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Mandeville woman sentenced after arrest in oxycodone case

Mandeville woman sentenced after arrest in oxycodone case

Editor November 28, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville woman sentenced after arrest in oxycodone case

MANDEVILLE – Three locals were sentenced in connection with an investigation into the illegal diversion of Oxycodone pills through a clinic formerly operating in Bogalusa and New Orleans East, according to U.S. Attorney Kenneth

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St. Paul’s students raise over 13,000 pounds of food for Covington Food Bank through annual program

St. Paul’s students raise over 13,000 pounds of food for Covington Food Bank through annual program

Editor November 28, 2016 Comments Off on St. Paul’s students raise over 13,000 pounds of food for Covington Food Bank through annual program

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – If you are looking for the hope in the next generation then look no further than the students at St. Paul’s School. Starting more than 25

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Rare $1 stolen from Mandeville business

Rare $1 stolen from Mandeville business

Editor November 28, 2016 Comments Off on Rare $1 stolen from Mandeville business

MANDEVILLE — The Mandeville Police Department is currently investigating the theft of a rare $1 United States Silver Certificate bearing serial number 000000, according to Mandeville Police Department officer Becky White. The certificate was

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Teacher pleads guilty to drug charge

Teacher pleads guilty to drug charge

Editor November 28, 2016 Comments Off on Teacher pleads guilty to drug charge

COVINGTON — A former teacher who supplied marijuana-laced brownies to two students last year has pleaded guilty to two counts of distribution of marijuana to a student and two counts of obstruction of justice.

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St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office ‘App’ promised in several months

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office ‘App’ promised in several months

Editor November 28, 2016 Comments Off on St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office ‘App’ promised in several months

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Much of the Social Media benefits for public agencies is beginning to show its way to the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office in greater measure now that

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Parish officials to address traffic concerns on Hwy. 22 in Madisonville

Parish officials to address traffic concerns on Hwy. 22 in Madisonville

Editor November 28, 2016 Comments Off on Parish officials to address traffic concerns on Hwy. 22 in Madisonville

MADISONVILLE — St. Tammany Parish officials announced that long-standing traffic challenges on Louisiana Highway 22 in Madisonville are set to be addressed beginning Monday, November 21. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) in cooperation with

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D.A. won’t drop fight with P.C.

D.A. won’t drop fight with P.C.

Editor November 28, 2016 Comments Off on D.A. won’t drop fight with P.C.

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The battle between St. Tammany Parish officials and District Attorney Warren Montgomery over legal representation for the parish is apparently not over. And Parish President Pat

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Cooper discusses road projects, hears from community

Cooper discusses road projects, hears from community

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Cooper discusses road projects, hears from community

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – When Covington Mayor Mike Cooper meets the public every three months at his “Coffee with Cooper” gathering at the Covington Trailhead, the mayor always provides a

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Three arrested in burglaries

Three arrested in burglaries

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Three arrested in burglaries

COVINGTON — The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a trio of men responsible for a rash of mini-storage burglaries which occurred earlier this year, according to Captain Daniel Seuzeneau. Between the months

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‘Collection’ day Nov. 12

‘Collection’ day Nov. 12

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on ‘Collection’ day Nov. 12

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Another big step in the direction of maintaining the beauty enjoyed in St. Tammany Parish is moving forward with the work now being done by the

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Talented ‘artist’ Bonnett has compelling book published

Talented ‘artist’ Bonnett has compelling book published

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Talented ‘artist’ Bonnett has compelling book published

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Sarada Bonnett is not an artist displaying her work on canvas who might appear at the Three Rivers Art Festival in downtown Covington this weekend. However,

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Annual Covington art festival this weekend, will bring over 50,000 people to downtown

Annual Covington art festival this weekend, will bring over 50,000 people to downtown

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Annual Covington art festival this weekend, will bring over 50,000 people to downtown

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The streets of downtown Covington will be taken over this Saturday and Sunday when the 20th annual Three Rivers Art Festival draws what is estimated to

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STPPS’ Folse named LA Supt. of the Year

STPPS’ Folse named LA Supt. of the Year

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on STPPS’ Folse named LA Supt. of the Year

COVINGTON — W. L. “Trey” Folse, III has been named the 2017 Superintendent of the Year by the Louisiana Association of School Executives (LASE). This award is given each year to a superintendent who

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Man shoots himself, drives through closed lane on Causeway

Man shoots himself, drives through closed lane on Causeway

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Man shoots himself, drives through closed lane on Causeway

COVINGTON — The Causeway Police Department responded to an incident involving a motorist who drove ran through a closed lane of the southbound toll plaza on Thursday, Oct. 27 around 9:30 a.m. The person

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Man pleads guilty to murder of father, half-sister in Abita Springs

Man pleads guilty to murder of father, half-sister in Abita Springs

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Man pleads guilty to murder of father, half-sister in Abita Springs

COVINGTON — Jacob Eli Middleton, Jr., 20, abruptly pleaded guilty Friday, Oct. 28 to two counts of manslaughter for killing his half-sister and their father in Abita Springs early last year. Middleton was sentenced

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Abita man banned from Disney parks

Abita man banned from Disney parks

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Abita man banned from Disney parks

ABITA SPRINGS — A Louisiana man was arrested and banned from all Walt Disney World properties after attempting to enter Epcot with a loaded firearm, an arrest affidavit shows. It happened outside the entrance

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Councilman loses battle with cancer

Councilman loses battle with cancer

Editor November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Councilman loses battle with cancer

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – One of the most popular and committed members of the Covington City Council lost a hard-fought battle with cancer this past weekend as Lee Alexius passed

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Parish artists to debut film Nov. 5

Parish artists to debut film Nov. 5

Editor November 7, 2016 Comments Off on Parish artists to debut film Nov. 5

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Working as a production assistant for two years with some of the biggest names in the movie industry seemed like David Michael Warren had already gotten

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‘Recipe Rumble’ will help Safe at Home program

‘Recipe Rumble’ will help Safe at Home program

Editor October 29, 2016 Comments Off on ‘Recipe Rumble’ will help Safe at Home program

COVINGTON — COAST, the St. Tammany Council on Aging, started a program to help seniors with home repairs they could no longer handle themselves and now it is expanding to include a Safe at

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Covington teen sentenced for murder

Covington teen sentenced for murder

Editor October 29, 2016 Comments Off on Covington teen sentenced for murder

COVINGTON — A St. Tammany Parish grand jury has returned second-degree murder indictments against a 16-year-old boy in the March shooting death of his stepfather in Covington. Daniel T. Hamilton is charged with shooting

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