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At Ponchatoula High, one team has officially gone fishing: for the Louisiana state title  WGNO New Orleans

PONCHATOULA, La - If you're usually fishing for compliments, like WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood, you'll appreciate that's not what a ...



‘Hail to the Chief’ in the hall at Ponchatoula High School? Look who’s on the way  WGNO New Orleans

PONCHATOULA, La - In this city, at Ponchatoula High School, when you hear "Hail to the Chief" echoing through the hall, you know somebody is on the way.



After video shows white teachers restraining black Ponchatoula student, man accused in bomb threat  The Advocate

A 22-year-old man was arrested after police say he called in a bomb threat to a Ponchatoula school Friday, apparently in response to a video circulating online ...



Ponchatoula Junior High staffers removed after shocking confrontation caught on video  WGNO New Orleans

PONCHATOULA - Ponchatoula Junior High staff members who were seen kneeling on a female student in a shocking video posted to social media have been ...



Man accused of making bomb threat to Ponchatoula school was on work release, sheriff's office says  The Advocate

The man accused of calling in a bomb threat to a Ponchatoula school Friday was in custody and on work release when he made the call, according to the ...



The Charlie Landry Foundation carries on the legacy of a great Ponchatoula student athlete  WGNO New Orleans

PONCHATOULA, LA - Darron Landry is taking a trip down memory lane, looking at old photos of his little brother, who passed away in 1999. “He was a talent, ...



Police surround Ponchatoula elementary school after threat against employee  WGNO New Orleans

Police have surrounded an elementary school in Ponchatoula after a domestic dispute resulted in threats against an employee.



Electrical issue prompts closure of Ponchatoula High School  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Officials with the Tangipahoa Parish School System announced that Ponchatoula High School will be closed Monday due to an electrical issue. Details are ...



UPDATE: Arrests made after online threats in Tangipahoa Parish  WGNO New Orleans

An overnight search of Ponchatoula High School turned up “no credible evidence” of a threat to the school or its students, according to Tangipahoa Parish ...



Shoot the hoops at Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival  WGNO New Orleans

PONCHATOULA, La - It's the world's biggest strawberry party. That's where you can shoot the hoops and win some prizes. And WGNO News with a Twist ...



Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Kicks Off Today  WGNO New Orleans

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival. "The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival is a FREE family friendly outdoor festival, filled with lots of great food, strawberries, ...



Ponchatoula High School student arrested in bomb threat investigation  WDSU New Orleans

A Tangipahoa Parish student is arrested and accused of making a bomb threat on social media involving Ponchatoula High School.



Ponchatoula High baseball coach accused of DUI, reckless driving  NOLA.com

The baseball coach at Ponchatoula High School was arrested on a DUI charge after police stopped him for allegedly driving in a reckless manner. John Brechtel ...



Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival organizers unveil new festival poster  The Advocate

PONCHATOULA — Loud cheers and applause filled the Kiwanis Club Log Cabin as the official 2019 Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival poster was unveiled ...



Ponchatoula High School on lock down after fatal off-campus shooting  WAFB.com

Ponchatoula High School remains on lock down after a fatal shooting that happened just after 7:30 a.m. near the school.



Watch: Woman wrangles alligator outside high school on Northshore  WDSU New Orleans

Watch video from Selisa Hue of an alligator that was found outside Ponchatoula High School. Advertisement. Hue was able to wrangle the alligator with rope ...



Crush! An alligator you’ll meet on the way to Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival  WGNO New Orleans

HAMMOND, La - Ponchatoula is the place to be for the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festivaland down the road in Hammond, the place to meet T-Mike Kliebert.



Want to ride the tallest Ferris Wheel in the state? Here’s your ticket!  WGNO New Orleans

Wild Bill is LIVE at Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival.



Ponchatoula accident results in death of 17-year-old driver  The Advocate

A 17-year-old driver died from injuries he suffered in a single-vehicle accident in Ponchatoula on Tuesday, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Danny Edwards reports.



Tattoo artist designs berry special Strawberry Fest poster  WGNO New Orleans

Matthew Moore is a tattoo artist, but in the last few years, he's becoming known for his Strawberry Fest posters.



