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The family that cooks together, stays together

The family that cooks together, stays together

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on The family that cooks together, stays together

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – No matter which way you consider the success that led to Phil’s Marina Café recently celebrating its 25th anniversary it always goes back to the family.

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Gulf Bank enters 8th year holding unique auction

Gulf Bank enters 8th year holding unique auction

Editor August 20, 2016 Comments Off on Gulf Bank enters 8th year holding unique auction

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Gulf Coast Bank is in the midst of its annual mega-fundraiser—Auctions in August—a benefit effort for area charities and non-profits that has raised over $674,000 since

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Maintaining good health is goal for LA Fitness staff

Maintaining good health is goal for LA Fitness staff

Editor August 12, 2016 Comments Off on Maintaining good health is goal for LA Fitness staff

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – There is a good reason LA Fitness has steadily grown to over 900 health and fitness clubs in North America. Since opening its first club in

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Safety, security are key at Slidell’s Key Shoppe

Safety, security are key at Slidell’s Key Shoppe

Editor August 8, 2016 Comments Off on Safety, security are key at Slidell’s Key Shoppe

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Just talking with certified locksmith James Portie can make someone feel safer. Portie has been a locksmith for nearly 30 years and is a wealth of

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Louisiana Heart Hospital names Boudreaux as CEO

Louisiana Heart Hospital names Boudreaux as CEO

Editor July 31, 2016 Comments Off on Louisiana Heart Hospital names Boudreaux as CEO

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau LACOMBE – Scott Boudreaux has watched for over 10 years as the Louisiana Heart Hospital has steadily broadened its services and expertise. After being named last week as

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Curiosity Shoppe open to offer great bargains again

Curiosity Shoppe open to offer great bargains again

Editor July 23, 2016 Comments Off on Curiosity Shoppe open to offer great bargains again

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – When Vikki Franklin grew up in London, England it was a lifestyle that taught her the meaning of a dollar. That is one reason she has

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New business to aid in  applying for student loans

New business to aid in applying for student loans

Editor June 26, 2016 Comments Off on New business to aid in applying for student loans

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Chuck Sabadie is a problem solver—through business. The Slidell businessman has had more success than most people could ever dream about, building and selling several huge

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Galloway lifelong Slidell resident who stands behind cars and trucks they sell

Galloway lifelong Slidell resident who stands behind cars and trucks they sell

Editor June 20, 2016 Comments Off on Galloway lifelong Slidell resident who stands behind cars and trucks they sell

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – O’Neal Galloway likes to tell the story about his longtime friend, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Pat Canulette, and the experience he had buying a car from

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Covington inventor finding explosive success with Cajun Rocket Pot

Covington inventor finding explosive success with Cajun Rocket Pot

Editor June 5, 2016 Comments Off on Covington inventor finding explosive success with Cajun Rocket Pot

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau COVINGTON – The success for businessman/entrepreneur/inventor Todd Tunstall might best be summed up in a remark from his wife, Debbie. “He is a genius and doesn’t know it,”

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Homemade food is El Paso’s ‘key to success’

Homemade food is El Paso’s ‘key to success’

Editor May 28, 2016 Comments Off on Homemade food is El Paso’s ‘key to success’

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Juan Ibanez said he quietly smiles to himself when he hears the question asked. “Where do you buy your salsa?” “Where do you get your cheese

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Unique twist on food is trademark at Lorenzo’s

Unique twist on food is trademark at Lorenzo’s

Editor May 11, 2016 Comments Off on Unique twist on food is trademark at Lorenzo’s

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Chef Lawrence Green has a simple way to explain why he is confident about success at his new Slidell restaurant—Lorenzo’s. “The flavor and taste of my

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Veterans get ‘thanks’ from Slidell restaurant program

Veterans get ‘thanks’ from Slidell restaurant program

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Veterans get ‘thanks’ from Slidell restaurant program

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Iona Davillier does not have to look back on her life and regret the lack of success—she has had more than many. Now in her second

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Attention to detail key for Felipe’s Taqueria

Attention to detail key for Felipe’s Taqueria

Editor April 24, 2016 Comments Off on Attention to detail key for Felipe’s Taqueria

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – The small Key lime fruit that Rob Stumm held in his hand might have been the biggest example of why he and his family operation at

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Unique massage techniques brings new business to Slidell

Unique massage techniques brings new business to Slidell

Editor April 17, 2016 Comments Off on Unique massage techniques brings new business to Slidell

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – When Zen “Jen” Zhu came to the United States from China it seemed very likely she would work professionally in the restaurant business. Her father owned

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Joint pain specialist has conservative approach

Joint pain specialist has conservative approach

Editor March 21, 2016 Comments Off on Joint pain specialist has conservative approach

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau COVINGTON – If Dr. D’Wan Carpenter ever decides she wants a different career than working as a joint pain specialist there are probably a lot of colleges that

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Annual report sees growth ‘slow, steady’ in parish

Annual report sees growth ‘slow, steady’ in parish

Editor March 13, 2016 Comments Off on Annual report sees growth ‘slow, steady’ in parish

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – St. Tammany Parish continues to be among the top regions in Louisiana when businesses consider where they would like to relocate and the growth here shows

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Historic home to be State Farm office

Historic home to be State Farm office

Editor March 6, 2016 Comments Off on Historic home to be State Farm office

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – A historic home in Slidell at the corner of Fremaux Avenue and Third Street was approved for rezoning by the Slidell City Council for what will

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It’s still about the burger At Slidell’s Times Grill

It’s still about the burger At Slidell’s Times Grill

Editor February 24, 2016 Comments Off on It’s still about the burger At Slidell’s Times Grill

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Growing up in a family that made a living in the food service business, it was easy for Times Grill Slidell Managing Partner, Chuck Anger, to

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‘American Dream’ working for local pharmacy owner

‘American Dream’ working for local pharmacy owner

Editor January 31, 2016 Comments Off on ‘American Dream’ working for local pharmacy owner

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – There are plenty of stories about business owners from other countries appreciating the “American Dream” offered in the United States. Few are as real as the

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Slidell Memorial, Ochsner finalize partnership

Slidell Memorial, Ochsner finalize partnership

Editor January 24, 2016 Comments Off on Slidell Memorial, Ochsner finalize partnership

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH) and Ochsner Health System put the final official stamp on their new partnership with a Tuesday morning press conference that affirmed plans

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