News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Press Release - Judge approves motion for mutual consent agreement in Tangipahoa desegregation case

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NEW ORLEANS—After almost 55 years, the Tangipahoa Parish School System in cooperation with plaintiff’s negotiation counsel reached a judicially-approved mutual agreement in the longstanding Joyce Marie Moore federal desegregation case.

On Tuesday, U.S. Federal District Court Judge Ivan Lemelle approved the mutual consent agreement. He has asked for slight modifications which will be submitted to the court within the next 30 days.

Tangipahoa Parish School Superintendent Melissa Stilley called the ruling a “historic” opportunity and “a win for all children in Tangipahoa Parish. “

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If you received and text or email from the TangiALERT Notification System, it is not a hoax. Tangipahoa Emergency Management sent  a message to test the system that you registered for in the event a disaster should occur at If you receive a text message from 89631, it is coming from Tangipahoa Parish Governemnt.  Please do not block this number or you will not receive notification.

Road Work Update 2/5/2020

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Contact: Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller

(985) 748-3211


HAMMOND—A portion of Sisters Road will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 12, as crews change out a cross drain.

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said crews will close a portion of the roadway between S. Hoover and Pleasant Ridge Extension to change out a cross drain, weather permitting.

The closure will be posted, and motorists will need to use alternate routes between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. that day.

For updates on local road conditions and road closure notices, consult the Tangipahoa Parish Government website ( and the TPG social media channels.

Road Work Update - 1/30/2020

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Contact: Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller

(985) 748-3211

HUSSER—A portion of E. Bell Road will be closed for several hours on Wednesday, February 5th, as Tangipahoa Parish Road and Bridge crews change out drainage culverts.


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