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Facebook comments on vote defeat were resoundingly strong

Facebook comments on vote defeat were resoundingly strong

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Facebook comments on vote defeat were resoundingly strong

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – If you want to get quick, public reaction to any breaking news story it is easy to find these days on Facebook. Comments on why

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Voter revolt coming? — Sales tax defeat sends strong parish message

Voter revolt coming? — Sales tax defeat sends strong parish message

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Voter revolt coming? — Sales tax defeat sends strong parish message

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – Voters in St. Tammany Parish are sending a loud and clear message to parish officials in light of the second defeat at the polls for

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17-year-old killed in Monday morning crash

17-year-old killed in Monday morning crash

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on 17-year-old killed in Monday morning crash

LACOMBE – A 26-year-old driver from Bogalusa claimed the brakes on his truck went out as he approached a stop sign in Lacombe, leading to a collision on Monday morning that took the life

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Detectives seek public’s help in finding burglars

Detectives seek public’s help in finding burglars

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Detectives seek public’s help in finding burglars

COVINGTON — St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying two individuals who broke into a Covington-area pharmacy and attempted to break into one in Mandeville. During the early

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Old School Educator — Leo Casanave still impacting kids after 50 years

Old School Educator — Leo Casanave still impacting kids after 50 years

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Old School Educator — Leo Casanave still impacting kids after 50 years

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – Leo Casanave doesn’t pretend he is a younger, cool version of the teachers today. While some educators might try to fit in with the younger

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Mandeville police officer dies after falling from ladder

Mandeville police officer dies after falling from ladder

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Mandeville police officer dies after falling from ladder

MANDEVILLE – A veteran officer with the Mandeville Police Department was killed this past weekend when he fell off a ladder while working at his home. Mandeville Chief of Police Gerald Sticker confirmed that

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Covington man killed in motorcycle crash in Abita

Covington man killed in motorcycle crash in Abita

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Covington man killed in motorcycle crash in Abita

ABITA SPRINGS — A Covington man was killed last week when the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a trailer loaded with pine logs, according to Louisiana State Police. After the crash, Dwight Donnell

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Arrest made in Folsom homicide — Argument led to shooting

Arrest made in Folsom homicide — Argument led to shooting

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Arrest made in Folsom homicide — Argument led to shooting

FOLSOM — A 32-year-old Franklinton woman has been arrested and is facing manslaughter charges in connection with a shooting death in Folsom last week. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, Margaret Stockstill,

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Crime survey looks good for parish law enforcement

Crime survey looks good for parish law enforcement

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Crime survey looks good for parish law enforcement

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The first-ever St. Tammany criminal justice accountability project confirmed a lot about law enforcement in the parish that many have long been saying, without hard

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Study rates efficiency of 22nd Court judges

Study rates efficiency of 22nd Court judges

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Study rates efficiency of 22nd Court judges

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news   COVINGTON – A St. Tammany Parish crime and prosecution report, conducted by the Metropolitan Crime Commission, concluded that felony cases in the 22nd Judicial Court are being

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Day at the Office  — ‘Deputy of the Year’ takes saving lives in stride

Day at the Office — ‘Deputy of the Year’ takes saving lives in stride

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Day at the Office — ‘Deputy of the Year’ takes saving lives in stride

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – It’s hard to imagine what St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office Dep. Andre Ardeneaux Jr. could do for an encore in 2017. But then, the young officer

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LABI president talks economics at chamber meeting

LABI president talks economics at chamber meeting

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on LABI president talks economics at chamber meeting

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news   SLIDELL – The annual nightmare faced by the Louisiana Legislature in recent years with hundred million dollar budget deficits will never come to an end unless the

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Covington teen charged with  exposing himself to a young girl

Covington teen charged with exposing himself to a young girl

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on Covington teen charged with exposing himself to a young girl

COVINGTON — A Covington-area teenager has been arrested after exposing his genitals to a young girl as she walked home from a bus stop, according to St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office apt. Daniel Seuzenea.

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Covington woman charged with vehicular homicide

Covington woman charged with vehicular homicide

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on Covington woman charged with vehicular homicide

COVINGTON — A Covington woman was charged with vehicular homicide in an early morning crash that killed one on the Causeway Bridge on March 23. Olivia Matte, 27 years old of Covington, had a

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Restaurant Showcase – Annadele’s Plantation headlines ‘A Taste of Covington’

Restaurant Showcase – Annadele’s Plantation headlines ‘A Taste of Covington’

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on Restaurant Showcase – Annadele’s Plantation headlines ‘A Taste of Covington’

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – If “A Taste of Covington” is meant to showcase many of the outstanding restaurants and businesses in the downtown district then there can’t be a better

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McMath triumphs in  council race

McMath triumphs in council race

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on McMath triumphs in council race

COVINGTON — Patrick McMath has declared victory in the race to serve as City Councilman At-Large in Covington. With all precincts reporting, McMath won nearly 56 percent, winning in a three-candidate primary against two

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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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