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How about a compulsory voting law?

How about a compulsory voting law?

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on How about a compulsory voting law?

There has been a lot of discussion in recent weeks and months about whether America “will survive” the very contentious presidential election that concluded on Tuesday. I, for one, have no concerns about that

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Olde Towne Main Street program presses on

Olde Towne Main Street program presses on

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Olde Towne Main Street program presses on

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – It may be quiet renovation and growth, but Slidell’s historic Olde Towne area is moving in the right direction, Main Street Director Sharon DeLong said. It

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Parish to collect waste Saturday

Parish to collect waste Saturday

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Parish to collect waste Saturday

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Another big step in the direction of maintaining the beauty enjoyed in St. Tammany Parish is moving forward with the work now being done by the

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Folse named Superintendent of the Year

Folse named Superintendent of the Year

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Folse named Superintendent of the Year

SLIDELL — W. L. “Trey” Folse, III has been named the 2017 Superintendent of the Year by the Louisiana Association of School Executives (LASE). This award is given each year to a superintendent who

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P.R. backs term limits

P.R. backs term limits

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on P.R. backs term limits

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER – Voters in the Town of Pearl River, given the option for the first time ever to decide on term limits for their elected officials, approved

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Fandal 1st for chief

Fandal 1st for chief

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Fandal 1st for chief

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Former State Police veteran Randy Fandal fell only votes short of winning the Slidell police chief election in the primary election on Tuesday as he garnered

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City may purchase Pinewood

City may purchase Pinewood

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on City may purchase Pinewood

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – A surprise amendment added to approval of $12 million of Slidell bonds for street and drainage improvements at the Tuesday night City Council meeting ended in

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Jags rally for big win

Jags rally for big win

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Jags rally for big win

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer PINE – The old saying, “It’s never over till it’s over” rang true last Friday night as the Jaguars of Pope John Paul II came back from an

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Rebels lose shootout to Lakeshore

Rebels lose shootout to Lakeshore

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Rebels lose shootout to Lakeshore

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer PEARL RIVER – Let it be said that the Pearl River Rebels always come to play regardless of who the opponent is. They left it all on the

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Wolves beat Spartans

Wolves beat Spartans

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Wolves beat Spartans

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — The Loranger Wolves (7-2, 4-0) wrapped up the District 8-4A title with a close, hard fought 23-21 win over the Salmen Spartans on the road last

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Panthers drop district contest to Green Wave

Panthers drop district contest to Green Wave

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Panthers drop district contest to Green Wave

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The Ponchatoula Greenies scored on four of their first five possessions and dominated Northshore in a 35-17 District 6-5A win at Panther Stadium last Friday night.

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Griffin, Tigers edge Bulldogs, 36-35

Griffin, Tigers edge Bulldogs, 36-35

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Griffin, Tigers edge Bulldogs, 36-35

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer MANDEVILLE – It was the Wayne Griffin show last Friday night at the Fontainebleau Dawg Pound. All he did was throw four touchdown passes and racked up 422

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Top-ranked Jaguars beat No. 2 Hannan

Top-ranked Jaguars beat No. 2 Hannan

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Top-ranked Jaguars beat No. 2 Hannan

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer COVINGTON – As Yogi Berra put it “it’s Deja Vu all over again” as the Archbishop Hannan Lady Hawks hosted the Pope John Paul II Lady Jaguars who

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Salmen, Rebels  notch victories

Salmen, Rebels notch victories

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Salmen, Rebels notch victories

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — Salmen and Pearl River concluded regular-season play with the followng results: Salmen Salmen’s Lady Spartans finished their regular season on a high note winning their last

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First Baptist wins postseason opener

First Baptist wins postseason opener

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on First Baptist wins postseason opener

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The first, local playoff match of the season took place Tuesday night as the #12 seed First Baptist Christian Lady Eagles took on the #21 seed

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Not everyone loves a birthday celebration

Not everyone loves a birthday celebration

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Not everyone loves a birthday celebration

Birthdays—who doesn’t love them? I am sure I would get pretty good agreement from most people about enjoying birthdays, whether they are their own or for someone else. It’s usually a party, special drinks,

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City ‘not attempting to ban beggars’

City ‘not attempting to ban beggars’

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on City ‘not attempting to ban beggars’

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL –Slidell City Attorney Bryan Haggerty repeated himself several times in an effort to be very clear as he explained a few changes to the city “begging” ordinance

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St. Tammany residents Warren and Schneider selected to show film at Mandeville Festival

St. Tammany residents Warren and Schneider selected to show film at Mandeville Festival

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on St. Tammany residents Warren and Schneider selected to show film at Mandeville Festival

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau MANDEVILLE – Working as a production assistant for two years with some of the biggest names in the movie industry seemed like David Michael Warren had already gotten

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McQueen brings Pearl River into 21st Century

McQueen brings Pearl River into 21st Century

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on McQueen brings Pearl River into 21st Century

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER – When a new beginning was heralded in the Town of Pearl River two years ago with the election of the first new mayor in 25

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Pearl River voters have chance to set term limits

Pearl River voters have chance to set term limits

Editor November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Pearl River voters have chance to set term limits

PEARL RIVER – Voters in the Town of Pearl River will get an opportunity to set term limits in place for their top elected officials when that item faces residents at the ballot box

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