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Dealing with a photographer’s worst nightmare

Dealing with a photographer’s worst nightmare

Editor December 13, 2015 Comments Off on Dealing with a photographer’s worst nightmare

I take a lot of pictures. I mean, a lot! Probably the greatest compliment I get as I make my rounds from one end of St. Tammany Parish to the other is hearing this

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Looking forward to Bayou Christmas returning

Looking forward to Bayou Christmas returning

Editor December 6, 2015 Comments Off on Looking forward to Bayou Christmas returning

I wonder if I’m the only one who is happy to see election season behind us? Don’t get me wrong, I have stated many times that I enjoy politics quite a lot and enjoy

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Final vote to finish up election season

Final vote to finish up election season

Editor November 27, 2015 Comments Off on Final vote to finish up election season

Please go out and vote this Saturday for what is an important election for all of us in St. Tammany Parish. The runoff week following a huge election, which is what we had in

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Column on negative campaigns gets a response

Column on negative campaigns gets a response

Editor November 9, 2015 Comments Off on Column on negative campaigns gets a response

I got plenty more evidence this past week about how much people still read the paper. While I am one of those people fighting the national thinking that “nobody reads papers anymore,” I certainly

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Negative attacks: Some work and some don’t

Negative attacks: Some work and some don’t

Editor October 30, 2015 Comments Off on Negative attacks: Some work and some don’t

Round one—done. The primary round of the St. Tammany Parish elections, and other ballot items, wrapped up this past Saturday and as always there is plenty to talk about. I have found myself focusing

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Election stretch run, and some special events

Election stretch run, and some special events

Editor October 16, 2015 Comments Off on Election stretch run, and some special events

Hold your hats—election season wraps up in the next week. At least the primary season for the Oct. 24 election will come to an end a week from Saturday and we hope some of

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Even I have to remember that Facebook isn’t ‘real’

Even I have to remember that Facebook isn’t ‘real’

Editor October 9, 2015 Comments Off on Even I have to remember that Facebook isn’t ‘real’

Remember junior high? Ugh. So fraught with awkwardness. So plagued with insecurity. Throw in bad hair (hello, rooster bangs of the late 80s/early 90s) and a lack of fashion sense, and you have serious

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Let me tell you about my son Michael

Let me tell you about my son Michael

Editor October 9, 2015 Comments Off on Let me tell you about my son Michael

Can I brag about my son? You know the old line…..“let me tell you about my grandkids!” Well in this case I want to talk about my son, Michael, who is 19-years-old and married

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Battling the Chinese Tallow tree

Battling the Chinese Tallow tree

Editor September 29, 2015 Comments Off on Battling the Chinese Tallow tree

The most invasive tree species at Camp Salmen is the Chinese Tallow (Triadica sebifera). At one time this tree was valued for the white waxy coating on its billions of seeds. This wax, or

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I really love all the girls in my life

I really love all the girls in my life

Editor September 29, 2015 Comments Off on I really love all the girls in my life

I guess you could say I’m a ladies man. Yea, I know what you’re thinking—“Dang right Kevin, the ladies sure like you!” I mean, when you live a life as such a good looking

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Lots to follow closely as election race heats up

Lots to follow closely as election race heats up

Editor September 16, 2015 Comments Off on Lots to follow closely as election race heats up

So much for a little election excitement from the sheriff’s race. As a publication that covers local elections closer than any other media on the North Shore, it became evident months ago that the

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Pancake Breakfast a great Saturday start

Pancake Breakfast a great Saturday start

Editor September 10, 2015 Comments Off on Pancake Breakfast a great Saturday start

If you are looking for something fun to do with your kids or grandkids, you won’t find a better stop this Saturday than the Slidell Noon Lions Club annual Pancake Breakfast. I’ve gone to

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Get ready to give for good causes this month

Get ready to give for good causes this month

Editor September 4, 2015 Comments Off on Get ready to give for good causes this month

September is here and that means one thing in particular—fundraisers, special benefit events and lots of fun parties are ready to roll. I know it’s not quite cool yet, but September means that fall

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A busy ‘Katrina Weekend’ is straight ahead

A busy ‘Katrina Weekend’ is straight ahead

Editor August 30, 2015 Comments Off on A busy ‘Katrina Weekend’ is straight ahead

You might want to call this “Katrina Weekend.” As everyone in the Southeast Louisiana region focuses on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which will be commemorated this weekend, there are several events scheduled

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Let’s get past the Katrina 10-year anniversary

Let’s get past the Katrina 10-year anniversary

Editor August 24, 2015 Comments Off on Let’s get past the Katrina 10-year anniversary

We are a little more than a week away from an anniversary that most of us would rather forget. August 29 marks the 10th anniversary since Hurricane Katrina roared through Southeast Louisiana. It changed

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Get your business or yourself in front of thousands

Get your business or yourself in front of thousands

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off on Get your business or yourself in front of thousands

If you are any kind of football fan you know the sounds of cheers from the stadiums and hard hitting on the field are right around the corner. There is a lot that begins

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Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off on Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

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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Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

Editor August 8, 2015 Comments Off on Thankfulness replaces worry and anxiety

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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Are more parish incumbents set to go?

Are more parish incumbents set to go?

Editor August 1, 2015 Comments Off on Are more parish incumbents set to go?

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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Sam and I can spend some time catching up

Sam and I can spend some time catching up

Editor July 25, 2015 Comments Off on Sam and I can spend some time catching up

Since I moved from sports into the news business one of my favorite things is to sit down with former Slidell Mayor Sam Caruso and have a chat. With he and I it is

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