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Heavy smoke causes evacuation

Heavy smoke causes evacuation

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Heavy smoke causes evacuation

SLIDELL?– St. Tammany Fire District #1 responded to the report of a two story commercial structure fire at a commercial strip building, located at 843 Robert Blvd. in Slidell.  Firefighters arrived to flames and

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Old School Educator — Leo Casanave still impacting kids after 50 years

Old School Educator — Leo Casanave still impacting kids after 50 years

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Old School Educator — Leo Casanave still impacting kids after 50 years

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – Leo Casanave doesn’t pretend he is a younger, cool version of the teachers today. While some educators might try to fit in with the younger

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Senior Celebration ready for 7th event on May 3

Senior Celebration ready for 7th event on May 3

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Senior Celebration ready for 7th event on May 3

SLIDELL – A team of graduates from the Leadership Northshore Class of 2011 will host the 7th annual Senior Spring Celebration on Wednesday, May 3 at the John Slidell gym, continuing an annual “thank

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Critical tax renewals to face voters

Critical tax renewals to face voters

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Critical tax renewals to face voters

SLIDELL – Voters will go to the polls this Saturday, April 29 to consider renewal of two sales taxes in St. Tammany Parish that fund the operations and maintenance of the Justice Center and

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Pinewood accepts offer to sell

Pinewood accepts offer to sell

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Pinewood accepts offer to sell

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The fate of Slidell’s oldest country club and golf course appears to be bright after the Pinewood Country Club Board of Directors voted on Monday

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Local students bringing awareness to Juvenile Arthritis

Local students bringing awareness to Juvenile Arthritis

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Local students bringing awareness to Juvenile Arthritis

Two young ladies from Slidell are quietly working at the national level to bring assistance to those with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Seventh grader Emily Floyd (center), 11th grader Sara Howell (right) and Maria Floyd

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Slidell Marina gets green light after five years

Slidell Marina gets green light after five years

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Slidell Marina gets green light after five years

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The wheels of progress certainly move slowly when government agencies are involved. But Tuesday’s groundbreaking for the Slidell Municipal Marina proves that they still do

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Chamber Business showcase set on April 27

Chamber Business showcase set on April 27

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Chamber Business showcase set on April 27

SLIDELL – Over 100 businesses are lined up again this year for the biggest business show annually in Slidell as the East St. Tammany Chamber Business and Community Showcase is just around the corner,

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‘Deputy Clerk of the Year’ awarded

‘Deputy Clerk of the Year’ awarded

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on ‘Deputy Clerk of the Year’ awarded

SLIDELL?– St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court Melissa R. Henry is pleased to announce that Pearl Garrett has received the Deputy Clerk of the Year Award.   This first-time honor was awarded after a vote

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Clerk of Court named top in service for issuing passports

Clerk of Court named top in service for issuing passports

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Clerk of Court named top in service for issuing passports

SLIDELL — The U.S. State Department recently honored the St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court’s Office for exceptional customer service in the issuing of United States Passports. The State Department has more than 7,400

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Police Reports – March 27 to April 2

Police Reports – March 27 to April 2

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Police Reports – March 27 to April 2

Brandon Scott, 40, 1271 Admiral Nelson Dr., Slidell, two counts of bank fraud. Chad Gallavan, 37, 3033 William Tell St., Slidell, Failure to honor written promise to appear. Jose Antonio Romero, 30, 1810 Admiral

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Folsom Man shot to death, police continue investigation

Folsom Man shot to death, police continue investigation

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Folsom Man shot to death, police continue investigation

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   FOLSOM – St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office investigators are sorting through the details of a homicide this past weekend in Folsom that left one man dead after a

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Study rates efficiency of 22nd Court judges

Study rates efficiency of 22nd Court judges

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Study rates efficiency of 22nd Court judges

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – A St. Tammany Parish crime and prosecution report, conducted by the Metropolitan Crime Commission, concluded that felony cases in the 22nd Judicial Court are being

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Specialty courts showing great success

Specialty courts showing great success

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Specialty courts showing great success

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – When voters in St. Tammany Parish decide on April 29 about renewing a sales tax for the Justice Center operation they will also be deciding

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Life sentence in cruelty case

Life sentence in cruelty case

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Life sentence in cruelty case

SLIDELL—District Attorney Warren Montgomery reported that Larry Bickham, 60, of Slidell, was sentenced on Monday to life in prison for his involvement in drug manufacturing that led to his 17-month-old daughter ingesting cocaine and

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Passing the Torch

Passing the Torch

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Passing the Torch

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity organization may be losing a strong, committed leader with the announcement that Executive Director Debbie Crouch will retire

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‘Deputy of the Year’ takes saving lives in stride

‘Deputy of the Year’ takes saving lives in stride

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on ‘Deputy of the Year’ takes saving lives in stride

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – It’s hard to imagine what St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office Deputy Andre Ardeneaux Jr. could do for an encore in 2017. But then, the young officer

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Crime victims not being forgotten

Crime victims not being forgotten

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Crime victims not being forgotten

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – If you have never been the victim of a crime it is hard to appreciate the turmoil and ordeal those individuals face every day. Warren

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Crime survey looks good for parish law enforcement

Crime survey looks good for parish law enforcement

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Crime survey looks good for parish law enforcement

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The first-ever St. Tammany criminal justice accountability study confirmed a lot about law enforcement in the parish that many have long been saying, without hard

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Mayor, chief, council also eligible for 2018 raises

Mayor, chief, council also eligible for 2018 raises

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Mayor, chief, council also eligible for 2018 raises

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – A recommendation to raise pay for a number of city employees is part of the 2018 fiscal year budget currently under review by City Council

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