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Spartans advance to the semifinals

Spartans advance to the semifinals

Editor May 14, 2017 Comments Off on Spartans advance to the semifinals

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – It was truly a momentous occasion as the #21 seed Salmen Spartans hosted #29 Carencro in the Class 4A quarterfinals last Friday. No team seeded 20

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Obituaries – May 11

Obituaries – May 11

Editor May 12, 2017 Comments Off on Obituaries – May 11

On Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, James Numa Pezant went to be with his Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. Jim is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marian Pingel Pezant, daughter Lisa Pezant Rickert,

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Indictments brought down on major criminal cases

Indictments brought down on major criminal cases

Editor May 12, 2017 Comments Off on Indictments brought down on major criminal cases

SLIDELL – A St. Tammany Parish grand jury returned indictments in several cases this past week. Among them was Shane Christian Pagano, 41, of Slidell, who was indicted with the aggravated/first degree rape of

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Man allegedly tries to run over 8-year-old boy

Man allegedly tries to run over 8-year-old boy

Editor May 12, 2017 Comments Off on Man allegedly tries to run over 8-year-old boy

COVINGTON — A Covington man is facing attempted murder charges after he tried to run over his girlfriend’s 8-year-old son with his pickup truck, then rammed a sheriff’s deputy’s car on Interstate 12, St.

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Fighting to See — Macular Degeneration hits 22-year-old Slidell youth

Fighting to See — Macular Degeneration hits 22-year-old Slidell youth

Editor May 12, 2017 Comments Off on Fighting to See — Macular Degeneration hits 22-year-old Slidell youth

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – Even as a 22-year-old young man, Errol Legier said the rare diagnosis of Macular Degeneration in his eyes is something he refuses to stop his

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Slidell budget passed — City spends $750,000 to bring pay scales higher

Slidell budget passed — City spends $750,000 to bring pay scales higher

Editor May 12, 2017 Comments Off on Slidell budget passed — City spends $750,000 to bring pay scales higher

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The Slidell City Council and Mayor Freddy Drennan were all smiles on Tuesday night at the regular council meeting as they passed the 2018 budget,

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Remembering the horrifying day when Mark choked

Remembering the horrifying day when Mark choked

Editor May 12, 2017 Comments Off on Remembering the horrifying day when Mark choked

There are times in life when everything comes into focus, and we have eyes to see what is important. Frivolous worries fall away, and we hold close those who are dear to us. We

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Jenny and Chris’ wedding made memories to last

Jenny and Chris’ wedding made memories to last

Editor May 12, 2017 Comments Off on Jenny and Chris’ wedding made memories to last

Making memories. That’s what every bride wants on her wedding day. Truth is, most couples don’t have the means to put together one of those dreamy, almost not to believe weddings that is so

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Salmen stays alive in state playoffs

Salmen stays alive in state playoffs

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Salmen stays alive in state playoffs

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The Salmen Spartan baseball team is on a roll. That roll started when #21 seed Salmen traveled to Shreveport to take on #12 seed Northwood in

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Stellar seasons come to an end

Stellar seasons come to an end

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Stellar seasons come to an end

Lakeshore falls to top-seeded team By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SULPHUR – The #9 seeded Lakeshore Lady Titans gave it their best shot last Friday against the #1 seed North DeSoto Griffins but

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Rebels’ successful season concludes

Rebels’ successful season concludes

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Rebels’ successful season concludes

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer PEARL RIVER – Our hats are off to coach Steve Bullock and the Pearl River Rebel baseball team that finished strong at the end of the regular season

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Jags have strong showing  at state tennis competition

Jags have strong showing at state tennis competition

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Jags have strong showing at state tennis competition

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – Thanks to some very stiff competition at the Regionals, the Pope John Paul II Jaguar tennis teak represented themselves well at the recent state tennis championships

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NS advances in playoffs

NS advances in playoffs

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on NS advances in playoffs

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer ON THE ROAD – The #20 seed Northshore Panther baseball team logged some serious miles last week starting with a trip to take on #13 seed Pineville and

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Harris resigns as Slidell baseball coach

Harris resigns as Slidell baseball coach

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Harris resigns as Slidell baseball coach

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – Clayton Harris has hung up his cleats as the Slidell High School baseball coach to pursue other opportunities. Harris let his decision be known to the

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Obituaries – May 4

Obituaries – May 4

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Obituaries – May 4

Bob Harold Allred, 78, a resident of Ponchatoula, La, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, La.  He was born February 14, 1939 in Brookhaven, Ms. and

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Jason Johnson opens in parish with Bayou Lacombe Pharmacy

Jason Johnson opens in parish with Bayou Lacombe Pharmacy

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Jason Johnson opens in parish with Bayou Lacombe Pharmacy

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   LACOMBE – Pharmacist Jason Johnson admits it sounds “cheesy” when he talks about “wanting to help people and wanting to have a small town business.” But if

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Fishing Reports – May 4

Fishing Reports – May 4

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Fishing Reports – May 4

The Return of the Causeway To quote investor Howard Marks, “I think it’s essential to remember that just about everything is cyclical. There’s little I’m certain of, but these things are true: Cycles always

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Motherhood: The never-ending asking of questions

Motherhood: The never-ending asking of questions

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Motherhood: The never-ending asking of questions

Today I am wondering if motherhood is why I’m so scatter-brained. Or maybe I’ve always been this way (yes), but it’s gotten worse with the addition of four kids. My goal is simple—to get

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Police Reports – April 3-16

Police Reports – April 3-16

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Police Reports – April 3-16

Samantha Partlan, 34, 57308 Oak Ave., Slidell, drug court sanction. Kilian Willliams, 47, 6348 Farrel Dr., Slidell, drug court sanction. Warner Larche, 31, 26275 Jackson St., Lacombe, probation violation. Michael Eckenrode, 45, 1950 Possum

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Facebook comments on vote defeat were resoundingly strong

Facebook comments on vote defeat were resoundingly strong

Editor May 7, 2017 Comments Off on Facebook comments on vote defeat were resoundingly strong

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – If you want to get quick, public reaction to any breaking news story it is easy to find these days on Facebook. Comments on why

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