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St. Tammany Around the Neighborhoods for Dec. 12  The Advocate

K-9 TRAUMA KITS: Acadian Ambulance *Service* has donated seven K-9 field trauma kits to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office to help handlers provide first ...



Homecoming brings a week of fun to Covington High  The Advocate

Covington High School students, faculty and alumni took part in the annual homecoming festivities last week.



Covington High School  The Advocate

Covington High School held its graduation on May 4 at Southeastern Louisiana University.



Covington students shine throughout community  The Advocate

Look around, Covington High students are showcasing their talents and goodwill in many places throughout the community.



Covington High School Class of 1968 plans 50-year reunion  The Advocate

The Covington High School Class of 1968 will hold its 50th class reunion from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at The Vintage Court in Covington.



Reid excited to dive into Covington High boys basketball  The Advocate

The youngest boys basketball coach in St. Tammany Parish now works at Covington High School, and he couldn't be more excited about beginning.



Covington: Threat wasn't aimed at local high school  KWTX

COVINGTON, Texas (KWTX) The Hill County Sheriff's Office put an alleged shooting threat at a local high school to rest Friday, determining it was actually in ...



Covington High teacher arrested, accused of lewd conduct involving a student  WWLTV.com

COVINGTON, La. -- A Northshore teacher is in custody after police say she committed a lewd act with a student. The former Covington High School teacher, ...



Covington High students enjoy new programs  The Advocate

This year, St. Tammany Parish schools have a new motto: “We Will.”



St. Tammany Schools Notes for May 9, 2018  The Advocate

ST. SCHOLASTICA ACADEMY: Hailey Rowbatham, a senior at St. Scholastica Academy in Covington, has been named a semifinalist in the 2018 U.S. ...



Covington High hires former LSU track star as new girls' coach  The Advocate

To help rejuvenate their girls' track and field program, Covington High School officials have made a big-time hire, naming April Sams as head coach.



Covington students get t-shirts after they ‘got caught’ by police  WGNO New Orleans

COVINGTON, LA -- A team of officers with the Covington Police Department lined the streets along Saint Scholastica Academy on Tuesday. They all had a ...



4 Covington High School students arrested after school bus brawl  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Four Covington High School students have been arrested following an altercation that occurred as school was letting out Thursday (Dec. 14). Two St. Tammany ...



Covington High School celebrates homecoming  The Advocate

"Lions Can't be Tamed" was the theme of Homecoming 2017 at Covington High School, which culminated with the Covington-Hammond football game Oct. 27.



St. Tammany Schools Notes for February 21, 2018  The Advocate

FOLSOM JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL: Madison Hardee has been chosen as eighth-grade student of the year at Folsom Junior High School. Madison is the ...



Covington football player with prosthetic legs follows Friday-night-light dreams  The Advocate

It takes about 25 seconds for Emery Young to attach his two carbon-fiber prosthetic legs to his lower body. It took a lot longer for the eighth-grader at William ...



Former Covington middle school teacher accused of smoking marijuana with students  WGNO New Orleans

COVINGTON, La. — A former special education teacher at William Pitcher Junior High was arrested Thursday (May 24) on multiple counts of contributing to the ...



Covington High School Class of 1957 holds 60-year reunion  The Advocate

The 60-year reunion of the Covington High School Class of 1957 brought 21 classmates together June 3 at the Picacdilly Cafeteria. In the front row, from left, are ...



'He was the class of the league': Legendary Covington coach Jack Salter dies at age 86  The Advocate

Joseph William "Jack" Salter, the legendary former coach at Covington High School and the namesake of the Covington High football stadium, died Saturday ...



St. Tammany Schools Notes for March 21, 2018  The Advocate

ST. PAUL'S SCHOOL: The Marian Players will present "Godspell," a musical following the events and parables of the Gospel of Matthew, at 7 p.m. March 21, ...



Covington High names its August Students of the Month  NOLA.com

August's Students of the Month are Avery Collins and Matthew Fritscher.



