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‘Smart Women’s Day Out’ business outreach program scheduled for July 17 in Covington

‘Smart Women’s Day Out’ business outreach program scheduled for July 17 in Covington

chrissycsmith July 7, 2014 Comments Off on ‘Smart Women’s Day Out’ business outreach program scheduled for July 17 in Covington

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – There are certainly many “Women of Infinite Possibilities” throughout St. Tammany Parish. Five years ago, Covington artist Jax Frey decided those women needed to come together

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Covington’s award-winning agency, Pelican Creative Services, helped turn around several notable businesses

Covington’s award-winning agency, Pelican Creative Services, helped turn around several notable businesses

chrissycsmith June 22, 2014 Comments Off on Covington’s award-winning agency, Pelican Creative Services, helped turn around several notable businesses

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Joe Sanford was not one of those kids who struggled through college to decide what he wanted to do with his life. “I always knew,” he

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The Southern Hotel, which had been closed since the 1960s, will invite locals and tourists to enjoy the city of Covington

The Southern Hotel, which had been closed since the 1960s, will invite locals and tourists to enjoy the city of Covington

chrissycsmith June 8, 2014 Comments Off on The Southern Hotel, which had been closed since the 1960s, will invite locals and tourists to enjoy the city of Covington

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Every business is not just a business. When Lisa Condrey Ward, her husband Joseph, her brother Rick Condrey, and his wife Gayle, decided to spend nearly

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Home Instead owners continue push for Alzheimer’s funding t

Home Instead owners continue push for Alzheimer’s funding t

chrissycsmith May 31, 2014 Comments Off on Home Instead owners continue push for Alzheimer’s funding t

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – It didn’t take long for Len and Evelyn Snyder to become believers about the importance to find a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. When they started Home

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Anderson set to open on July 1

Anderson set to open on July 1

chrissycsmith May 25, 2014 Comments Off on Anderson set to open on July 1

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL — When Summerfield Retirement Community was getting ready to open in 2010 in Slidell, co-owner Ron Duhe knew he needed his community to stand out. The past

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Home Instead owners continue push for Alzheimer’s funding

Home Instead owners continue push for Alzheimer’s funding

chrissycsmith May 16, 2014 Comments Off on Home Instead owners continue push for Alzheimer’s funding

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – It didn’t take long for Len and Evelyn Snyder to become believers about the importance to find a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. When they started Home

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Sapphire brings live dinner shows to Slidell restaurant on Wednesdays

Sapphire brings live dinner shows to Slidell restaurant on Wednesdays

chrissycsmith May 11, 2014 Comments Off on Sapphire brings live dinner shows to Slidell restaurant on Wednesdays

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – When Lou Tortorich and Erin English opened “Sapphire” as the newest North Shore restaurant, they brought a piece of New Orleans history to Slidell. English is

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Changing with the Times: After nearly 100 years, St. Tammany Homestead becomes Heritage Bank

Changing with the Times: After nearly 100 years, St. Tammany Homestead becomes Heritage Bank

chrissycsmith May 9, 2014 Comments Off on Changing with the Times: After nearly 100 years, St. Tammany Homestead becomes Heritage Bank

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – It’s not that easy for anything to last 100 years. And when you start considering financial institutions such as banks, savings and loans or investment firms—it’s

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Maple Street Bakery has old-school recipes

Maple Street Bakery has old-school recipes

chrissycsmith May 3, 2014 Comments Off on Maple Street Bakery has old-school recipes

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news ABITA SPRINGS—With her children grown and out of the house, Abita Springs native Jan Liggett decided to try something new. Little did she know she would be

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Making the saddest moments a bit easier

Making the saddest moments a bit easier

chrissycsmith April 11, 2014 Comments Off on Making the saddest moments a bit easier

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news COVINGTON—He is the man that no family cares to do business with. However, for Serenity Funeral Home owner Leonard Dunn, he takes joy and pride in trying

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Tulane University President Dr. Scott Cowen says research at parish’s Primate Center has impacted people worldwide

Tulane University President Dr. Scott Cowen says research at parish’s Primate Center has impacted people worldwide

chrissycsmith April 6, 2014 Comments Off on Tulane University President Dr. Scott Cowen says research at parish’s Primate Center has impacted people worldwide

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Tulane University President Dr. Scott Cowen isn’t alone in recognizing how many people are unaware of the presence his school has in St. Tammany Parish. Many

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Oil & Vinegar has wide variety of product lines

Oil & Vinegar has wide variety of product lines

chrissycsmith March 24, 2014 Comments Off on Oil & Vinegar has wide variety of product lines

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – When Pemmie Sheasby spent 30 years as an advertising executive with the Bell telephone system, she was among the best the company had ever seen. Sheasby

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Baby’s Corner has great products and atmosphere

Baby’s Corner has great products and atmosphere

chrissycsmith March 10, 2014 Comments Off on Baby’s Corner has great products and atmosphere

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – There is a pretty simple reason that a Covington mother-daughter team enjoys going to work every day. “It’s a happy business. Everyone that comes in here

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Huval offers unique medical treatment

Huval offers unique medical treatment

chrissycsmith March 5, 2014 Comments Off on Huval offers unique medical treatment

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – For Dr. William Huval and his wife Tyra, it wasn’t easy leaving the beautiful countryside of Montana, where they walked into their kitchen for coffee in

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‘Equal access for all’ is the motto of Covington’s Deaf Action Center

‘Equal access for all’ is the motto of Covington’s Deaf Action Center

chrissycsmith February 21, 2014 Comments Off on ‘Equal access for all’ is the motto of Covington’s Deaf Action Center

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news COVINGTON—When you walk into a business or a public building you don’t really pay attention to the wheelchair ramps. You just know they are a part of

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Cooper discusses Covington over coffee

Cooper discusses Covington over coffee

chrissycsmith February 19, 2014 Comments Off on Cooper discusses Covington over coffee

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The quarterly “Coffee with Cooper” meeting at the Covington Trailhead, giving residents a chance to meet with Covington Mayor Mike Cooper, may have had its usual

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Bill Davis encouraged by healthcare changes

Bill Davis encouraged by healthcare changes

chrissycsmith January 28, 2014 Comments Off on Bill Davis encouraged by healthcare changes

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – It may be President Barack Obama who will forever be remembered as the president who pushed national health insurance through Congress. But Slidell Memorial Hospital CEO

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Ochsner ready for ‘health care’

Ochsner ready for ‘health care’

chrissycsmith January 28, 2014 Comments Off on Ochsner ready for ‘health care’

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — The changes on the horizon in 2014 from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can be summed up pretty simply, says Ochsner Health Systems North Shore CEO

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Southern Hotel aims for April 2014 opening

Southern Hotel aims for April 2014 opening

chrissycsmith December 27, 2013 Comments Off on Southern Hotel aims for April 2014 opening

By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news COVINGTON — The restoration of the historic Southern Hotel in downtown Covington is in full swing, and a question lingers in the air–“When will it open?” Originally slated

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New book ‘kiisa’ shows how to succeed in business

New book ‘kiisa’ shows how to succeed in business

chrissycsmith December 23, 2013 Comments Off on New book ‘kiisa’ shows how to succeed in business

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – The American Dream for many with the entrepreneur spirit is to own a business. For David Kiviaho and Sharon Sandifer, they decided to teach others how

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