Articles by Katy


How Do You Hurricane?

2020 is proving to be quite the year. For the first time in my lifetime, and in anyone’s recent memory, there were two hurricanes slated to be in the Gulf at the same time. That’s on top of the global pandemic the governor keeps mentioning, the push back of the…


Tangi School District Employee Tests Positive

With schools open just a few days, an employee at Lucille Nesom Memorial School in Tickfaw has tested positive for covid-19. A letter was sent home to all parents at the school. Any staff members or students that came into contact with the infected employee were notified and asked to…


Few People Know the History of This Tiny Northshore Church

Tucked in the back of Abita Springs is a tiny church that many people don’t know the history of. Unlike some of the other churches in Abita, this one doesn’t have same pride of place in the center of town, but it’s no less interesting and historic. And now it’s…



What Happens When Covid Cases Appear at School?

With private schools reopening and public schools not far behind, you might be wondering how things will be handled if someone in your child’s school comes home with covid. Or you might be wondering what you are supposed to be do if your child is exposed to covid outside of…


St. Tammany Delays the Start of the 2020-21 School Year (Again)

After discussion with the Federation of Teachers, and upon the recommendation of the St. Tammany Parish School Board, the 2020-21 school year for St. Tammany parish schools has been pushed back to September 8th. These changes to the calendar have resulted in other changes. Looking at the calendar, it appears…



Water Fun on the New Orleans Northshore

This post is brought to you by Smile Doctors Due to covid-19 some of these destination are currently closed. Whenever possible we have noted that information, but please call ahead before visiting.  For many of us, summertime means putting on your swim suit and playing in the water. Here we’ve…


Check it Out: The Anchor at Tchefuncte

Photographs taken by contributor Amanda Jones. After what feels like an eternity, the location that previously hosted Friends restaurant is starting to get a new lease on life. On the bottom floor is The Anchor at Tchefuncte. The Exterior The Interior The Anchor is an open-air experience which is perfect…