Students arrested after another round of threats at Tangipahoa Parish schools  WDSU New Orleans

Days after officials made arrests in connection with school threats in Tangipahoa Parish, leaders said another round of threats appeared Wednesday morning.



Ponchatoula woman celebrates 102nd birthday  WGNO New Orleans

PONCHATOULA- Today, one local woman is celebrating not only Thanksgiving, but her incredibly long life. Inez Hughes, from Ponchatoula, just celebrated her ...



Tangipahoa Parish 4-H members honored in cooking contest  The Advocate

Fifteen members of Tangipahoa Parish 4-H competed with 19 dishes in the 2018 Southeast Area 4-H Culinary Arts Competition.



B-I-N-G-O: Ponchatoula High marching band runs Strawberry Fest bingo booth  WGNO

The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival is a good time, but it's also for a good cause.



Tyjae Spears is Tulane's first 2019 football commitment | Tulane  The Advocate

The Tulane football team received its first commitment for 2019 on Monday when Ponchatoula High School running back Tyjae Spears chose the Green Wave.



Who knew folding t-shirts was a high school class? First, they have to print them  WGNO New Orleans

MANDEVILLE, La - Okay, folding t-shirts is not really a class. But it's part of a class. It's part of the class where WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill ...



ULM caps 2019 signing class with Zachary speedster  Monroe News Star

Warhawks land Zachary's Whitfield, miss WM's Gleason.



St. Paul’s still unbeaten in 6-5A after key win vs. Ponchatoula  The Advocate

In a battle between the two remaining unbeaten teams in District 6-5A, St. Paul's sophomore quarterback Johntae McDowell threw three first-half touchdowns in ...



Ponchatoula High School secure after bomb threat  WGNO

Several different police department swept through Ponchatoula High School early Thursday morning after the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office received a ...



Some Tangipahoa Parish residents call for school board member's resignation over noose photo  The Advocate

Several Tangipahoa Parish residents called Tuesday night for the resignation of a school board member who had posted a photo of a noose on his Facebook ...



Flood waters recede along Highway 22 in Ponchatoula  WDSU New Orleans

Flood waters appear to have receded along Highway 22 in Ponchatoula.



North Oaks Sports Medicine announces student-athletes of the fall season  The Advocate

HAMMOND — North Oaks Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers have joined North Oaks Physician Group orthopedic surgeons to select John Ross Donnes, ...



Krewe of Champions parade celebrates success of Tangipahoa Parish students  The Advocate

Large crowds filled the sidewalks alongside La. 16 in downtown Amite on Saturday for the first Krewe of Champions Parade, sponsored by the Tangipahoa ...



Ponchatoula 35, Loranger 28: TJ Finley, Jo'Quan Johnson lead Green Wave in back-and-forth contest  NOLA.com

Green Wave gets stop near goal line to preserve win.



Amite High student threatens to shoot students, teachers; threat one of 3 in area  The Advocate

Law enforcement officials investigated threats Monday at one school in Ascension Parish and two in Tangipahoa Parish, including one in which an Amite High ...



Ponchatoula upsets West Monroe in high school football playoffs  WGNO

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Tangipahoa Parish student-athletes score free physicals  The Advocate

North Oaks Sports Medicine's 26th annual Physical Day provided free physical examinations to 938 student-athletes from 27 Tangipahoa parish schools on April ...



NOW on Netflix: ‘All American’ from NOLA 38 – The CW  WGNO New Orleans

HOLLYWOOD - You can now binge watch All American. It's now available on Netflix. You've seen in on NOLA 38- The CW. It's a rags to riches high school ...



Local students win corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarships | St. Tammany  The Advocate

The first group of winners of 2019 National Merit Scholarships includes nine Louisiana students, with two from Slidell and four from the New Orleans area.



Hammond Westside Montessori students participate in Special Olympic Games  The Advocate

Carol Crowe's students at Hammond Westside Montessori School show off the ribbons they won at the Special Olympic Games at Ponchatoula High School on ...



LWFC adopts notice of intent for hunting regulations, seasons and WMA rules  Minden Press-Herald

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) adopted notices of intent for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 hunting seasons, 2019-20 general and Wildlife ...



