Wednesday, May 24, 2017

St. Tammany Parish residents will have multiple opportunities to honor America’s fallen servicemen and women this Memorial Day weekend, including a concert of patriotic music on Sunday, scheduled appearances by both Gov. John Bel Edwards and Lt. G…

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

In honor of the last of the Big E Brass Band’s remaining founding members graduating from high school, the Slidell Jazz and Blues Festival is “graduating” the group to the prime spot at Saturday’s event at Heritage Park.

The Abita Springs Town Council will consider a utility rate hike to help pay for a $6 million renovation to the town's sewerage system during a special meeting set for 6 p.m. June 14 at Town Hall, 22161 Level St.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

As I scroll my social media newsfeeds, I see posts about lost pets every day. So what is one to do if a pet is lost? The initial reaction is to search the neighborhood. Animals can travel a far distance in a short amount of time, so searches shou…

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Students and parents driving out of Covington High School last week were met with a beaming St. Tammany Parish School Board superintendent Trey Folse, who spent his afternoon handing out T-shirts to students and parents wearing their seat belts.

Fallen police officers from St. Tammany Parish were honored on May 17 in Slidell with a procession from the Municipal Auditorium to the city's Police Department, where a wreath was lain at the monument for Sgt. Earl Alfred, who was killed during a…

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH: The Rev. Johnny Johnson, pastor of Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Bogalusa and True Gospel Missionary Baptist Church of Mount Hermon, will be the evangelist as Macedonia Baptist Church continues its spring revi…

BEADING CLASS: Candice Fitzgerald and Christina Rayburn will lead a beading class from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Women's Center for Healing & Transformation, 71667 Leveson St., Abita Springs. The cost is $10. The aBEADa Crafters pro…

Kathy Gibbs was installed as president of the Lakeview Regional Medical Center Auxiliary during a volunteer appreciation luncheon April 27 at Benedict's Plantation in Mandeville. The event honored 71 volunteers who worked a total of 20,439 hours i…

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: Gamblers Anonymous meets several times a week throughout the New Orleans area. Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with one another that they may solve their common …

CYPRESS COVE ELEMENTARY: The first-grade May character award winners at Cypress Cove Elementary School in Slidell are Audrey Baudoin, Baylor Boudoin, Caroline Carona, Anya Collins, Brianna Freeman, Liam Harvey, Aiden Haynes, Henry Hirsch, Allyson …

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

This is the time of year when our pets have to go to battle with one of their biggest enemies: fleas. These pests are a problem in south Louisiana year round, but they are the most prevalent in the spring and summer months.

Despite national campaigns, claims of increased enforcement by police agencies and educational efforts, impaired driving continues to be a problem, and on the north shore several recent high-profile crashes involving alcohol are raising concern.