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“AWESOME WILDLIFE EFFORT” TV SHOW Features Northshore Residents

“AWESOME WILDLIFE EFFORT” TV SHOW Features Northshore Residents

Editor August 31, 2015 Comments Off

During October, The Krewe of AWE will air a four part documentary called “Awesome Wildlife Effort”.   The show is designed to bring attention to the large number of vanishing species on the planet, the

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Parish to commemorate Hurricane Katrina anniversary with events

Parish to commemorate Hurricane Katrina anniversary with events

Editor August 30, 2015 Comments Off

SLIDELL – In an attempt to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, there are a number of special events taking place in Slidell beginning Saturday, Aug. 29. The main event, which is being

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Town of Abita Springs signs contract to fix roads

Town of Abita Springs signs contract to fix roads

Editor August 30, 2015 Comments Off

ABITA SPRINGS — Abita Springs Mayor Greg Lemons signed the 2015 Road Overlay Contract on Friday. Leon Lowe and Sons was awarded the contract. Attending the contract signing were Mr. and Mrs. Al Fisher,

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Veterans Cemetery names street after trail blazer

Veterans Cemetery names street after trail blazer

Editor August 30, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – When La. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Secretary David LaCerte wanted to honor Lane Carson by naming the street leading to the new Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery

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Veto may come up in Council meeting

Veto may come up in Council meeting

Editor August 30, 2015 Comments Off

By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE–Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere’s veto of an ordinance limiting where special events can be held in the city could see a challenge at Thursday night’s City Council meeting–or

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Folsom teen arrested in overdoses

Folsom teen arrested in overdoses

Editor August 30, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON – An 18-year-old Folsom man has been arrested in connection with drug overdose of high school students, according to Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain and Lentz made

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Mandeville Council approves budget

Mandeville Council approves budget

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By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE–The Mandeville City Council recently approved a $45 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year, a move that will usher in a pay raise of 11.6 percent for

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St. Tammany Parish tax roll open to public through August

St. Tammany Parish tax roll open to public through August

Editor August 24, 2015 Comments Off

COVINGTON — The St. Tammany Parish tax roll will open for public inspection through Monday, August 31. Assessor Louis Fitzmorris is urging all property owners to check the assessed values of their homes and

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Lee Alexius enriching city as part of family tradition

Lee Alexius enriching city as part of family tradition

Editor August 24, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – It’s not hard to find Lee Alexius since he retired in 2003 following a 30-year career with BellSouth. Most days he can be found at Covington

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Mandeville man arrested for stealing postal packages

Mandeville man arrested for stealing postal packages

Editor August 24, 2015 Comments Off

MANDEVILLE — Paul F. Gerone of 200 Saint Ann Street Mandeville was arrested as the result of an investigation initiated by the Mandeville Police Department after it received multiple theft complaints from residents of

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Clerk race adds more candidates

Clerk race adds more candidates

Editor August 24, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – It didn’t take long for more candidates to jump into the election for St. Tammany Clerk of Court after longtime incumbent Malise Prieto announced she was

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Marsala Cultural Fund established to Promote Italian Heritage

Marsala Cultural Fund established to Promote Italian Heritage

Editor August 24, 2015 Comments Off

For the last three months cameras have been rolling in South Louisiana to document Awesome Italians and the events around them.  Three videos have been produced so far documenting Vincent Liberto receiving the Italian

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AWE.news reports on Tulane’s  $1 Million Nitrogen Challenge

AWE.news reports on Tulane’s $1 Million Nitrogen Challenge

Editor August 24, 2015 Comments Off

During October, The Krewe of AWE will air a four part documentary called “Awesome Wildlife Effort”.   The show is designed to bring attention to the large number of vanishing species on the planet, the

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Cooper sees roads improving

Cooper sees roads improving

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – When Mike Cooper was first elected mayor of Covington in 2011 he made a promise to residents that he would address perhaps the biggest problem facing

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Illing worked with U.S. Customs

Illing worked with U.S. Customs

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany?West news COVINGTON – As one of the newest candidates for sheriff in St. Tammany Parish, Scott Illing has a lofty goal should he get elected. The question, however, is whether

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Public school  numbers on the rise

Public school numbers on the rise

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – Students by the thousands returned to classrooms last Friday as over 38,000 kids came to St. Tammany Parish public schools for the first day of school.

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‘Hap’ to represent Libertarian Party in election

‘Hap’ to represent Libertarian Party in election

Editor August 14, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news   SLIDELL – The political landscape in St. Tammany Parish has certainly changed in recent years, with several of the top ranking public officials being removed by voters.

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Prieto: ‘Ugly politics’ leads to retirement

Prieto: ‘Ugly politics’ leads to retirement

Editor August 8, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Malise Prieto is ending her career four years earlier than she planned as the St. Tammany clerk of court. She is sad to see it end

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Prieto forced from race

Prieto forced from race

Editor August 8, 2015 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – An aggressive public campaign that revealed some little known facts about the operation in the St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court office has apparently been enough

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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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