News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Dutruch installed as President; Patel and Smith join Board of Directors for Tangipahoa Economic Development Foundation

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HAMMOND—Ben Dutruch of Husser has been elected President of the Tangipahoa Economic Development Foundation for the 2022-23 term.

Dutruch is chairman of the 13-member board of directors who lend their support to Tangipahoa’s economic development efforts. 

Daniel Laborde of Hammond has been selected as Vice President of the Board while Kristin Braud will serve as Secretary/Treasurer of the organization. Rhonda Sheridan of Ponchatoula is the Immediate Past President of the group[...]

GOHSEP Release- GOHSEP Launches Case Management Program to Aid Hurricane Ida Survivors

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BATON ROUGE  (June 29, 2022)- The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) has launched a new program to provide Hurricane Ida survivors with free guidance from disaster case managers. The case managers will help those impacted by Ida determine their best path to recovery, along with providing assistance to access a variety of available resources.

The Hurricane Ida Disaster Case Management Program is funded by FEMA. Disaster case managers will connect survivors to available recovery resources[...]

Miller, regional leaders tour WWL's new "all hazards" broadcast bunker

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NEW ORLEANS—Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller was on hand with a group of regional leaders Tuesday as FEMA and Audacy’s WWL-AM/FM unveiled its all-hazards upgrade to the station’s “Primary Entry Point” facility in New Orleans.

Miller and fellow parish presidents from across the region were on hand for a live demonstration of the facility’s newly modernized studio. These improvements are expected to increase WWL’s resiliency to continue broadcasting in all conditions[...]


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