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Growth in St. Tammany Parish (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-02-22

Duration: 00:10:21

Subjects: Regional planning | Urban Development


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Johnson, Ken Reporter
  • Cartier, Allan Interviewee
  • Sharp, Herman Interviewee
  • Keller, Ron Interviewee
  • Weeter, Deborah Interviewee
  • Schwehm, Jerry Interviewee


This segment from the February 22, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson’s report on the unprecedented commercial and residential development in St. Tammany Parish. Johnson reports that St. Tammany Parish is the fastest growing parish in Louisiana and the seventh fastest growing parish or county in the United States. He interviews: Allan Cartier, planning director; Herman Sharp, police jury president; Ron Keller, planner; Deborah Weeter, zoning administrator; and Jerry Schwehm, police jury vice president. Host: Beth Courtney