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Tickets on sale now for ‘Celebration’ fundraiser on March 12 in Mandeville

Tickets on sale now for ‘Celebration’ fundraiser on March 12 in Mandeville

Editor March 5, 2017 Comments Off on Tickets on sale now for ‘Celebration’ fundraiser on March 12 in Mandeville

MANDEVILLE – As if the annual “Celebration” fundraiser held each year by the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany is not spectacular enough, President Lisa Barnett said this year’s extravaganza will have “some great surprises—some

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Children’s Museum gets green light for first office in parish

Children’s Museum gets green light for first office in parish

Editor March 5, 2017 Comments Off on Children’s Museum gets green light for first office in parish

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – The Children’s Museum of St. Tammany is about to move from a concept on paper to its first “reach out and touch it” display when they

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Abita store robbed

Abita store robbed

Editor March 5, 2017 Comments Off on Abita store robbed

ABITA SPRINGS – A Dollar General store in Abita Springs was robbed in broad daylight on Friday, Feb. 24, according to St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Dy. Suzanne Carboni. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives

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Shamrock Sprint set for March 11

Shamrock Sprint set for March 11

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Shamrock Sprint set for March 11

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The Shamrock Sprint 5K run and one-mile walk will be held on Saturday, March 11 at the Covington Trailhead as a tribute to Kelly O’Mahoney, a

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Parents use spirit of daughter to inspire brain cancer research and scholarships

Parents use spirit of daughter to inspire brain cancer research and scholarships

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Parents use spirit of daughter to inspire brain cancer research and scholarships

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – It has been over two years since Kelly O’Mahoney lost her hard-fought battle against brain cancer, but it is still hard for her dad to tell

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Covington Lions eyeing big turnout

Covington Lions eyeing big turnout

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Covington Lions eyeing big turnout

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West News COVINGTON — The final days of the carnival season are here, but there are still six more parades until the holiday festivities conclude. Perhaps the parade with the

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Two former Franco’s workers indicted

Two former Franco’s workers indicted

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Two former Franco’s workers indicted

COVINGTON — District Attorney Warren Montgomery and St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith announced the indictment and arrest of two former Franco’s Athletic Club employees on Friday, Feb. 17 on charges of racketeering, theft,

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Fallout from LHH closing being absorbed by parish hospitals

Fallout from LHH closing being absorbed by parish hospitals

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Fallout from LHH closing being absorbed by parish hospitals

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – The fallout from the sudden shutdown of the Louisiana Heart Hospital in Lacombe has put plenty of pressure on the remaining health care providers in St.

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LCMC?Health purchases Fairway Medical Center

LCMC?Health purchases Fairway Medical Center

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on LCMC?Health purchases Fairway Medical Center

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – A second major news announcement on the health care front for St. Tammany Parish came about this past week as LCMC Health went public with a

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Large-scale drug dealer arrested  in parish

Large-scale drug dealer arrested in parish

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Large-scale drug dealer arrested in parish

SLIDELL — The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force recently seized a large amount of narcotics, three loaded firearms and more than $1,400 in cash, while conducting a search of a known

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Where is Tammany West located?

Where is Tammany West located?

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Where is Tammany West located?

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Parish hospitals hire over 100 so far from  La. Heart Hospital

Parish hospitals hire over 100 so far from La. Heart Hospital

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Parish hospitals hire over 100 so far from La. Heart Hospital

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news LACOMBE – Hospitals in St. Tammany Parish are quickly doing what they can to help out hundreds of workers from the Louisiana Heart Hospital who are suddenly looking

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Lacombe vo-tech campus unveiled

Lacombe vo-tech campus unveiled

Editor February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Lacombe vo-tech campus unveiled

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news LACOMBE – Dr. William Wainwright calls the newly-opened community college in Lacombe a “generational investment in education.” The long-awaited vo-tech campus for central St. Tammany Parish, unveiled to

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Mayor Cooper says 15th Avenue work set to be complete soon

Mayor Cooper says 15th Avenue work set to be complete soon

Editor February 4, 2017 Comments Off on Mayor Cooper says 15th Avenue work set to be complete soon

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Residents in Covington who need to travel on 15th Avenue have needed their share of patience during the past year as three separate road projects were

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Mandeville man charged with juvenile cruelty of infant

Mandeville man charged with juvenile cruelty of infant

Editor February 4, 2017 Comments Off on Mandeville man charged with juvenile cruelty of infant

MANDEVILLE – An 18-year-old man from Mandeville was arrested on Thursday, Jan. 26 for second-degree cruelty to a juvenile, according to Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker. The Mandeville Police Department arrested Stephen Michael Dufresne,

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Camellia Jazz Festival launches with big time party

Camellia Jazz Festival launches with big time party

Editor February 4, 2017 Comments Off on Camellia Jazz Festival launches with big time party

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – If the initial public event for the first annual Camellia City Smooth Jazz Festival is any indication, then the idea to make Slidell “the smooth jazz

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‘Operation’ project leads to coveted award for CPD

‘Operation’ project leads to coveted award for CPD

Editor February 4, 2017 Comments Off on ‘Operation’ project leads to coveted award for CPD

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – It was a year ago that Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz gathered with other law enforcement leaders in the parish to announce the start of “Operation

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Covington crime down 14 percent in 2016

Covington crime down 14 percent in 2016

Editor February 4, 2017 Comments Off on Covington crime down 14 percent in 2016

COVINGTON — The city of Covington has released the 2016 crime statistics for the city, showing a 14 percent reduction in the overall crime rate. “We can proudly say a 14 percent reduction in

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Mandeville crime remains low

Mandeville crime remains low

Editor February 4, 2017 Comments Off on Mandeville crime remains low

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker released the 2016 crime statistics and there were the just three more major crimes reported in 2016 than there were in

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Parish crime stats reveal more details of local drug problem

Parish crime stats reveal more details of local drug problem

Editor February 4, 2017 Comments Off on Parish crime stats reveal more details of local drug problem

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – As St. Tammany Sheriff Randy Smith settles into his new job during the first 12 months in office, his biggest challenge is clearly not a violent

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