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Veterans Cemetery receives much needed benches

Veterans Cemetery receives much needed benches

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Veterans Cemetery receives much needed benches

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – A few places to sit down may not seem like such a big deal. But to Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery Director Ted Krumm, and the hundreds

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Slidell church falls victim to suspected arson for second time

Slidell church falls victim to suspected arson for second time

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Slidell church falls victim to suspected arson for second time

SLIDELL — Members of the Slidell Police Department and Fire District #1 responded to a fire at 1341 Sullivan Road; Bayou Baptist Church, after neighbors saw flames and smoke coming from the interior of

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Forty-one years has been good to this couple

Forty-one years has been good to this couple

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Forty-one years has been good to this couple

41 years. That’s a long time for anything, don’t you think? My wife and I celebrated 41 years of marriage this past Tuesday, July 5. The morning of our anniversary she walked into my

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Ongoing domestic violence case ends in mother’s murder

Ongoing domestic violence case ends in mother’s murder

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Ongoing domestic violence case ends in mother’s murder

PEARL RIVER – A 33-year-old Pearl River mother was killed early Friday morning in what authorities believe was a deadly ending to an ongoing domestic situation with her ex-boyfriend, St. Tammany Sheriff Public Information

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Former SPD duo move forward together in new positions

Former SPD duo move forward together in new positions

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Former SPD duo move forward together in new positions

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The Smith-Seuzeneau team is apparently going to stay together for a while longer—an announcement that brought a smile to the face of both men last week.

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St. Tammany Parish has new sheriff for first time in 20 years

St. Tammany Parish has new sheriff for first time in 20 years

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on St. Tammany Parish has new sheriff for first time in 20 years

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau MANDEVILLE – The theme of utilizing public office as a means to truly serve the people was the focal point for newly-elected St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith

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Chief urges board to reinstate millage max

Chief urges board to reinstate millage max

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Chief urges board to reinstate millage max

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Fire District #1 Chief Chris Kaufmann has no qualms explaining the reasons he is asking his Board of Commissioners to return the funding millage to the

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Taxes on the rise?

Taxes on the rise?

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Taxes on the rise?

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – For those who complain about the high millages charged to property owners in St. Tammany Parish, the time to voice your opinion is now. That is

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Mandeville man survived horrific conditions as POW  in World War II, proud American for 96 years

Mandeville man survived horrific conditions as POW in World War II, proud American for 96 years

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville man survived horrific conditions as POW in World War II, proud American for 96 years

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau MANDEVILLE – This, ladies and gentlemen, is the story of a REAL American hero. Will you enjoy the Fourth of July on Monday? Do you appreciate the freedom

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Obituaries published June 30, 2016

Obituaries published June 30, 2016

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Obituaries published June 30, 2016

Charles Lee Crawford passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016. He was 64 years old. He is survived by his wife of 64 years Maxine Walker Crawford; daughter, Tammy Lynn Crawford; sisters, Helen Humphrey

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Fitzmorris wins again for St. Tammany taxpayers

Fitzmorris wins again for St. Tammany taxpayers

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Fitzmorris wins again for St. Tammany taxpayers

SLIDELL?– Assessor Louis Fitzmorris won another victory in court recently when 22nd Judicial District Judge Martin Coady ruled in his favor, reversing a decision by the Louisiana Tax Commission. In September of 2014, New

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Attention former Sentry-News employees

Attention former Sentry-News employees

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Attention former Sentry-News employees

If you ever worked at the Slidell Sentry-News, this is a message for you. There is a reunion planned for all former Sentry-News employees that will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 4

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Seuzeneau leaving PD for Sheriff’s Office

Seuzeneau leaving PD for Sheriff’s Office

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Seuzeneau leaving PD for Sheriff’s Office

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Slidell Police Department Sgt. Daniel Seuzeneau will move to the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office as the new Public Information Officer, Sheriff-Elect Randy Smith announced as he

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Slidell pastor honored nationally for mission work

Slidell pastor honored nationally for mission work

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Slidell pastor honored nationally for mission work

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – When Eugene Wellington grew up in Africa, living a life of privilege in an affluent family, he was mesmerized by the influence and power of an

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Parish, CCST team up to appeal drilling permit

Parish, CCST team up to appeal drilling permit

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Parish, CCST team up to appeal drilling permit

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau MANDEVILLE – St. Tammany Parish and the Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany (CCST) are pressing forward together with an impassioned appeal to the Supreme Court of Louisiana that

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Raisin’ the roof on dog park

Raisin’ the roof on dog park

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Raisin’ the roof on dog park

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Four years of persistence are finally paying off for a group of Leadership Northshore team members who held a groundbreaking this past week for Slidell’s first

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Slidell officer resigns

Slidell officer resigns

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Slidell officer resigns

SLIDELL — A former Slidell Police detective is under investigation by the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office for possible wrongdoing, according to Slidell Police Department Sergeant Daniel Seuzeneau. In June of 2015, during an audit

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I’m feeling homesick in my new home

I’m feeling homesick in my new home

Editor June 26, 2016 Comments Off on I’m feeling homesick in my new home

So last week we moved. I’ve always found it odd—and kind of whiny—when people make a big deal about moving. Especially if they’re into a larger/better/“dream” home. Well, here I am, just moved into

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Obituaries published June 23, 2016

Obituaries published June 23, 2016

Editor June 26, 2016 Comments Off on Obituaries published June 23, 2016

Alvin M. Alexander, a longtime Slidellian, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016. He was 86 years old. He was a devoted husband to Alberta Rogers Alexander; and a loving father of Gwendolyn A.

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Chamber awards scholarships to students

Chamber awards scholarships to students

Editor June 26, 2016 Comments Off on Chamber awards scholarships to students

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Five area students were honored with $1,000 scholarships from the East St. Tammany Chamber during the annual education luncheon held each summer. St. Tammany Schools Superintendent

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