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Parish keeps showing how it is helping

Parish keeps showing how it is helping

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Parish keeps showing how it is helping

It’s pretty amazing to hear the stories of assistance St. Tammany Parish is now sending out to others after the devastating flooding a month ago, which was fortunately not too bad in our own

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Obituaries published Sept. 8, 2016

Obituaries published Sept. 8, 2016

Editor September 12, 2016 Comments Off on Obituaries published Sept. 8, 2016

Martha Frances O’Dowd, of Slidell, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2016, in Slidell. She was 84 years old. She was the wife of the late John E. O’Dowd Jr.; mother of Agnes Faucheux

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Obituaries published Sept. 1, 2016

Obituaries published Sept. 1, 2016

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Obituaries published Sept. 1, 2016

Sergeant Carlton Reginald Moree took his own life on Sunday August 14, 2016, losing his battle with P.T.S.D. and traumatic brain injury sustained while serving his country. He was 41 years old. Carlton Moree

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Slidell men stage robbery of taxi driver, three in custody

Slidell men stage robbery of taxi driver, three in custody

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Slidell men stage robbery of taxi driver, three in custody

SLIDELL – Three Slidell suspects were arrested and one suspect is wanted for attempted simple robbery of a local taxi driver, according to Slidell Police Assistant Chief Kevin Swann. Cordarrell Lamar Rudolph, Clarence Ray

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Slidell mortgage expert says ‘now is best time to buy or sell’

Slidell mortgage expert says ‘now is best time to buy or sell’

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Slidell mortgage expert says ‘now is best time to buy or sell’

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – It took four years in the bank business for Jennifer Panks to know which career path to take—it was the one she began in 20 years

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Parish tax roll open for inspection

Parish tax roll open for inspection

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Parish tax roll open for inspection

SLIDELL?– The St. Tammany Parish tax roll is officially open for public inspection from now until Wednesday, September 14, 2016. This is a reassessment year and Assessor Louis Fitzmorris is urging all property owners

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Cuba shows result of Communist leadership

Cuba shows result of Communist leadership

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Cuba shows result of Communist leadership

I had an interesting interview recently with the newest member of the Louisiana Legislature, Sen. Sharon Hewitt, who was elected last year and is in her first term as a state lawmaker. Of course,

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Slidell CVS Pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

Slidell CVS Pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Slidell CVS Pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

SLIDELL – A CVS Pharmacy on Gause Boulevard was robbed on Saturday around 3 a.m., according to Slidell Police Dept. Officer Chad Olivier According to the report, an unknown subject entered the CVS Pharmacy

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City officials lower Slidell millages again

City officials lower Slidell millages again

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on City officials lower Slidell millages again

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – For all the attention about millages in St. Tammany Parish, and the high total for most residents living here, Slidell city officials continue to reduce some

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Slidell man linked with murder

Slidell man linked with murder

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Slidell man linked with murder

SLIDELL – Former Salmen High School quarterback Daniel Sams was arrested on Saturday in connection to a home invasion where a man was killed in Lake Charles, La., according to a report by the

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Senator Sharon Hewitt visits Cuba, has eye-opening experience

Senator Sharon Hewitt visits Cuba, has eye-opening experience

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Senator Sharon Hewitt visits Cuba, has eye-opening experience

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The announcement one year ago by President Barack Obama that the United States was re-establishing diplomatic ties with Cuba brought hope to many American businessmen about

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Obituaries published Aug. 25, 2016

Obituaries published Aug. 25, 2016

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Obituaries published Aug. 25, 2016

Sandra A. Melton, of Slidell, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2016. She was 56 years old. She was the mother of Kelly Melton, Jennifer Reynolds (Micheal), and Charles Melton Jr.; daughter of the

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The family that cooks together, stays together

The family that cooks together, stays together

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on The family that cooks together, stays together

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – No matter which way you consider the success that led to Phil’s Marina Café recently celebrating its 25th anniversary it always goes back to the family.

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Last call for ‘Saints Fan Up’ pep rally

Last call for ‘Saints Fan Up’ pep rally

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Last call for ‘Saints Fan Up’ pep rally

Last call to join me and others this Thursday evening, Aug. 25 for the annual Slidell Chamber “Saints Fan Up” pep rally, set for the Northshore Harbor Center from 5 to 8 p.m. It’s

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Kind citizen changes deputy’s flat tire

Kind citizen changes deputy’s flat tire

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Kind citizen changes deputy’s flat tire

SLIDELL — Normally you hear stories about law enforcement officers helping a stranded citizen change a flat tire, so it’s not everyday you hear of a citizen stopping to help a deputy change his

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Chamber set to hold annual ‘Saints Fan Up’ event August 25

Chamber set to hold annual ‘Saints Fan Up’ event August 25

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Chamber set to hold annual ‘Saints Fan Up’ event August 25

SLIDELL – The pre-season New Orleans Saints pep rally of the year is ready to kick off again with the East St. Tammany Chamber “Saints Fan Up” event that will be held this Thursday,

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Detillier gives expert opinion on upcoming season

Detillier gives expert opinion on upcoming season

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Detillier gives expert opinion on upcoming season

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – For football fans excited about the soon-to-begin New Orleans Saints and LSU seasons, the news is mixed when it comes to the two most popular teams

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Repeat violent offender arrested

Repeat violent offender arrested

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Repeat violent offender arrested

SLIDELL – Slidell Police have reported that an arrest made in New Orleans has taken a violent offender off the streets, Asst. Chief Kevin Swann announced. Swann said that on August 12, Christopher Allen

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Man crashes into Marco’s restaurant

Man crashes into Marco’s restaurant

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Man crashes into Marco’s restaurant

SLIDELL – Residents near Seventh Street on Gause Boulevard had their Sunday morning church plans disrupted when a young driver lost control of his vehicle and ran into a pizza store, rupturing a gas

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Parish steps up to serve

Parish steps up to serve

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Parish steps up to serve

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – When disaster strikes, communities help each other. That was evident in St. Tammany Parish when Hurricane Katrina caused billions of dollars of damage in August, 2005

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