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‘The Northshore: North of Your Expectations’

‘The Northshore: North of Your Expectations’

Editor October 18, 2016 Comments Off on ‘The Northshore: North of Your Expectations’

I attended an especially enjoyable event this past Saturday. It was a reunion of former employees from the Slidell Sentry-News, which was the east parish paper owned by Wick Communications, a company that also

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I’m trying to best to be super mom with my four kids

I’m trying to best to be super mom with my four kids

Editor October 18, 2016 Comments Off on I’m trying to best to be super mom with my four kids

When one has small children, one finds the brain often works…slowly. Every week I am reminded of this as I try to come up with fresh and interesting things to write about for this

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My only daughter Juliet is growing up far too fast

My only daughter Juliet is growing up far too fast

Editor October 9, 2016 Comments Off on My only daughter Juliet is growing up far too fast

She’s about to turn 9, my daughter. Juliet is the second born of my four children, and my only girl. I call her my sweet angel girl, my ally in a house full of

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Go see my friend Randy at Premier Cleaners

Go see my friend Randy at Premier Cleaners

Editor October 9, 2016 Comments Off on Go see my friend Randy at Premier Cleaners

Do you enjoy your weekly Tammany West? If you appreciate the FREE paper we give you each week then here is a way to help the community paper grow and improve. I do believe

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Thanks to ‘back up’ for helping with my young kiddos

Thanks to ‘back up’ for helping with my young kiddos

Editor October 2, 2016 Comments Off on Thanks to ‘back up’ for helping with my young kiddos

We moved this summer, and our new home is just a short walk from a playground. This is great because my husband and I have four kids, ages 10 and under, so—hooray! Convenient access

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It’s the 25th anniversary of pro-life movement

It’s the 25th anniversary of pro-life movement

Editor October 2, 2016 Comments Off on It’s the 25th anniversary of pro-life movement

A special celebration for Pro Life supporters will be held this Sunday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. on Gause Boulevard in Slidell. It will be the 25th anniversary of the St. Tammany Right to

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Small business makes public art a success

Small business makes public art a success

Editor September 24, 2016 Comments Off on Small business makes public art a success

What a great job has been done by the Covington Public Art group that started two years ago as the brainchild of Southern Hotel owner Lisa Condrey-Ward. The committee will be unveiling its first

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I’m back in the swing of things after my stressful move

I’m back in the swing of things after my stressful move

Editor September 24, 2016 Comments Off on I’m back in the swing of things after my stressful move

Jesus said, “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.” Had Jesus walked the earth today, he might have added, “or

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Parish Fair still reminds us of the ‘old days’

Parish Fair still reminds us of the ‘old days’

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Parish Fair still reminds us of the ‘old days’

I don’t have to convince anyone that the St. Tammany Parish Fair is a great event each fall when it is held the first weekend of October. The fair has been held for over

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Time to show support for Operation Angel

Time to show support for Operation Angel

Editor September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Time to show support for Operation Angel

Another recent effort by St. Tammany law enforcement leaders to address the out-of-control drug problem is something that continues to get my attention. Operation Angel was started about four months ago with leadership from

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Cuba shows result of Communist leadership

Cuba shows result of Communist leadership

Editor September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Cuba shows result of Communist leadership

I had an interesting interview recently with a newest member of the Louisiana Legislature, Sen. Sharon Hewitt, who was elected last year and is in her first term as a state lawmaker. Of course,

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Special section today all about the police

Special section today all about the police

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Special section today all about the police

I hope you will take the time to closely look over our very special tribute in today’s Tammany West called “Blue Lives Matter.” As most of you must be aware by this time, Blue

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Last chance to attend the ‘Ultimate Tailgate Party’

Last chance to attend the ‘Ultimate Tailgate Party’

Editor August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Last chance to attend the ‘Ultimate Tailgate Party’

Last call to get tickets and attend a great pre-season football event, the “Ultimate Tailgate Party” hosted each year by the Exchange Club of West St. Tammany. It’s tons of football fun and all

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Time for me to retire here already?

Time for me to retire here already?

Editor August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Time for me to retire here already?

I got a reminder last week of my advancing age. A notice came in the mail from the Social Security Administration showing how much I will get in retirement. “Oh yea,” I realized, I

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A reminder about face-to-face conversation

A reminder about face-to-face conversation

Editor July 31, 2016 Comments Off on A reminder about face-to-face conversation

I received a good reminder last week about the importance of dealing with people face-to-face. It’s something we easily forget, especially in this Social Media dominated world. We’ve all heard the news stories about

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Sponsors available for Ultimate Tailgate Party

Sponsors available for Ultimate Tailgate Party

Editor July 23, 2016 Comments Off on Sponsors available for Ultimate Tailgate Party

Don’t look now, but football is not far away and with that in mind, one of the biggest and most popular pre-season events is gearing up for a return. The West St. Tammany Exchange

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A few driving tips that may avoid an accident

A few driving tips that may avoid an accident

Editor July 14, 2016 Comments Off on A few driving tips that may avoid an accident

It’s time for me to talk about a special topic that might even save a few lives in the process. It’s something the Louisiana Department of Transportation has reportedly called “suicide lanes.” I heard

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Forty-one years has been good to this couple

Forty-one years has been good to this couple

Editor July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Forty-one years has been good to this couple

Forty-one years. That’s a long time for anything, don’t you think? My wife and I celebrated 41 years of marriage this past Tuesday, July 5. The morning of our anniversary she walked into my

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Trey Folse: Superintendent and my friend

Trey Folse: Superintendent and my friend

Editor July 3, 2016 Comments Off on Trey Folse: Superintendent and my friend

Trey Folse and I go back quite a ways. Most of you know him as one of the most important men in St. Tammany Parish (I know he loves when I say that.) To

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I’m feeling homesick in my new home

I’m feeling homesick in my new home

Editor June 26, 2016 Comments Off on I’m feeling homesick in my new home

So last week we moved. I’ve always found it odd—and kind of whiny—when people make a big deal about moving. Especially if they’re into a larger/better/“dream” home. Well, here I am, just moved into

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