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School Board adopts cost-saving measures for taxpayers

School Board adopts cost-saving measures for taxpayers

Editor July 23, 2016 Comments Off on School Board adopts cost-saving measures for taxpayers

COVINGTON — Strong business practices and fiscal responsibility by the St. Tammany Parish Public School System enabled the School Board to adopt cost-saving measures for taxpayers recently. In the annual Fiscal Assessment Report issued

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Boudreaux named new CEO of Louisiana Heart Hospital

Boudreaux named new CEO of Louisiana Heart Hospital

Editor July 23, 2016 Comments Off on Boudreaux named new CEO of Louisiana Heart Hospital

LACOMBE — Cardiovascular Care Group (CCG) announced today that it has named Scott P. Boudreaux Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana Heart Hospital & Medical Group. Boudreaux replaces R. Roy Wright who recently announced his

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Design team named for STP arts district

Design team named for STP arts district

Editor July 23, 2016 Comments Off on Design team named for STP arts district

MANDEVILLE — St. Tammany Parish introduced the architectural design team led by Wilson Butler Architects, who have been selected to design the Parish’s proposed Cultural Arts District. The Parish selected the team several months

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Ellis wants ‘legal’ change in city budget

Ellis wants ‘legal’ change in city budget

Editor July 23, 2016 Comments Off on Ellis wants ‘legal’ change in city budget

MANDEVILLE — Mandeville City Councilman David Ellis has asked the Administration to place the salaries of his appointed department heads in separate budget line items for the FY17 budget. At last week’s Budget Work

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Sheriff warns of stolen TVs in parish

Sheriff warns of stolen TVs in parish

Editor July 14, 2016 Comments Off on Sheriff warns of stolen TVs in parish

MANDEVILLE — St Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are warning buyers to beware when purchasing televisions from individuals and online buy and sell websites, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Captain Daniel Seuzeneau said. During the

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Man gets life sentence for Covington murder

Man gets life sentence for Covington murder

Editor July 14, 2016 Comments Off on Man gets life sentence for Covington murder

COVINGTON — A St. Tammany Parish judge sentenced Carlos Rodriguez, 45, formerly of Kenner, to a mandatory life sentence July 7 for carrying out a plot with his girlfriend to kill her husband in

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Veterans Cemetery receives much-needed benches

Veterans Cemetery receives much-needed benches

Editor July 14, 2016 Comments Off on Veterans Cemetery receives much-needed benches

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – A few places to sit down may not seem like such a big deal. But to Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery Director Ted Krumm, and the hundreds

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Single family new construction permits at nine-year high

Single family new construction permits at nine-year high

Editor July 14, 2016 Comments Off on Single family new construction permits at nine-year high

COVINGTON — Single family new construction permit numbers reached their highest numbers in nine years, during the month of June 2016 in St. Tammany Parish. The number, 144, also represents a 56 percent increase

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Parish, CCST lose fourth appeal

Parish, CCST lose fourth appeal

Editor July 14, 2016 Comments Off on Parish, CCST lose fourth appeal

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The fourth consecutive defeat at the hands of Louisiana courts has changed the direction for St. Tammany Parish Pat Brister and the Parish Council in their

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Former Fontainebleau teacher charged

Former Fontainebleau teacher charged

Editor July 14, 2016 Comments Off on Former Fontainebleau teacher charged

MANDEVILLE — A former Fontainebleau High School math teacher, who was also the assistant girls’ basketball coach, has been arrested by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office (STPSO) and is facing numerous charges for

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St. Tammany lawmakers talk shop at Chamber luncheon

St. Tammany lawmakers talk shop at Chamber luncheon

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on St. Tammany lawmakers talk shop at Chamber luncheon

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – St. Tammany lawmakers who spent 19 weeks in Baton Rouge earlier this year for the longest session ever at the Louisiana Legislature were hardly all smiles

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New Mandeville council members take oath

New Mandeville council members take oath

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on New Mandeville council members take oath

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — Three new Mandeville council members, Lauré Sica, Michael Pulaski and John Keller, were sworn in on Friday, along with re-elected incumbents Clay Madden and David Ellis.

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Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere sworn in again

Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere sworn in again

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere sworn in again

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere focused on upcoming issues like Port Marigny as well as past successes in his inauguration on Friday at the Paul Spitzfaden Community

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St.?Tammany has new sheriff for first time in 20 years

St.?Tammany has new sheriff for first time in 20 years

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on St.?Tammany has new sheriff for first time in 20 years

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – The theme of utilizing public office as a means to truly serve the people was the focal point for newly-elected St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith

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Taxes on the rise?

Taxes on the rise?

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Taxes on the rise?

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – For those who complain about the high millages charged to property owners in St. Tammany Parish, the time to voice your opinion is now. That is

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St. Tammany assessor wins apartment complex tax fight

St. Tammany assessor wins apartment complex tax fight

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on St. Tammany assessor wins apartment complex tax fight

COVINGTON — Assessor Louis Fitzmorris won another victory in court recently when 22nd Judicial District Judge Martin Coady ruled in his favor, reversing a decision by the Louisiana Tax Commission. In September of 2014,

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Loaded handgun found on lakefront

Loaded handgun found on lakefront

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Loaded handgun found on lakefront

MANDEVILLE — Mandeville Police are trying to determine how a loaded handgun came to be abandoned in front of a park bench on the Mandeville Lakefront in the area of Wilkinson Street, according to

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Mandeville man survived horrific conditions as POW  in World War II, proud American for 96 years

Mandeville man survived horrific conditions as POW in World War II, proud American for 96 years

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville man survived horrific conditions as POW in World War II, proud American for 96 years

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – This, ladies and gentlemen, is the story of a REAL American hero. Will you enjoy the Fourth of July on Monday? Do you appreciate the freedom

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Parish, CCST team up to appeal drilling

Parish, CCST team up to appeal drilling

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Parish, CCST team up to appeal drilling

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – St. Tammany Parish and the Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany (CCST) are pressing forward together with an impassioned appeal to the Supreme Court of Louisiana that

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Area CLECO customers to receive credits on bills

Area CLECO customers to receive credits on bills

Editor June 26, 2016 Comments Off on Area CLECO customers to receive credits on bills

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – Customers with CLECO can expect to see a substantial credit on their bills starting sometime in July, said a local official with the electric company. Eric

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