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  1. Salmen 81, Covington 37: Spartans' defense proves to be the differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Although he was held scoreless for a better part of the first half, Lymuel led the Spartans with 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. His emergence coincided with Salmen's surge in the second quarter which broke the game wide open.

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  2. Former scout leader, teacher a 'wolf in sheep's clothing': prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Dennis Mischler leaves the St. Tammany Parish courthouse in Covington during a break in his trial on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. The former Boy Scout leader and teacher in New Orleans is accused of sexual battery, molestation of a juvenile and possession of child pornography.

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  3. NOLA Media Group moving to a new downtown hub in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NOLA.com

    The Times-Picayune, has signed a letter of intent to move its New Orleans headquarters to a historic building at the corner of South Peters Street and St. Joseph Street in 2018. Lucid, a local technology firm, will move into the current content and sales offices located on the top two floors of One Canal Place.

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  4. What do do with an old courthouse in historic downtown Covington?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NOLA.com

    At just over 31,000 square-feet and embellished by ancient oak trees on its front plaza, the building at Boston and New Hampshire streets in historic downtown Covington could soon become a hot commodity in one of St. Tammany Parish 's coolest areas. Within a year or so, the former St. Tammany Parish courthouse is expected to be declared surplus property by the local government -- and put on the auction block.

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  5. Sex crime trial of former New Orleans teacher and Boy Scout leader to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | NOLA.com

    Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a former New Orleans teacher and Boy Scout leader accused of child pornography, sexual battery and molestation of a juvenile. Dennis Mischler, 65, of Covington , is being prosecuted in the 22nd Judicial District Court in Covington.

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  6. South Louisiana's snow day: A rare December storm brings snow, sleet, rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | NOLA.com

    Parts of South Louisiana awoke Friday morning to a thick blanket of snow - a rare winter treat for some, but a nuisance for others. The heaviest of the snow was in a swath stretching from Baton Rouge across the Florida Parishes and into southwestern Mississippi.

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  7. Rare snowfall is the talk of FolsomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | NOLA.com

    Across a swath of northern St. Tammany Parish , residents awoke Friday to find their communities beneath a thick, cold blanket of snow. The rain turned to snow before dawn, and within hours the rare south Louisiana snowfall had covered trees, shrubs, lawns -- and highways.

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  8. Snow in Louisiana: Live updates, photos and school closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | NOLA.com

    It's snowing in Southeast Louisiana! Here's what we know about the weather Friday morning . . Ronnie Simpson, the spokesman for St. Tammany Parish, said he's getting reports of snow from Covington north to Folsom.

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  9. Rezoning request for apartments put on hold in St. TammanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | NOLA.com

    The St. Tammany Parish Zoning Commission has put on hold a rezoning request that was sought for the construction of an apartment complex along Emerald Forest Boulevard south of Covington. The commission on Tuesday postponed the case until April at the request of attorney Paul Mayronne, who said he was working on a new plan for the property, which is the on the south side of Emerald Forest, east of Falconer Drive.

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  10. Tammany Trace, parish government offices to close FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | NOLA.com

    The Tammany Trace and all non-emergency offices of the St. Tammany Parish government will close Friday due to the forecast of severe winter weather. Also closed will be the Camp Salmen Nature Park and the Kids Konnection Playground on Koop Drive, the parish government announced Thursday.

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  11. St. Tammany public, Catholic schools to close Friday due to wintry weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | NOLA.com

    With snow flurries possible on the North Shore, St. Tammany Parish public school officials have closed all schools and school system offices on Friday . The school district made the announcement shortly before 3 p.m. on Thursday.

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  12. St. Joseph Abbey to get boost from Baton Rouge Catholic churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | NOLA.com

    A flood in March of 2016 caused more than $30 million in damages to the buildings on the 1,200-acre campus of St. Joseph Abbey and Seminary College near Covington. The Diocese of Baton Rouge is collecting donations at Masses on Dec. 9 and 10 to help defray the cost of repairs to the campus.

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  13. Snow possible Friday morning for North Shore; winter weather advisory issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | NOLA.com

    Snow flurries are possible Friday morning on the North Shore, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service. A winter weather advisory was issued Thursday morning in advance of another cold front.

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  14. North Shore woman accused of having $825K in heroin in apartment safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | NOLA.com

    A traffic stop on Interstate 10 in Calcasieu Parish has led to the arrest of a Covington -area woman on multiple narcotics and weapons related charges. Mai Ly Thuy Johnson, 35, was booked into the St. Tammany Parish jail Monday after investigators found 3.3 kilograms of heroin with an estimated street value of $825,000 along with $9,614 in cash in her apartment, Louisiana State Police reported Wednesday .

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  15. Madisonville library to be named for former Mayor Peter GitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | NOLA.com

    The Madisonville branch library will be named for Peter Gitz, the town's mayor for almost 40 years, during a ceremony on Dec. 13. Gitz, who served as mayor from 1977 to 2016, is credited with helping get the library built to replace a temporary branch that was established on Louisiana 22 after Hurricane Katrina damaged the Madisonville library on Cedar Street. The soon-to-be-named Peter L. "Pete" Gitz Library opened at 1123 Main St. in September 2013.

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  16. North Shore Christmas tree farms hoping for busy weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | NOLA.com

    For many south Louisiana families, picking out a Christmas tree each year means walking through rows of trees, finding the perfect one - and then cutting it down themselves. Operators of choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms on the North Shore are reporting a mixed bag where business is concerned this year.

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  17. Madisonville riverfront coffee house to reopen under new managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | NOLA.com

    The Abita Roasting Co. coffee shop on the Tchefuncte River in Madisonville is closed for renovations and will reopen Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 under a new ownership structure.

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  18. Should Smoothie King be given more public money to stay in Louisiana?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | NOLA.com

    When Smoothie King was making noise in 2012 about moving its headquarters from Covington to Dallas, Gov. Bobby Jindal 's administration came up with a $2.4 million performance-based package to keep the beverage franchiser in Louisiana. The company moved its operations to Metairie instead, but now that its five-year commitment is nearing an end, it is again considering the Dallas area , leaving Gov. John Bel Edwards ' administration pondering another magnet.

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  19. Covington teen accused in Old Mandeville vehicle burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | NOLA.com

    A 17-year-old Covington resident has been arrested, accused in a string of vehicle burglaries in Mandeville last month. Detectives arrested the teen on Friday and are working to identify a second suspect in the burglaries, Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker said.

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  20. Next best thing to reindeer meat? Walk-On's celebrates season with venison burgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | NOLA.com

    The Blitzen Burger, made with beef and venison, is a holiday special at Walk-On's, the Louisiana-based chain of sports bars.

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