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St. Tammany Parish annual report shows positive progress

St. Tammany Parish annual report shows positive progress

Editor May 22, 2016 Comments Off on St. Tammany Parish annual report shows positive progress

COVINGTON – St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister released the 2015 St. Tammany Parish Annual Report, which showed several big improvements to the parish. St. Tammany Parish Government made significant steps with the completion

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Mandeville Middle School student wins TV show ‘Chopped’

Mandeville Middle School student wins TV show ‘Chopped’

Editor May 22, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville Middle School student wins TV show ‘Chopped’

MANDEVILLE — Emily Roche, a 6th grader at Mandeville Middle School was named champion on the Food Network show “Chopped Junior” and took home a $10,000 prize. On an episode titled “Quail Quest,” she

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Florida men arrested for  St. Tammany Parish burglaries

Florida men arrested for St. Tammany Parish burglaries

Editor May 22, 2016 Comments Off on Florida men arrested for St. Tammany Parish burglaries

COVINGTON — Three men arrested over the weekend in Florida have been tied to “felony lane gang” car burglaries in St. Tammany Parish, according to St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Capt. George Bonnett. Thomas

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Father Gregory provides great leadership for 20 years

Father Gregory provides great leadership for 20 years

Editor May 22, 2016 Comments Off on Father Gregory provides great leadership for 20 years

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – There is more than one way to fall in love, Father Gregory Boquet explained when asked about his decision to become a priest. The president and

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St. Joseph’s must restore most ministries on campus after devastating flooding

St. Joseph’s must restore most ministries on campus after devastating flooding

Editor May 22, 2016 Comments Off on St. Joseph’s must restore most ministries on campus after devastating flooding

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Quietly nestled in the midst of the thick Louisiana forests north of Covington, St. Joseph Abbey and Seminar College has been producing much more than priests

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Lawsuit by D.A. against parish ruffles feathers

Lawsuit by D.A. against parish ruffles feathers

Editor May 22, 2016 Comments Off on Lawsuit by D.A. against parish ruffles feathers

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – When St. Tammany Parish elected the first new district attorney in over 30 years with a December, 2014 victory for Warren Montgomery, the warm and fuzzy

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Smith changes planned

Smith changes planned

Editor May 22, 2016 Comments Off on Smith changes planned

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Randy Smith said he was given some good advice on the night he won election as the new sheriff in St. Tammany Parish. “I was told

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Northshore Community?Foundation awards $1.3 million in grants

Northshore Community?Foundation awards $1.3 million in grants

Editor May 11, 2016 Comments Off on Northshore Community?Foundation awards $1.3 million in grants

COVINGTON — The Northshore Community Foundation held its 9th Annual Meeting in April at the Justice Center in Covington. The event served as the organization’s premier event to celebrate the successes and achievements over

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West 15th Avenue bridge finally getting closer to completion

West 15th Avenue bridge finally getting closer to completion

Editor May 11, 2016 Comments Off on West 15th Avenue bridge finally getting closer to completion

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Residents who have endured the difficulties associated with the state ordered repair for the dangerous bridge that went over the West 15th Avenue canal in Covington

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Call to priesthood comes in different ways for young men

Call to priesthood comes in different ways for young men

Editor May 11, 2016 Comments Off on Call to priesthood comes in different ways for young men

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – How does a young man make a decision to forego having a family and devote his entire life to serving as a priest in the Catholic

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St. Joseph’s Abbey has record enrollment, then faces $30 million bill to rebuild after extensive flooding

St. Joseph’s Abbey has record enrollment, then faces $30 million bill to rebuild after extensive flooding

Editor May 11, 2016 Comments Off on St. Joseph’s Abbey has record enrollment, then faces $30 million bill to rebuild after extensive flooding

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – When flood waters from swollen area rivers began spilling over their banks in St. Tammany Parish during the heavy rains in early March of this year,

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Marigny still has obstacles

Marigny still has obstacles

Editor May 11, 2016 Comments Off on Marigny still has obstacles

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Any thought that the $200 million Port Marigny development project in Mandeville will soon spring out of the ground following a unanimous backing from the Planning

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City removes 80 truckloads of sand from Bogue Falaya flooding

City removes 80 truckloads of sand from Bogue Falaya flooding

Editor May 8, 2016 Comments Off on City removes 80 truckloads of sand from Bogue Falaya flooding

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The quarterly meeting with city residents for Covington Mayor Mike Cooper focused a lot on issues that resulted from the heavy rains in March, leading to

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‘Operation Angel’ plan revealed for St. Tammany

‘Operation Angel’ plan revealed for St. Tammany

Editor May 8, 2016 Comments Off on ‘Operation Angel’ plan revealed for St. Tammany

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West news COVINGTON – St. Tammany Parish leaders took a strong step forward in the fight against drug addiction by announcing a new program on Monday on the steps of

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Reed found guilty

Reed found guilty

Editor May 8, 2016 Comments Off on Reed found guilty

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news NEW ORLEANS – A quick verdict on Monday evening in the corruption trial of former St. Tammany District Attorney Walter Reed suggested there was little the jury believed

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Two South Shore men tied to burglaries in Mandeville

Two South Shore men tied to burglaries in Mandeville

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Two South Shore men tied to burglaries in Mandeville

MANDEVILLE — Two Southshore men are in jail after a multi-jurisdictional investigation identified them in connection with several Mandeville-area vehicle thefts and burglaries last month, according to Capt. George Bonnett. Brian Ernst, 30 years

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Mandeville man arrested for sex crimes with teens

Mandeville man arrested for sex crimes with teens

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville man arrested for sex crimes with teens

MANDEVILLE – A Mandeville man was arrested for sex crimes on Wednesday, April 20, according to Mandeville Police Department Lt. Gerald Sticker. Mandeville Police arrested 18-year-old Stiles Patrick King of 134 Mead Court, Mandeville,

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Covington inventor finding explosive  success with Cajun Rocket Pot

Covington inventor finding explosive success with Cajun Rocket Pot

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Covington inventor finding explosive success with Cajun Rocket Pot

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news 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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Public reacts to two teen suicides

Public reacts to two teen suicides

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Public reacts to two teen suicides

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Another public meeting, more public officials doing what they can to find answers, and more professionals offering what advice they have. That was the result of

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Walter Reed trial rolls into third week of testimony

Walter Reed trial rolls into third week of testimony

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Walter Reed trial rolls into third week of testimony

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news NEW ORLEANS – Former 22nd Judicial Court District Attorney Walter Reed sat quietly in U.S. District Court for the second week in a row as his corruption trial

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