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Restaurant fights back after Katrina

Restaurant fights back after Katrina

Editor November 14, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Fernando Gallegos came to Slidell with one thing in mind: to live in a good place where he could raise his “bambino.” Nineteen years later, he

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Birthday bash sure made this guy feel special

Birthday bash sure made this guy feel special

Editor November 14, 2014 Comments Off

Guess what, it’s not that bad! I gave a little preview a few weeks ago to an upcoming day—my 60th birthday. Last week the big day came and passed, followed by the biggest party

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‘Slidell Ministers’ join together

‘Slidell Ministers’ join together

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – A renewed effort to unite ministers in the Slidell area is underway, sparked by Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan’s prayer breakfast that was begun two years ago.

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Right man FORE the job

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The story about Jimmy Headrick sounds like a pretty good one when you understand the 60-year-old Slidell man has spent the majority of his life playing

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Slidell sits tight on raising DMV fees

Slidell sits tight on raising DMV fees

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By JOHN BINDER Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – A plan which would have Slidell drivers paying more at the Slidell Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) was deferred by the Slidell City Council, as city

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Runoff for DA heats up: Montgomery a solid 2nd

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Six months ago the furthest thing from Warren Montgomery’s mind was the idea of running for public office—much less a job considered the most powerful in

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Runoff for DA heats up: Trainor first in primary

Runoff for DA heats up: Trainor first in primary

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – With three weeks until the Dec. 6 election when the next District Attorney for the 22nd Judicial Court will be decided, Brian Trainor is focusing on

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Francois Sidone Pichon was quite the neighbor

Francois Sidone Pichon was quite the neighbor

Editor November 10, 2014 Comments Off

When Joseph Laurent built his sturdy little trading post on the banks of Bayou Liberty in the early 1800s, it became something of a general store serving the community of Bonfouca until the end

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All six local high schools enter playoffs

All six local high schools enter playoffs

Editor November 10, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — It’s that time again. Brackets for the upcoming state volleyball playoffs have been released and all of the local teams have been awarded seeds in the tournament. The playoff began on Wednesday,

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Lakeshore triumphs over Pearl River

Lakeshore triumphs over Pearl River

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer PEARL RIVER—The Lakeshore Titans notched their fourth win of the season as the Titans defeated Pearl River 49-13 in the District 8-4A win at Pearl River. With the

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Mandeville beats Northshore in key battle

Mandeville beats Northshore in key battle

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL—Several weeks ago most people would have written off the Mandeville Skippers after their dismal start to the 2014 season. But since then, the Skipper defense has proved

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Springfield tops PJP

Springfield tops PJP

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — The season continues to be tough for the Pope John Paul II Jaguars as they dropped another District 7-2A contest 49-20 to the Springfield Bulldogs. The

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Riverdale drops Salmen

Riverdale drops Salmen

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — On Saturday, the Riverdale Rebels defeated Salmen 48-31 to secure its best record since 2009. Riverdale (4-4) scored on the opening kickoff when Donte Jackson took

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Slidell ‘D’ rises to the occasion

Slidell ‘D’ rises to the occasion

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By DAVE WOODALL Tammany West news SLIDELL — The Slidell Tiger defense rose to the occasion last Friday night holding the Fontainebleau Bulldogs to 94 total yards in a dominating 27-3 victory in a

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Obituaries published November 6, 2014

Obituaries published November 6, 2014

Editor November 9, 2014 Comments Off

Carol Kelleher Farrell passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. She was 76 years old. She was the wife of James C. Farrell of Slidell. She was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on December 16, 1937,

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Two lead Pearl River Aldermen ballot; six in runoff

Two lead Pearl River Aldermen ballot; six in runoff

Editor November 5, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER – Kathryn Walsh, who was a key player leading the Louisiana Legislator Auditor to investigate finances in the Town of Pearl River that led to longtime

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Lamz: ‘Positive campaign’ was key to city judgeship

Lamz: ‘Positive campaign’ was key to city judgeship

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Slidell City Court Judge Jim Lamz was re-elected to his seat on the local court in a landslide vote on Tuesday, winning with 71 percent of

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Jennings, McQueen in runoff for police chief in Pearl River

Jennings, McQueen in runoff for police chief in Pearl River

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER – J.J. Jennings and Matthew McQueen led the balloting for police chief of Pearl River on Tuesday, making the runoff by finishing in the top two

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Lavigne ousted as mayor in Pearl River election

Lavigne ousted as mayor in Pearl River election

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER – There will be a runoff for the new mayor of Pearl River, and for the first time in over 24 years, longtime incumbent James Lavinge

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Obituaries published Nov. 6, 2014

Obituaries published Nov. 6, 2014

Editor November 5, 2014 Comments Off

Carol Kelleher Farrell passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. She was 76 years old. She was the wife of James C. Farrell of Slidell. She was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on December 16, 1937,

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