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Reed gets 48 months, must pay back over $1.2 million

Reed gets 48 months, must pay back over $1.2 million

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Reed gets 48 months, must pay back over $1.2 million

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   NEW ORLEANS – Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that former St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter P. Reed and his son Steven P. Reed were

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Toddler dies after being struck by car

Toddler dies after being struck by car

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Toddler dies after being struck by car

SLIDELL – A 17-month-old girl was killed on Monday afternoon in a Slidell neighborhood when she ran into the street, St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Capt. Daniel Seuzeneau reported. Koreyanna Kirsh was playing outside

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Three city condemnation cases put on hold

Three city condemnation cases put on hold

Editor April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Three city condemnation cases put on hold

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Three potential condemnations by the Slidell City Council all got a reprieve at its recent meeting due to different circumstances faced by property owners or their

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Strecker may be laughing all the way to the bank

Strecker may be laughing all the way to the bank

Editor April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Strecker may be laughing all the way to the bank

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – For anyone who questioned Michael Strecker’s talent when he was moonlighting as a standup comedian for many years—the joke is on them. Strecker’s true lifelong

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Bring your valuables to Slidell Roadshow

Bring your valuables to Slidell Roadshow

Editor April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Bring your valuables to Slidell Roadshow

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – Remember that mysterious bag of coins or fascinating watch your parents or grandparents left to you? It’s time to dig it out of the attic

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Slidell man dies in crash

Slidell man dies in crash

Editor April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Slidell man dies in crash

SLIDELL – A Slidell man was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 10 near Slidell on Monday, Louisiana State Police reported. The victim was identified as Joseph Landon Brooks II, age 35, according

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Four daughters remember sense of humor from ‘Daddy’

Four daughters remember sense of humor from ‘Daddy’

Editor April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Four daughters remember sense of humor from ‘Daddy’

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Ask the four daughters of Pat Miramon about their fond memories of “daddy,” and the theme is the same. “I remember his goofiness,” Denise Miramon said.

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Pat Miramon: Loyal,  generous, mentor, friend

Pat Miramon: Loyal, generous, mentor, friend

Editor April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Pat Miramon: Loyal, generous, mentor, friend

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – There is no argument about the tremendous professional contribution that came to Slidell from Pat Miramon, longtime developer and homebuilder who was credited with creating

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LABI president talks economics at chamber meeting

LABI president talks economics at chamber meeting

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on LABI president talks economics at chamber meeting

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The annual nightmare faced by the Louisiana Legislature in recent years with hundred million dollar budget deficits will never come to an end unless the

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Slidell leaders participate in keeping city clean

Slidell leaders participate in keeping city clean

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on Slidell leaders participate in keeping city clean

SLIDELL– In an effort to educate and involve community leaders in the fight against litter in Louisiana, Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) and twenty seven affiliates including Keep Slidell Beautiful participated in a statewide litter-a-thon

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P.R. man pleads guilty for assault on girls

P.R. man pleads guilty for assault on girls

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on P.R. man pleads guilty for assault on girls

SLIDELL — District Attorney Warren Montgomery reported that Jeremy M. Guild, 27, of Pearl River, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of forcible rape for raping two girls, ages 5 and 7 at the

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Slidell man must repay over $213K for defrauding investors

Slidell man must repay over $213K for defrauding investors

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on Slidell man must repay over $213K for defrauding investors

SLIDELL– A Slidell man was sentenced to 18 months in jail and ordered to pay restitution after pleading guilty to one count of mail fraud, Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced. U.S. District

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City backs begging law

City backs begging law

Editor April 3, 2017 Comments Off on City backs begging law

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The Slidell City Council on Tuesday night passed an ordinance that supports a recent requirement for individuals who want to beg for money in the

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Mayor to seek Pinewood buy

Mayor to seek Pinewood buy

Editor March 31, 2017 Comments Off on Mayor to seek Pinewood buy

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Even with eight Slidell City Council members ready to give Mayor Freddy Drennan the authorization on Tuesday night to negotiate a purchase of the Pinewood Country

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Protecting the president was all in a day’s job

Protecting the president was all in a day’s job

Editor March 26, 2017 Comments Off on Protecting the president was all in a day’s job

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – With all the attention these days on the office of the president of the United States it has made many Americans take extra notice at who

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Slidell women buys cold meds to aid in meth production

Slidell women buys cold meds to aid in meth production

Editor March 26, 2017 Comments Off on Slidell women buys cold meds to aid in meth production

SLIDELL – Crystal Langdon, 35 years old of Slidell, pled guilty on March 15 to buying cold medications with the knowledge that they would be used to manufacture methamphetamine, according to Acting U.S. Attorney

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Mayor says street list is in review

Mayor says street list is in review

Editor March 26, 2017 Comments Off on Mayor says street list is in review

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – When FEMA announced in June of last year that they were awarding the city of Slidell over $60 million to repair infrastructure throughout the city that

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Upward basketball coaching kids on  kindness and grace, meanwhile honing skills

Upward basketball coaching kids on kindness and grace, meanwhile honing skills

Editor March 26, 2017 Comments Off on Upward basketball coaching kids on kindness and grace, meanwhile honing skills

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – When it comes to community success stories that teach children morals and sportsmanship, you need to look no further than the story of Upward Slidell basketball.

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Longtime lawsuit tossed

Longtime lawsuit tossed

Editor March 26, 2017 Comments Off on Longtime lawsuit tossed

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – A long-standing lawsuit against the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office, alleging brutality against deputies during an arrest, has been tossed out by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier.

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Brister, Tourist Commission calm waters after early tension

Brister, Tourist Commission calm waters after early tension

Editor March 19, 2017 Comments Off on Brister, Tourist Commission calm waters after early tension

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Changes that may be coming to parish economic boards are creating tension for one organization in particular, something that Parish President Pat Brister said she did

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