A Taste of Mexico: Discover Bogalusa's Top 3 Mexican Restaurants
In this article, we're going to explore three delightful Mexican restaurants in Bogalusa. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Covington traffic stop leads to discovery of fentanyl
A traffic stop in Covington on Thursday, Feb. 22 led to the discovery of several illegal drugs, according to St. Tammany Parish Sherriff's Office.
Boogie Badgers Movie Club at Bogalusa Branch Library
BOGALUSA, La. — The Boogie Badgers, the beloved movie club of the Bogalusa Branch Library, gathered this past Thursday to enjoy and discuss the classic film “South Pacific.” Since its inception in November, the club has created a vibrant community of movie enthusiasts, meeting on the last Thursday of each month. Past Screenings Include: “Singing […] The post Boogie Badgers Movie Club at Bogalusa Branch Library appeared first on The Bogalusa Daily News.
Washington Parish Animal Shelter: Assistance Requested Following Storm Damage
The Washington Parish Animal Shelter is currently facing significant challenges due to recent severe weather. The destruction has resulted in collapsed dog yard fencing and substantial roof damage, disrupting normal operations. Efforts to address these damages are underway, but the shelter staff is managing an increase in demands and may not be able to respond […] The post Washington Parish Animal Shelter: Assistance Requested Following Storm Damage appeared first on The Bogalusa Daily News.
Washington Parish Responds to Nationwide Cellular Outage
WASHINGTON PARISH, La. – In light of the recent nationwide cellular service disruptions, the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness are actively addressing concerns and ensuring continuous access to emergency services for all residents. The Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that despite the widespread cell service interruptions, the ability to […] The post Washington Parish Responds to Nationwide Cellular Outage appeared first on The Bogalusa Daily News.
Picayune Police Department Conducts Tactical Shield Training
The Picayune Police Department recently completed a three-day training session focused on the proper use of mini-tactical shields. Led by Training Officer Justin Miller and Detective Hunter Callahan, the training aimed to familiarize officers with the shields, which were purchased last year. The eight-hour training session comprised classroom instruction and practical exercises. Officers learned how […] The post Picayune Police Department Conducts Tactical Shield Training appeared first on Picayune Item.
Lenten fish fries in St. Tammany Parish
LAMB OF GOD Lutheran Church, 57210 Allen Road in Slidell, March 1 (6 p.m.-8 p.m.) Fried fish and sides. Free will offerings accepted. MOST HOLY TRINITY: 501 Holy Trinity Drive, Covington, and Knights of Columbus Council 14614; (Feb. 16-March 22). Includes fried catfish, fried shrimp or combo plate of fish and shrimp; choice of mac and cheese or fries; coleslaw; hush puppies; a dessert; and a drink, $15 a plate.
International Paper Bogalusa Mill Fights Period Poverty
BOGALUSA, La. – In a significant step towards combating period poverty in Washington Parish, Samantha Verret and her team at the Bogalusa Mill, in collaboration with International Paper and Always®, have made a generous donation to local schools. The initiative provided over 400 feminine care kits and essential copy paper supplies, aiming to improve access […] The post International Paper Bogalusa Mill Fights Period Poverty appeared first on The Bogalusa Daily News.
Boil Water Advisory Issued for Village of Sun Residents
SUN, La. — The Village of Sun has announced an immediate boil water advisory for all its water consumers, following a recent water line repair. The advisory remains in effect until further notice, as officials await test results to ensure the water’s safety for public use. Residents are urged to boil water before consuming it or […] The post Boil Water Advisory Issued for Village of Sun Residents appeared first on The Bogalusa Daily News.
Savor the Taste of Italy: Top 4 Italian Restaurants in Bogalusa
This article presents a tour of four exquisite Italian restaurants in Bogalusa. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Bogalusa Library Hosts First Crochet Crowd Meeting
BOGALUSA, La. – The eagerly anticipated Crochet Crowd has launched with a resounding success at its first gathering. The event, hosted on Thursday, filled the Bogalusa Branch Library parking lot, drawing over twenty crafters of diverse skill levels. The assembly buzzed with activity as participants, ranging from novices to adept artisans, engaged in crafting while […] The post Bogalusa Library Hosts First Crochet Crowd Meeting appeared first on The Bogalusa Daily News.
A Louisiana radio station that once stood up to the KKK now faces an uncertain future
At 8 a.m. Tuesday, 91-year-old Ben Strickland settled into the rolling desk chair in the tiny studio of radio station WBOX in Bogalusa and opened the phone lines. Strickland, his slight build and angular face topped by a head of silver hair, has been hosting the morning "Trading Post" show for more than two decades since he bought the station in the early 2000s.
Puppies in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Covington, LA?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around covington..
Overflowing with unwanted dogs, shelters across New Orleans area 'stretched to the max'
Animal shelters across the New Orleans area are bursting at the seams. St. Tammany Parish’s Animal Services shelter has dogs doubled up in kennels. The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), which operates shelters in Algiers and Plaquemines Parish, was about 20 dogs over capacity. And it’s the same deal in Jefferson Parish, where the SPCA shelter has been consistently at or over capacity so far this year.
New owners of McNeill’s building on the Square are teasing out what’s to come in a series of riddles
What new business is going to appear in the old McNeill’s Appliance building on the downtown Square? It’s a question on people’s minds as they pass by. A couple of signs in the window read: “A Subway? A vape shop? You have been vocal. Think again, it’s something more local.”
St. Tammany Parish District Attorney candidates face off in candidate forum
The two candidates running for Northshore District Attorney, Collin Sims and Vincent Wynne presented themselves to business leaders and the community on Thursday during a St. Tammany Parish Chamber of Commerce District Attorney Candidates forum. Sims, who served under former District Attorney Warren Montgomery, is currently the interim DA. He...
A Pearl River sophomore needed just 82 pitches to throw a perfect game against Riverdale
Pearl River sophomore Xan Harwell knew he had to keep his head straight — literally. As the right-hander was in the midst of a perfect game against Riverdale on Feb. 22, he not only needed to keep his emotions in check, but he also needed to keep his eyes on the catcher’s mitt.
Pearl River County Board of Supervisors Addresses Resignation, Kraton Sale, and Equipment Replacement
At the recent Pearl River County Board of Supervisors meeting, County Court Judge Richelle Lumpkin resigned from her position as she prepares to become a 15th Circuit Court judge. Sheriff David Allison requested the board to consider banning the sale of Kratom in the county. Additionally, the board discussed the purchase of a new trailer […] The post Pearl River County Board of Supervisors Addresses Resignation, Kraton Sale, and Equipment Replacement appeared first on Picayune Item.
Carriere man identified as victim in fatal Pearl River County crash, MHP says
PEARL RIVER COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol identified a Carriere man as the victim in a fatal crash in Pearl River County. On Monday, February 19, 2024, at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway 53 in Pearl River County.
St. Tammany Parish council delays decision on whether to support move on coroner's office money
The St. Tammany Parish Council said it will wait until their regular meeting in March before they decide whether or not to support a hypothetical proposal to give control of the coroner’s office money to the parish government. Many council members, like District 12 councilman Jerry Binder, say the...