Three-peat: Covington wins powerlifting national championship again  The Advocate

APPLETON, WIS. — The national dominance of the Covington powerlifting program continues. For the third consecutive season and the fourth time in five years, ...



Covington High School holds commencement | St. Tammany  The Advocate

Covington High School held its commencement May 5, 2017, at the University Center of Southeastern Louisiana University. BEST IN CLASS: Charity Conlin, ...



Covington basketball coach informs players he is no longer their coach  The Advocate

Shocking news on the St. Tammany Parish basketball scene Thursday afternoon as Stephen Lopinto informed his team today that he is no longer the basketball ...



Covington High Class of 1968 marks 50 years  The Advocate

Members of the Covington High School Class of 1968 held their 50th reunion recently. At the reunion are, row one from left, Carroll Wascom, Carol Hunstick ...



Covington High roars into Homecoming 2017 week  NOLA.com

Find out who is on the 2017 Covington High homecoming court here.



Benjamin back on the beat in Covington after 13 months in Afghanistan  The Advocate

Lance Benjamin II was 20 years old and working at McDonald's when Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz asked him to interview for an open position with the ...



Former high school teacher arrested for ‘lewd or lascivious’ act with student  WTKR News 3

A former Covington High School teacher has been arrested for having sexual contact with a student.



School Board to vote on mandatory school uniforms, other security measures  The Advocate

When the St. Tammany Parish School Board meets Thursday, they'll vote on new security recommendations that would require all students to wear uniforms and ...



Arrest made in suspected drug overdoses at Covington High School  NOLA.com

An 18-year-old Folsom man was arrested Friday (Aug. 21) in connection with three suspected overdoses Thursday at Covington High School, police said.



Covington High names a cheerleader and soccer player 'Students of the Month'  NOLA.com

Our September Students of the Month are: Elise Carter and Zach Schmidt.



Once upon a time in Covington: The story of the 'heart pine house'  NOLA.com

The so-called "heart pine house" -- a shed-like structure made of pine knots -- along Business 190 in Covington, as photographed on Saturday, March 2, 2018.



Covington High School names its March 'Students of the Month'  NOLA.com

BY ISABELLA BIONDINI Covington High School columnist A special faculty committee recently came together to select two Covington High School March ...



Covington High unveils homecoming court and week's details  NOLA.com

The homecoming week's festivities culminate with the football game, scheduled for Oct. 16, with kick-off scheduled for 7 p.m. The Fighting Lions will face their ...



Covington remains unbeaten, captures 'Little Brown Jug with win over St. Paul's  The Advocate

The Covington High School Lions made their strongest case yet to be considered not only the top team in District 6-5A, but all of Class 5A with a 21-20 victory.



Running back Devin Brumfield is rewriting the CHS record books  The Advocate

You can already make the case that Devin Brumfield is the best football player in the history of Covington High School — even though he hasn't yet begun his ...



Covington students 'get caught' buckling up after school  The Advocate

Students and parents driving out of Covington High School last week were met with a beaming St. Tammany Parish School Board superintendent Trey Folse, ...



Funeral arrangements set for Covington legend Jack Salter  The Advocate

Funeral arrangements for legendary Covington High football coach Joseph “Jack” William Salter have been released.



'I woke up ... shaking with fear over going to school' — St. Tammany looks back at 50 years since school desegregation  The Advocate

Fifty years ago, Reggie Laurent walked into Salmen High School for the first time.



Covington High School homecoming events bring students and alumni together  The Advocate

"Lions Going for the Gold" was the theme of this year's homecoming at Covington High School. There was a parade Sept. 22, followed by Bonfest, with a bonfire ...



Covington High honors Lindsey Jenkins and Albert O'Connell as Students of Month  NOLA.com

BY ISABELLA BIONDINI Covington High columnist A special faculty committee recently came together to select two Covington High School October Students of ...



