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Mandeville woman included in  three indicted in oxycodone case

Mandeville woman included in three indicted in oxycodone case

Editor August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville woman included in three indicted in oxycodone case

MANDEVILLE – Two Slidell and Mandeville women, along with a Bogalusa man, pled guilty to charges relating to illegal distribution of oxycodone pills. U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that Wallace Stogner, 61 years

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Folsom teen killed in three-vehicle crash in Franklinton

Folsom teen killed in three-vehicle crash in Franklinton

Editor August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Folsom teen killed in three-vehicle crash in Franklinton

FRANKLINTON — A 14-year-old teenager from Folsom was killed on Saturday in a three-vehicle car crash, according to Louisiana State Police TFC?Dustin Dwight. Shortly after 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, Troopers from Louisiana

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Lacombe man keeping promise of searching for missing military vets

Lacombe man keeping promise of searching for missing military vets

Editor August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Lacombe man keeping promise of searching for missing military vets

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news LACOMBE – For over 1,600 United States military veterans who remain unaccounted for 50 years after the end of the Vietnam War, one man in St. Tammany Parish

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School starts back in St. Tammany Parish

School starts back in St. Tammany Parish

Editor August 14, 2016 Comments Off on School starts back in St. Tammany Parish

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news PEARL RIVER – “Focus on the Future.” That’s the catch phrase from St. Tammany Schools Superintendent Trey Folse to start the 2016-2017 school year, which kicked off in

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Mandeville mayor appoints new chief

Mandeville mayor appoints new chief

Editor August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville mayor appoints new chief

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Gerald Sticker is expected to be voted as the new Mandeville Police Chief at the Mandeville City Council meeting Thursday, Aug. 11. Sticker was appointed the

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Madisonville resident killed in two-vehicle crash on LA 25

Madisonville resident killed in two-vehicle crash on LA 25

Editor August 8, 2016 Comments Off on Madisonville resident killed in two-vehicle crash on LA 25

FOLSOM — Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L investigated a two-vehicle fatal crash on Friday, which occurred on LA 25 near the intersection of C. Gottie Rd. in Folsom. The crash claimed the

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Bogue Falaya Park to get makeover; just not anytime soon

Bogue Falaya Park to get makeover; just not anytime soon

Editor August 8, 2016 Comments Off on Bogue Falaya Park to get makeover; just not anytime soon

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Residents of Covington are excited to hear the city administration is reviewing a master plan that will bring substantial upgrades to the popular Bogue Falaya Park.

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Bush teen goes on crime spree

Bush teen goes on crime spree

Editor August 8, 2016 Comments Off on Bush teen goes on crime spree

BUSH — A Bush-area teen, who recently escaped from a juvenile detention center in Alabama, has been tied to three convenience store burglaries in St. Tammany Parish, according to St.?Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Captain

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Madisonville neighborhood raises over $5,000 for law enforcement

Madisonville neighborhood raises over $5,000 for law enforcement

Editor August 8, 2016 Comments Off on Madisonville neighborhood raises over $5,000 for law enforcement

MADISONVILLE — The Madisonville neighborhood “Villages at Bocage” held a special event to show their appreciation for police officers, as well as raise funds for the fallen officers in Baton Rouge and Dallas. Residents

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New Sheriff Smith plans on combining police academies

New Sheriff Smith plans on combining police academies

Editor August 8, 2016 Comments Off on New Sheriff Smith plans on combining police academies

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – One month into his first term as the new sheriff in St. Tammany Parish and Randy Smith said he has made several key decisions, one of

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St. Tammany Parish deputy donates kidney to his ‘Brother in Blue’

St. Tammany Parish deputy donates kidney to his ‘Brother in Blue’

Editor July 31, 2016 Comments Off on St. Tammany Parish deputy donates kidney to his ‘Brother in Blue’

COVINGTON — Earlier this month, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Deputy Robert “Andre” Ardeneaux delivered the surprise announcement that he was going to donate one of his kidneys to injured St. John the Baptist Deputy

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Mandeville man found guilty of raping intoxicated woman

Mandeville man found guilty of raping intoxicated woman

Editor July 31, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville man found guilty of raping intoxicated woman

COVINGTON — A 23-year-old Mandeville man is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 1 for raping a then 18-year-old woman last year after she became intoxicated in his home. A St. Tammany Parish jury found

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Parish schools lead state in  ACT scores

Parish schools lead state in ACT scores

Editor July 31, 2016 Comments Off on Parish schools lead state in ACT scores

COVINGTON — St. Tammany Parish Public School students once again earned the highest ACT scores in Louisiana, according to a report released on Monday by the Louisiana Department of Education. St. Tammany Parish Class

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Claiming multiple homesteads is now  a crime

Claiming multiple homesteads is now a crime

Editor July 31, 2016 Comments Off on Claiming multiple homesteads is now a crime

COVINGTON — Beginning August 1, 2016, it is now a crime for Louisiana residents to have more than one homestead exemption. Act 437, passed by the Louisiana Legislature, states that violators could be fined

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Mandeville surgeon raises the bar for breast reconstruction work after cancer

Mandeville surgeon raises the bar for breast reconstruction work after cancer

Editor July 31, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville surgeon raises the bar for breast reconstruction work after cancer

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – When Dr. Scott Sullivan decided to enter the field of plastic surgery there might have been some motivation from his parents who encouraged him to find

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Lacombe resident killed in crash

Lacombe resident killed in crash

Editor July 31, 2016 Comments Off on Lacombe resident killed in crash

COVINGTON — An unrestrained Lacombe man was killed in a car crash on Friday, July 22, according to TFC?Dustin Dwight. Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L were dispatched to a two vehicle fatal

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Snowball stand owner arrested

Snowball stand owner arrested

Editor July 31, 2016 Comments Off on Snowball stand owner arrested

MANDEVILLE — The Mandeville Police Department arrested Shiver Shack Snowball Stand owner on Thursday, July 22, according to MPD?Captain Gerald Sticker. Deputies arrested 56-year-old Anthony Barton Fortune and booked him with several charges relating

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School Board adopts cost-saving measures for taxpayers

School Board adopts cost-saving measures for taxpayers

Editor July 23, 2016 Comments Off on School Board adopts cost-saving measures for taxpayers

COVINGTON — Strong business practices and fiscal responsibility by the St. Tammany Parish Public School System enabled the School Board to adopt cost-saving measures for taxpayers recently. In the annual Fiscal Assessment Report issued

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Boudreaux named new CEO of Louisiana Heart Hospital

Boudreaux named new CEO of Louisiana Heart Hospital

Editor July 23, 2016 Comments Off on Boudreaux named new CEO of Louisiana Heart Hospital

LACOMBE — Cardiovascular Care Group (CCG) announced today that it has named Scott P. Boudreaux Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana Heart Hospital & Medical Group. Boudreaux replaces R. Roy Wright who recently announced his

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Design team named for STP arts district

Design team named for STP arts district

Editor July 23, 2016 Comments Off on Design team named for STP arts district

MANDEVILLE — St. Tammany Parish introduced the architectural design team led by Wilson Butler Architects, who have been selected to design the Parish’s proposed Cultural Arts District. The Parish selected the team several months

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