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My two cents on the Slidell election outcome

Editor April 18, 2014 Comments Off

The results of the Saturday election for Slidell City Council had a few surprises, as I had somewhat predicted in looking at the field of candidates lined up to run. And as I expected,

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O’Connell and Caruso face-off

O’Connell and Caruso face-off

Editor April 18, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The only remaining seat to be decided for the makeup of the new Slidell City Council would admittedly be called a “David vs. Goliath” matchup, challenger

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Newcomb, Harbison, Cusimano return

Newcomb, Harbison, Cusimano return

Editor April 18, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Three new faces will be seen sitting in Slidell City Council chairs when the next four-year terms begin in July, with the possibility of a fourth

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Coroner runoff

Coroner runoff

Editor April 18, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – With two candidates heading into the final runoff to be elected the new coroner in St. Tammany Parish, Dr. Charles Preston and Dr. Leanne Truehart see

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Former Slidell Chief of Staff was also decorated war hero

Former Slidell Chief of Staff was also decorated war hero

Editor April 18, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — The former chief of staff for the City of Slidell, credited with implementing plans for some of the city’s major improvements over a 29-year span, died

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SIS SUPPORT

SIS SUPPORT

Editor April 18, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — Kathy Harrington knows about cancer. Harrington, who has been a teacher at Honey Island Elementary School in Slidell for 25 years, has faced cancer herself and

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CCST wants term limits for Parish Council

CCST wants term limits for Parish Council

Editor April 18, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau MANDEVILLE – The Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany (CCST) took the first public step Thursday night at the Parish Council meeting in its attempt to pass term limits

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Heavy choice looms

Heavy choice looms

Editor April 18, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau MANDEVILLE – Plans to begin publishing online the names and salaries of all St. Tammany Parish employees in the name of “transparency” ran into a buzz saw of

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Blue birds signal springtime at ‘Salmen’

Blue birds signal springtime at ‘Salmen’

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

Blue Buntings, Blue Jays, Blue Herons and Bluebirds are flying all around Camp Salmen this spring. It’s like nature is running a Blue Bird Special. The herons and jays are here year ‘round, the

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Sunscreen is just as important as the Gatorade

Sunscreen is just as important as the Gatorade

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

In light of Relay for Life taking place this Saturday from 12 noon to midnight at Slidell?High, I want to remind you athletes out there that cancer comes in all forms, and even too

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Sports schedule from April 10, 2014

Sports schedule from April 10, 2014

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

Thursday, April 10 Baseball TBA: Pope John Paul at Pine* 4 p.m.: Salmen at Lakeshore* 6 p.m.: Franklinton at Pearl River* 6:30 p.m.: Northshore at Ponchatoula* 6:30 p.m.: Slidell at Covington* Softball 4 p.m.:

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Slidell gets big district win over PHS

Slidell gets big district win over PHS

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — Tamara Larche pitched another gem for the Slidell Lady Tigers in an important District 6-5A game. Slidell won the battle, 7-4, after the great performance by the Lady?Tigers. Larche, a sophomore, threw

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PJP get first blemish on district record

PJP get first blemish on district record

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By JIM INCAPRERA Slidell sportswriter SLIDELL — The race for district champion just got tighter. The two district leaders met to kick off the second round of district play with the Pope John Paul

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Tigers score after 9-9 tie to defeat Northshore

Tigers score after 9-9 tie to defeat Northshore

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — Will Boler drove in six runs for Slidell against Northshore on Saturday. Although the game was tied 9-9 at the end of the fourth inning, Slidell

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Spartans looking for win to end losing streak

Spartans looking for win to end losing streak

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — The Salmen Spartans are struggling off the mound, which has played a part in the team’s last three losses. Salmen lost 6-5 to Franklinton on April 1, and lost 8-2 to Franklinton

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Pope John Paul Jaguars perfect  in league play after win over NLC

Pope John Paul Jaguars perfect in league play after win over NLC

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — Pope John Paul won a big district game with a 4-3 victory over Northlake Christian (10-12, 0-2) on the road. Leading the offense for PJP (5-10, 2-0) was Chris Roberson, who went

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Mauldin done coaching for rest of season

Mauldin done coaching for rest of season

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — After dealing with back issues for quite some time, Northshore head baseball coach Rick Mauldin is done coaching for the rest of the season. Mauldin is

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Vickers, Feraci, Brown  named district MVPs

Vickers, Feraci, Brown named district MVPs

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — Local coaches chose their all-district basketball teams recently. The results are: BOYS TEAMS District 6-5A First team Logan Barragan, Mandeville, F, 6-5, Sr., 12.8; George Brister, Covington, G, 6-2, Jr., 18.3; Hunter

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Salmen’s Brown named Class 4A MVP; Spartans’ Vickers  honorable mention

Salmen’s Brown named Class 4A MVP; Spartans’ Vickers honorable mention

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

LOUISIANA SPORTS WRITER’S ASSOCIATION CLASS 4A TEAM Girls First team Kalani Brown, Salmen, 6-6, Jr., 21.0 Lawriell Wilson, Easton, 5-7, Sr., 21.0 Diamante Martinez, Karr, 6-3, 22.0 Megan Brown, Salmen, 5-9, Sr., 17.0 Cassidy

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Two Slidell girls win MVP at parish track meet

Two Slidell girls win MVP at parish track meet

Editor April 12, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — The?St.?Tammany Parish track meet was held last week at Salmen High School. The Fontainebleau girls team came in first place with 131 points, while Slidell ended

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