Covington Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Covington fires ruled 'suspicious,' neighbors on edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Amelia Jenkins is a mother of two. She was up late working when she smelled smoke and saw flames coming from her bedroom window.

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  2. Covington fires ruled "suspicious"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Amelia Jenkins is a mother of two. She was up late working when she smelled smoke and saw flames coming from her bedroom window.

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  3. Norwalk co. buys Gulf Coast firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... 2015 revenue of $6.7 billion. Ardent Services and Rabalais I&E Constructors have respective corporate offices in Covington, La. and Corpus Christi, Texas, with both companies maintaining and installing electrical and instrumentation equipment at ...

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  4. Jazz Fest artists from St. Tammany busily prepare for big eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the festival's two weekends. Two of those North Shore artists are Slidell's Phil Galatas and Michael Eddy of Covington, both sculptors of sorts. Galatas will show his functional wooden lamps - which are carved into all manner of Louisiana produce ...

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  5. Do you know the Bokenfohrs? Writer tries to find connection between...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | NOLA.com

    An old piece of silver has an engraving indicating it was a gift given in 1911 by Covington's Bogue Falaya Park Commission. The item, long stashed away in a box of forgotten things, has ignited a search for information on Covington history and family ancestry.

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  6. $11 million St. Tammany courthouse tax to be put back on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister said Monday she will ask voters a second time to renew a quarter-cent sales tax for operations and maintenance of the courthouse in Covington . Voters soundly rejected the measure, along with a quarter-cent tax for the parish jail, on Saturday, but Brister said the revenue streams are a must.

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  7. 83 truckloads of sand, flood debris removed from Covington parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Residents look in disbelief at the flooded Bogue Falaya Park in downtown Covington, Saturday, March 12, 2016 as rivers and creeks reached flood stage following deluge storms Friday. for the first time since flooding caused major damage to it last month.

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  8. Professional Women of St. Tammany 'Dream Out Loud' in recent retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... be provided to Elizabeth Moore at [email protected] ; 985.893.0612; or by mail to 20490 Johnsen Crossing, Covington LA 70435.

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  9. It's all about fine wines for Taste of Covington's Katie Bird-BrupbacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Northshore resident Katie Bird-Brupbacher was the celebrity vintner at A Taste of Covington's Vintner Dinner at Forks and Corks in Covington. "As a key account manager," Bird-Brupbacher said, "I work with wine distributors in Louisiana and Arkansas and help train their sales force to get our wines into accounts in my territory.

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  10. Covington teen dies in single-vehicle crash on La. 40 near BushRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | NOLA.com

    A Covington teenager died early Monday after the vehicle he was driving ran off Louisiana 40 west of Bush, State Police said. Morgan Wade Hunt, 19, was ejected from the sport utility vehicle and died at the scene.

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  11. North Shore juvenile jail tax sails through behind major PR pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... were proposed to fund operations, maintenance and capital improvements at the courthouse and adult jail in Covington . At 3 mills, the juvenile center tax costs the owner-occupant of a $200,000 home about $38 per year. The owner-occupant of a ...

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  12. Arrest made in case of teen found dead in ditch after smoking MojoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    An arrest has been made in the case of a Mandeville teenager who was found dead at the Columbia Street Landing in Covington last month after smoking synthetic marijuana, police said. Alexander James Shelby, 17, was discovered face down in a ditch late on the evening of March 13 at the small riverside park near downtown Covington.

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  13. St. Tammany jail tax to be 're-tooled,' sheriff-elect saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... tax, which expires in 2018, generates about $11 million each year for operations and maintenance of the jail in Covington. Without the revenue stream, Smith has said he would have to shut down more than half of the jail and lay off deputies. Voters ...

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  14. Daughter's death doesn't stop Slidell artist from opening galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... in an upcoming column. Donations are still needed to complete and install a large-scale sculpture of one of Covington's most famous residents, Walker Percy, before what would have been the author's 100th birthday in May. The bronze sculpture by Bill ...

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  15. St. Joseph's Abbey Monk Run is back on, street-styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... version of this very popular trail run. The 2016 Monk Run is on Saturday, April 23, at Hubie Gallagher Park in Covington, located at 15th Avenue and Filmore Street (three blocks off Tyler St.) The 1-mile race begins at 8 a.m., while the 5K race ...

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  16. St. Tammany to vote on taxes for jail, courthouse, juvenile centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... quarter-cent sales taxes for operations, maintenance and capital improvements at the courthouse and jail, both in Covington. Each tax generates about $11.3 million per year. Parish officials, including Parish President Pat Brister and Sheriff-elect ...

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  17. Covington seeks federal help to dredge Bogue Falaya RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The Covington City Council is seeking the support of the state's Congressional delegation to get a section of the Bogue Falaya River dredged in an effort to prevent the kind of significant flooding that inundated parts of the city last month. A resolution requesting the support of the delegation was approved unanimously by the City Council Tuesday night .

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  18. Find out how Global Wildlife baby giraffe survives after mom abandons herRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... Barry Strickland, was able to set up an IV for Elsa. Strickland is co-owner of Greene, Lewis and Associates in Covington. "The plasma has the antibodies of colostrum and the fluid warmed her up," Strickland said. "However, it took 12 hours to get ...

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  19. Covington issues boil water alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Due to a water main break, the city of Covington has issued a boil water alert for a significant portion of the city. The alert will remain in place until further notice.

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  20. Cemetery owner seeks to repeal Alabama casket law, AL.com reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    In a case similar to one involving a casket making operation at St. Joseph Abbey near Covington, a lawsuit was filed Monday in Alabama that seeks to overturn a state law that says only licensed funeral directors can sell caskets and burial shrouds, according to AL.com. Shelia Champion, founder of the Good Earth Burial Ground in Huntsville, is suing the Alabama Board of Funeral Service for what she believes is an unconstitutional abuse of government power.

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