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Picayune man arrested for shooting another man
A Picayune man is now in custody after allegedly shooting another man in the leg. Capt. Dustin Moeller with the Picayune Police Department said that officers were sent to the 700 block of Laird Street in Picayune Monday evening at 5:44 in reference to gunshots.
Two suspects arrested in separate drug related cases
Routine traffic operations by the Picayune Police Department netted two suspects for drug related offenses. According to departmental reports, a stop was conducted on Nov. 25, just after 8:30 that morning when the officer saw a vehicle with an expired tag traveling down Memorial Boulevard.
Varnado now owner of Picayune Chiropractic
A long-standing Picayune business has a new name but still provides the same services utilizing the same staff. In early February of this year, John Varnado, D.C., took the reigns of what is now Picayune Chiropractic. Prior to taking ownership of his own business, he worked at the same location, the
Girlfriend allegedly finds child porn on man’s phone, report says
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman discovered sexually explicit images of children on her boyfriend’s phone, according to a report from Nola.com | The Times-Picayune. The 19-year-old woman was arguing with the 58-year-old suspect when she grabbed his phone to delete images of herself, the report said.
One man makes all of Arnaud's souffle potatoes
Norris Sam Jr. makes all the souffle potatoes at Arnaud's. (All photos and video by Frankie Prijatel, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Norris Sam Jr. can control most of his day.
At 83, Johnnie Jones earns a doctorate degree — and he's not stopping there
After sixth grade, Johnnie W. Jones dropped out of school. It was shortly after World War II, and he needed to help support his family in Picayune, Mississippi. But Jones didn’t turn his back on education. Not by a long shot.
Man arrested for drug offenses after detectives receive community complaint
Community complaints of suspected drug activity led to the arrest of a Picayune man for allegedly distributing marijuana and cocaine from his home. According to a release from the Picayune Police Department, detectives served a search warrant at the home of 35-year-old Brandon Lamont Myers, aka “Chi
Police identify pair sought after Waveland man's death
Biloxi police have announced they have determined the identities of two people they were seeking for questioning in the death last week of a Waveland resident. Brad Helsel, 48, died last week after trying to break up a fight in the parking lot of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum.
Man sentenced to 15 years for running into cars
A man from the Kiln who rammed vehicles because he thought zombies were chasing him has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Thirty-two year-old Shaun Michael Stroud pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, grand larceny, and malicious mischief.
Houses evacuated after gas leak in Old Metairie, Nola.com reports
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - At least 10 homes in Old Jefferson were evacuated on Monday afternoon after a gas leak, according to a report from Nola.com | The Times-Picayune. The East Bank Consolidated Fire Department and Atmos Energy are on the scene, the report said.
George H.W. Bush kids were in dad’s corner at the 1988 N.O. convention
In August of 1988, the Republican Party held its national convention in the Louisiana Superdome, nominating Vice President George H.W. Bush for president. Landing such a big national event amounted to a coup for New Orleans, and the convention was a major newsmaker and public relations bonanza for t
Slidell area man arrested in hit-and-run that injured pedestrian
A 65-year-old Slidell-area man was arrested Monday after St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies investigating a hit-and-run accident found a car with damage consistent with the Friday evening accident.
Hancock County cold weather shelter opens ahead of freezing temperatures
BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) - The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency along with the Old Spanish Trail Baptist Church will open a cold weather shelter Sunday from 6 p.m. until 9 a.m. Monday.
10-year-old reported missing in Mandeville: STPSO
The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in finding 10-year-old Nicholas Olano Jr., after he was reported missing from the Mandeville area Saturday evening (Dec. 8).
Department of Child Services looking for assistance on varying levels
Fostering children is a calling, and it’s a need for many children across the state of Mississippi. That was the message Thomas Dent with the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services shared with the Exchange Club of Picayune this week.
Petal boys remain unbeaten with win at West Jones
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Petal basketball remained unbeaten with a 62-43 win at West Jones on Friday night. The Panthers improved to 8-0 and will host Picayune on Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Mustangs dropped to 4-5 and host Ridgeland on Tuesday.
Flood warnings continue for the Pearl River in both parishes
The Pearl River Near Bogalusa. * from Thursday morning until further notice. * At 10:00 AM Sunday the stage was 13.1 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
St. Tammany Parish School Board to get two more new faces
The most hotly contest election season for the St. Tammany Parish School Board concluded Saturday with another incumbent, Peggy Seeley, being ousted by challenger Mike Winkler.
Elton John brings his 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour to New Orleans' Smoothie King Center
Elton John 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, La. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Elton John performs "Bennie and the Jets" during his 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour at the Smoothie King Center in New Orle
Election 2018: Animal tax, Abita Springs, Pearl River races decided
Voters in Abita Springs and Pearl River closed out their 2018 municipal elections Saturday (Dec. 8), electing a mayor and police chief in runoffs. Parish voters also approved three tax renewal propositions, including a millage that finances the parish animal services department.