Long-time former Covington High School coach Allie Smith dies at the age of 73  The Advocate

Allie Smith, a coaching presence in St. Tammany Parish for nearly half a century and a member of the Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame, died ...



Covington High students look to future on Career Day  NOLA.com

BY ISABELLA BIONDINI Covington High School columnist Covington High held its second annual Career Day in February. After its successful introduction last ...



Pooka Williams busts loose as No. 10 Hahnville upsets No. 2 Covington in 5A quarterfinals  The Advocate

Pooka Williams rushed for 307 yards and 2 touchdowns to lead the 10th-seeded Hahnville Tigers to a 38-27 victory over the 2nd-seeded Covington Lions in ...



Threat made against Covington High School  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

A Crimestoppers tip was received Friday morning by St. Tammany School System Administrators that made reference to a threat of violence at Covington High ...



Covington repeats as powerlifting national champion  The Advocate

Another year, another national title for the Covington High School powerlifting team.



Covington High's academic stars rewarded with 'Scholar Breakfast'  NOLA.com

This past Monday on Jan. 25, Covington High School held its annual Scholars Breakfast in the gymnasium. Students who sustained all A's and B's during the ...



Defense shines as Covington beats Ouachita  The Advocate

Thanks to an impressive defensive effort that caused three turnovers and a pair of fourth down stops, No. 2 Covington defeated No. 15 Ouachita Parish 35-28 ...



Lots on the line for Covington, St. Paul's in battle for 'Little Brown Jug'  The Advocate

In a series that dates to 1935 when Covington High School was known as Lyon High, the Lions and St. Paul's tangle on the football field for the 58th time.



Covington remains unbeaten after seesaw victory over Northshore  The Advocate

SLIDELL — For the first time since the 2004 season, the Covington Lions are off to an 8-0 start after a 28-23 win over the Northshore Panthers on Friday night.



Covington High NJROTC engage in competitions, balls and more  NOLA.com

The ROTC program has been instilled in at Covington High for over 20 years. Its teacher sponsors are Lieutenant Commander Douglas Johnson and Senior ...



Dutchtown rally comes up short in loss to Covington  The Advocate

GEISMAR — Dutchtown came up just one yard short. Covington defensive back Milton Clark stopped Griffins wideout Noah Gray at the 1-yard line as time ...



Devin Brumfield, Covington rush to 10-0 regular-season finish  The Advocate

Devin Brumfield rushed for 244 yards and three touchdowns as Covington finished their season 10-0 by defeating Mandeville 27-7 in a District 6-5A game on ...



Former deputy Nick Tranchina announces run for St. Tammany Parish sheriff  The Advocate

Nick Tranchina, who spent most of his 17-year law enforcement career with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, has announced that he's running for the top ...



Covington 69, Franklinton 32: Devin Brumfield ties Lions' career rushing TD record  NOLA.com

Devin Brumfield (6) trots off the field after scoring his fourth touchdown on the night to move into a tie atop the Covington High School career rushing touchdowns ...



Covington High student seriously injured after fight at school  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

One Covington High School student was taken to the hospital and another was booked with attempted second degree murder after getting into a fight at school ...



Iconic Covington football coach Jack Salter passes at age 86  WGNO New Orleans

He changed a community, and thousands of lives. Former Covington football coach Jack Salter, who coached the Lions to 256 wins in 33 seasons, died ...



Opening it up  The Daily Iberian

Covington's Lance Rossier scored the game-winning run in the top of the 10th inning and the No. 22 seed Lions held off a NISH rally in the bottom of the.



High school days gone by: Vintage photos from St. Tammany Parish  NOLA.com

The clock is ticking. In just over a week, St. Tammany Parish schools will be back in session. Though much has changed since the "good old days" - just think ...



Covington parents trying to spread awareness after son was brutally beaten at school  wreg.com

COVINGTON, Tenn. -- A Covington couple is trying to spread awareness after they say their son was nearly beat to death by another student at school.



