Back in the days when everyone had “ice boxes” instead of refrigerators, it meant you had to have a steady supply of ice delivered to your door. Since ice doesn’t keep well in the summer, it meant there had to be an ice house in every town, and to make ice, it helped to have electricity
Curbside pick-up by Coastal:
Week of January 11th – 15th
For recycling (marsh preservation) before January 11th or after January 15th (and for those who don’t use Coastal), drop off trees at 1515 Florida Street (Parish Fairgrounds, located behind Lyon Elementary) throughout January.
In the early years of the 20th century, the city scape of Covington underwent significant changes because of fires raging through the downtown area. Four fires between 1898 and 1911 changed the character of Covington’s central business district.