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Daussat, Families Helping Families assist disabled with ‘Touch a Truck’ fundraiser in Covington

Daussat, Families Helping Families assist disabled with ‘Touch a Truck’ fundraiser in Covington

chrissycsmith November 15, 2013 Comments Off on Daussat, Families Helping Families assist disabled with ‘Touch a Truck’ fundraiser in Covington

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The tragedy and challenges faced by Stephanie Daussat and her family during the past nine years would be enough to make most people want to give

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Audit details Galvan’s spending

Audit details Galvan’s spending

chrissycsmith October 24, 2013 Comments Off on Audit details Galvan’s spending

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – Details in a 113-page report from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor investigating former St. Tammany Coroner Dr. Peter Galvan shed more light on an operation that allegedly

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Lentz: I Am Responsible

Lentz: I Am Responsible

chrissycsmith October 24, 2013 Comments Off on Lentz: I Am Responsible

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Tim Lentz says he has always been a big reader, especially motivational books by national leaders he admires. One of those men is former New York

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Boo Fest to benefit children with disabilities

Boo Fest to benefit children with disabilities

chrissycsmith October 23, 2013 Comments Off on Boo Fest to benefit children with disabilities

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – Understanding the goal of the 4th annual Boo Fest on the grounds of Lakeview Regional Medical Center makes it easy to appreciate the collaboration of Northshore

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Covington Council unanimously approves Lentz as police chief

Covington Council unanimously approves Lentz as police chief

chrissycsmith October 23, 2013 Comments Off on Covington Council unanimously approves Lentz as police chief

By JOHN BINDER Tammany West news COVINGTON – The Covington City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved Mayor Mike Cooper’s appointment for Covington Police Chief, former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tim

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HomeGoods to bring jobs to Mandeville

HomeGoods to bring jobs to Mandeville

chrissycsmith October 23, 2013 Comments Off on HomeGoods to bring jobs to Mandeville

MANDEVILLE – Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere announced that 70 jobs will be offered when the new HomeGoods store moves into the Pontchartrain Square shopping area of the city. Villere said he received confirmation that

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Galvan charged with stealing money

Galvan charged with stealing money

chrissycsmith October 23, 2013 Comments Off on Galvan charged with stealing money

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Following 10 months of media reports that questioned the spending practices in the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office, Dr. Peter Galvan has been charged with stealing

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Highway 190 work criticized

Highway 190 work criticized

chrissycsmith August 14, 2013 Comments Off on Highway 190 work criticized

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news   MANDEVILLE – Two substantial delays in the first 100 days of the Highway 190 road project in Mandeville is raising criticism from store owners along the 1.2

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Paige Lawnmower a Mandeville mainstay

Paige Lawnmower a Mandeville mainstay

chrissycsmith July 31, 2013 Comments Off on Paige Lawnmower a Mandeville mainstay

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – After 32 years in the business of selling and servicing lawnmowers and small engines, William Paige understands one of the reasons he has survived the ups-and-downs

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‘Volunteers’ need volunteers

‘Volunteers’ need volunteers

chrissycsmith July 31, 2013 Comments Off on ‘Volunteers’ need volunteers

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – The volunteers could use more volunteers. When locals hear the name “Volunteers of America,” it’s easy to assume, “they must have a lot of volunteers.” But

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School Board votes to fire bus driver

School Board votes to fire bus driver

Editor July 2, 2013 Comments Off on School Board votes to fire bus driver

By JOHN BINDER Tammany West News COVINGTON – The St. Tammany Parish School Board voted 9-0 to fire bus driver Robert Hesson after charges by Superintendent Trey Folse claiming Hesson had not reported two

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GALVAN’S STORY IS TOLD

GALVAN’S STORY IS TOLD

Editor July 2, 2013 Comments Off on GALVAN’S STORY IS TOLD

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – For over six months, St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Peter Galvan has been the target of intense scrutiny for questionable spending in his department during the

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Lacombe Nursing Centre has passion for helping seniors

Lacombe Nursing Centre has passion for helping seniors

Editor June 19, 2013 Comments Off on Lacombe Nursing Centre has passion for helping seniors

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau LACOMBE – When considering a career working with children or elderly people, it often seems easier to choose the kids. After all, they are cute, energetic and fun

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Arrests made in home break-in

Arrests made in home break-in

Editor June 19, 2013 Comments Off on Arrests made in home break-in

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office detective unit sent another clear message to would-be criminals in the parish by quickly making arrests this week in a frightening

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Fontainebleau to host new seafood festival

Fontainebleau to host new seafood festival

Editor May 31, 2013 Comments Off on Fontainebleau to host new seafood festival

                        By Betsy Swenson Tammany West news MANDEVILLE–A Mandeville 4th of July tradition will continue this year as a Covington-based firm gears up

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Students improve in key test subjects

Students improve in key test subjects

Editor May 31, 2013 Comments Off on Students improve in key test subjects

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West News COVINGTON – Students in St. Tammany Parish are showing improvements in all four test subjects of English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies through the iLEAP and

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Coroner’s office loses  fiscal control

Coroner’s office loses fiscal control

Editor May 31, 2013 Comments Off on Coroner’s office loses fiscal control

By Betsy Swenson Tammany West news MANDEVILLE–In a 38-0 vote, the Louisiana State Senate approved legislation handing over fiscal control of the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office and its operations to the Parish Council.

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Roniger’s personal pain drives her to help others

Roniger’s personal pain drives her to help others

Editor May 31, 2013 Comments Off on Roniger’s personal pain drives her to help others

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – When Becky Roniger saw an article in the newspaper in 2001 about a meeting at the Covington library, attempting to start a suicide prevention group in

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Palmisano withdraws Civil Service appeal

Palmisano withdraws Civil Service appeal

Editor May 31, 2013 Comments Off on Palmisano withdraws Civil Service appeal

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – The prospect for a long, drawn out public show in the Covington police chief case has been avoided after former Chief Richard Palmisano withdrew his Civil

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Reward generates leads in Covington break-in

Reward generates leads in Covington break-in

Editor May 31, 2013 Comments Off on Reward generates leads in Covington break-in

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – A reward of $40,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of two men allegedly involved in a Covington break-in has generated numerous leads, St.

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