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‘Sunrise’ in flames

‘Sunrise’ in flames

Editor August 8, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – One of Slidell’s popular restaurants was completely destroyed by fire in the early morning hours on Monday, when the Sunrise on Second restaurant was consumed by

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Fracking permit denied

Fracking permit denied

Editor August 8, 2014 Comments Off

LACOMBE – For now, fracking will not happen in St. Tammany Parish. The Louisiana Geological Survey and Army Corps of Engineers’ invalidated Helis Oil & Gas Co.’s application for a permit for a proposed

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Portfolio Asset Class Update by Charles Marsala

Portfolio Asset Class Update by Charles Marsala

Editor August 1, 2014 Comments Off

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Portfolio Asset Class Update by Charles Marsala

Portfolio Asset Class Update by Charles Marsala

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Portfolio Asset Class Update by Charles Marsala

Portfolio Asset Class Update by Charles Marsala

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Portfolio Asset Class Update by Charles Marsala

Portfolio Asset Class Update by Charles Marsala

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Obituaries from July 31, 2014

Obituaries from July 31, 2014

Editor August 1, 2014 Comments Off

Henry G. Gillaspy, a native of Monticello, MS, and a resident of Slidell, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Slidell. He was 81 years old. He was the husband of Elizabeth Farrow

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This year’s birthday reminds me that I am actually aging

This year’s birthday reminds me that I am actually aging

Editor August 1, 2014 Comments Off

Today I am 37 years old. This happens every single year, my birthday. And it never fails to surprise me. In my head, I haven’t aged much. I mean, I have changed, in good

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Mom and pop pharmacy now open in Slidell

Mom and pop pharmacy now open in Slidell

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – There is so much about John Finnan that makes him fit in a “mom and pop pharmacy.” Finnan recently opened Finnan’s Family Pharmacy in the Cross

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Wine Market owner begins profitable second business

Wine Market owner begins profitable second business

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — Pyramid schemes are something everyone has heard about. From Mary Kay to Plexus Slim, thousands of people are finding ways to sell different products and some

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Great cancer benefit coming up this Friday

Great cancer benefit coming up this Friday

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

I recently did an interview with Dr. Gus Suarez, now the chairman of the board for the Thomas-McMahon Foundation, an organization on the North Shore that is dedicated to helping cancer patients with a

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Slidell library set to re-open in September

Slidell library set to re-open in September

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Brighter lights, automatic doors, new ceiling tiles and good air conditioning. Those are all great new features that will be found by patrons of the Slidell

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City Council seeks funding for bike path

City Council seeks funding for bike path

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

By DAVID FOLSE II Slidell news bureau SLIDELL—The Slidell City Council passed a resolution to try and capture federal funding to improve bicycle and pedestrian accessibility at the intersection of Front Street and Fremaux

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COAST votes out president

COAST votes out president

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

By JOHN BINDER Slidell news bureau COVINGTON – The Council on Aging for St. Tammany (COAST) voted last Thursday night to change direction on the agency’s Board of Directors, ousting year-long Board President Kathleen

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Woman attacked by dogs

Woman attacked by dogs

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL – A Slidell woman walking her dog in the Belair Subdivision was attacked by two pit bull dogs, St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office spokesman Suzanne Carboni reported. The victim was walking her miniature collie

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A special place for a special friend of mine

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

There was a special ceremony at the Southeast Louisiana Veteran’s Cemetery on Monday. No, it wasn’t a burial for a well-known local official, and big-time businessman, it was the final interment for a regular

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Police say man steals company check, pays for prostitute

Police say man steals company check, pays for prostitute

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

The manager of a local store was perplexed when he discovered one of his company checks missing. Upon further investigation, the discovery he made was shocking, not only to him, but to Slidell Police

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Bradford Dearing tells his side of story involving dad

Bradford Dearing tells his side of story involving dad

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Bradford Dearing is sitting in jail today, serving the early weeks of a five year prison sentence for violating probation—a jail term he avoided after pleading

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Tree removal near new Walmart angers residents

Tree removal near new Walmart angers residents

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Residents of the Castle Manor subdivision, and those living behind the newest Walmart being built in Slidell on Robert Boulevard acknowledge, “We lost the fight.” But

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No vote for P.R. residents

No vote for P.R. residents

Editor July 30, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER – The residents of Pearl River will not get their chance to vote on term limits in November after three Pearl River aldermen changed their vote

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