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Northshore champion of summer league

Northshore champion of summer league

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SLIDELL — The Northshore baseball team got in a lot of practice this summer, and the Panthers used that to their advantage by winning the summer baseball league. Northshore defeated Covington in the championship

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PJP soccer coach named NSCAA Regional Coach of Year

PJP soccer coach named NSCAA Regional Coach of Year

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — After leading his team to a state championship this year, Pope John Paul J.B.?Mahoney has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Regional Coach

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Obituaries from July 10, 2014

Obituaries from July 10, 2014

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John “Bud”?Leon Audibert Jr., of Slidell, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014. He was 84 years old. He was the husband of Shirley Sauvinet Audibert; father of Ricky Audibert (JoAnn), Mark Audibert (Denise),

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This birthday party won’t get rained out!

This birthday party won’t get rained out!

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I have terrible luck planning children’s birthday parties, but I am telling you people. IT ENDS NOW. Two years in a row I planned a birthday party for my daughter at the Abita Springs

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There are plenty of governmental problems to go around

There are plenty of governmental problems to go around

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When it comes to government, there’s plenty of problems to go around. I get a regular report sent to me by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office, which details problems uncovered at many agencies throughout

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Jumpstart to be more on-line based

Jumpstart to be more on-line based

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By JOHN BINDER Tammany West news COVINGTON – Students in St. Tammany Parish’s alternative school program, known as Jumpstart, will see their classes taken from traditional face-to-face instruction to a more online-based classroom this

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Bertus: Folgers in compliance

Bertus: Folgers in compliance

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By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news MANDEVILLE—A week after significant questions were raised by Parish Councilman Jake Groby regarding the Folgers/JM Smucker’s distribution warehouse in Lacombe, Brenda Bertus sought to clarify any confusion.

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Candidates vie for D.A. position

Candidates vie for D.A. position

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – For nearly 20 years, the power of the district attorney’s office has enabled Walter Reed to win an election three consecutive times, with no one daring

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Cross Gates takes first in dual swim meet

Cross Gates takes first in dual swim meet

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — Cross Gates swim team recently competed at the Slidell Athletic Club meet. The Gators won the meet with a score of 620 while the Marlins finished

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Bull sharks not an issue at Camp Salmen

Bull sharks not an issue at Camp Salmen

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Are there sharks at Camp Salmen? Well, maybe. Lake Pontchartrain is only four miles away and it is a well-established fact that it is a temporary kindergarten for juvenile (3-5 feet) Bull Sharks (Carcharhinus

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Pecot, Rushton winners in super senior flight division

Pecot, Rushton winners in super senior flight division

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — Rick Rushton won the super senior flight net title while it was Jack Pecot who won the super senior gross crown. Rushton shot a 206 net

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Alan Black wins super flight by one stroke

Alan Black wins super flight by one stroke

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — Alan Black had some tough competition last weekend at the Greater Slidell?Golf Championship. Black won the title in the senior flight with a net (with handicap)

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Gentile takes first; Black comes in second

Gentile takes first; Black comes in second

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — Todd Gentile was the big winner in the second flight at the Greater Slidell Golf Championship, which was held last weekend at all three golf courses

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Warren wins ladies flight at GSGC

Warren wins ladies flight at GSGC

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — Renee Warren won the crown of the ladies champion at the Greater Slidell Golf Championship last weekend. Warren shot a 265 overall (gross) after the three-day

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Phillips comes in second

Phillips comes in second

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — Matt Phillips finished with the best score on the final day of the Greater Slidell Golf Championship to end up in second place. Phillips finished with

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Robbie Rhodes wins easily in championship flight of City Tourney

Robbie Rhodes wins easily in championship flight of City Tourney

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell Sports Editor SLIDELL — For the second time in three years, Robbie Rhodes has won the Greater Slidell Golf Championship. Rhodes came in first place in the championship flight with

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Looking forward to family coming this weekend

Looking forward to family coming this weekend

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It’s going to be a fun July 4 weekend for my family since our son Michael, and his new wife Lauren, are driving down from Oklahoma City to visit with us. If you are

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Ochsner midwives are new option for women

Ochsner midwives are new option for women

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Karen Cullen and Lillian Funke know all about the misconceptions involving midwives. “We only deliver babies at home is the main one,” Funke said. But the

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July 4th events

July 4th events

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – With the July 4th holiday almost here, there are a pair of events around the city that will provide local residents with great entertainment. Along with

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Slidell Independent takes home LPA awards

Slidell Independent takes home LPA awards

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BILOXI, Ms. – The Slidell Independent received eight first-place awards at the annual Louisiana Press Association “Better Newspaper Contest” held in Biloxi at the IP Casino Resort, recognizing some of the top editorial and

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