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Superstar Ian Somerhalder vows to help parish win battle

Superstar Ian Somerhalder vows to help parish win battle

Editor July 26, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news ABITA SPRINGS – Fresh off a victory on Monday in the 19th Judicial District Court, the Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany (CCST) appear to have a major new

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Brister accepts $16 million from  BP following suit

Brister accepts $16 million from BP following suit

Editor July 12, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON – St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister has accepted a final settlement from BP Oil totaling over $16 million. Immediately following an Executive Session of the St. Tammany Parish Council, Council Chair Richard

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St. Tammany Parish hosting meetings to discuss proposed blueways trail

St. Tammany Parish hosting meetings to discuss proposed blueways trail

Editor July 12, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON — St. Tammany Parish residents are invited to take part in a community discussion on Monday, July 13 in the Covington Council Chambers and on Thursday, July 16 at Christwood Retirement Center to

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Lacombe man in fatal crash

Lacombe man in fatal crash

Editor July 12, 2015 Comments Off

LACOMBE – A Lacombe man died from a motorcycle crash on July 5 on Hwy. 62 in Pine, La., according to Louisiana State Police TFC Dustin Dwight. Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L

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Obscenity arrest made in Mandeville

Obscenity arrest made in Mandeville

Editor July 12, 2015 Comments Off

MANDEVILLE — A Mandeville man was booked with one count of obscenity, according to Mandeville Police Department Lt. Gerald Sticker. Keith A. Gangiamilla, 51 years old of 2225 Prairie Street in Mandeville, was arrested

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Covington Inauguration swears in same eight as previous term

Covington Inauguration swears in same eight as previous term

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By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – It was a special day for the city of Covington when the 2015 Inauguration Ceremony was held in the Greater Covington Center. A time to swear

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‘Monty’ Montgomery, successful businessman, founded Time Saver, popularized ICEE

‘Monty’ Montgomery, successful businessman, founded Time Saver, popularized ICEE

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By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON — The life story for Levere Cooley “Monty” Montgomery Jr. can be summed up pretty easily, the 86-year-old Covington resident said. “I’ve been one damn lucky guy.”

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Covington doctor target of scheme

Covington doctor target of scheme

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By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – A Covington physician said he is still having trouble not blaming himself for failing to notice that his office manager had been embezzling money from his

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Win Tickets To Sky’s First Birthday Party At Global Wildlife Center

Win Tickets To Sky’s First Birthday Party At Global Wildlife Center

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Krewe of AWE Throws Birthday Party For Baby Giraffe You Can Win FREE Tickets! WHAT: First birthday party for Sky, the baby giraffe, adopted by the Krewe of AWE. Party tickets are $30 for

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Mandeville Council to vote on repeal

Mandeville Council to vote on repeal

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By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — The Mandeville City Council is poised to take action on an ordinance repealing the city’s existing Comprehensive Land Use Ordinance (CLURO), which directs growth and development

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Traffic on way to Coast causing problems

Traffic on way to Coast causing problems

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By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany?West news COVINGTON – Motorists who plan to use Interstate 10 or Interstate 12 in the Slidell area anytime soon during the weekends had better find alternate routes, at least through

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Sun man gets 40 years in prison for molestation of young girl

Sun man gets 40 years in prison for molestation of young girl

Editor June 26, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON—A 71-year-old man will spend the rest of his life in prison for molesting a 7-year-old girl repeatedly during the first three months of 2012. The defendant, Lovic Cotton, who lived in Sun, was

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Covington man convicted of rape, battery

Covington man convicted of rape, battery

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COVINGTON—A St. Tammany Parish jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts against a 29-year-old Covington man on two counts of aggravated rape and three counts of sexual battery for multiple incidents involving a girl who was

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City Council defers action on CLURO

City Council defers action on CLURO

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By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE–The Mandeville City Council once again deferred an ordinance repealing the city’s existing Comprehensive Land Use Ordinance (CLURO), which directs growth and development within the city, and replacing

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Two crab festivals coming to St. Tammany next weekend

Two crab festivals coming to St. Tammany next weekend

Editor June 22, 2015 Comments Off

SLIDELL – If you like crab, the last weekend in June is designed just for you. There are two crab festivals taking place in St. Tammany Parish from June 26-28. The St. Tammany Crab

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City Council in Mandeville to re-visit public events ordinance

City Council in Mandeville to re-visit public events ordinance

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By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — An ordinance limiting where public events can be held in Mandeville is on hold while the Mandeville City Council solicits public opinion on the matter. The

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Mandeville man arrested for obscenity

Mandeville man arrested for obscenity

Editor June 22, 2015 Comments Off

MANDEVILLE – A 22-year-old Mandeville man was arrested and charged with one count of obscenity on Monday, Mandeville Police Lt. Gerald Sticker said. Sean David Rhodes, of 404 Holm Oak Lane in Mandeville, was

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Mandeville couple in fatal crash

Mandeville couple in fatal crash

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MANDEVILLE – A Mandeville couple was killed in a car crash near the Louisiana Welcome Center in Slidell, Louisiana State Police TFC Dustin Dwight said. The fatal crash occurred on Interstate 10 eastbound east

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Man admits to defrauding Covington-based company

Man admits to defrauding Covington-based company

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON — Forty-seven-year-old Richard A. Sharp pled guilty June 3 to racketeering and two felony counts of issuing worthless checks as part of an elaborate scheme to defraud a company and its investors, according

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Soiree to benefit families with disabled children June 20

Soiree to benefit families with disabled children June 20

Editor June 15, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – It doesn’t take long to understand why Lea Anne Krieger is passionate about her work with ACCESS. Adapting and Changing Children’s Environments with Successful Solutions—the actual

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