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  1. St. Tammany Sheriff: 14-month probe busts heroin ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Nola.comThe Times-Picayune reports that, as of Monday, 15 people had been arrested and at least 7 more were being pursued Strain said the investigation, dubbed "Operation Fishnet", spanned 14 months. It began with a citizen's complaint about drug sales in the parish.

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  2. Helis told to stop work on well for fracking projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    St. Tammany Parish has told Helis Oil & Gas to stop work on an exploratory well for a proposed fracking project near Mandeville while it appeals a state judge's ruling in the company's favor. District Judge William Morvant had ruled earlier that the parish could not use its zoning ordinances to keep Helis from drilling, since it has a state permit.

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  3. Helis told to stop work on well for fracking projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    St. Tammany Parish says it has told Helis Oil & Gas to stop work on an exploratory well for a proposed fracking project near Mandeville. Spokesman Ronnie Simpson says it was done after an oral order Monday by state District Judge William Morvant in Baton Rouge.

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  4. 5 cited for red snapper violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says agents cited 50-year-old Darren Bartlett, of Kenner; 53-year-old Christopher Bartlett, of Mandeville; 39-year-old Michael Moats, of Metairie; 52-year-old Kevin Pichon, of Metairie; and 52-year-old Robert O'Neil, of Mandeville, for over the limit of red snapper. Agents on patrol near Venice stopped the men's vessel July 11 for an inspection and found them in possession of 20 red snapper.

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  5. Eloise Voorhies Gary Memorial Award Fund Awards ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Eloise Voorhies Gary Memorial Award Fund, a scholarship fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana , has named Shavondria Jackson as the 2015 recipient. Jackson, a senior pursuing a double major in Fine Art and Spanishat Xavier University of Louisiana,received $500 to help pay for tuition and educational expenses.

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  6. Miss Crescent City New Orleans April Nelson of Mandeville, Talent winner.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The big night is almost here -- the night of the 2015 Miss Louisiana Pageant. 35 contestants from all over the state are vying for the title of Miss Louisiana and the opportunity to represent the state and compete at Miss America in September.

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  7. Bill to put cost controls on TOPS scrapped by Gov. JindalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The governor Friday vetoed the bill by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, that was aimed at providing more certainty for the state budget. Under the bill, the TOPS tuition payment rate would have been locked in at the 2015-16 level.

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  8. Bill to put cost controls on TOPS scrapped by Gov. JindalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program won't face new spending restrictions, after Gov. Bobby Jindal on Friday vetoed a bill that sought to curb the ballooning costs of the program. The measure by Sen. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, was aimed at providing more certainty for the state budget.

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  9. Netchex to build headquarters in MandevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Gov. Bobby Jindal and company founder and CEO Will Boudreaux announced the $5.3 million investment in St. Tammany Parish on Thursday to lease 30,000 square feet of office space for two years followed by the completion of a new headquarters building. Netchex, established in Mandeville in 2003, provides its clients with Web-based services and the support of payroll services specialists.

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  10. Elderly couple killed in St. Tammany Parish accident on I-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A couple died in a crash on Interstate 10 east of the Interstate 59 junction near the Louisiana Welcome Center in St. Tammany Parish. Troopers say a car, driven by 82-year-old George Wells, of Mandeville, Louisiana, was traveling in the right eastbound lane at a slow speed.

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  11. Overturned 18-wheeler backs up I-10 east, elderly Mandeville couple dead.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal crash on Interstate 10 eastbound east of the Interstate 59 junction near the Louisiana Welcome Center around 11:30 a.m. Troopers report that a 2013 Toyota Corolla, driven by 82 year old George Wells, was traveling in the right eastbound lane at a slow rate of speed when a 2015 Freightliner 18 wheeler, operated by 36 year old Bruno Palacios of Richardson, Texas, was traveling behind the Corolla, failed to adjust his speed and crashed into the rear of Wells' Corolla. After the impact, both vehicles entered the center median causing the Freightliner to overturn partially blocking the left westbound lane.

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  12. House votes for TOPS program cost controls; Jindal opposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Despite opposition from Gov. Bobby Jindal, the Louisiana House has voted to put spending restrictions on the TOPS free college tuition program. The 61-33 vote Tuesday moved the proposal by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, one step from final passage.

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  13. Unclaimed Powerball ticket in La. worth $10,000Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana Lottery officials say a $10,000 prize from a December drawing in the multistate Powerball game has yet to be claimed - and is set to expire next month. The ticket matches four of the first five numbers in the Dec. 27 drawing, as well as the Powerball number.

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  14. Proposal to limit TOPS program wins Louisiana Senate supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Despite opposition from Gov. Bobby Jindal, state senators have agreed to put cost controls on Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program. The Senate voted 27-9 Wednesday for the bill by Republican Sen. Jack Donahue, of Mandeville, which has the backing of higher education leaders.

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  15. Briefs from the Louisiana Legislature's regular sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Legislative displeasure over diverted roadwork money showed up Wednesday in a transportation department request to spend $2 million from the highway fund for overtime and supplies responding to icy weather in north Louisiana earlier this year. The joint House and Senate budget committee agreed to the spending plan, but only after criticism that too much money continues to be siphoned away from road and bridge work in a state with a $12 billion backlog of needed repairs and upgrades.

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  16. New contractor selected to handle La. self-insurance programRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A new private contractor is being hired to oversee claims processing and loss prevention services for Louisiana's self-insurance program. The Office of Risk Management announced Friday that Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. was awarded a three-year contract that begins July 1, with an option for a two-year renewal.

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  17. Mandeville woman killed in single vehicle accidentRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    State police say a 40-year-old Mandeville woman died in a single vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 445 north of Robert in Tangipahoa Parish.

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  18. 3 companies share $200M contract to armor leveesRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Pentagon says three Louisiana companies together have contracts worth up to $200 million to armor levees in the New Orleans area. Officials say Bis Services LLC, of Kenner; Circle LLC, of Belle Chasse, and Shavers-Whittle Construction LLC, of Mandeville, were among 10 companies that bid over the Internet.

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