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Tornado watch issued for north shore till noon, flood advisory for much of southeast Louisiana until 8:30 a.m. Sunday
A flood advisory has been issued for parts of southeastern Louisiana and southern Mississippi until 8:30 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until noon Sunday for parishes on the north shore of Lakes Pontchartrain and Maurepas and some counties in Mississippi.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Learn infant and child CPR on March 26 in Slidell
A class that will teach how to perform life-saving CPR techniques and relieve choking throgh hands-on training will be held March 26, 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Slidell Memorial Hospital Community Outreach Center.
'Die Mommie Die' a Cutting Edge comic melodrama: On the Stage
Cutting Edge Theater will present a Charles Busch's dark satire, "Die Mommie Die!" The show will be on the stage through March 22, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. in Slidell.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Search for escaped St. Tammany work release inmate continues; authorities trying to accommodate those impacted by facility's closure
While the search for an escaped St. Tammany Parish work release inmate continues in Tangipahoa Parish, authorities are trying to determine where to place inmates that were housed in the now shuttered work release program where the inmate escaped .
Slidell police make 4 additional arrests in Olde Towne shootings
Slidell police have made four additional arrests in connection with a s hooting outside of an Olde Towne Slidell bar in December that left two people dead and six others injured.
Bring It Home Northshore seeks businesses that offer millitary discounts
Bring It Home Northshore is seeking businesses that offer military discounts. The group is compiling a resource guide for its Recreational Support Program for children of deployed or deceased military personnel .
Colleges and universities seek pension relief
Advocate staff photo by Marsha ShulerState Rep. Kenny Cox, D-Natchitoches, leans in to talk with House Retirement Committee members state Reps.
Community Christian Concern celebrates grand opening at new Carey Street location
CC officially completed its relocation of The Food Pantry, Janet's Korner Thrift Store, and the center's counseling and administrative offices to the 10,000-square-foot Miramon Center Community Christian Concern is now a one-stop Slidell destination for diverse social service needs.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
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Inmate murdered in N.O. while in St. Tammany work release program
Early Thursday morning, 35-year-old Christopher Ricker escaped from a St. Tammany work release facility called North Shore Workforce in Covington.
Lenten fish fry March 21, April 4 at St. Genevieve's in Slidell
The St. Genevieve Men's Club will hold a Lenten fish fry fundraiser March 21 and April 4, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at St. Genevieve Church Hall, 58203 Highway 433 , near Slidell.
Regional quilt show March 21-22 in Slidell
Gulf States Quilting Association Show will have a show March 21-22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Northshore Harbor Center near Slidell.
'Breaking Barriers - Building Opportunities' performance March 25 in Slidell
"Breaking Barriers - Building Opportunities" builds bridges among all people. The Horvitz Youth Ability Program of Jewish Family Service Association from Cleveland, Ohio, will present the inspiring performance, promoting acceptance among all people, on March 25 in Slidell.
Teens and Parents Against Drunk Drivers walk Saturday in Slidell
The Alexis Williams Scholarship Fund's annual Teens and Parents Against Drunk Drivers 3-mile Walk will be held March 15 at Heritage Park in Slidell.
Camp Salmen Nature Park the perfect setting for an Eagle to be born
"Today we honor what has done in the past," said Scoutmaster Darian Fuselier. "Imagine what he will do in the future."
Slidell Arts Evening entertainment, artist lineup announced
Slidell's 20th annual Arts Evening will be held March 22 from 5 to 9 p.m. in Olde Towne Slidell.
Arts Evening will light up the night March 22 in Olde Towne Slidell
With more than 100 exhibiting artists and 17 musical groups in 38 venues, organizers of Slidell's Arts Evening hope to expose the city's residents to a variety of cultural experiences in one night.
Bill names portion of I-10 Frank Davis 'Naturally N'Awlins' Memorial Bridge
A bill proposed by Sen. A.G. Crowe, R-Pearl River, would name a portion of Interstate 10 over the eastern end of Lake Pontchartrain the Frank Davis 'Naturally N'Awlins' Memorial Bridge.
St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister to hold community meeting
St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister will hold a community meeting on March 20 in Slidell to update citizens on parish projects and to answer questions.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Engineering firm selected for $1.5 billion offshore port
Bechtel has been selected to provide preconstruction and engineering work for the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal , a $1.5 billion project that backers say will create 34,000 jobs in the state.