$3.5 Million Roadway Improvement Project Begins in Covington Area

Pat Brister, St. Tammany Parish President announced today the start of a $3.5 million roadway improvement investment on Highway 1085 (Bootlegger Road) in the Covington area. Crews will begin Thursday, July 18, 2019

CFD Firefighter’s Association Donates Check to Firefighter

The CFD’s Firefighters Association recently gifted Firefighter and Paramedic Dustin Moreau a check for $1,000. Dustin lost his belongings when his Covington area condominium caught fire last June. St. Tammany Fire Protection District

Candidate for Sheriff Nick Tranchina Calls for Independent Investigation of St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office

“We can’t take lightly or employ catchy euphemisms to describe a subculture of ‘good ole’ boys’ that hide corruption and criminal activity. It does not inspire public confidence and will not root out corruption.”

Reed/Strain Legacy Demands Re-examination of Arrests and Convictions

Editor’s Note/Response to D.A. Montgomery’s Press Release with regard to former Sheriff Strain’s Arrest. Louisiana is identified as a prison state, evidenced by the fact that during the Reed/Strain tenure, St. Tammany had,

2019 LA Child Passenger Safety Law & Summer Safety

2019 Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Law The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office shared the new Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Law information on social media from Buckle Up Louisiana. The chart below shows changes

STP Candidate for Sheriff Files Ethics Complaint Against Incumbent

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.