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Police in St. Tammany say a dog off-leash led to a meth arrest in Pelican Park

MANDEVILLE, LA (WGNO) — Saint Tammany deputies say what started as a dog off of its leash in Pelican Park led to a drug arrest. Deputies say that late this morning, two men were walking with a dog in the park and the dog was not on a leash. When a park worker told the men to put the pet on a leash, one of them became confrontational. That’s when the worker called the sheriff’s office.
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Cattle hauler located, arrest made hours after theft reported

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies helped to recover a stolen 18-wheeler cattle hauler Thursday (June 30) morning hours after it was reported stolen from a cattle farm north of Covington. Shortly after 6:30 a.m. Thursday one of the owners of a local cattle farm called the St. Tammany Parish...
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Man assaults GSU Police

Grambling State University Police arrested a Hammond man Tuesday after officers attempted to help him and he responded by assaulting them. At about 10 p.m. Tuesday, the GSU Police Department was notified of a man walking down Main Street on the campus stating he was stranded and homeless. Officers met...

Mandeville Safe Haven Crisis Center temporarily closed

MANDEVILLE, La. — The Safe Haven Crisis Receiving Center in Mandeville is temporarily closed starting Friday. The center receives patients suffering from a mental health crisis instead of hospitals and sheriff's offices. St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper issued a statement earlier this week explaining that the Start Corporation...

A wreath for the Fourth

The Bogalusa Garden Council recently presented the City of Bogalusa with a beautiful Fourth of July wreath to hang above Bogalusa City Hall’s entrance door. Shown are: first row, left to right, Joannie Miller, Brenda Simon, Mayor Wendy O’Quin-Perrette, Regina Hunt and Jo Anne Polk; second row, Linda Pope and Veda Matthews.

Big theft at Big Boss Shell in Tangipahoa

HAMMOND, La. (WGNO) — Tangipahoa Parish Deputies are working to identify suspects in a Hammond business burglary. Deputies say the suspects stole about $4,000 in merchandise. The case is the latest one to roll on the Wheel of Justice. According to deputies, the crime happened at the Big Boss...

Dupont: Battling blight is tough challenge, but one we must solve

With that being said, the state of Louisiana has a problem — in turn, Bogalusa has 771 of them. As everyone that rides around Bogalusa can attest to, there seems to be an awful lot of dilapidated, falling-in, completely overgrown, rodent- and reptile-infested houses all over our city. The legal terminology for our problem is “Adjudicated Properties.”

Community Calendar for July 2-3, 2022

If you have any information for the Community Calendar, please email it to Bogue Chitto State Park will have an Independence Day celebration on Saturday, July 2. There will be music, fun and food. The park is located at 17049 State Park Blvd. in Franklinton. Voter registration drive. A...

Parades, fireworks on tap for Fourth of July weekend

Patriotic Americans in Washington Parish have a large variety of activities to choose from this Fourth of July weekend, ranging from fireworks to parades to voter registration drives. Bogue Chitto State Park will have an “Independence Day celebration” on Saturday, July 2. There will be lots of music, fun and...

Man arrested after stealing cattle hauler from Covington farm

COVINGTON - A man was arrested by deputies Thursday after he allegedly stole a cattle hauler from a Covington farm. According to St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, 35-year-old Travis Wayne Cazaux stole the 18-wheeler with the attached cattle hauler from a farm in north Covington around 6:30 a.m. Thursday. When...

Vehicle Goes Airborne in Horrific Crash in Sun Louisiana [VIDEO]

A vehicle in Sun, La. (St Tammany Parish) left the roadway on Wednesday morning and went airborne before striking a power pole and the power lines alongside the roadway. The dramatic footage was all caught on security cameras and amazingly the driver reportedly only sustained minor injuries. Some in the...

Franklinton graduate wins MVP in title game

The Acadiana Rays’ Austin Bradford won the MVP of the Acadiana Amateur Baseball League’s championship game that was held on June 26. Bradford, who graduated from Franklinton in 2015, threw a complete game, which was nine innings, and struckout 14 in his team’s 12-1 victory. “It was...

Coalition holds June meeting at ADAPT

The Washington Parish Coalition on Human Services (WPCHS) held its June meeting at the ADAPT Office. Joey Peterson and David Boudreaux were the guest speakers for the meeting. Peterson shared his story of recovery bringing hope to all who suffer from addiction. He credits God and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) for his success. Boudreaux spoke about the Opioid Outreach program in Louisiana. Health Units are now including questions about family opioid use in its triage and provides free Narcan to those who have opioids in their home.

Strength Scoop - Friday July 1, 2022

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Murray State to play home-and-home series with Robert Morris, Southeastern Louisiana

The Murray State Racers will play home-and-home football series with the Robert Morris Colonials and the Southeastern Louisiana Lions, has learned. Murray State is scheduled to play both Robert Morris and Southeastern this season as part of their 2022 football schedule, which they announced in April. Both contests are part of home-and-home series, according to copies of contracts obtained from Murray State University.

BPD to participate in holiday ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

The Bogalusa Police Department will be participating in a “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign starting Friday, July 1, and continuing through Tuesday, July 5, according to BPD Assistant Police Chief Percy Knight. During this period, the BPD will be conducting a DWI checkpoint somewhere inside the...