Adoptable Pet of the Week

Barber was originally transferred to Northshore Humane Society from a municipal shelter with space limitations. He is your typical five-month-old pup who loves to play all day and sleep all night. He would make a great addition to any family.

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14th Annual President’s Arts Awards Slated for November 19th – St. Tammany Parish Government

St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper announced last week that the 14th Annual President’s Arts Awards recipients will be honored at the President’s Arts Awards presented by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs, Thursday, November 19, 2020, at an outdoor ceremony at the Koop Drive Trailhead Pavilion. Attendance will be limited to recipients and their families as COVID-19 protective protocol will be in place.

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St. Tammany Parish Launches Public Involvement for New Directions 2040

St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper announced the first round of public involvement opportunities for New Directions 2040 — the update to the Parish’s Comprehensive Plan. These events will introduce the initiative, explain the role of the Comprehensive Plan in decision-making on land use and infrastructure, and show how residents, businesses, and other stakeholders can participate.

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Adoptable Pet of the Week

Cora is a four-year-old, large breed mix who gets along great with other pups and all types of people. Cora may have scars and parts of her body that show an unfortunate and tough past, but what lies within her is an adoring and gentle personality.

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Local History: Historical Markers of St. Tammany – Part 3

According to the Historical Marker Project website, there are 45 historical markers in St. Tammany Parish. They share a variety of historical highlights across the area, giving us an idea of the people and places that contributed to early St. Tammany. Here is their list, with links to the individual pages to the markers.

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Wildlife Lookout: Louisiana Bats

A common sight at dusk, bats are the only mammal capable of true flight. Their order, Chiroptera, is the second largest order of mammals after rodents, comprising about 20% of all classified mammal species worldwide. There are over 1,400 species of bats in the world – 45 are native to the United States, 11 can be spotted in Louisiana.

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