You know it. She’s a poet. The state champ.  WGNO New Orleans

Amy Ndiaye is the Louisiana State Out Loud Poetry Champ.



Deputies pull student from high school classroom for alleged bomb threats  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

A 17-year-old high school student was taken into police custody while sitting in class this morning.



Hit the Quilt Trail in Ponchatoula: Unique outdoor art is part of a national craze  WGNO New Orleans

Strawberry aficionados in the south known that Ponchatoula is Louisiana's official strawberry capital, but did you know that this cheerful town also doubles as an ...



Commissioners propose reducing teal limit from six to four birds in September  Louisiana Sportsman

Louisiana duck hunters could be looking at a four-teal limit next September, if a proposal made at January's meeting of the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission is ...



Ponchatoula Green Wave rides the wave  WGNO

Ponchatoula High School's football team is hoping to beat the school it hasn't defeated since 1992. That would give the Ponchatoula Green Wave a 9-0 record ...



In the sixth grade and on the air, broadcasting buddies Harry & Ayden  WGNO New Orleans

MANDEVILLE, La - It's all about asking the question. The question. And they ask with a couple of iPads. And they ask with a ton of curiosity. WGNO News with a ...



Fugitive student arrested in Ponchatoula woman's death | Communities  The Advocate

PONCHATOULA — Deputies wounded and arrested a high school student wanted on a first-degree murder count Wednesday afternoon, ending a ...



2 injured in accident involving school bus in Ponchatoula  WGNO

PONCHATOULA, LA (WGNO) - Ponchatoula Police are working an accident involving a school bus. Officers say the call came in around 6:20 this morning after ...



Ashcraft, Habetz recite vows | AcadiaParishToday.com  Rayne Acadian-Tribune

Samantha Nicole Ashcraft and Kenneth Michael Habetz Jr. were united in marriage Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at four o'clock in the afternoon at the Blessed ...



NAACP chapter calls for Amite officials to resign after valedictorian banned from graduation because of facial hair spat  The Advocate

AMITE — The Tangipahoa Parish chapter of the NAACP called for the resignations of the parish's school superintendent and three School Board members ...



Ponchatoula subdivision flooded in March and again now ‘We still have stuff in boxes’  WGNO

As floodwaters recede along Highway 22 some Ponchatoula residents got a chance to check out their homes Monday morning.



Traveling to the world championship: the state champ powerlifting girls from Lutcher High  WGNO New Orleans

LUTCHER, La - As they travel around the world to South Africa, they're answering the question, how do you make a heavy dream come true? In some cases one ...



Meet the man who ‘grew’ the biggest strawberry in Ponchatoula!  WGNO New Orleans

Ponchatoula, La. - Imagine a piece of fruit so big that you can see it from the sky. There's one in Ponchatoula; it's a nine-foot fiberglass resin berry created by ...



North Oaks Sports Medicine announces Student-Athletes of the 2017 fall season  The Advocate

North Oaks Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers have joined North Oaks Physician Group orthopedic surgeons to select the 2017 “Student-Athletes of the ...



Crescent City Schools Notes for Oct. 31 | Crescent City  The Advocate

ST. MARY'S DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: The College Board has designated 17 current students at St. Mary's Dominican High School, and 18 members of its ...



500 pounds! You’ve got to have power to powerlift with these GIRLS  WGNO New Orleans

LUTCHER, La - The question is, how do you make a heavy dream come true? In some cases one pound at a time. That's the way it works for one particular team.



The Boy in the Window (until he turns 21)  WGNO New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - His horn is his life. So he moved his life all the way across the country. He moved from Seattle, Washington all the way to New Orleans, ...



Touchdowns, tackles and Beverly Hills: ‘All American’ premieres on NOLA 38 – The CW  WGNO New Orleans

HOLLYWOOD - Are you ready for some football? It's a rags to riches high school football story you can watch on NOLA 38 - The CW starting Wednesday, ...



Ponchatoula is a love fest for strawberries and, nearby, an alligator named Crush  WGNO New Orleans

HAMMOND, La - Ponchatoula is the place to be for the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival and down the road in Hammond, the place to meet T-Mike Kliebert.