Prep football days gone by: Vintage North Shore photos  NOLA.com

Though the bell signaling the start of the 2017-18 St. Tammany Parish Public School year only rang for the first time Aug. 10, North Shore prep football players ...



Covington High NJROTC a dedicated group of cadets  NOLA.com

Covington High School hosts a wide range of students varying in talents and interest, and the school has kindled these interests by providing several programs ...



A Covington woman had to be rescued from flash flooding Thursday  Covington Leader (Subscription)

Roy Blackwell's wife had to be rescued by the fire department Thursday morning.



Trio of political newcomers look to fill Mark Wright's void in Covington District C council seat  The Advocate

Mark Wright left a hole on the Covington City Council when he made a successful run last year for the District 77 seat in the state House of Representatives.



Four candidates chasing three seats on Folsom Board of Aldermen  The Advocate

Four candidates will be seeking a spot on the three-person Folsom Board of Aldermen when voters go to the polls Nov. 6.



Four from Covington High School sign up to play college football, including DL Broderick Bankston  The Times-Picayune

The nine Covington signees posed Wednesday morning, along with assistant John Boudreaux, top left, Coach Greg Salter, second from top right, Athletic ...



Folsom man accused of murder after admitting he beat infant son because of his crying  The Advocate

A 25-year-old Folsom man was arrested Wednesday in the beating death of his 7-month-son, whom he admitted injuring because the baby's crying angered him ...



CHS Marching Lions will perform a 'Thriller' half-time show on Halloween  The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

The Covington High School marching band has reached new heights this year. There are 180 members of the Marching Lions, making this year's band the ...



Tammany Scene: Beautify Jazz on the Bayou weekend benefits charities  The Advocate

The azaleas were in full bloom on the shores of Bayou Liberty recently as if honoring the legacy of the 26th annual Jazz on the Bayou. Hosts Ronnie and ...



School system names five new principals | St. Tammany  The Advocate

Five new principals for the 2018-19 school year were introduced at the St. Tammany Parish School Board Committee as a Whole meeting on Thursday evening.



Why the Covington Lions play in Jack Salter Stadium  WGNO

Jack Salter Stadium is named after the man who coached the Lions for 33 years. He won 15 district titles and the 1976 State Class 4A Championship.



Upset minded Ouachita visits undefeated Covington  Monroe News Star

The difference between the Ouachita Lions and the undefeated Covington Lions isn't as stark as the records indicate. On paper, each respective pride has a few ...



The community mourns the loss of a beloved teacher  Covington Leader (Subscription)

Michelle Rankin, an agriculture teacher at Brighton High school, was riding a four-wheeler along Highway 87 checking on her farm. Along the way, a deer ...



Covington High tennis team matches up with faculty for tournament fundraiser  The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

The Covington High School tennis team held a faculty/player tennis tournament after school on Oct. 14. Each student tennis player was paired with a teacher or ...



Covington's tight-knit seniors graduate tonight | Education  Covington Leader (Subscription)

Covington High School's Tipton County neighbors to the south, Brighton and Munford, each have more than 300 students in their senior classes. Covington ...



Voluntary evacuation ordered for several areas in Covington  WGNO

The City of Covington has ordered a voluntary evacuation for multiple locations due to the threat of significant flooding.



George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts chooses art contest finalists  The Advocate

The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts has chosen four local students as finalists in its annual art contest for high school juniors and seniors from across ...



All St. Tammany public schools are graded A, B or C  NOLA.com

St. Tammany maintained its A rating in 2015 even as the state switched to tougher national mathematics and English exams in elementary and middle school.



Stephen Culotta named deputy police chief in Covington  NOLA.com

Culotta will replace Douglas Arrowood, who is retiring in July.



Rummel clamps down on Covington for 21-0 win  The Advocate

In its season-opening win over University High last week, the passing game led Archbishop Rummel to victory.



