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Win Tickets To Sky’s First Birthday Party At Global Wildlife Center

Win Tickets To Sky’s First Birthday Party At Global Wildlife Center

Editor July 3, 2015 Comments Off

Krewe of AWE Throws Birthday Party For Baby Giraffe You Can Win FREE Tickets! WHAT: First birthday party for Sky, the baby giraffe, adopted by the Krewe of AWE. Party tickets are $30 for

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Mandeville Council to vote on repeal

Mandeville Council to vote on repeal

Editor June 26, 2015 Comments Off

By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — The Mandeville City Council is poised to take action on an ordinance repealing the city’s existing Comprehensive Land Use Ordinance (CLURO), which directs growth and development

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Traffic on way to Coast causing problems

Traffic on way to Coast causing problems

Editor June 26, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany?West news COVINGTON – Motorists who plan to use Interstate 10 or Interstate 12 in the Slidell area anytime soon during the weekends had better find alternate routes, at least through

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Sun man gets 40 years in prison for molestation of young girl

Sun man gets 40 years in prison for molestation of young girl

Editor June 26, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON—A 71-year-old man will spend the rest of his life in prison for molesting a 7-year-old girl repeatedly during the first three months of 2012. The defendant, Lovic Cotton, who lived in Sun, was

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Covington man convicted of rape, battery

Covington man convicted of rape, battery

Editor June 26, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON—A St. Tammany Parish jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts against a 29-year-old Covington man on two counts of aggravated rape and three counts of sexual battery for multiple incidents involving a girl who was

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City Council defers action on CLURO

City Council defers action on CLURO

Editor June 22, 2015 Comments Off

By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE–The Mandeville City Council once again deferred an ordinance repealing the city’s existing Comprehensive Land Use Ordinance (CLURO), which directs growth and development within the city, and replacing

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Two crab festivals coming to St. Tammany next weekend

Two crab festivals coming to St. Tammany next weekend

Editor June 22, 2015 Comments Off

SLIDELL – If you like crab, the last weekend in June is designed just for you. There are two crab festivals taking place in St. Tammany Parish from June 26-28. The St. Tammany Crab

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City Council in Mandeville to re-visit public events ordinance

City Council in Mandeville to re-visit public events ordinance

Editor June 22, 2015 Comments Off

By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — An ordinance limiting where public events can be held in Mandeville is on hold while the Mandeville City Council solicits public opinion on the matter. The

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Mandeville man arrested for obscenity

Mandeville man arrested for obscenity

Editor June 22, 2015 Comments Off

MANDEVILLE – A 22-year-old Mandeville man was arrested and charged with one count of obscenity on Monday, Mandeville Police Lt. Gerald Sticker said. Sean David Rhodes, of 404 Holm Oak Lane in Mandeville, was

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Mandeville couple in fatal crash

Mandeville couple in fatal crash

Editor June 22, 2015 Comments Off

MANDEVILLE – A Mandeville couple was killed in a car crash near the Louisiana Welcome Center in Slidell, Louisiana State Police TFC Dustin Dwight said. The fatal crash occurred on Interstate 10 eastbound east

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Man admits to defrauding Covington-based company

Man admits to defrauding Covington-based company

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON — Forty-seven-year-old Richard A. Sharp pled guilty June 3 to racketeering and two felony counts of issuing worthless checks as part of an elaborate scheme to defraud a company and its investors, according

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Soiree to benefit families with disabled children June 20

Soiree to benefit families with disabled children June 20

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – It doesn’t take long to understand why Lea Anne Krieger is passionate about her work with ACCESS. Adapting and Changing Children’s Environments with Successful Solutions—the actual

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Sheriff’s Officer stopped by trooper

Sheriff’s Officer stopped by trooper

Editor June 5, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau COVINGTON – The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is conducting an internal investigation into a traffic stop on Sunday, May 24 involving one of their officers and a State

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D.A.: No charges in case

D.A.: No charges in case

Editor June 5, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau COVINGTON – A review of allegations against St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain, claiming pressure on deputies to support him in the upcoming re-election, have resulted in no action

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St. Tammany Parish men found guilty of sex crimes

St. Tammany Parish men found guilty of sex crimes

Editor May 29, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON — Two St. Tammany Parish men were convicted in two separate cases that involved sex crimes against victims younger than 13, according to the St. Tammany Parish District Attorney’s Office report. In the

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Former Hannan teacher arrested  for pot brownies

Former Hannan teacher arrested for pot brownies

Editor May 29, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON — A former teacher at Archbishop Hannan High School was arrested for two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of distribution of a Schedule I controlled dangerous

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Sheriff, CCST meeting brings progress

Sheriff, CCST meeting brings progress

Editor May 29, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – A parish watchdog group that has raised public and private questions about some aspects of the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office operation heard Sheriff Jack Strain provide

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Lacombe woman charged with murder

Lacombe woman charged with murder

Editor May 29, 2015 Comments Off

LACOMBE – A Lacombe woman who was arrested for cruelty to juveniles has now been charged with first-degree murder after the two-year-old she allegedly abused died, according to St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Capt.

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Independence Day celebration headed back to?Mandeville

Independence Day celebration headed back to?Mandeville

Editor May 20, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Thanks to the donation of a $10,000 check from Chevron, the City of Mandeville will bring back its Independence Day Celebration on the lakefront this year

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Memorial Day events taking place in Covington on Monday

Memorial Day events taking place in Covington on Monday

Editor May 20, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON – There will be several Memorial Day events taking place in Covington and the surrounding area to honor fallen veterans. The Robert H. Burns American Legion Post #16 in Covington will host a

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