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Covington chief is showing up everywhere

Covington chief is showing up everywhere

Editor May 11, 2016 Comments Off on Covington chief is showing up everywhere

I’m beginning to wonder if Covington Chief of Police Tim Lentz has some bigger political aspirations in the parish. Seems that everywhere I go Lentz is there—kind of like he is trying to get

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Pick an entry in the ‘Quack-A-Falaya’ on May 14

Pick an entry in the ‘Quack-A-Falaya’ on May 14

Editor May 8, 2016 Comments Off on Pick an entry in the ‘Quack-A-Falaya’ on May 14

I spend plenty of time talking about the many great civic and non-profit groups we have in St. Tammany Parish and without a doubt, the Covington Rotary Club is one that I have plenty

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How to stage your house so it will sell in ‘one day’

How to stage your house so it will sell in ‘one day’

Editor May 8, 2016 Comments Off on How to stage your house so it will sell in ‘one day’

I’ve been talking lately about very little outside of selling my house, which I have to tell y’all WE DID. IN ONE DAY. Leading up to this event were weeks (months?) of prep-work. I

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Sad times: My baby girl Vicky is leaving again

Sad times: My baby girl Vicky is leaving again

Editor April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Sad times: My baby girl Vicky is leaving again

My baby girl is leaving—again. That’s right, Vicky—the youngest of our three daughters—is heading off into the sunset next week on her latest adventure, this time to a summer camp in Oklahoma where she

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All my DIY projects are driving my kids and me crazy

All my DIY projects are driving my kids and me crazy

Editor April 24, 2016 Comments Off on All my DIY projects are driving my kids and me crazy

We’ve been prepping our house to sell, and there just isn’t enough coffee in the world to get this done. My husband and I are overwhelmed with an endless list of things to do—carpets

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Business Workshop returning on May 4

Business Workshop returning on May 4

Editor April 24, 2016 Comments Off on Business Workshop returning on May 4

Attention business owners or those who are considering a new business. Covington Councilman Larry Rolling is taking registrations for the sixth Covington Business Resource Workshop, set for Wednesday, May 4 from 8 a.m. to

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A reminder of years gone by with the kids

A reminder of years gone by with the kids

Editor April 17, 2016 Comments Off on A reminder of years gone by with the kids

The past five days reminded me what it was like to be a parent again. Not that you ever really forget, but my wife and I raised four children, and those kids have all

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Juvenile Detention Center is changing lives

Juvenile Detention Center is changing lives

Editor April 11, 2016 Comments Off on Juvenile Detention Center is changing lives

Our newspaper has a policy of usually staying out of endorsements of any kind. There was only one time in the past seven years of our publications that we took a position and endorsed

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Mandeville, Covington have some great events

Mandeville, Covington have some great events

Editor April 3, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville, Covington have some great events

Get ready for a great month of April coming up. As we turn the calendar from March you can feel the warm air and know it is time to get outside, and April is

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Mandeville, Covington have some great events

Mandeville, Covington have some great events

Editor April 3, 2016 Comments Off on Mandeville, Covington have some great events

Get ready for a great month of April coming up. As we turn the calendar from March you can feel the warm air and know it is time to get outside, and April is

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Do you have any great Easter egg games?

Do you have any great Easter egg games?

Editor March 27, 2016 Comments Off on Do you have any great Easter egg games?

Happy Good Friday and Happy Easter to you all. This is a nice weekend coming up because it is all about family. After Easter services on Sunday morning, which I know EVERYONE will attend,

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Great outdoor events getting started

Great outdoor events getting started

Editor March 13, 2016 Comments Off on Great outdoor events getting started

Don’t look now but the outdoor schedule is heating up as the thermometer is beginning to inch up to some delightful temperatures. Each spring as we get closer to pulling out of the winter

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OnStage in Covington is already a big hit

OnStage in Covington is already a big hit

Editor March 6, 2016 Comments Off on OnStage in Covington is already a big hit

I believe there are still a few seats left for the first production of the inaugural season of OnStage in Covington, which is set for the Fuhrmann Auditorium in the Greater Covington Center next

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Fascinating facts about memory issues

Fascinating facts about memory issues

Editor February 24, 2016 Comments Off on Fascinating facts about memory issues

Thank you to all the people who have e-mailed me to offer their prayers and thoughts about the situation I have discussed lately in regards to my father. For those of you who may

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Trying to appreciate my days as a caretaker

Trying to appreciate my days as a caretaker

Editor February 19, 2016 Comments Off on Trying to appreciate my days as a caretaker

If you know someone who is a caretaker, or has ever taken on the duties of a caretaker in the past, please give them a big hug and say “thank you.” I’m learning to

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Ready for a chat with my good buddy Jerry

Ready for a chat with my good buddy Jerry

Editor February 12, 2016 Comments Off on Ready for a chat with my good buddy Jerry

Best wishes for a speedy recovery to my very good friend Jerry Wiggins, who has run into some health problems and is rehabbing at Ochsner North Shore. Of course, by the time I write

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Learning about respect for our elders

Learning about respect for our elders

Editor February 4, 2016 Comments Off on Learning about respect for our elders

I spent the past week in sunny Central Florida. I know you have to be jealous—Disney World, Universal Theme Park, the Orlando Magic—the list goes on and on. Fun, fun, fun, right? Well, this

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It’s your time the kids and grandkids want

It’s your time the kids and grandkids want

Editor February 4, 2016 Comments Off on It’s your time the kids and grandkids want

I am always making notes to give me ideas for what to write in this space. I hardly go anywhere without a notepad near me and always have lists of notes that sit on

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It’s your time the kids and grandkids want

It’s your time the kids and grandkids want

Editor January 31, 2016 Comments Off on It’s your time the kids and grandkids want

I am always making notes to give me ideas for what to write in this space. I hardly go anywhere without a notepad near me and always have lists of notes that sit on

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Good people help good causes in Covington

Good people help good causes in Covington

Editor January 19, 2016 Comments Off on Good people help good causes in Covington

If you are having a little trouble recognizing some of the men who work for the Covington Police Department, there is a good reason for it. Chief of Police Tim Lentz told me that

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