‘A Taste of Covington’ offers great party through Sunday

Fifth annual ‘A Taste of Covington’ offers great party through Sunday

Editor April 11, 2016 Comments Off on Fifth annual ‘A Taste of Covington’ offers great party through Sunday

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Get ready for an explosion of friends, out-of-town visitors and plenty of fun-loving folks when you walk the streets of downtown Covington from now into the

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Seven propositions need votes April 9

Seven propositions need votes April 9

Editor April 11, 2016 Comments Off on Seven propositions need votes April 9

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Voters across St. Tammany Parish will go to the polls this Saturday, April 9 to face seven different ballot items that support a variety of public

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Huge vote for FPJDC taking place Saturday

Huge vote for FPJDC taking place Saturday

Editor April 11, 2016 Comments Off on Huge vote for FPJDC taking place Saturday

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Joseph Dominick understands the strong feelings in St. Tammany Parish about high millage rates and what has become an anti-tax movement in recent years. This Saturday,

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St. Tammany Parish Workforce Solutions employee arrested

St. Tammany Parish Workforce Solutions employee arrested

Editor April 3, 2016 Comments Off on St. Tammany Parish Workforce Solutions employee arrested

COVINGTON — An employee with Workforce Solutions, a state-approved Transitional Work Program in Slidell, has been arrested after he took a program participant to visit a sick family member in New Orleans, according to

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STOPS set to hold workshop in April

STOPS set to hold workshop in April

Editor April 3, 2016 Comments Off on STOPS set to hold workshop in April

COVINGTON — St. Tammany Outreach for the Prevention of Suicide announces their first trainings for 2016. The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) – a two-day suicide first-aid interactive workshop will be held on

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