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Chelsea Brasted named metro columnist for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Chelsea Brasted, a reporter for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune since 2012, has been named metro columnist, writing about life in south Louisiana from her perspective as a 27-year-old woman living and working in New Orleans. In her new role, Brasted will cover "everything that New Orleanians care abou

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-23 14:52:28

Two arrested for drug related offenses

Two cases recently worked by the Pearl River County Sheriff's Department, one involving a routine stop, the other an anonymous tip, led to the arrest of two suspects for drug related offenses. The traffic stop was conducted on Sept. 6, after a narcotics investigator on patrol saw a vehicle being dr

PICAYUNE ITEM - 2017-09-23 12:17:10

PRCUE uses skit to launch reading program

Pearl River Central Upper Elementary School staff used a short skit to hype up students for the accelerated reader program this year. The skit was held in the school's auditorium Thursday afternoon, and included some of the PRCUE administration. It also gave the students a chance to win prizes, lead

PICAYUNE ITEM - 2017-09-23 12:17:09

Why all the secrecy around this rare brain tumor?

Josh Myers holds his daughter Sophia Myers' hand in the sunroom that was converted into a beautiful bedroom for her arrival home from the hospital on Monday. Sophia was hospitalized three weeks ago in the pediatric intensive care unit at USA Children's & Women's Hospital in Mobile. She is suffering

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Sunday focus: Will recreation get past debate?

NATCHEZ - While Natchez leaders debate over how to improve the area's recreational facilities, several communities have been able to put aside their differences to make their recreation dreams a reality. Leaders in the communities who have done so say it takes much difficult work and can take time.

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 07:38:00

Pearl River man indicted in killings of ex-wife and her boyfriend

Jason Magee III, who is accused in the murder of his ex-wife and her boyfriend, is taken into custody by authorities along Interstate 59 near Pearl River on Tuesday June 20, 2017. A grand jury in St. Tammany Parish has indicted a Pearl River man on two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-22 15:32:27

Man shot in leg at St. Tammany campground; 2 arrested

Two men were arrested after a dispute over money led to a man being shot in the leg at a St. Tammany Parish campground near Slidell, authorities said Friday (Sept. 22). The victim, a 24-year-old man who was not named by authorities, was taken to University Medical Center in New Orleans where he was

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-22 21:04:43

Park ownership a pressing need

Youngsters ride in a train of 55-gallon barrels painted to look like cows through Holmes Water Park during the Walthall County Dairy Festival in June.File | Enterprise-Journal TYLERTOWN - Walthall County supervisors learned Wednesday of a need for greater urgency in determining who would take owners

ENTERPRISE-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 19:00:00

9 family events for Sept. 22-23 on the North Shore

Concerts, theater, silent and live auctions, car shows, refuge and river cleanups, and a major fundraiser benefiting the Tammany Trace Kids Town are just a few of the fun things in store for North Shore family enjoyment this weekend. DEW DROP JAZZ AND SOCIAL HALL - Enjoy the New Orleans-based Latin

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 11:30:26

Louisiana to participate in Pearl River cleanup

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will participate in the first cleanup of the Pearl River to help quell a growing litter problem on the waterway that runs along the Louisiana-Mississippi border. Pearl River Clean Sweep 2017 will be held from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Satu

MERIDIAN STAR - 2017-09-22 17:28:55

Saints wide receiver Willie Snead to rejoin team before London flight Sunday night

Under NFL rules, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Willie Snead is not allowed to attend team functions during his three-game suspension, but he will be in Charlotte this weekend when the team plays the Carolina Panthers. Typically, players are not reinstated from a suspension until the day following

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-22 20:25:47

Some LSU Greek activities to resume Sunday: Report

Some Greek activities will be allowed to resume Sunday (Sept. 24) after the week-long suspension was issued in response to Freshman fraternity pledge Maxwell Gruver. (Times-Picayune archives) Some Greek activities will be allowed to resume Sunday (Sept. 24) after the week-long suspension was issued

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-22 03:16:35

3 shot outside Metairie bar early Sunday morning

Two women and one man were shot while standing outside of the Hot Spot Bar & Lounge, 8600 Sheldon St., Metairie, early Sunday morning (Sept. 17).Two women and one man were shot while standing outside of the Hot Spot Bar & Lounge, 8600 Sheldon St., Metairie, early Sunday morning (Sept. 17).(Michelle

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 19:26:43

Former Saints, current Panthers tight end Chris Manhertz in line for more action Sunday

The Carolina Panthers won't be alone Sunday in seeing familiar faces on the opposing sidelines. The New Orleans Saints will experience the same feeling when looking across the field and spotting tight end Chris Manhertz. Manhertz spent time in New Orleans before being claimed off waivers by Carolina

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Major east-west artery, connector roads focus of St. Tammany plan

A major east-west road through much of St. Tammany Parish and a network of smaller connecting arteries highlight a draft road construction plan unveiled Thursday night (Sept. 21) by the parish government. Several dozen citizens heard a brief presentation from parish officials and consultants at the

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-22 16:21:03

'The community is going to be heartbroken for a while'

SLIDELL - The many faces of Lieutenant Ray Dupuy are what loved ones were hanging onto Thursday. It was all they had left after the 52-year-old officer, husband and father of four was killed in a tragic crash around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police say Dupuy was on his motorcycle and a block or two fr

WWL-TV - 2017-09-22 11:01:51

Two booked in connection with campground shooting near Slidell

Booking photos courtesy Slidell Police SLIDELL, La. - Two men were arrested after a shooting that happened late Thursday night at a Slidell area campground. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies were called just before 11 p.m. to the New Orleans East Kampground at 56009 High

WGNO.COM - 2017-09-22 20:52:00

Slidell PD shares fallen officer's post on serving his community

SLIDELL, La. - While mourning the loss of a 24-year-veteran, the Slidell Police Department shared one of his recent Facebook posts, showing how Lt. Ray Dupuy felt about serving his community. In the post, Dupuy recounts an interaction with a young girl and her mother who bought him a Mountain Dew so

WWL-TV - 2017-09-22 19:26:07

Slidell police officer remembered as a selfless hero for the community

SLIDELL, LA. - A veteran of the Slidell Police Department for more than 20 years has died after a motorcycle wreck Wednesday night. "Lieutenant Ray Dupuy was a dedicated public servant who served and protected the citizens of Slidell for over two decades," stated Slidell Police Chief Randy Fandal in

WWL-TV - 2017-09-21 23:15:31

Pinewood Country Club sale inches closer in Slidell

Slidell's Planning Commission has given conditional approval to the resubdivision of the Pinewood Country Club property, a move that means the country club will be sold. The Planning Commission last month had asked the prospective new owners of Pinewood, Chris Smith and Louis Ochoa, to address a few

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 19:51:12