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13 min ago | NOLA.com
Not driving in for New Orleans Jazz Fest ? Don't worry - there's still plenty happening on this side of Lake Pontchartrain.
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4 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans
The Louisiana inspector general appears to be widening his probe into a now-closed work-release program in St. Tammany Parish with the head of the Louisiana Department of Corrections, saying he met with the inspector general about it in recent weeks.
8 hrs ago | The Advocate
Mervin and Evelyn Simoneaux were named the March Family of the Month and Clyde Martin III was named as the March Knight of the Month by the Rev.
12 hrs ago | NOLA.com
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at a free concert in Covington's Bogue Falaya Park on Saturday May 10. The 16th annual Swing in the Pines, which is being staged by the city of Covington, will begin at 6 p.m. "The City of Covington is delighted to host the LPO performance again this year," said Aimee Faucheux, the city's Cultural ... (more)
13 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Those thirsty for more local craft beer can soon get a taste of Gnarly Barley , the latest Southeast Louisiana brewery to start distributing.
17 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Recreation District 10, which was formed to serve the Covington area, is seeking resources to provide a full array of sports and other activities to children.
St. Tammany Parish residents gathered at the Paul Spitzfaden Community Center on April 16, 2014, to express their concerns about a proposal to drill for oil and gas, using the fracking method, near the city.
The Covington Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency will host a prescription drug take-back event on April 26, 2014, at the police department's administration building (NOLA.com The Covington Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency will host a prescription drug take-back event on Saturday, April 26 at the police department's ... (more)
William Schultz pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual battery of victims under 13. A Madisonville man accused of sexually abusing two 5- and 6-year-old girls was sentenced to 50 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual battery charges in a Covington courtroom, according to a spokesman for District Attorney Walter Reed .
YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, the Y's national initiative to improve families' health and well being, will feature Ochsner for Kids, Young Rembrandt Program, a youth fun run, games, healthy lunch demonstrations, Youth Boot Camp, bounce house and much more.
Help stamp out childhood obesity by taking part in the Spring Stomp. The seventh annual event, presented by the Junior League of Greater Covington , will be held on May 17 at the Hubie Gallagher Park in Covington, located at the corner of W. 15th and Filmore.
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has identified Finney Riley as the suspected gunman in a March 29, 2014 shooting near Covington.
The St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind a proposed 4-mill recreation tax for Covington-area residents on the May 3 ballot.
The St. Tammany SALT Council is inviting senior adults and their caregivers to "Have Coffee With SALT" on GiveNOLA Day, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The SALT Council will have PJ's Coffee of New Orleans and light refreshments throughout the day at two locations: in Covington at 69090 E. Highway 190 Service Road at the Catholic Charities Northshore ... (more)
A Folsom man charged with robbing a tobacco store a gunpoint last summer accepted a plea deal before his trial started last week and was sentenced to 25 years in prison.