Covington Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. St. Tammany delays calling of sales tax renewal electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... were initially approved in 1998 to fund construction of the courthouse and the expansion of the jail, both in Covington. Parish officials announced Wednesday they planned to return to voters on April 29 with smaller, 10-year proposals. Each of the ...

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  2. Lama family parlays St. Roch Market seafood fame to Old MandevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... Lama's by the Lake. Tony and Lisa also expanded across Lake Pontchartrain, establishing the St. Roch Restaurant in Covington. The Covington restaurant was eventually sold to Jerry Fertel of Ruth's Chris Steak House fame. "I had a very successful ...

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  3. St. Tammany: How to get your Christmas tree to the marsh projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Volunteers help load into boats Christmas trees to be placed in the marsh near Goose Bayou in Jean Lafitte on Friday, Jan. 11, 2008 as part of project to restore wetlands. . In Covington, trees will be collected for the program Monday through Friday according to the city governments.

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  4. House Tour: Art and antiques take center stage in an elegantly renovated 1920s CraftsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... was a contents-first endeavor. The biggest challenge of remodeling the circa-1920s Craftsman home in downtown Covington was designing an interior that would perfectly house a series of antiques and artworks that were partially collected and ...

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  5. Motorcyclist dies following crash in SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... the collision, struck the car and was ejected from the motorcycle. Bruno was flown to Lakeview Medical Center in Covington where he later died from his injuries. Mingo was brought to Our Lady of the Angels Hospital in Bogalusa to receive treatment ...

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  6. St. Tammany scales back sales tax proposals for jail, courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | NOLA.com

    St. Tammany Parish officials will go back to voters with scaled-back sales tax proposals for the jail and courthouse on April 29, a year after voters soundly rejected quarter-cent renewals to operate and maintain the facilities in Covington. This time, the two separate proposals call for 1/5th of a cent, and the courthouse tax's stated purpose would be expanded to include funding for drug, behavioral health and other specialty courts currently operating.

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  7. Man accused of attempted murder, shooting up car in CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A Covington man was booked with attempted second-degree murder Tuesday , accused of firing several shots at a vehicle and narrowly missing its occupants. Murray Brown, 20, turned himself into the Covington Police Department after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

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  8. Recycling your Christmas tree is not dumping it on the neutral groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... On the Western side of the Parish, residents can drop off their trees at the St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds in Covington. The Parish would like citizens to use the entrance by Lyon Elementary. On the Eastern side of the Parish, the old Levee Board ...

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  9. 2017 Coastal Master Plan predicts grimmer future for Louisiana coast...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... communities around New Orleans. About 5,900 of those structures are in St. Tammany Parish, including Mandeville, Covington and Slidell. That includes about 900 that may need to be bought out. The new plan also has dropped the long-held claim that ...

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  10. New 3/4-cent sales tax kicks in Sunday in parts of St. TammanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The River Chase shopping and commercial development at Interstate 12 and Louisiana 21 south of Covington on May 21, 2015. , shoppers will start paying a higher sales tax in some parts of St. Tammany Parish , including the sprawling River Chase shopping area south of Covington.

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  11. St. Tammany Parish property taxes due Jan. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... said. Property owners can also pay their tax bills in person at the parish courthouse at 701 N. Columbia St. in Covington or the Sheriff's Administrative Complex in Slidell at 300 Brown's Switch Road. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cash, checks and ...

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  12. Kip Holden's last ribbon-cutting, for a downtown Baton Rouge trail system, holds echoes to his firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Advocate

    Jerry Branstetter, left, Hank Dalehite, right, Darrell Lewis and other workers with Covington-based Pavement Markings, LLC apply a two-part epoxy resin onto St. Joseph Street, to create one of five bright green bicycle crossings in the median breaks on North Blvd. in downtown Baton Rouge, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. Landscape architect Michael Petty, senior associate with Baton Rouge's Reich Associates, is one of the project designers, and said this is the first project in the state of Louisiana to use this specific bicycle pavement marking, which is used across the U.S. and internationally.

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  13. For Sale: 2012 Blazer Bay 1960Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Apollo Duck

    This boat is located in Covington, Louisiana and is in great condition. She is also equipped with a Mercury engine that has only 89 hours.We are looking for people all over the country who share our love for boats.

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  14. LPO concert highlights North Shore musical talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | NOLA.com

    North Shore talent was in abundance at the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra presentation of Baroque Christmas in Covington on Friday, Dec. 18 at the First Baptist Church of Covington. Camille Saint-Saens' Christmas Oratorio and selections from George Frederic Handel's Messiah, including the famous Hallelujah chorus were presented.

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  15. Looking BackRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2016 | Reinbeck Courier

    ... has purchased the Brent Scheumann home at 914 Blackhawk. In a private family sale, Mr. & Mrs. Alan Bachman of Covington, La. purchased the LeRoy Moser home at 100 Ridge. Several Boy Scouts camped out on Blackhawk creek in -5 degrees weather to try ...

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  16. FCC Adopts Globalstar OrderRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Covington, LA , December 23, 2016- Globalstar, Inc. is very pleased to announce that the Federal Communications Commission adopted a Report and Order based on Globalstar's Revised Proposal for terrestrial authority over the Company's 11.5 MHz of licensed 2.4 GHz spectrum. Globalstar expects the Commission to release the order today.

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  17. When 'Lion King' director was just a cub, show at the Saenger inspired himRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... small steps, experiences with, and commitments to, the stage. Loomis participated in shows at St. Paul's School in Covington, where he was a student and worked under Ric Watkins, who now heads up the theater department at Covington High School. He ...

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  18. Chef Maria Vieages returns to Louisiana after cooking for starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Covington resident Maria Vieages is a perfect mix of New Orleans-- or in her words-- "a graduate of St. James the Major, with a Sicilian Mom and a Portuguese dad and some Canary Island Islenos mixed in too." But it's taken some time for Vieages to get back to cooking in Louisiana.

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  19. Ochsner bulking up in west St. Tammany with two clinics, ERRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Ochsner Health System is making its presence felt in west St. Tammany Parish with three major projects in the works. A major expansion to its existing clinic near Covington and a new clinic and free-standing emergency room in Mandeville represent an investment of more than $50 million on the North Shore for the health care behemoth.

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  20. Research on Error-Related Hospital Deaths Is Flawed, According to the ...Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    ... American Physicians and Surgeons . Dr. Gianoli is a neuro-otologist practicing at the Ear and Balance Institute in Covington, La., and Dr. Dunn is an emergency physician in Texas. The 251,454 "preventable medical deaths" per year that Makary and ...

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