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St. Tammany is filled with giving people

St. Tammany is filled with giving people

Editor March 12, 2015 Comments Off

It was an incredible site to walk into the Castine Center on Sunday night, ready to take in the fundraiser for the planned Children’s Museum of St. Tammany. The 8th annual “Celebration” benefit event

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Heroic act saves lives

Heroic act saves lives

Editor March 12, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau PICAYUNE, Ms. – As a small business owner, Joe Sanford is like many others who spends his life hustling from one business appointment to the next as owner

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Elizabeth Schneider is a large reason for success of ‘Jazz on the Bayou’

Elizabeth Schneider is a large reason for success of ‘Jazz on the Bayou’

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – When Elizabeth Schneider earned her English degree from Kent State University in 1978, she was certain of a career path that was leading her to the

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Kelly, Lombard indicted

Kelly, Lombard indicted

Editor March 12, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON — Two former employees of the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office who figured in the federal case against former Coroner Peter Galvan were indicted by a St. Tammany Parish grand jury Tuesday on

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Brown wears many hats for Slidell community

Brown wears many hats for Slidell community

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell News Bureau SLIDELL –After working for 33 years as a Meteorologist first and now as a Hydrologist with the National Weather Service (NWS), it’s easy for retirement to float in

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New district attorney faces multitude of challenges

New district attorney faces multitude of challenges

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – With the rain pouring outside on a Wednesday morning, Warren Montgomery brushed off the raindrops from his new navy blazer and sat down. He immediately apologized

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Holland sues parish and others

Holland sues parish and others

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The Caring Center of Slidell’s Director Mary Holland has filed a lawsuit against St. Tammany Parish, along with Community Action Agency employees Angela Pellegrin and Tonja

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YEA! gives teens lesson in  business ventures

YEA! gives teens lesson in business ventures

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Five Slidell teens had their own mini version of “Shark Tank” at the SMH Founders Building last week—albeit with a much nicer tone. Five of the

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Prominent food critic Tom Fitzmorris may have ‘greatest job in world’

Prominent food critic Tom Fitzmorris may have ‘greatest job in world’

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Tom Fitzmorris knows that most people think he has the greatest job in the world. He eats for a living. Well, sort of. Fitzmorris, the well-known

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Parish economic director let go after e-mails, fracking comments

Parish economic director let go after e-mails, fracking comments

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By JOHN BINDER Slidell news bureau ABITA SPRINGS – St. Tammany Parish Economic Development Director Don Shea is leaving the position with St. Tammany Parish government, according to Parish President Pat Brister’s spokesperson Ronnie

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Noto leaves longtime job

Noto leaves longtime job

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Longtime director of Slidell public operations, Mike Noto, will be leaving city service at the end of March after nearly 30 years to take a similar

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Covington wins regional meet at PJP

Covington wins regional meet at PJP

Editor March 7, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — The Covington powerlifting team won the regional meet held last Saturday at Pope John Paul II High School. The defending state champion Lions racked up 44

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Spring colors creeping in at Camp Salmen

Spring colors creeping in at Camp Salmen

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After a long, gnawing, winter made much of the vegetation at Camp Salmen dead and brown, spring is creeping in with a scattering of new color that vividly contrasts against the dull background. Red

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PJP’s Cutura earns all-star game MVP

PJP’s Cutura earns all-star game MVP

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By JIM INCAPRERA Slidell sports writer NEW ORLEANS — The LHSAA women’s soccer ALL STAR game was held over the weekend at Pan American Stadium. Several Slidell high school players were selected to participate

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Spartans shut out Fontainebleau, 8-0

Spartans shut out Fontainebleau, 8-0

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer MANDEVILLE – The Salmen Spartans spoiled the debut of Fontainebleau’s new head coach Mike Woods as both teams opened their respective 2015 baseball season. Woods, who came to

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Batistella ignites  Lady Jaguars’ win

Batistella ignites Lady Jaguars’ win

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — The Pope John Paul II Lady Jaguars softball team opened their home season with a 12-7 win over the Pearl River Lady Rebels. Madison York opened

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First Baptist loses postseason contest

First Baptist loses postseason contest

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SLIDELL — The First Baptist Christian boys fell 78-34 to Johnson Bayou last Friday in the Class C state basketball playoffs. Johnson Bayou sophomore Cameron Hare had 27 points in the first half with

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Reeves pitches Panthers to 3-2 win over Jaguars

Reeves pitches Panthers to 3-2 win over Jaguars

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – In the opening game for both teams last Tuesday night, the Northshore Panthers (1-0) took advantage of some outstanding pitching and timely hits to take a

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Slidell beaten by Curtis

Slidell beaten by Curtis

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The John Curtis Patriots used a huge second and third inning to score a combined 11 runs to take a 15-4 win over the Slidell Tigers.

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Titans top Tigers

Titans top Tigers

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – Despite the cold weather last week, the Lakeshore Titans (1-1) bats were on fire as they put together nine hits to take a 6-5 win over

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