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Tammany West to print final edition

Tammany West to print final edition

Editor January 29, 2018 Comments Off on Tammany West to print final edition

COVINGTON – Tammany West, the weekly newspaper that publishes on Thursday in western St. Tammany Parish, will print its last edition on Thursday, January 25. The newspaper was started in March, 2013 to bring

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Peace, Happiness & Joy — Seven-child Schroeder family works together as a team

Peace, Happiness & Joy — Seven-child Schroeder family works together as a team

Editor January 15, 2018 Comments Off on Peace, Happiness & Joy — Seven-child Schroeder family works together as a team

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news   FOLSOM – What words can be used to describe a home in today’s world that includes seven children—none of which came from a “blended family” with previous

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Henry looks back on past year as clerk

Henry looks back on past year as clerk

Editor January 1, 2018 Comments Off on Henry looks back on past year as clerk

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   COVINGTON – Melissa Henry may not have been the one to criticize certain operations in the Clerk of Court’s office during the 2015 election, as other candidates

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Monumental Challenge — New clerk Melissa Henry adds e-filing and more, new goal is to scan in millions of court records

Monumental Challenge — New clerk Melissa Henry adds e-filing and more, new goal is to scan in millions of court records

Editor January 1, 2018 Comments Off on Monumental Challenge — New clerk Melissa Henry adds e-filing and more, new goal is to scan in millions of court records

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   COVINGTON – Monumental, overwhelming, enormous. There might not be a perfect word to describe the challenge on the horizon that new St. Tammany Clerk of Court Melissa

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Business growth steady — Parish will change economic group in 2018 to reduce confusion

Business growth steady — Parish will change economic group in 2018 to reduce confusion

Editor January 1, 2018 Comments Off on Business growth steady — Parish will change economic group in 2018 to reduce confusion

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – A major change in the way St. Tammany Parish seeks outside businesses to locate here will go into effect in 2018, but outgoing Economic Development

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Hundreds show support during Warren Montgomery benefit

Hundreds show support during Warren Montgomery benefit

Editor November 25, 2017 Comments Off on Hundreds show support during Warren Montgomery benefit

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   MANDEVILLE – Warren Montgomery did his best to recall the names of the hundreds of people he greeted at the front door of the Castine Center in

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Parish leaders in power struggle? — Montgomery, Brister both stand firm in legal dispute

Parish leaders in power struggle? — Montgomery, Brister both stand firm in legal dispute

Editor November 25, 2017 Comments Off on Parish leaders in power struggle? — Montgomery, Brister both stand firm in legal dispute

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news   COVINGTON – The continuing difference of opinion between two of the highest ranking public officials in St. Tammany Parish over legal representation may be viewed by some

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A Voice of Experience — Goodwin, at age 76, becoming new watchdog over government

A Voice of Experience — Goodwin, at age 76, becoming new watchdog over government

Editor November 25, 2017 Comments Off on A Voice of Experience — Goodwin, at age 76, becoming new watchdog over government

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   MANDEVILLE – You certainly wouldn’t blame Charles Goodwin for kicking his feet up on his second floor condo balcony and enjoying each day as he looks directly

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Lawsuit alleges AWG shorted worker pay

Lawsuit alleges AWG shorted worker pay

Editor November 25, 2017 Comments Off on Lawsuit alleges AWG shorted worker pay

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER – A Covington lawyer has filed a lawsuit against Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) in Pearl River alleging workers there were overworked without proper compensation and misclassified

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HOME for HEROES — ‘Cowboy’ raising money to buy house for homeless vets

HOME for HEROES — ‘Cowboy’ raising money to buy house for homeless vets

Editor November 25, 2017 Comments Off on HOME for HEROES — ‘Cowboy’ raising money to buy house for homeless vets

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news   COVINGTON – Ed “Cowboy” Lewis apparently did not think one monumental challenge was enough to take on. Now he has two. But when it comes to standing