Small theaters drop ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ after threats from Broadway producer  WGNO New Orleans

Small theaters around the U.S. are canceling their productions of To Kill a Mockingbird after being threatened with legal action by a Broadway producer.



Teens participate in North Oaks Health Systems Junior Volunteer program  The Advocate

Officials with North Oaks Health Systems led an orientation on June 7 for 53 teens selected to participate in its Junior Volunteer summer program.



Fellom Ballet to present annual traveling 'Nutcracker’  The Advocate

The Land of Sweets will come to life as 30 Fellom Ballet intermediate and advanced dancers offer performances of a miniature, traveling “Nutcracker” on Dec.



He can run. He can jump. After the gold medals, he wants to be a lawyer  WGNO New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - He's already a star. That's a star at the Junior Olympic Games. Not bad for a kid who's still in seventh grade. And for a kid who's now one of ...



Sex offender fugitive from Washington state arrested in Ponchatoula  WGNO

A fugitive from Washington state who's been arrested in seven other states was caught in Ponchatoula Thursday afternoon.



Starkly different portraits drawn of Ponchatoula man accused of killing ex-girlfriend's mother as trial begins  The Advocate

AMITE — Ryan Pourciau is either a calculating killer who fantasized about torturing and slaying members of his ex-girlfriend's family or a naive and scared ...



Class is in session! ‘School of Rock’ rockin’ the Saenger Theater  WGNO New Orleans

Class is now in session for the Broadway musical, "School of Rock," which is opening at the Saenger Theater on Oct. 30th.



New Orleans Mardi Gras parades: Endymion, Iris, Tucks expected to draw huge crowds Saturday  The Advocate

Recent history tells us we can expect larger crowds for parades this weekend than on Fat Tuesday itself.



Art and wine lovers stroll Ponchatoula  The Lion's Roar Newspaper

University counselor Annette Baldwin and Counseling Administrative Assistant Brenda Sciortino were among the faculty and alumni that promoted their ...



‘Punch it in the nose’: 4 tips on how to handle an alligator encounter  WGNO New Orleans

PONCHATOULA, La. -- It's getting warmer and that means Louisiana's number one predator is out and active in our area -- the gator. Alligator attacks happen ...



Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2019 class announced  WGNO New Orleans

Janet Jackson isn't just in control; she's now set to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The superstar is part of the class of 2019 for the prestigious ...



Who catapults Christmas ornaments at a Christmas tree? Girls at this summer camp  WGNO New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - When they ask a group of New Orleans kids what they did at summer camp, they'll proudly say, " we catapulted ornaments toward a Christmas ...



Visitors treated to art, wine at Ponchatoula downtown stroll  The Advocate

PONCHATOULA — The sidewalks of Historic Downtown Ponchatoula were crowded with several hundred visitors Saturday evening for the Chamber of ...



It’s beginning to look a lot like Chris Martin finally found his family a Christmas tree  WGNO New Orleans

COVINGTON, La - It really is beginning to look a lot like Chris, Martin has found not just any Christmas tree. He has found THE tree. He's found it with his ...



Last Dance as John & Emma say so long on ‘Dancing with the Stars’  WGNO New Orleans

HOLLYWOOD - It happens. It has to happen. It's "The Last Dance" on Dancing with the Stars as John Schneider and Emma Slater leave the show. It's been a ...



15-year-old Ponchatoula cheerleader injured in New Orleans shooting  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

The Ponchatoula community is rallying around a 15-year-old cheerleader seriously wounded in a shooting that took place in New Orleans over the weekend.



Yee-Haa! ‘Dancing with the Stars’ asks Bo Duke to tango for America  WGNO New Orleans

HOLDEN, La - It's official. He's a star and he's dancing on national TV, again. Bo Duke will be on Dancing with the Stars when the new season premieres on ...



Through his eyes. A blind high school wrestler never says, ‘why me?’  WGNO

Gianni Toce is a blind Louisiana high school wrestler.



Local Class 3A, 1A track athletes qualify for state  Houma Courier

Track and field athletes from local Class 3A and Class 1A schools qualified for the state meet with top finishes at regionals this week.Here is a look at how ...



Josh Dominguez Bio  LSUSports.net

Event: PV (IN: 17-3; OUT: 17-8 ½). All-American. CAREER CAPSULE Continued a rich tradition of elite Tiger pole vaulters during his collegiate career from ...



