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Louisiana Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash on LA 10 After Exiting the Roadway and Colliding with a Tree
Louisiana Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash on LA 10 After Exiting the Roadway and Colliding with a Tree. East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana – A Louisiana man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on LA 10 after exiting the roadway and colliding with a tree. On March 23, 2023, Louisiana...
Stilley on literacy
Superintendent Melissa Stilley told the Tangipahoa Chamber about the school system's Partners in Literacy" program. The idea is to engage the whole community in the effort to improve reading proficiencies for children.
Kentwood man dies after car crashes into tree
A 76-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 10 in East Feliciana Parish Thursday morning.
Elderly man dies in East Feliciana Parish crash, officials say
CLINTON, La. (WAFB) - Troopers with Louisiana State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of an elderly man on Thursday morning, March 23. Officials identified the victim as Robert Wall, 76, of Kentwood. According to LSP, the crash happened shortly after 8 a.m. on LA 10...
Once Upon a Time in the Park free literacy event returns to Hammond this Saturday
Tangipahoa Early Childhood Education Coalition, aka “Ready Start Tangipahoa'' is excited to sponsor “Once Upon a Time in The Park”, an annual, community-wide, literacy event. Our goal is to provide each child every possible advantage to experience literacy-based activities so they can enter kindergarten well-prepared and ready to learn.
Vehicle hit by over a dozen bullets in late-night drive-by
INDEPENDENCE - Deputies are investigating a late-night report of shots being fired in Tangipahoa Parish that left a car riddled with bullet holes. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said the shots were fired late Tuesday night near the intersection of E. Blackcat Road and Highway 1095. Deputies reported approximately 15 shots were fired, hitting another vehicle multiple times.
McComb Silver Alert Subject Victim Of Deadly Hit And Run
The Pike County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division is seeking the public’s help with a Hit and Run fatality. The victim is Silver Alert subject, Ota Lampton from McComb. His family reported him missing, and authorities said he was last seen March 15th around 12:00 p.m. on McKenzie...
Rain for Friday
Winds today and for the next few days will be southerly returning the warmth and moisture from the Gulf of Mexico to SELA. High temperatures today and through the weekend will be above average and humidity will be high. A cold front rolls across SELA during the early morning hours...
John Bel Edwards
Governor John Bel Edwards spoke at the Tangipahoa Chamber. Governor returns to Tangipahoa to talk goals for final year of term. Teacher pay raises, broadband for all, and clean energy were just three of the topics Govern…
Governor returns to Tangipahoa to talk goals for final year of term
Teacher pay raises, broadband for all, and clean energy were just three of the topics Governor John Bel Edwards focused on in front of a hometown crowd Tuesday. Edwards returned to Tangipahoa on Tuesday to speak to a capacity crowd at the Tangipahoa Chamber's monthly luncheon. In addition to discussing...
Brookhaven homicide suspect captured in Pike County
PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A Brookhaven homicide suspect was captured after a three-hour manhunt in Pike County on Tuesday, March 21. Pike County deputies said Rashan D. Smith, 37, was arrested outside of Summit. They said Smith led McComb police on a chase starting on North Locust Street. The chase ended between Robb Street […]
Missing McComb man found dead
UPDATE: PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A Silver Alert for a McComb man has been canceled after his body was found Monday evening. The Pike County coroner said Ota Lampton was found dead along Highway 24 near McKenzie Road. According to the coroner, Lampton died from blunt-force trauma. The coroner believes Lampton’s death was a […]
Investigators search for vehicle in fatal McComb hit-and-run
PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Investigators are searching for the vehicle and person responsible for a hit-and-run that left a McComb man dead. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) issued a Silver Alert for 49-year-old Ota Lampton after he was last seen walking in the 3000 block of McKenzie Road on Friday, March 17. The […]
Brookhaven murder suspect in custody after manhunt in McComb
A Brookhaven murder suspect is in custody after running from police in McComb for almost three hours. Police say Rashan Smith of Brookhaven, ran from a traffic stop Tuesday night, leading to a police pursuit. Smith wrecked the vehicle at U.S. Highway 570 and Robert Ayres Road near Southwest Mississippi Community College and fled on foot into woods nearby, a Brookhaven detective told WLBT.
Silver Alert issued for missing Pike County man canceled
MCCOMB, Miss. — A Silver Alert issued for Ota Lampton, of McComb, has been canceled. Lampton was last seen wearing blue jeans and a skull cap Friday, March 17, around 9 a.m. He was in the McKenzie Road area walking in an unknown direction. Family members say Lampton suffers...
SOFTBALL: Lady Lions Open SLC Home Slate Versus TAMU-CC
HAMMOND, La. – The Southeastern Louisiana University softball team will open the home portion of its Southland Conference schedule this week, hosting Texas A&M-Corpus Christi for a three-game series at North Oak Park. The series between the Lady Lions (23-7, 2-1 SLC) and the visiting Islanders (13-11, 1-2 SLC)...
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Our latest local newscast includes the highlights from Governor John Bel Edwards at the Hammond Chamber.
Man allegedly stole over $1,000 in tools from multiple Lowe's locations
HAMMOND - Police are searching for a man they say stole over $1,000 worth of supplies from Lowe's. Store employees say the same man has stolen from two other locations. According to the Hammond Police Department, the theft happened on Feb. 9 at Lowe's in Hammond. Officers said the man was seen on security footage filling a plastic tote with various tools and other items totaled at $1,045.98.
Tangipahoa Parish Civil Air Patrol cadet earns Cadet Wings Scholarship
Civil Air Patrol Cadet Maj. Josiah S. May was recently awarded a Cadet Wings Scholarship, which is part of a merit-based program for cadets pursuing a private pilot certificate. The scholarship will pay for May to attend a Civil Air Patrol in-residence Advanced Flight Academy this summer. May, a former...
Things To Know Wednesday, March 22
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - If you missed a few of the most important headlines and need to play catch up, no worries. WLBT has gathered some of the top stories from our website to get you up to speed. Lawmakers are down to their final days at the State Capitol...
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