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Col. Cook a quiet, American hero — Marine Corp veteran was commanding officer in fierce Vietnam battle

Col. Cook a quiet, American hero — Marine Corp veteran was commanding officer in fierce Vietnam battle

Editor November 12, 2017 Comments Off on Col. Cook a quiet, American hero — Marine Corp veteran was commanding officer in fierce Vietnam battle

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany news bureau   SLIDELL – Col. Gorton Cook is a single man who served in the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. But his commitment to fight as

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West Chamber receives prestigious award

West Chamber receives prestigious award

Editor November 5, 2017 Comments Off on West Chamber receives prestigious award

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news   COVINGTON – St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce President Lacey Toledano is confident the small staff at the local Chamber has consistently been successful in creating a

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COMPETING CHEF – Covington man to go against top cooks on Food Network’s Chopped

COMPETING CHEF – Covington man to go against top cooks on Food Network’s Chopped

Editor November 5, 2017 Comments Off on COMPETING CHEF – Covington man to go against top cooks on Food Network’s Chopped

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany news bureau   COVINGTON – It was probably easy for Gavin Jobe’s parents to know what career path he was heading down when they saw him practically obsessed at the

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Superwomen Survivors

Superwomen Survivors

Editor October 27, 2017 Comments Off on Superwomen Survivors

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany news bureau   SLIDELL – There are a lot of words used to describe breast cancer survivors. “Strong women.” “Courageous.” “Brave.” But unless you have ever gone through the tortuous

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Love Makes A Family – Slidell attorney guiding parents through process of adopting a child

Love Makes A Family – Slidell attorney guiding parents through process of adopting a child

Editor October 27, 2017 Comments Off on Love Makes A Family – Slidell attorney guiding parents through process of adopting a child

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany news bureau   SLIDELL – There is a simple building at 233 Robert Street in Slidell’s historic Olde Towne district that gets more attention for the quaint look than the

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Memorial Fountain to be built at Veterans Cemetery

Memorial Fountain to be built at Veterans Cemetery

Editor October 27, 2017 Comments Off on Memorial Fountain to be built at Veterans Cemetery

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany news bureau   SLIDELL – “The American spirit is alive and well,” Slidell contractor Tommy Benasco told a crowd at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery on Monday. Benasco, owner of

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Parish ‘jobs at home’ rise substantially, Scott says

Parish ‘jobs at home’ rise substantially, Scott says

Editor October 27, 2017 Comments Off on Parish ‘jobs at home’ rise substantially, Scott says

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany news bureau   SLIDELL – Dr. Loren Scott makes his living by analyzing and consulting on the economy—particularly here in Louisiana. As the guest speaker on Monday for the annual

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EDD taxes dropped — ‘People don’t want tax’

EDD taxes dropped — ‘People don’t want tax’

Editor October 27, 2017 Comments Off on EDD taxes dropped — ‘People don’t want tax’

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany news bureau   COVINGTON – St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister has acknowledged that next year’s critical sales tax renewal vote in March, 2018 was a determining factor in announcing

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Ruling by judge is criticized — Doctor: ‘I’ll never get that money now’

Ruling by judge is criticized — Doctor: ‘I’ll never get that money now’

Editor October 27, 2017 Comments Off on Ruling by judge is criticized — Doctor: ‘I’ll never get that money now’

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany news bureau   COVINGTON – A Covington physician who lost over $123,000 over a three-year period when a former bookkeeper embezzled money from him believes a new court ruling in

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Zaunbrecher, Burris win judge elections — Schroder in state treasurer runoff; Maness, Wright in state rep runoff

Zaunbrecher, Burris win judge elections — Schroder in state treasurer runoff; Maness, Wright in state rep runoff

Editor October 27, 2017 Comments Off on Zaunbrecher, Burris win judge elections — Schroder in state treasurer runoff; Maness, Wright in state rep runoff

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news   SLIDELL – Two new judges for the 22nd Judicial District Court were voted into office in Saturday elections, while a runoff will be held for the District

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