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14 restaurants started, including Mugshots in Covington

14 restaurants started, including Mugshots in Covington

Editor December 18, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau COVINGTON – Is the next Donald Trump quietly building his empire right here in St. Tammany Parish? Chris McDonald would laugh about that comparison, since the 35-year-old graduate

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Ochsner CEO leaving

Ochsner CEO leaving

Editor December 18, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Ochsner Health Systems on the North Shore will soon have a new CEO after news was confirmed this week that Polly Davenport will be leaving the

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Fire  station  up to par

Fire station up to par

Editor December 18, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1 has reached a major accomplishment after putting in thousands of hours of work. The local fire station has been

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New Slidell highway open

New Slidell highway open

Editor December 18, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Motorists in Slidell and Pearl River have a new highway to travel from Highway 11 to Airport Road after the official opening on Monday morning of

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A look at Camp Salmen’s Nine-banded Armadillo

A look at Camp Salmen’s Nine-banded Armadillo

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

The Spanish Conquistadores, who apparently loved wearing armor in the tropical heat, affectionately named the unusual critter they found in Mexico little armored one — or Armadillo. However, the local Aztecs, who had been

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Mahoney reaches milestone in PJP win

Mahoney reaches milestone in PJP win

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

By JIM INCAPRERA Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — With only two remaining district games in the regular season, the PJP Lady Jags have compiled a 15-1-1 record. In the last week of play, PJP

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Lady Panthers blank Slidell, 7-0

Lady Panthers blank Slidell, 7-0

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

By JIM INCAPRERA Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — Well you know its soccer season when the temperatures drop in the evening. The NHS Lady Panthers visited the Slidell Tigers for a season warm up

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Lady Jags drop pair of games

Lady Jags drop pair of games

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — The Pope John Paul II Lady Jaguars took the court twice last week and came up empty on both occasions. In their first game, PJP fell to South Plaquemines 47-37. It was

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Salmen routs Northshore

Salmen routs Northshore

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — It was an evening that the Northshore Lady Panthers would like to forget. The undefeated Panthers ran into the defending Class 4A state champion Salmen Lady

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Panthers edge S. Lafourche

Panthers edge S. Lafourche

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — In a very exciting contest, the Northshore Panthers held on to take a 61-54 win over the South Lafourche Tarpons in a non-conference game held at the Panther gym. Northshore zone defense

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NS rips Mustangs

NS rips Mustangs

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — It was one of the best all-around games that the Northshore Panthers have played all season as the Panthers led from start to finish against the

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Salmen, Slidell compete in Skipper Classic event

Salmen, Slidell compete in Skipper Classic event

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer MANDEVILLE — The 2014 Skipper Classic at Mandeville began last Wednesday night with two local teams beginning play. In the first game of the night, the Slidell Tigers

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Fisher knocks off FBC

Fisher knocks off FBC

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — The First Baptist Christian Eagles are still looking for their first win of the season. The Eagles (0-6) dropped a home game to the Fisher Gators 65-42 in a non-conference game at

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John Paul edges Pearl River, 54-53

John Paul edges Pearl River, 54-53

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — The Pope John Paul II Jaguars bested the Pearl River Rebels 54-53 in an exciting, non-conference game last week. With the win the Jaguars stand at 2-3 on the season while Pearl

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Tiger swimmers excel at state meet

Tiger swimmers excel at state meet

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SULPHUR — The Slidell girls swimming team ended one of their best seasons ever at the state meet last weekend in Sulphur breaking two individual school records and

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Salmen’s Brown, Earhart earn all-district honors

Salmen’s Brown, Earhart earn all-district honors

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — Salmen’s Kalani Brown and Jourdan Earhart were named to the Division II District 5 all-district volleyball team. Following is a complete list of the all-district club: 2014 Division II District 5 All-District

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Pearl River well represented on the all-district team

Pearl River well represented on the all-district team

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — A total of six Pearl River Lady Rebels earned a place on the District 5-III all-district volleyball team. Following is the complete all-district squad: 2014 District 5-III All- District Team Final Team

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Obituaries published December 11, 2014

Obituaries published December 11, 2014

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

Kyel Eddy Pichon passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. He was born on November 19, 1938, and was a lifelong resident of Slidell. He is survived by children, Loretta Stevens; Larry Pichon, his

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Like all of us, my kids are learning some things the hard way

Like all of us, my kids are learning some things the hard way

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: don’t slam the door. “Stop slamming the door!” “DON’T SLAM THE DOOR!” “If I hear that door slam one more time…!” (Then…what? I

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Live Oak Village strives to help  people find home when needed most

Live Oak Village strives to help people find home when needed most

Editor December 14, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Live Oak Village of Slidell believes in family above all else. And as far as Senior Solutions Director Lisa Foti and Director Laura Plumley are concerned,

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