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1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

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.


Related Topix: Madisonville, LA, Mandeville, LA, US National Guard, US Military, Covington, LA

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.


Related Topix: Bourg, LA

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.


Related Topix: Maurepas, LA, Science / Technology, NASA, Baton Rouge, LA, Environmental Law, Law

The Advocate

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.


Related Topix: Blues, Robert Johnson, Home Gardening, Home, Baton Rouge, LA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Advocate

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.


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, New Orleans, LA, Computers

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.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Slidell, LA, Covington, LA, Mandeville, LA

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Covington, LA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Advocate

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.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Louisiana, Death Penalty

The Advocate

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.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Entertainment

The Times-Picayune

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.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Mandeville, LA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Times-Picayune

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.


Related Topix: Hammond, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by John Ballance Lacey Sanchez, of Baton Rouge, crowned Miss Louisiana 2014

Newly crowned Miss Louisiana Lacey Sanchez wants kids to become physically active.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA, Family, Kids

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.


Related Topix: Louisiana State University

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Times-Picayune

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."


Related Topix: Canada, Branch, LA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The News-Star

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.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana State University

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 .


Related Topix: Libraries, Hammond, LA, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Advocate

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.


Related Topix: Ponchatoula, LA, Louisiana, Student Society, Sororities, Zeta Phi Beta, Baton Rouge, LA

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.


Related Topix: St. Bernard, LA

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Environmental Leader

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.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, UC Los Angeles