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New opponent enters race

New opponent enters race

Editor June 22, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The decision by Parish Councilman Richard Artigue to accept the appointed position as the city of Slidell airport manager is creating an increasingly interesting situation in

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Can’t believe it is already time for my 20-year reunion

Can’t believe it is already time for my 20-year reunion

Editor June 21, 2015 Comments Off

My 20-year high school reunion is this weekend. Wait, WHAT? I know. I KNOW. I don’t get how this happened because I’m pretty sure the ’90s were just 10 years ago. Weren’t they? Come

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Vehicle, residential burlaries result in two arrests

Vehicle, residential burlaries result in two arrests

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

SLIDELL — St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested two individuals reported involved in approximately 20 vehicle burglaries and as many as three residential burglaries in the Kingspoint area of Slidell, according to STPSO

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New Olde Towne art gallery is worth the visit

New Olde Towne art gallery is worth the visit

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

I stopped by a new business in Olde Towne last week—Artists Galleries de Juneau—located at 2143 First Street. New owners Julie and Paul Juneau are hoping the community will discover that you don’t need

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Slidell gets ‘Wild’; Sci-fi movie filmed in Olde Towne

Slidell gets ‘Wild’; Sci-fi movie filmed in Olde Towne

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Various locations in Olde Towne were the site this past week for filming of a sci-fi movie to be titled, “Night of the Wild.” The movie

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Woman kidnapped in Tennessee is rescued at Slidell hotel

Woman kidnapped in Tennessee is rescued at Slidell hotel

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

SLIDELL — A text message cry for help potentially saved a Tennessee woman’s life this past weekend in Slidell. Early Saturday evening (June 6th), Slidell Police were contacted by a woman from Tennessee who

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Town Center Parkway to connect  Fremaux and Old Spanish Trail

Town Center Parkway to connect Fremaux and Old Spanish Trail

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – A new road that will connect Old Spanish Trail to Fremaux Avenue will be complete in less than 45 days, Slidell Chief of Staff Tim Mathison

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SMM priest retires after 54 years

SMM priest retires after 54 years

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — When Rev. Monsignor Lanaux “Lonnie” Rareshide ends his 16-year stay on July 1 as pastor of St. Margaret Mary Church, the very popular church leader says

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Crowe out of Senate race

Crowe out of Senate race

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Louisiana Sen. A.G. Crowe announced on Tuesday afternoon in front of the Louisiana Legislature that he is ending his 16 year-political career, opting not to run

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Unique way to remember beloved deceased pets

Unique way to remember beloved deceased pets

Editor June 5, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Find a need and fill it. That’s the formula for a successful business and without question Linda and Cody Duplantis have done that. Unforgettable Pets in

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Great new program to encourage patriotism

Great new program to encourage patriotism

Editor June 5, 2015 Comments Off

The Rotary Club of Slidell-Northshore is offering a new program for our community that is really a fantastic opportunity to show your patriotism. The Flag Lease program is off and running for 2015 although

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Slidell woman casually steals puppy from pet store, arrest made

Slidell woman casually steals puppy from pet store, arrest made

Editor June 5, 2015 Comments Off

SLIDELL – A Slidell woman was arrested after stealing an expensive puppy from Double M Feed Store, according to Slidell Police Capt. Nicky Mistretta. Stephanie Orso, 29 years old of 1533 Richmond Drive in

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Crowe revives massive operation bringing new port to Louisiana

Crowe revives massive operation bringing new port to Louisiana

Editor June 5, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The first phase of the largest job creation project in the history of Louisiana could be completed in 12 months—with a potential of over 34,000 jobs

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Parking fee starts uproar

Parking fee starts uproar

Editor June 5, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – An official for the Slidell Youth Soccer Club (SYSC) was grilled by a city councilman and a member of the public at the recent City Council

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Sheriff’s Officer stopped by trooper

Sheriff’s Officer stopped by trooper

Editor June 5, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau COVINGTON – The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is conducting an internal investigation into a traffic stop on Sunday, May 24 involving one of their officers and a State

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D.A.: No charges in case

D.A.: No charges in case

Editor June 5, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau COVINGTON – A review of allegations against St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain, claiming pressure on deputies to support him in the upcoming re-election, have resulted in no action

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Spring takes coaching job at Hahnville

Spring takes coaching job at Hahnville

Editor May 29, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – Long-time local coach Rick Spring is back in the saddle again. Spring, assistant basketball coach at Salmen as of last week, has accepted the head coaching

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Rivero new baseball coach at NS

Rivero new baseball coach at NS

Editor May 29, 2015 Comments Off

By DAVID FOLSE II Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — To replace a legend, Northshore High School has brought in a familiar face during a great period of their baseball tradition. The pitching coach on

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As summer approaches, it’s tough to deal with change

As summer approaches, it’s tough to deal with change

Editor May 29, 2015 Comments Off

When you have a child with special needs, especially if that child is non-verbal, life is all about trust. Not because you’re a trusting person, not because you necessarily choose to trust, but because

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Obituaries published May 28, 2015

Editor May 29, 2015 Comments Off

  Lisa Cooper Harris, born June 5, 1981, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. She was 33 years old. She was preceded in death by her mother, Patchy Cooper; and both her maternal

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