WALKER — Mayor Jimmy Watson announced at the City Council's Jan. 13 meeting that the Stuart & Company GC was the apparent low bidder for the construction of a new city hall.
A Denham Springs doctor arrested this week on counts of sexual assault has resigned from two state panels he served on at the request of the governor.
Patrons of all ages gathered at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library on Jan. 9 to play "giant" oversized versions of Yahtzee, Kerplunk, Jenga and more.
The ninth Keep Hammond Beautiful and City of Hammond Free Tree giveaway is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — or until the trees are gone — Friday at the Hammond Maintenance Facility, 18104 U.S. 190 East, across from Northshore Technical Community College.
The members of Tangipahoa Volunteers for Family And Community celebrated the holiday season with their annual Christmas party Dec. 10 at Rosaryville Retreat Center, Ponchatoula.
Registration is open for the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute’s next General Contractors Seminar. The 10-week course provides technical knowledge essential for a general contractor working in the construction industry in Louisiana.
Sweet potatoes are a popular and nutritious part of Louisiana diets. Growing sweet potatoes is different from growing Irish potatoes or vegetables that are grown from seed, a news release said. The production cycle begins when sweet potatoes “seed…
At the end of each regular semester, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette recognizes those students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List.
A longtime Denham Springs pediatrician who was arrested Tuesday after accusations of sexual assault has resigned from his reserve police officer position with the city.
Amite Mayor Milton "Buddy" Bel, known for his commitment to the community, died unexpectedly Sunday several days after a fall at his home.
A longtime Denham Springs pediatrician was arrested Tuesday after deputies confirmed complaints from multiple women alleging sexual assault and other related crimes.
Southeastern Louisiana University teaching and learning faculty and Kappa Delta Pi donated gifts to Woodland Park Magnet School students.
PreK-2 students at Holy Ghost Catholic School enjoyed pancakes as part of their Christmas celebration. The youngest students dressed in pajamas for the day and participated in a day full of Christmas activities before school closed for the holidays.
The National Junior Honor Society at Holy Ghost Catholic School recently purchased toys to donate to Louisiana's toy drive for children in foster homes.
The kindergarten classes at Holy Ghost Catholic School presented the play "The First Christmas" for an audience of relatives and friends Dec. 16 and for the student body Dec. 19.
An 86-year-old man was scammed out of $100,000 by fraudsters who faked home improvements, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says.
Livingston Parish’s school board will be led by former vice president David “Bo” Graham now that longtime board member Buddy Mincey has resigned to start a legislative career.
The new mayor of French Settlement is casting doubt on decisions made by her predecessor, who abruptly resigned — including the decision to seek federal emergency money from Tropical Storm Barry.
Many of Walker High School's students with special needs will get their first job at a PJ's coffee location on campus.
Pelican State Credit Union has awarded a total of $3,050 for school supplies to 11 Louisiana teachers who competed for Facebook votes in a classroom bulletin board contest.
The scent of seared beef wafts through the air when you open Café Pedigo’s front door, and you can almost taste the sizzling beef before you sit down. The restaurant is just one example of the locally-owned places that are still cooking up down-ho…
DENHAM SPRINGS — Anyone who meets Seventh Ward Elementary School’s 9-year-old Camilla “Cami” Rios will soon recognize something special about her. The same can be said for her paraprofessional, Tessa Walters, who works with Cami each day.
Every Student Succeeds Act awarded a grant to North Live Oak Elementary to provide students with an introduction into the arts this school year.
Perrin Early Learning Center recently held its October Pandarific Program for students with excellent behavior at school. The administrators presented these students with a certificate for a free kid’s meal from Raising Cane's, a Wendy’s frosty an…
South Walker Elementary Cardinals have been working on the positive character trait gratitude. Classroom teachers selected students who are examples of gratitude.
LSU AgCenter is partnering with the Hammond Recreation Center and Ponchatoula Area Recreation Center to offer the SMART Portions-A Healthy Weight Management Program, teaching healthy eating, regular physical activity and focusing on a healthy weig…
BATON ROUGE — Some of LSU’s best and brightest students — President’s Alumni Scholars and Flagship Scholars — and the donors who funded their scholarships were recognized by the LSU Alumni Association at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on Nov. 21.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s Honors and International Initiatives program honored students at its fall 2019 recognition ceremony Dec. 3. Students were recognized in three areas — Scholars Diploma, Sophomore Honors Distinction and …
DENHAM SPRINGS — Freshwater Elementary Principal Julie Dugas expected good news when the state announced its latest accountability scores for each school in the state.
The schedule for the monthly USDA Catholic Charities Food for Seniors 40-pound box of commodity delivery has been announced.
HAMMOND — The Tangipahoa Parish Council has appointed Angelique Richardson, a businesswoman and longtime resident of Ponchatoula, to the Board of Commissioners for North Oaks Health System. North Oaks also is known as Hospital Service District 1 o…
The beginning of the year is a time for reflection and a look back at the events and people who impacted our lives. Let's take a walk down memory lane as we share our favorite stories of 2019, the ones that made us think and appreciate life in Liv…
Nearly 3,000 customers were without power in Springfield and Killian after a utility pole broke, causing three schools in the area to close Wednesday.
Residents of southeastern East Baton Rouge and in the Zachary area at risk of higher sewer bills under a proposed consolidation of Ascension Parish's sewer system with a private consortium won't face higher rates, under a new agreement.
The man accused of a killing five people in Livingston and Ascension parishes last year is set to face a trial in August that could bring the death penalty. But that trial might be delayed until 2021 as defense attorneys deal with scheduling conflicts.
First graders at Holy Ghost Catholic School, have been studying light as part of the science curriculum. The students recently conducted an experiment using a flashlight to determine if objects were transparent, translucent or opaque.