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Rooftop Rendezvous begins great coming events

Rooftop Rendezvous begins great coming events

Editor April 16, 2015 Comments Off

Get ready for a run of great, outdoor events in the next two months as the warm weather is upon us, and many non-profit groups take advantage of that time to hold fundraisers. Two

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Crawfish Cook-Off to be held Saturday

Crawfish Cook-Off to be held Saturday

Editor April 16, 2015 Comments Off

SLIDELL?– Advance sale tickets for the 12th annual Crawfish Cook-Off, a fundraiser for the Hospice Foundation of the South, are still available at a discount from tickets at the gate. Tickets in advance are

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Partnership formed to boost healthcare

Partnership formed to boost healthcare

Editor April 16, 2015 Comments Off

SLIDELL?– Slidell Memorial Hospital (“SMH”) and Ochsner Health System (“Ochsner”) announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to form a strategic partnership focused on delivering the highest quality, coordinated, patient-centered care along with

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Housing for the homeless

Housing for the homeless

Editor April 16, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Over two years of work to create a program that can provide truly homeless St. Tammany families with a place to stay, and rebuild their lives,

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Dream becomes GEM in Slidell

Dream becomes GEM in Slidell

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Ten years after first opening its doors in 2005, the Northshore Harbor Center has more than maximized the hopes and dreams of those who fought for

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Continued efforts made in Cross Gates flooding issue

Continued efforts made in Cross Gates flooding issue

Editor April 16, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Top St. Tammany Parish drainage officials and Parish Councilman Gene Bellisario made a personal visit to the New Cross Gates subdivision entrance area this past week

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NS High ag department wants animals at school

NS High ag department wants animals at school

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The very successful Northshore High School agriculture program is asking Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan to help them find a way to start keeping live animals on

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Slidell officer shot

Slidell officer shot

Editor April 16, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Quick action by three Slidell police officers, aided in a big way by a K-9 police dog, likely prevented what could have been a disastrous ending

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Assessor wins appeal against  LA Heart Hospital

Assessor wins appeal against LA Heart Hospital

Editor April 16, 2015 Comments Off

LACOMBE – Louisiana Heart Hospital’s fair market value has been reduced by 32 percent after 19th Judicial District Court Judge Timothy Kelley ruled in favor of St. Tammany Parish Assessor Louis Fitzmorris. The ruling

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Strain ready to face Smith

Strain ready to face Smith

Editor April 16, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Politics can create strange bedfellows as St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain is seeing with Slidell Chief of Police Randy Smith announcing he plans to run for

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Lady Tigers claim key district triumph

Lady Tigers claim key district triumph

Editor March 30, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The Mandeville Lady Skippers faced off against the Slidell Tigers last week and left town with a 6-5 loss in a crucial District 6-5A softball action.

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Lady Rebels blank Salmen

Lady Rebels blank Salmen

Editor March 30, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer PEARL RIVER – The Pearl River Lady Rebels took care of business last week beating the Salman Lady Spartans 15-0 in a District 8-4A matchup. It was the

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NS earns district wins

NS earns district wins

Editor March 30, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer MANDEVILLE – Northshore’s Lady Panthers picked up another District 6-5A win defeating the Fontainebleau Lady Bulldogs 5-3 last Wednesday at the ‘Dawg Pound. Northshore clung to a 3-2

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Lady Jaguars shut out Yellowjackets, 16-0

Lady Jaguars shut out Yellowjackets, 16-0

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – It was a walk in the park for the Pope John Paul Lady Jaguars as they manhandled the visiting Mt. Hermon Yellowjackets 16-0 in three innings

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Clovers start to billow at Camp Salmen

Clovers start to billow at Camp Salmen

Editor March 30, 2015 Comments Off

Among the first things to billow out of the ground at the beginning of Camp Salmen’s spring are large, luxuriant clouds of emerald green clover. Anyone who remembers how cool and bountiful it feels

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Dowden paces Salmen  to victory over Covington

Dowden paces Salmen to victory over Covington

Editor March 30, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer COVINGTON – It was a good day for Salmen’s Colby Dowden who had two hits in two at bats in the Spartans 3-1 victory over Varnado at Northlake

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Panthers blast Lions

Panthers blast Lions

Editor March 30, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer Slidell – In the District 6-5A opener for both teams, the Northshore Panthers put on a hitting display downing the Covington Lions 10-3 last Tuesday at Ned Eades

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Tigers drop district opener to Wolves

Tigers drop district opener to Wolves

Editor March 30, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – In the District 6-5A opener for both teams, St. Paul’s Blake LaCicero was in full control, striking out 13 Tiger batters and allowing only three hits

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PR’s Bunn, Logue win state crowns

PR’s Bunn, Logue win state crowns

Editor March 30, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer ALEXANDRIA — Pearl River’s Rebels finished third in the Division II state powerlifting meet and produced two state champions. The Rebels scored 26 points and finished behind Assumption

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Claiborne, McAbee honored

Claiborne, McAbee honored

Editor March 30, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON — The District 6-5A all-district basketball team was recently announced, and Northshore’s Will Claiborne and Slidell’s JR McAbee were both named to the first-team squad. Following are the all-district selections: First Team Harrison

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