An employee at a Covington-area assisted living facility is being credited with preventing a major fire after lightning struck the building. St. Tammany Parish fire officials say Kory Buras ran back inside to grab a fire extinguisher after he saw lightning strike the building the other day. No one was hurt.
The St. Tammany Parish Department of Animal Services is offering free microchipping of dogs and cats tomorrow. Animal Services will chip up to four animals per resident. Proof of residency is required.