There was something pristine about the Natalbany and Yellow Water rivers when Spanish colonists, the Choctaw Nation and Confederate soldiers traveled their waters to transport goods and supplies through what would later become Tangipahoa Parish.
It's been almost a year since Hurricane Ida plowed through her native Tangipahoa Parish, but Kizzie Travis says she is still homeless.
One month after approval for a Denham Springs-area 2,000 lot subdivision failed in a tie vote before the Livingston Parish Council, it appeared again on the agenda.
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Summer Learning Camp is up and running at Independence Leadership Academy. In STEM class, the students recently pretended to be engineers and designed a stand that could hold a box of pencils.
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and Louisiana Main Street announced 20 Louisiana communities have been designated as 2022 Accredited Main Street America programs, a news release said.
Livingston Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau has been selected as a Telly Winner for their video showcasing the spirit and life in Livingston Parish, a news release said.
Tangipahoa Volunteers for Family and Community has been selected by store leadership at the Winn Dixie in Amite as the July benefiting nonprofit for the Community Bag Program.
The bodies of all three men who disappeared in Lake Maurepas after a failed rescue attempt were recovered by Monday afternoon, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Attention to detail increases productivity and reduces the likelihood of errors. For the Walker girls basketball team, an attention to detail has been evident this summer as it works to improve on last season’s semifinal finish in the LHSAA playoffs.
As the Livingston Parish Council debated putting a temporary hold on new development last month, the school board president gave them a simple reason to support it: The parish is running out of teachers.
Children in Southeast Louisiana who need psychiatric care for behavioral disorders or severe trauma now have a home tucked away among the trees, winding roads and small shops in rural Tangipahoa Parish.
Deacon Belgard, 6, runs took his turn running a row of hurdles during FCA Track & Field camp for elementary through high school students held at Walker High School.
Laci Beete, 10, a budding artist who said she has been painting since she was five, was able to expand her knowledge of painting at the Amite Arts Council’s Visual Art Camp that concluded on June 18 with an exhibit of the creative efforts of the c…
A judge said Tuesday that a 15-year-old girl in the middle of a dispute between her mother and her mother's accused rapist should live with a third-party guardian for now. The judge temporarily revoked the man's custody of the child and set a hear…
On Thursday, June 23, the Louisiana Office of Community Development will host a public hearing in Hammond to inform residents affected by Hurricane Ida about the Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance program, share what resources are available, a…
Jason St. Pierre, principal of Walker High School, has been named the 2022 Varsity Brands School Spirit Principal of the Year, a national award that recognizes those school principals who elevate student experiences at their campuses.
Live Oak Church in Watson partnered with Connect Camps to bring a one-week day camp experience to the Watson community earlier this month.
It's still five months away from basketball season, but the Holden boys basketball team is already putting in work as it prepares for a follow-up to a surprisingly good season.
Louisiana Christian University has announced the students who earned placement on the dean’s and president’s lists for the spring 2022 semester.
The body of a drowning victim was recovered in the Livingston Parish Diversion Canal late Saturday evening, according to Livingston Fire Protection District 2.
Educators and school administrators in the Albany School District in Livingston Parish will host the Hornet Academy from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. each weekday from July 11-22, offering academic remediation programs in a camplike atmosphere.
Walker’s sewer treatment system meets all standards required by the state’s Department of Environmental Quality despite aging equipment, some challenges with the city’s manhole system and excessive rainfall last year, the City Council learned duri…
Autumn and Sawyer Herring, students at Walker High School, are both winners of the John W. Harris Beta Leadership Award that is given to five students annually who are chosen as the top students in the nation in terms of academics, leadership and …
Under pressure from residents upset about traffic and flooding, the Livingston Parish Council has pushed past months of disagreement to approve a battery of laws limiting the construction of new neighborhoods.
Morningside at Juban Lakes, a new apartment community for seniors, officially opened May 26 in Denham Springs. CST Multifamily Real Estate Services hosted a ribbon cutting with Livingston Parish Chamber, officials and residents in the newly comple…
After two years of not being able to participate in 4-H Camp because of COVID-19 and damage from several storms, 43 4-H members from across Livingston Parish had the opportunity May 30 to June 2.
Community leaders, North Oaks Health System and Southeastern Louisiana University officials met in April for a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of North Oaks Rehabilitation Services at Southeastern.
Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner Leigh Pierre is accepting new adult and pediatric patients, age 2 and older, at North Oaks Family Medicine Clinic in Hammond.
The Pittsburgh Pirates put some “swag” in its lineup on June 5 when they called up former Denham Springs High and South Alabama baseball standout Travis Swaggerty to its 26-man active roster.
Bryce Turner maneuvered around a cone as part of a ball handling drill on the first day of footwork drills at the annual Live Oak High summer football camp.
The famous military maneuvers conducted over a wide expanse of central Louisiana in the early 1940s was, in the words of historian Richard Moran, “the anvil on which the United States Army was shaped.”
On May 25, members of Tangipahoa Volunteers For Family And Community held their annual Volunteer and Scholarship Banquet at Mike's Catfish Restaurant in Amite.
Three students received the Southeastern Louisiana University College of Nursing and Health Sciences’ highest honor, the dean’s award, at the college’s annual honors convocation held on campus recently.
A new specialized court will help some veterans who get in legal trouble in Livingston, Tangipahoa and St. Helena parishes get treatment instead of jail time.
Rob Thomas, a native Australian, entertained a large group of children and adults at the Albany-Springfield Branch of the Livingston Parish Library System on June 2.
Resilient is the word that comes to mind when talking with former Live Oak baseball player Preston Faulkner, now an all-Southland Conference first baseman at Southeastern Louisiana.
On May 16, Independence Leadership Academy held its first Multicultural Fair to celebrate the uniqueness and unity of the students at the school and around the world.