Will John & Emma still be ‘Dancing with the Stars’? You need to VOTE right here!  WGNO New Orleans

HOLLYWOOD - John Schneider is a dancing, dancing, dancing machine. John and Emma Slater, that's his partner on Dancing with the Stars. You know who ...



Meet LSU's football signing class  Shreveport Times

LSU announced 23 football signees on Wednesday.



Crescent City Schools Notes for May 30, 2018 | Crescent City  The Advocate

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LOUISIANA: International Day parades will close the school year on Friday, June 1, at the three campuses of the International ...



One hand. One Heart. One high school baseball player’s 90 mph fastball  WGNO

COVINGTON, La. -- In the middle of the baseball game. In the middle of the baseball field. Everybody's watching Timmy Ruffino, the pitcher for the Archbishop ...



Don’t miss the strawberry daiquiris from Paul’s Cafe at the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival  WGNO

If you're heading to the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival this weekend, make sure to stop by Paul's Cafe for a strawberry daiquiri.



Endymion crash driver Neilson Rizzuto: Daiquiri shop bouncer, more we're learning about him  The Advocate

The suspected drunk driver who injured 28 people after plowing into a crowd of Endymion paradegoers near North Carrollton and Orleans avenues Saturday ...



LDWF proposes dates for hunting seasons | Outdoors  American Press

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has released its proposed hunting seasons for 2018-19 and is presently convening public meetings ...



He’s just 14. He’s in the ninth grade. Could this kid have the plan to make you a millionaire?  WGNO New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Are you ready to get rich? Do you need to direction on how to invest? WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood wants to introduce ...



Do you remember your junior high principal’s name? One principal never forgets yours  WGNO New Orleans

Alan Bennett is the principal who knows you by name.



Northlake Performing Arts Society chorale offers secular 'community choir' alternative  NOLA.com

NPAS1.jpg. The Northlake Performing Arts Society offers the only non-church affiliated choral group on the north shore. Here, part of the chorus rehearses just ...



What were you doing when you were 17? This kid played Carnegie Hall. TWICE  WGNO New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Do you remember what you were doing when you were seventeen? WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood has found a Holy ...



Teen who drowned in Grand Isle was Ponchatoula HS athlete  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) - Coast Guard, Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries and the Grand Isle Fire Department on Monday found the body of a teen who went ...



‘Piyahhhh!’ The Cajun Ninja cooks it up to serve 28 million fans on Facebook  WGNO

Thibodeaux, La - Down the bayou is where you find a guy who's transforming his life and transforming himself. And he's doing it with Cajun spices. His name is ...



Ron Roberts football camp offers recruiting opportunity  The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Shane Smith runs Ponchatoula High School and De La Salle High School football players through a 7-on-7 drill. The Lion's Roar/Ian Fischer Head Football ...



2018 MSU Baseball Signee Basiel Williams Update  247Sports

An analysis of Mississippi State class of 2018 signee Basiel Williams, an outfielder from Ponchatoula (La.) High School.



Man kisses 1,500 pound, 15-foot alligator  WGNO

They've been in love with alligators since the 1930's at Kliebert's Turtle and Alligator Farm in Ponchatoula, LA. That's why people come from Norway, Sweden, ...



Restore Louisiana to meet with homeowners needing help with next step, filling out application  The Advocate

The Restore Louisiana program has set up meetings across south Louisiana this month to help people who could be eligible for funds to rebuild homes ...



Body of Ponchatoula Teen Found in Gulf Shores  WGNO

(WGNO) - "We're wanting to help, but we couldn't do anything but just kind of wait with them and just embrace them however we could," explains Pastor Lonnie ...



Is 6-year-old Louisiana golfer, “Baby James” the next Tiger Woods?  WGNO

COVINGTON, La (WGNO) - Out on the golf course, he's hard to miss. That's because he's the golfing guy who hardly misses. WGNO News with a Twist features ...



In the laboratory: what does a 16-year-old scientist see through her pink goggles?  WGNO New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - She's a sixteen year old. And she's studying stem cells in a New Orleans laboratory. WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood, ...



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