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Walking for a cause benefit to be held Oct. 8

Walking for a cause benefit to be held Oct. 8

Editor September 24, 2016 Comments Off on Walking for a cause benefit to be held Oct. 8

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau MANDEVILLE – It’s not surprising that Len Snyder understands the great need for a cure to be found for Alzheimer’s Disease. Snyder owns and operates Home Instead Senior

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James Storehouse ministry aiding teens aging out of foster care system

James Storehouse ministry aiding teens aging out of foster care system

Editor September 24, 2016 Comments Off on James Storehouse ministry aiding teens aging out of foster care system

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – There are many important causes in this world for people to be drawn to. Foster children certainly ranks among them, for various different reasons, and one

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Residents should stay out of Bogue Chitto River

Residents should stay out of Bogue Chitto River

Editor September 24, 2016 Comments Off on Residents should stay out of Bogue Chitto River

COVINGTON — As a precautionary measure, St. Tammany Parish Government is strongly urging its citizens and visitors to temporarily cease swimming, wading and fishing in the Bogue Chitto River. Parish Government has been in

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Mandeville man found guilty of battery

Mandeville man found guilty of battery

Editor September 24, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville man found guilty of battery

COVINGTON — A St. Tammany Parish jury convicted Hardy Cornwell, 48 years old of Mandeville, of aggravated second-degree battery and attempted false imprisonment on Thursday, Sept. 15 for severely beating his ex-girlfriend and restraining

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Fracking a no-go in St. Tammany

Fracking a no-go in St. Tammany

Editor September 24, 2016 Comments Off on Fracking a no-go in St. Tammany

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – After rumors of the Helis Oil & Gas operation shutting down in St. Tammany Parish were denied in the past week, company officials announced on Tuesday

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Senator Sharon Hewitt visits Cuba,  has eye-opening experience

Senator Sharon Hewitt visits Cuba, has eye-opening experience

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Senator Sharon Hewitt visits Cuba, has eye-opening experience

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – The announcement one year ago by President Barack Obama that the United States was re-establishing diplomatic ties with Cuba brought hope to many American businessmen about

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Madisonville man gets 25 years for sexual battery  of Child

Madisonville man gets 25 years for sexual battery of Child

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Madisonville man gets 25 years for sexual battery of Child

COVINGTON — Raymond F. Reno, 45 years old of Madisonville, pleaded guilty on Monday to sexual battery of a victim under 13 and 56 counts of child pornography of victims under age 13. District

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Mandeville woman faces serious charges

Mandeville woman faces serious charges

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville woman faces serious charges

MANEVILLE — The Mandeville Police have arrested 55-year-old Julie Henry of Mandeville for failure to report abuse of adults and obstruction of justice, according to Mandeville Police Department Officer Becky White. Henry was the

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Shoplifters arrested after dashing by St. Tammany deputy on lunch break

Shoplifters arrested after dashing by St. Tammany deputy on lunch break

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Shoplifters arrested after dashing by St. Tammany deputy on lunch break

Three people accused of shoplifting were arrested last Tuesday after they sprinted past a St. Tammany Parish deputy who was on his lunch break and the deputy quickly pursued them, officials said. The incident

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Dangerous high-speed police chase lands Houston man in jail

Dangerous high-speed police chase lands Houston man in jail

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Dangerous high-speed police chase lands Houston man in jail

LACOMBE — St. Tammany Parish Deputy Zachary Bruno was on his way home after finishing up his 12-hour shift on September 1. As Bruno was traveling on Interstate 12, a woman frantically flagged him

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CCST wants vote on Causeway

CCST wants vote on Causeway

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on CCST wants vote on Causeway

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – With one major hurdle to get over before the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Commission moves forward with higher tolls on the 24-mile bridge, a parish watchdog group

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Operation Angel benefit September 14

Operation Angel benefit September 14

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Operation Angel benefit September 14

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz can speak about law enforcement, the criminal system and the drug problem with as much experience as anyone. And it has

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Mandeville man arrested for rape charges

Mandeville man arrested for rape charges

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville man arrested for rape charges

MANDEVILLE — The Mandeville Police Department arrested 58-year-old Jerry J. Kan who worked was a Beau Provence cook on Aug. 29, and booked him with first degree rape of a 78-year-old female resident, according

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Results of STPPS cares fundraiser are record-breaking for flood victims

Results of STPPS cares fundraiser are record-breaking for flood victims

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Results of STPPS cares fundraiser are record-breaking for flood victims

COVINGTON — The St. Tammany community has stepped up with donations valued at an estimated $330,000 as part of the STPPS Cares Fundraiser for students and schools affected by the Louisiana floods. The districtwide

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Covington Police establish Internet exchange safe zone

Covington Police establish Internet exchange safe zone

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Covington Police establish Internet exchange safe zone

COVINGTON — Police in Covington are hoping to make Internet exchanges safer with a designated space to meet and complete the transaction, according to Covington Police Department Chief Tim Lentz. The chief said a

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Parish tax roll open for public inspection

Parish tax roll open for public inspection

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Parish tax roll open for public inspection

COVINGTON — The St. Tammany Parish tax roll is officially open for public inspection until Wednesday, September 14. This is a reassessment year and Assessor Louis Fitzmorris is urging all property owners to check

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Vic Moore leading well-structured  program at Pelican Athletic Club

Vic Moore leading well-structured program at Pelican Athletic Club

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Vic Moore leading well-structured program at Pelican Athletic Club

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – If you wonder whether your child needs the disciplined life of an athlete, look no further than Vic Moore’s printed out “Daily Schedule.” Moore was “that

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Militia leader arrested in Mandeville for dealing meth

Militia leader arrested in Mandeville for dealing meth

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Militia leader arrested in Mandeville for dealing meth

MANDEVILLE — A ranking member of the Louisiana Tactical Militia was arrested Thursday by members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force in Mandeville, officials announced. With help from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s

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Special event on Saturday to raise funds for popular art fund in Covington

Special event on Saturday to raise funds for popular art fund in Covington

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Special event on Saturday to raise funds for popular art fund in Covington

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The growing Covington Public Art Fund aims for another big boost on Saturday night when “White Linen Night” returns to the downtown district. The Covington Public

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Toll money expenses draw attack

Toll money expenses draw attack

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Toll money expenses draw attack

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Tolls on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway appear to be heading up after the commission unanimously voted for the increase in a $103 million safety improvement project.

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