The Key Clubs of St. Tammany Parish held their third annual Carnival ball for the special-needs community with music, dancing, food and entertainment on March 9 at the Northshore Community Center in Covington.
Stephen Culotta, a 22-year veteran of the Covington Police Department, was sworn in as its new police chief on Tuesday at the Covington City Council meeting.
A $10 ticket gave attendees all the gumbo they could eat at the annual Northshore Gumbo Cook-Off, held recently at Slidell Little Theatre to benefit area youth programs. Winners were chosen in three categories: gumbo; seafood and non-seafood.
CAREGIVERS WORKSHOP: The Council on Aging St. Tammany Parish caregiver support programs allow those caring for people with Alzheimer's, dementia or other age-related illnesses to share struggles and successes, guided by gerontologist Matt Estrade.…
JOY AUCTION: "Giddy Up for a Good Time" will be the theme for the annual auction at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 57210 Allen Road, Slidell. The event features quilts, crafts, vintage and estate items, plants and baked goods. A …
The Council on Aging St. Tammany (COAST) introduced the Every Moment Counts awards last year to celebrate its own 50th anniversary.
ST. PAUL'S SCHOOL: The Marian Players of St. Paul's Theater will present Disney's "Newsies" through March 23. It's the first musical produced under the direction of new theater teacher Gordon Carmadelle, who said the productions this season have a…
JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP: Amanda Kitch of Covington, a senior at Southeastern Louisiana University, has been awarded a $4,500 Emmy stipend by the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for her work at the Southeas…
The speed limit on most Abita Springs streets is 25 mph, but on Main Street, which is part of La. 435, the state has set it to 35.
St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister covered a range of topics during a State of the Parish address at the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Mandeville on Tuesday.
The three candidates who want to be Covington's next mayor agree that drainage, infrastructure and the best direction for the city's impoverished West 30s neighborhood are the most vital issues facing the city.
When Ginesse Barrett, a sexual assault nurse examiner, gathers evidence from a typical assault victim, she spends a lot of time talking to the patient. The process can last several hours.
The St. Tammany Parish School Board unanimously agreed Thursday at its committee as a whole meeting that a work group should be formed to discuss policy revisions regarding how it should handle board members should they run afoul of the law, as we…
The St. Tammany Parish Council was busy at its March 14 meeting, introducing ordinances amending parish zoning regulations, imposing a six-month moratorium on commercial development on or near Brewster Road, and authorizing the sale of $30 million…
Members of the American Society of Italian Heritage celebrated the Festa di San Guiseppe, or Feast of St. Joseph, during a recent dinner at Benedict’s Plantation in Mandeville.
After months of discussion, the Madisonville Town Council has finalized an ordinance regulating chickens and roosters within the town limits. The ordinance was introduced at the council’s March 13 meeting and will likely be adopted when it meets a…
A former three-term mayor, an eighth-generation resident and an attorney who has provided legal representation to a number of local government bodies are running for the vacant District E seat on the Covington City Council.
Two lifelong residents of District A in Covington are running to become the next City Council member representing the area.
The Fontainebleau Bulldogs baseball team hung on for a thrilling 4-3 nondistrict victory over the visiting Franklinton Demons in a game that was moved up a day at The Boneyard to get the contest in ahead of expected inclement weather.
Terry Cederholm II, a patrol deputy who was fired by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office this week following a felony drug arrest, had a rocky history with the agency, having resigned in 2009 under the cloud of a criminal investigation.
“Mamma Mia!” running through April 19 at the intimate Cutting Edge Theater in Slidell, will open to consecutive sold out performances this weekend and, co-director Suzanne Parsons Stymiest says it couldn’t be a more perfect venue.
The Preserve at Goodbee Lakes, a subdivision for which the developer has been seeking approval since June 2018, was postponed again by the St. Tammany Parish Planning Commission when it met March 12.
Fontainebleau High School continued its tradition of academic excellence when 120 students were inducted into the National Honor Society during a ceremony on Feb. 26.
East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce CEO Don Shea told the Slidell City Council on Tuesday that the first floor of the Chamber building on Front Street is available for rent.
A 57-year-old Bush man was sentenced to 50 years in prison Tuesday for strangling his estranged girlfriend in 2015 and burning her body, according to the 22nd Judicial District Attorney's Office.
At first glance, Abita Springs is a quiet, almost quaint place. That’s certainly so in contrast to the cacophony created by Interstate 12 cutting through the breadth of St. Tammany Parish.
"The Krewe Goes Gambling" was the theme for the Mystic Krewe of Covington's 2018 Carnival tableau and ball, held Feb. 16 at the Covington Lions Club hall.
The March garden of the month for the Magnolia Forest Garden Club is Jerry and Nancy Fisher's, at 917 Morgan Bluff Road in Pearl River, where the lorapetalum and azaleas are popping with color this month.
The Emerging Young Professionals of the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce met recently at Palmetto’s on the Bayou in Slidell for lunch and tips on how to grow their businesses using social media marketing strategies.
Two-year-old Hannah loves every human she meets! She wants to be part of a family who will play and love her. If you are interested in adding Hannah to your home, email email@example.com or visit northshorehumane.org.
St. Tammany seniors age 55 and over can learn how they can give back to the community through the Volunteers of America’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd.
A local project has put St. Tammany high school and junior high students in the field to test water quality and to plant trees around seven parish detention and retention ponds.
It may have taken eight games to do it, but the Pope John Paul II baseball team finally has its first win of the season after defeating Springfield 5-3 recently in Slidell.
Registration for kindergarten students entering the St. Tammany Parish Public School System for the first time for the 2019-20 school year will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 9-10 at the school the student will attend.
THEOLOGY ON TAP: St. Anselm Catholic Church will sponsor Theology on Tap for young adults at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, at Chimes Restaurant, 19130 W. Front St., Covington. Speakers begin at 7 p.m. Food and beverages are self-serve. For information, call…
ADHD TALK: Learn about BrainCore Therapy and how it can help those suffering from ADHD with Dr. Nancy Gravel at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Causeway Branch Library, 3457 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Gravel is a nationally certified in neurofeedback. Reg…