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Rev. Brian Webre celebrates Mass of Thanksgiving: Madisonville Town Talk
On Sunday, July 19, Rev. Brian Webre, C.J.C. celebrated his Mass of Thanksgiving in his home parish of St. Anselms Catholic Church in Madisonville.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Karen Fontenot named dean of SLU's college of arts, humanities and social sciences
Karen Fontenot, who has served as interim dean o f Southeastern Louisiana University 's College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences since 2009, has been appointed dean of the college, the university announced Wednesday in a news release.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Maurepas basin cypress restoration to receive $33K from lawsuit settlement
This Landsat satellite photo shows the status of cypress around Lake Maurepas on Oct. 20, 2009.
Community column for July 22, 2014
Southeastern Louisiana University history professor William Robison spoke about blues musician Robert Johnson to the Edward Livingston Historical Association on June 19 at the Livingston Branch Library.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Employers nationwide struggle to fill positions requiring technical knowledge
Meanwhile, unemployed workers lacking those so-called STEM skills are finding it tougher to resume their careers, according to a nationwide report by the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
With Walter Reed not running for sixth term, north shore will elect new DA for first time in 30 years
Facing a federal investigation, blistering media scrutiny and challengers lining up to run against him, many north shore politics watchers questioned whether longtime District Attorney Walter Reed could realistically win a sixth term in November.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
David Vitter to speak at Covington business workshop
U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., will be one of several guest speakers at the Covington Business Resource Workshop on Aug. 15. Entitled Workforce Development, Retention and the Future, the workshop will be hosted by the city of Covington and the Covington City Council Economic Development Committee.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Man agrees to 85-year prison sentence for 2012 Algiers slaying
A 21-year-old man accepted an 85-year prison sentence Thursday in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, pleading guilty in the execution-style killing of a Southeastern Louisiana University student who had gone to an Algiers gym for an early morning workout but ended up dead in the parking lot.
Get up close and personal with bugs, more at Insect Day
So it's fitting that for the fourth year, he's co-organizing Insect Day with Kim Hollier at the Louisiana State Arboretum.
Anti-smoking grants awarded to two north shore organizations
Two north shore organizations have been awarded Community Advocacy Grants to push anti- smoking programs in the area.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Leadership St. Tammany 2014 graduates are celebrated: North Shore Notables
Kudos was accorded to the 2014 Leadership St. Tammany graduates at a soigne soiree at Tchefuncta Country Club on June 6. Sporting boutonnieres were graduates Melissa Bordelon, Louis Boullion, Nick Castjohn, Suzanne Ogden Core, Laura Cressy, Matthew Crumhorn, Dominique Elzy, Janel Chaix Evans, Maria Cristina Fontenot, Todd Gregory, Zondra Jones, ... (more)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
Software Company Develops New, Highly Accurate Grading Product
HAMMOND, La., July 7 -- Southeastern Louisiana University issued the following news release: An award-winning software design and development company housed on Southeastern Louisiana University's campus is making tests easier - for teachers, not students.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Miss Louisiana says she's ready for the challenge
The newly crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 Lacey Sanchez , a college athlete and competitor at heart, said she's ready for the challenges of representing the state and competing in the Miss America pageant in September.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Northshore Literary Society soiree features SLU's Bev Marshall: North Shore Notables
Bev Marshall stepped into the spotlight as the guest speaker at the Sunday Soiree, hosted by the Northshore Literary Society at St. John's Coffee House on June 1. Marshall, writer-in-residence at Southeastern Louisiana University, talked about "The Shoe Burnin': Stories of Southern Soul."
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Congratulations, Miss Louisiana
Official pageant activities began one week before the actual crowning moment; both the contestants as well as the Miss Louisiana staff and crew put in countless hours of preparation behind the scenes, and it showed.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
American Library Association
Beth Stahr Southeastern Louisiana University
Beth Stahr is Head of Reference at the Southeastern Louisiana University Sims Memorial Library in Hammond, Louisiana .
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Community column for June 27, 2014
S arah Kron , a 2014 graduate of Ponchatoula High School, has been selected for the Philip Bougere Memorial Scholarship from the Ponchatoula Jaycees.
Students from St. Bernard named to 2014 spring semester honor list at SLU
Several students from St. Bernard were named to the spring semester honors list at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
EPA Selects Universities to Find New Uses for Toxics Data
The EPA has selected six academic partners for the 2014 Toxics Release Inventory University Challenge , a project designed to find innovative ways to increase public awareness of industrial releases of toxic chemicals in communities and around the country.