Hannan Hustle tournament: Riley Demps, Javon Ruffin propel Newman to title  The Advocate

Riley Demps had 25 points, and Javon Ruffin added 20 to lead Newman to a 58-49 victory over Covington in the championship game of the Hannan Hustle ...



Artscape: Talented Arts Showcase highlights young artists on the North Shore  NOLA.com

In 1989, teachers Debbie and Nolan Lefort developed an idea to feature the creative aptitudes of St. Tammany Parish School System's Talented Arts students in ...



Covington police book accused drug dealer on murder count after teen’s death from ‘mojo’  The Advocate

Covington police have arrested a 22-year-old man accused of selling synthetic marijuana, or mojo, that killed a teenager in March.



87-acre Covington development is halted amid drainage woes  NOLA.com

City Council tables ordinance to allow annexation of site.



Covington taps Greg Salter as new football coach  NOLA.com

Covington High School has reached back to some of its football family roots in hiring its next coach. New principal Roslyn Hanson and athletic director Darryl ...



St. Paul's School in Covington celebrates Homecoming with a 55-14 win  The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

Saint Paul's School in Covington celebrated Homecoming with a week of activities that led to a smashing 55-14 victory on the football field Oct. 17 against ...



New laws from 2018 Louisiana Legislative Session  WWLTV.com

BATON ROUGE -- Wednesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2018 Regular Legislative Session:.



Covington parents want deeper investigation after son died from gunshot at sleepover  NOLA.com

High school freshman Brett Wittner of Covington arrived at St. Tammany Parish Hospital the morning of Feb. 25 with a gunshot wound an inch or so behind his ...



Covington crime up, but chief says city still a safe place to live  NOLA.com

Crime in Covington was up 9 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year, but officials said the city still remains a safe place to "live, work and raise a family.



Utah lands coveted four-star WR Solomon Enis to highlight Class of 2018  Salt Lake Tribune

The Utah football team addressed a major need in a big way on part two of National Signing Day, led by the addition of wide receiver Solomon Enis from Arizona ...



St. Tammany Schools Notes for Nov. 1, 2017  The Advocate

"1984": The Covington High School department of music, theater and dance will present a theatrical adaptation of George Orwell's "1984" at 7 p.m. Nov. 1, 2 and ...



Texas Tech Football Lands 3-Star RB Devin Brumfield  Wreck 'Em Red

Devin Brumfield, a 3-star RB from Covington, LA committed to the Texas Tech football team Thursday becoming the 18th member of the 2018 recruiting class.



2017 Louisiana Tastemaker: Pat Gallagher of Gallagher's Grill  NOLA.com

Pat Gallagher, owner of Gallagher's Grill & Courtyard in Covington and Pat Gallagher's 527 Restaurant & Bar in Mandeville, photographed Wednesday, Oct. 25, ...



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 17, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/17-9/23)



Artscape: New painting at Madisonville Library a magical statement on life  NOLA.com

Madisonville has been a part of painter Scott Ewen's life for as long as he can remember. As a kid, he fished on the Tchefuncte River with his grandfather, Cap, ...



Artscape: Charles Leche finds his happy medium through photography  NOLA.com

Charles Leche claims he lacks any ability to paint, draw or sculpt. But what he can do with a camera is something different entirely. His talent in bringing ...



Covington man pleads to manslaughter for punch that killed 18-year-old  NOLA.com

A 21-year-old man will spend at least 30 years in prison for throwing a punch that resulted in the death of a classmate from Covington High School. "There's no ...



St. Paul's football player who broke his neck is on the mend in Atlanta  NOLA.com

The community has rallied to help Michael Doherty heal.



St. Tammany Parish Public Schools honors its top volunteers  NOLA.com

The St. Tammany Parish Public Schools recently honored adult volunteers who devote time and resources to making their children's classrooms even better ...



LIST: School closures due to weather  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The following schools in the Metro Area will be closed on Friday, December 8, due to Winter weather in the area. If you do not see ...



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