The Covington Police Department would like to remind the Covington area families that the Covington Police Department will be hosting its free annual kids summer camp for children ages 6 – 13. The
Due to weather forecast of continued rain and rising river, the City of Covington’s 21st annual Swing in the Pines in beautiful Bogue Falaya Park on Saturday, May 11, and rain date Sunday,
Tiffany Angel Nesbit will exhibit new studio paintings at Heritage Bank of St. Tammany May 6 – June 3, 2019. Titled “Remnants of Past Obsessions,” the exhibition is derived from taking past ideas
The parish government is no stranger to skirting ethics laws, as Covington Weekly has reported in the past with legislation written by former Representative Tim Burns exempting parish council members from state ethics laws in place to prevent conflicts of interest.
The Covington Police department announced at the end of March the retirement of a long time officer, Lieutenant Jimmie Slade. Lieutenant Slade retired after serving in law enforcement for 25 years. Slade was
“This is a perfect example of how creative thinking and intergovernmental cooperation can provide improved services to the citizens with no additional taxes,” stated Mayor Cooper.
The Covington Fire Department is happy to announce that Barrett Hebert is promoted to the position of Captain. Congratulations Captain Hebert! The Covington Police Department is excited to announce the promotion of Sergeant
West 8th Avenue will be temporarily closed between S. Harrison Avenue and S. Monroe Street beginning Monday, April 22nd through Friday, April 26th as a result of needed utility work related to the
“This suit is not about being for or against the Port Marigny Development,” said Karen Champagne, spokesperson for the citizen group. “It’s about holding elected officials accountable.
Recently, the Industrial Tax Exemption Program is in the news. According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP.org) in “Tax Incentives: Costly for States, Drag on the Nation”, August 2013, “…state
Senator J.P. Morrell has just announced that on the first day of the 2019 Legislative Session he intends to file a Senate Concurrent Resolution that provides for ratification by the Louisiana Legislature of the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution.
UPDATE: Rockin’ the Rails Cancelled For April 4. Rockin’ the Rails Concert Cancelled Tonight Police Chief Stephen Culotta has consulted with the National Weather Service and out of caution and for the safety
Congratulations to Covington’s newly elected Mayor Mark Johnson, whose term begins July 1. Patrick McMath was reelected to his at-large council seat, and he is joined by Larry Rolling. Peter Lewis won District
The Christ Episcopal School Speech and Debate Team continued its record-breaking season by notching a Second Place Second Sweepstakes win for speech events at the National Catholic Forensics League national qualifier March 8
The Covington Police Department is excited to announce the promotions of Lieutenant Robert Blount to the rank of Deputy Chief of Police, and Sergeant Joseph “Trey” Mahon to the rank of Lieutenant. Deputy
Democracy Versus A Republic
In a Democracy, the majority rules. If the majority decided they wanted your bike, they could take it.
In a Republic, your bike is your property and you do not owe it to anyone. It cannot be taken against your will, by law.
America is a Constitutional Republic
Therefore, the Constitution is the law by which we are supposed to be protected.
In a Republic, the individual is protected From the majority, by Constitutional Law.
A Constitutional Republic is what we were given. It is up to us to Keep It.
The Covington-Mandeville Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) invites applications from women in St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington Parishes attending or planning to attend local community colleges. The scholarship will
Since 2003, I have been a resident of St. Tammany and have become extremely concerned about the growing problems in this parish. High taxes/fees; extreme permitting/licensing; ridiculous traffic congestion; poor drainage; and, high density developments are just some of the ways the current administration has made life in St. Tammany more difficult and expensive for all of us.
“I am confident that Chief Culotta will build upon the foundation and culture established over the past several years with the continued commitment to maintain safety in our community” said Mayor Cooper.
Covington’s front running candidates for mayor are Mark Johnson, Rick Smith and Candace Watkins. A few weeks ago, Covington Weekly ran a recap on the forum hosted by the St. Tammany Chamber West