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Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

My wife and I got talking the other day about the way most of us are always striving to achieve certain things, or have more money, or get somewhere in life—but once you get

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Yearlong ATM scam may be nearing end

Yearlong ATM scam may be nearing end

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – “Sophisticated,” “smart,” “organized.” Those are not usually the words law enforcement wants to use when describing criminals, but they were the words used several times as

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Eighth grade starts back at Pope John Paul

Eighth grade starts back at Pope John Paul

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – What’s the big deal about adding an eighth grade to an already established high school? Talking to Pope John Paul High School Principal Martha Mundine, it’s

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Sales tax revenue steadily rising

Sales tax revenue steadily rising

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Up, and up, and up. That is becoming the story for the city of Slidell sales tax revenue—finally for the first time in nearly a decade.

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Search for body over

Search for body over

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

LACOMBE – The body recovered from Lake Pontchartrain near Bayou Lacombe Sunday morning has been identified as 28-year-old Darrel Davis Jr., from Foley, Alabama, according to St. Tammany Parish Coroner Charles Preston. Officials had

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‘Hap’ to represent Libertarian Party in election

‘Hap’ to represent Libertarian Party in election

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The political landscape in St. Tammany Parish has certainly changed in recent years, with several of the top ranking public officials being removed by voters.

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U.S. Customs retiree vyes for position

U.S. Customs retiree vyes for position

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – As one of the newest candidates for sheriff in St. Tammany Parish, Scott Illing has a lofty goal should he get elected. The question, however, is

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Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

Editor August 8, 2015 Comments Off

My wife and I got talking the other day about the way most of us are always striving to achieve certain things, or have more money, or get somewhere in life—but once you get

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Prieto: ‘Ugly politics’ leads to retirement

Prieto: ‘Ugly politics’ leads to retirement

Editor August 8, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Malise Prieto is ending her career four years earlier than she planned as the St. Tammany clerk of court. She is sad to see it end

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Prieto forced from race

Prieto forced from race

Editor August 8, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – An aggressive public campaign that revealed some little known facts about the operation in the St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court office has apparently been enough

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Pharmacists team up to create exceptional care

Pharmacists team up to create exceptional care

Editor August 1, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – What is better than having one longtime community pharmacist come back to serve the public? How about two? The Medicine Shoppe in Slidell, located at 999

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Are more parish incumbents set to go?

Are more parish incumbents set to go?

Editor August 1, 2015 Comments Off

If you had any question about how interesting the fall elections will be, when all top parish positions are up for grabs, you only had to visit a recent campaign party held a week

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Slidell city officials lay plans for $3 million  BP oil settlement

Slidell city officials lay plans for $3 million BP oil settlement

Editor August 1, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Slidell city officials should have a pleasant task coming in the near future. They will get to spend what is expected to be just over $3

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Grant to fix Slidell bulkhead moving  forward after prolonged wait

Grant to fix Slidell bulkhead moving forward after prolonged wait

Editor August 1, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Over three years since getting official Slidell City Council support, it appears work is ready to get moving to fix a deteriorating bulkhead at Heritage Park,

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NSS exec details new mall plan

NSS exec details new mall plan

Editor August 1, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The top executive overseeing Morguard properties in the United States said that Slidell residents can quit worrying if the North Shore Square is going to become

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Slidell woman teaching much more than dance at Galloway’s Studio

Slidell woman teaching much more than dance at Galloway’s Studio

Editor July 25, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Jennifer Johnson is thankful for the helping hands she has had during the years of heading Galloway’s Studio of Dance & Performing Arts. But maybe that’s

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Slidell man achieves huge goal, earns CFP after three years

Slidell man achieves huge goal, earns CFP after three years

Editor July 25, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – After 32 years of a professional career in the work world most men would know they have earned a lifetime of fun in the sun. Apparently

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Krewe of Poseidon prepares for Mardi Gras season

Krewe of Poseidon prepares for Mardi Gras season

Editor July 25, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – A new Mardi Gras parade krewe in Slidell is exploding with growth in its first year, the Krewe of Poseidon President Jack Hutchison said. Hutchison is

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Hollywood star joins CCST in fight against drilling

Hollywood star joins CCST in fight against drilling

Editor July 25, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau ABITA SPRINGS – Fresh off a victory on Monday in the 19th Judicial District Court, the Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany (CCST) appear to have a major new

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Jealous ex-girlfriend faces attempted  murder charges

Jealous ex-girlfriend faces attempted murder charges

Editor July 25, 2015 Comments Off

SLIDELL — A jealous ex-girlfriend is facing attempted murder charges after she tried to kill her former boyfriend’s new lover, according to Slidell Police Department Detective Daniel Suzeneau. Slidell Police received a 911 call

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