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Northshore seeing plenty of tourney competition

Northshore seeing plenty of tourney competition

Editor March 19, 2017 Comments Off on Northshore seeing plenty of tourney competition

  By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer   NEW ORLEANS – The Northshore Panthers baseball team competed in the Jesuit tournament last week playing four games and met Jennings in a tournament at Eunice.

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Lady Panthers win ninth straight softball game

Lady Panthers win ninth straight softball game

Editor March 19, 2017 Comments Off on Lady Panthers win ninth straight softball game

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer   SLIDELL – The Northshore Lady Panther softball team is on a roll. After losing their first three games of the season, the Panthers have won nine straight

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PJP’s Blakeman, Maples sign letters of intent

PJP’s Blakeman, Maples sign letters of intent

Editor March 19, 2017 Comments Off on PJP’s Blakeman, Maples sign letters of intent

  By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer   SLIDELL — Pope John Paul II Catholic High School seniors, Tyler Blakeman and Connor Maples, both signed National Letters of Intent to play football for the

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Jaguars hold on to beat Salmen, 7-5

Jaguars hold on to beat Salmen, 7-5

Editor March 19, 2017 Comments Off on Jaguars hold on to beat Salmen, 7-5

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer   SLIDELL – If you missed the Salmen vs. Pope John Paul II baseball game last Thursday you missed a good one. The Spartans made a valiant comeback

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Tigers earn big tournament wins

Tigers earn big tournament wins

Editor March 19, 2017 Comments Off on Tigers earn big tournament wins

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer   SLIDELL – The Slidell Tiger baseball team (8-6) was busy last week with four games in the Covington Tournament, one non-district game, and three games in the

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‘Second dinner’ is something I dread every night

‘Second dinner’ is something I dread every night

Editor March 12, 2017 Comments Off on ‘Second dinner’ is something I dread every night

His hair is still damp from the shower. I can smell the faint scent of watermelon shampoo. He is wearing his favorite “jammies,” the Pokemon ones. They’re the black jammies with the yellow wrists,

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Obituaries published March 9, 2017

Obituaries published March 9, 2017

Editor March 12, 2017 Comments Off on Obituaries published March 9, 2017

Sylvia Baker, of Pearl River, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017. She was 80 years old. She was the beloved wife of Warren “Wally” Baker; and mother of Michael Dodson; Robert “Bobby” Trahan;

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Let’s get behind ‘Tyler’s Drive for Life’

Let’s get behind ‘Tyler’s Drive for Life’

Editor March 10, 2017 Comments Off on Let’s get behind ‘Tyler’s Drive for Life’

There is no real answer in this world about why tragedies befall some people and others seem to go unscathed through life. The only thing one can do when it happens is to control

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Tyler’s Drive for Life aimed at avoiding tragedy for families

Tyler’s Drive for Life aimed at avoiding tragedy for families

Editor March 10, 2017 Comments Off on Tyler’s Drive for Life aimed at avoiding tragedy for families

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Pam Levy is doing the only thing she can to ease the pain of losing a child. Levy is keeping a promise she made to her

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Arts Evening to honor local artist

Arts Evening to honor local artist

Editor March 10, 2017 Comments Off on Arts Evening to honor local artist

SLIDELL?– Slidell artist Matt Litchliter’s “The Banjo Player” has been selected as the winning submission for the Arts Evening 2017 Cover Artist Competition. Litchliter’s art will be featured on the Arts Eveningbrochure cover, poster,

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Small business group started for Lacombe community

Small business group started for Lacombe community

Editor March 10, 2017 Comments Off on Small business group started for Lacombe community

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau LACOMBE – As the saying goes, Tony Bondi is “all in” on the future of Lacombe, the historic community nestled quietly in the middle of St. Tammany Parish.

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Change for city water

Change for city water

Editor March 10, 2017 Comments Off on Change for city water

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Letters sent to Slidell residents by the Department of Public Operations have raised concerns by some citizens about a new water purification system that will be

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Pearl River mayor issues directive

Pearl River mayor issues directive

Editor March 10, 2017 Comments Off on Pearl River mayor issues directive

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER – A long-standing problem in Pearl River involving the public behavior of a few town officials has been addressed by Mayor David McQueen after he issued

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Obituaries published March 2, 2017

Obituaries published March 2, 2017

Editor March 5, 2017 Comments Off on Obituaries published March 2, 2017

Terry “Tut”?Simmons, a longtime resident of Chalmette and a resident of Slidell since 2005, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. He was 62 years old. He was preceded in death by his parents,

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Home Staging business is first for Slidell area

Home Staging business is first for Slidell area

Editor March 2, 2017 Comments Off on Home Staging business is first for Slidell area

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Michelle Cook has a simple comment to explain her new business: Home Staging and Design by Michelle Cook. “Staged homes sell quicker and for more money.”

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My girls have some ideas of their own

My girls have some ideas of their own

Editor March 2, 2017 Comments Off on My girls have some ideas of their own

I got a pretty nice compliment the other day from my daughter Jenny. She said, “you know dad, I think all of your kids got one particular quality from you and that is to

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Slidell Republican Women’s Club  celebrates major milestone

Slidell Republican Women’s Club celebrates major milestone

Editor March 2, 2017 Comments Off on Slidell Republican Women’s Club celebrates major milestone

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Will Crain called St. Tammany “the most reliably conservative Republican parish in the state.” The Slidell Republican Women’s Club,

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McNulty, Bartley, McBride, Farria earn SPD honors

McNulty, Bartley, McBride, Farria earn SPD honors

Editor March 2, 2017 Comments Off on McNulty, Bartley, McBride, Farria earn SPD honors

SLIDELL – Four individuals were honored with the Slidell Police Department this week as Chief Randy Fandal handed out annual awards for top service in the past 12 months. Named Officer of the Year

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Woman caught allegedly pawning stolen property

Woman caught allegedly pawning stolen property

Editor March 2, 2017 Comments Off on Woman caught allegedly pawning stolen property

SLIDELL – A women was arrested while trying to pawn stolen property in Slidell, according to Slidell Police Department Officer Chad Olivier. Kelly Wojdacz, 52 years old of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, was arrested

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Pearl River dispute goes to Facebook

Pearl River dispute goes to Facebook

Editor March 2, 2017 Comments Off on Pearl River dispute goes to Facebook

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER – A simple Facebook post by a Pearl River resident has turned into a heated argument between two Pearl River elected officials. Colleen Seeley, a 23-year-old

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