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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 ...

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.

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

UPDATE: Arrests have been made in connection with the alleged social media threats that caused fear and panic in Tangipahoa Parish today.

Ponchatoula High baseball coach accused of DUI, reckless driving

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 ...

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.

Latest: Threats made to Dutchtown, Ponchatoula high schools over weekend; officials say no danger to schools  The Advocate

Update, 3:50 p.m. Monday. Ascension school officials said that, according to Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, the former Dutchtown ...

Sheriff's Office: Three people tied to separate Tangipahoa Parish school threats  WDSU New Orleans

Three people are accused of having roles in two separate school threat incidents in Tangipahoa Parish.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

De La Salle 24, Ponchatoula 6: Kendall Collins rushes for nearly 200 yards

Junior running back scored three times for Cavaliers.

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.

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

Green Wave gets stop near goal line to preserve win.

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 ...

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

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A 17-year-old high school student was taken into police custody while sitting in class this morning. According to ...

North Oaks Sports Medicine provides free physicals for student athletes  The Advocate

More than 1300 area student-athletes from 42 schools in Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes participated in North Oaks Sports Medicine's free physical ...

National Merit semifinalists announced | Livingston/Tangipahoa  The Advocate

The officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced the names of approximately 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship ...

Teen accused of killing Ponchatoula woman was hiding in her house

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the 18-year-old accused of gunning down a Ponchatoula woman following a series of run-ins with her family ...

St. Tammany car crash killed promising Ponchatoula High student, ROTC cadet

With her school's annual Marine Corps Junior ROTC ball fast approaching, decorated cadet Sgt. Kristina Barnard of Ponchatoula High shopped for a dress on ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jahaziel Lee enjoying move to offensive line  Atlanta Journal Constitution

After starting his first game as a Yellow Jacket on Saturday, Georgia Tech freshman Jahaziel Lee fell in love with his new position on the offensive line.

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 ...

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 ...

Ponchatoula mother grieves loss of son who drowned in Grand Isle  WDSU New Orleans

The Ponchatoula community continues to mourn the loss of 16-year-old Travon Robertson, who drowned over the Memorial Day weekend while swimming at ...

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 recognizes 2016-17 Student-Athletes of the Year  The Advocate

lpeThe North Oaks Sports Medicine team and North Oaks Physician Group orthopedic surgeons announced that Camryn Flanagan, of St. Thomas Aquinas ...

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.

Pelican State Credit Union grants $13000 in college scholarship awards

BATON ROUGE, LA (June 18, 2018) — Pelican State Credit Union granted $1,000 scholarship awards to 13 college-bound Pelican members in its branch ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

North Oaks announces Student-Athletes of the Year  The Advocate

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team and North Oaks Physician Group orthopedic surgeons have announced the winners of the 2015-16 Student-Athletes of ...

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 ...

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.

ULM football spring cleaning: Running backs  Monroe News Star

The News-Star's Adam Hunsucker previews the season with position-by-position breakdowns.

Ascension Athletics for May 3, 2018  The Advocate

Baseball in Ascension has always been strong and this is evident again with three teams advancing to the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs. St. Amant ...

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 ...

Josh Dominguez Bio

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 ...

Meet LSU's football signing class  Shreveport Times

LSU announced 23 football signees on Wednesday.

Student-Athletes Visit Injured Football Player

BATON ROUGE -- Members of several LSU athletics teams visited an injured south Louisiana high school football player in the intensive care unit at Our Lady of ...

Authorities recover body of missing Louisiana teen last seen swimming on Sunday afternoon - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Authorities recovered and identified the body of a Louisiana teenager on Monday, a day after he went missing while swimming in Grand Isle State Park.

CCA track teams place third at District 8-1A meet  Houma Courier

Covenant Christian Academy's track and field teams placed high at the District 8-1A meet hosted by St. Martin's Episcopal on Wednesday in Metairie. Covenant ...

North Oaks Sports Medicine announces Winter Student-Athletes of the Season  The Advocate

North Oaks Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers have joined North Oaks Physician Group surgeons to select Abigail McNeal, Joshua Doussan, Jaila ...

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 ...

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.

Come early, stay late: Here's what to expect from Saturday's big day of Mardi Gras parades  The Advocate

We can expect larger crowds this weekend than on Fat Tuesday itself. Some New Orleans, Jefferson krewes shift parade times, but no date changes; see ...

Geismar plant explosion victim Zachary Green had 'heart of gold,' friends say

Zachary C. Green, who is the sole person to have died when the Williams Olefins plant in Geismar exploded early Thursday, had a heart of gold, his friends say.

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

Head Football Coach Ron Roberts' success in getting Lions football from the bottom to a championship level team in the Southland Conference has given ...

Capt. Gerald Sticker chosen to be new Mandeville police chief

21-year veteran worked his way up ranks of Police Department.

At 89, LSU law professor still going strong: 'Some day, they’ll come ... and carry me out'  The Advocate

Bill Crawford had been a lawyer for about 10 years when a chance to teach came his way. He took it and never looked back.

Student named as next queen  The Lion's Roar Newspaper

The newest Queen of the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival is shouting “Lion Up.” On June 6, the 45th Annual Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival crowned their ...

LSU football player arrested for battery, suspended from team  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Sunday morning LSU offensive lineman Donavaughn Campbell was arrested on the campus of Georgia Tech with two counts of battery.

Slidell marching band fest raises $5,000 for Northshore High

Baton Rouge's St. Amant takes home grand champions title.

Video: Ozone Camellia Club Queen was born to wear the crown

If ever a Slidell child were born to wear a crown, Mary Elizabeth Dowden would be that lucky young lady. On Sunday (May 21) in Slidell, that royal dream ...

Livingston-Tangipahoa community photo gallery for Oct. 22, 2015  The Advocate

The Livingston-Tangipahoa Advocate this week includes photos from local civic, community and school groups and highlights recent events around Livingston ...

Parent caddies? High school golfers use every advantage to grind through tour-like atmosphere during the summer

It is summertime, school is not in session and it's a wonderful opportunity for a high school golfer and his father to enjoy an easy-going round of golf. Well, not ...

Livingston-Tangipahoa community photo gallery for Feb. 18, 2016  The Advocate

The Livingston-Tangipahoa Advocate this week includes photos from local civic, community and school groups and highlights recent events around Livingston ...

Alumna designs 45th Strawberry Festival poster  The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Allison Roques, artist of this year's poster and Darrell Rousseau of the Kiwanis Club of Ponchatoula, assists Roques in signing autographs of the poster.

B/R CFB Recruiting 200: Top 200 Overall Recruits for 2016  Bleacher Report

After thorough study using specific scoring criteria, Bleacher Report recruiting analysts Damon Sayles, Sanjay Kirpalani and Tyler Donohue have graded the top ...

'The Voice' let New Orleans' Alexis Marceaux go her own way

She wove Hurricane Katrina into her storyline, won spot on Cee Lo's team.

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