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Lady Rebels keep rolling with two more wins

Lady Rebels keep rolling with two more wins

Editor October 12, 2014 Comments Off

The Lady Rebels from Pearl River won their sixth game in a row besting Albany 3-0 (25-12, 25-6, 25-9) in District 5-III action. Pearl River currently leads the pack with a 11-2 overall record

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Panthers lose to Curtis, beat Skippers

Panthers lose to Curtis, beat Skippers

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By DAVE WOODALL Slidell Sports writer SLIDELL — It had all the similarities of a heavyweight fight as John Curtis and Northshore entered the fray riding individual win streaks. Northshore stepped on the court

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Greenies stay perfect with win over NS

Greenies stay perfect with win over NS

Editor October 12, 2014 Comments Off

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL — The Ponchatoula Green Wave is rolling over its opponents like a tsunami and has yet to be tested in its last four games. That trend continued

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Covington tops Slidell

Covington tops Slidell

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By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news SLIDELL—Devin Brumfield continues to show the rest of the teams in District 6-5A that he is going to be a nightmare for years to come. He’s only

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Jaguars beaten in OT

Jaguars beaten in OT

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By DAVE WOODALL Tammany West news COVINGTON–We’ve all heard it before, “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” Well last week’s game between the Pope John Paul II Jaguars (1-4, 0-1) and the

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Rebels falls to Varnado

Rebels falls to Varnado

Editor October 12, 2014 Comments Off

PEARL RIVER — Pearl River is still looking for its first win of the year after falling to Varnado 40-29 in a non-district road game last Friday night. The Rebels put together a fine

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Salmen beaten by 5A powerhouse

Salmen beaten by 5A powerhouse

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By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news SLIDELL—The losing streak has reached an uncomfortable five games for the Salmen Spartans. Salmen remained winless after a 42-14 loss to #5 Catholic High of Baton Rouge

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Teens have chance to learn about owning a small buiness

Teens have chance to learn about owning a small buiness

Editor October 10, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Small business owners. It is something kids dream about becoming one day when they are older, but now thanks to a handful of local busi ness

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Night Out Against Crime to be held Tuesday, Oct. 14

Night Out Against Crime to be held Tuesday, Oct. 14

Editor October 10, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL — The Slidell Police Department will be participating in National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Last year, over 10 neighborhood associations participated in the event, which was the most successful

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Family run hardware store provides great customer care

Family run hardware store provides great customer care

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By CHRISSY SMITH Slidell news bureau LACOMBE – Like so many local businesses, Lacombe True Value Hardware is family-run. After being started by their mom and dad, Sherry Chabreck and her brother now operate

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Patton’s maintains historical Salmen-Fritchie house

Patton’s maintains historical Salmen-Fritchie house

Editor October 10, 2014 Comments Off

I attended a social event last week at Patton’s reception hall on Front Street in Slidell. For some of you who may be new to the area and are scratching your head about where

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‘Eureka Math’ put on back burner for remainder of year

‘Eureka Math’ put on back burner for remainder of year

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By JOHN BINDER Slidell news bureau COVINGTON – For the remainder of the 2014-2015 academic school year, the controversial math curriculum aligned to the Common Core state standards will be phased out in the

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Slidell pastor releases book with ‘inspiration’

Slidell pastor releases book with ‘inspiration’

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Morris St. Angelo is like many people who have occasionally thought they had the ability to write a book. For the pastor of New Beginnings Church

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New Beginnings church takes over Slidell Christian radio station

New Beginnings church takes over Slidell Christian radio station

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By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – New Beginnings Church on Robert Boulevard in Slidell may be one of the smaller local churches with under 50 in attendance each Sunday, but the number

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Pumpkin Festival October 11

Pumpkin Festival October 11

Editor October 10, 2014 Comments Off

SLIDELL – The Olde Towne Pumpkin Festival will take place Saturday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 433 Erlanger St. in Slidell. This is a family fun

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Late school board member replaced by father

Late school board member replaced by father

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By JOHN BINDER Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – After the sudden death of longtime school board member Ray Alfred of District 14, the St. Tammany Parish School Board voted to replace Alfred with his

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Man found guilty on sex charges

Man found guilty on sex charges

Editor October 10, 2014 Comments Off

COVINGTON—District Attorney Walter Reed reports that Robert Stanley Lane, 56 of Slidell, was found guilty Thursday, October 2, 2014, of molestation of a juvenile under age 13. A 12 member St. Tammany Parish Jury

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Bacon out from COAST

Bacon out from COAST

Editor October 2, 2014 Comments Off

By JOHN BINDER Tammany West news COVINGTON – Facing charges of intimidation, threats and abuse of power, former Council on Aging for St. Tammany (COAST) Board President Kathleen Javery-Bacon was removed from her position

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Obituaries from October 2, 2014

Obituaries from October 2, 2014

Editor October 2, 2014 Comments Off

Fred A. Brink Jr., of Slidell, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. He was the husband of the late Merle Brink; and father of Frederick Brink III, Suzanne Nobles, Rozelle Hughes; Mark Brink,

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Never giving up on my son means living a different kind of life

Never giving up on my son means living a different kind of life

Editor October 2, 2014 Comments Off

“They told us he would never walk, but we never gave up on him. Now he’s running.” “The doctors all said she would probably never speak, but we just wouldn’t accept that. We never

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