Robin Leckbee Perkins to Tell the Story of Covington
In celebration of the Covington Bicentennial, historian Robin Perkins will tell the story of how the town of Wharton, established in 1813, became present-day Covington. Join friends and neighbors for a bicentennial party with cake and beverages from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, at the Covington Library, 310 W. 21st Ave., Covington.
Perkins is the Archivist for the St. Tammany Clerk of Court. She received a B.A. in English and History and an M.A. in Information Studies and Technology from Northern Illinois University. Perkins also completed a post-graduate program in Public Administration at Loyola University of Chicago and received an Excellence in Government Award of Individual Merit from the Louisiana Bureau for Governmental Research in 2008.