Monday, April 24, 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017

The weather was practically perfect, and the music from Luther Kent and his band was, too, at the Rockin' the Rails concert April 20 at the Covington Trailhead. The final concert in the free series takes place from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, fe…

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

In a pair of impressive performances, the St. Paul’s boys and Fontainebleau High girls track and field squads captured the District 6-5A track and field championships on April 18 at Jack Salter Stadium on the Covington High campus.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

I've gone back and forth on whether to touch this subject, but this past week's performances by umpires, in particular those in the Fontainebleau-Lakeshore softball game, made me think that I am addressing the issue at the right time.

The New Orleans Police Department’s Mounted Unit has a new horse who'll be wearing the blue, and her name is Detroit Lady. The 75-pound filly was born on April 9 and is the second foal born in NOPD's breeding program. What's the Detroit connection…

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Chances are, you've never heard of the six football players who won $10,000 scholarships last week at the Allstate Sugar Bowl National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete awards luncheon at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

The Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard-Arabi will honor the Terrific Kids and Terrific Teens from the 2016-17 school year at its annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, in the Chalmette High School Ninth Grade Academy cafeter…

Through storytelling, dance and song, Gullah folklorist Kyndra Joi will tell of the journey of culture and tradition from the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Georgia, where the descendants of West African slaves remain today. The performance wil…

Newly elected Covington Councilman-at-Large Patrick McMath was sworn in on April 12 at the Council Chambers. Attorney Jeff Schoen conducted the ceremony. McMath has said he has specific plans to do with both infrastructure and drainage, the two is…

Just the words “crawfish boil” are enough to draw people to any event. Now say 40,000 pounds of crawfish, 55 competing teams and nonstop live music, and we’re talking about one of the largest events on the north shore — the 14th annual Crawfish Cookoff.

Folsom residents hoping for a resolution to the ongoing disagreement between the village’s Board of Aldermen and Mayor Bettye Boggs on their respective authority over personnel matters will have to wait at least another month. Two ordinances on th…

DIVORCE RECOVERY GROUP: Celebration Church will offer a 14-week DivorceCare group for people experiencing separation or divorce, starting with a session from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in Room UC-203 of the church, 2001 Airline Drive, M…

DELGADO FINE ARTS: Creations from fine arts students at the City Park and West Bank campuses of Delgado Community College will be on display April 20-27 at the Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery on the City Park campus. An opening reception will be h…

EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL: The Louisiana Nurses Foundation has honored Ruby Brewer, chief nursing executive at East Jefferson General Hospital, as its nursing administrator of the year. Brewer is credited with driving clinical excellence and…

TENANTS' RIGHTS: Justice of the Peace Roscoe Lewis, of the 8th Justice Court in Kenner, will give a presentation on tenants' rights from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Kenner Hispanic Resource Center, 4312 Florida Ave., Kenner. To…

Three races remain in the Healthy Kids Running Series being conducted in cooperation with the St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation. The races for children from preschool (50 yards) through eighth grade (1 mile) will be at 5 p.m. A…