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2008 

A safe driving course will be held this Saturday at Lakeview Hospital in Covington.  The hospital and the AARP are sponsoring the event.  Cost will be $10 per person.  Each participant will be given a certificate of attendance and can use this for insurance discounts.  This class will be open to ...
02/28/2008
Looking for a good pet such as a dog or cat?  The Slidell animal shelter is the place to go.  Adoptions are available Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2700 Terrace Avenue off Old Spanish Trail.  These animals have been spayed or neutered and tested ...
02/28/2008
We are currently working on my second and third deal thanks to active rain.  You guys keep blogging and answering comments and you will get calls also.  I don't write fancy blogs with pictures and graphs.  But I sure seem to get a lot of contacts from them.  Just set aside fifteen minutes a day a...
02/27/2008
You heard it hear first.  The Donald as in Trump has announced plans to build a 700 unit condominium tower in New Orleans.  They plan to break ground this Summer.  The unit will feature some unique decorations from Louisiana own George Rodrigue, you know the blue dog paintings.  I think someone l...
02/25/2008
Thats right we need dirt.  Seems the U.S. Corps of Engineers can't get enough of the right stuff (dirt), to build up the levees around New Orleans.  They estimate they need enough to fill at least twenty superdomes.  They have identified twenty one sites and need more.  Plenty of private landowne...
02/24/2008
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Any of you guys ever wanted to land a large yellowfin tuna, blue marlin or a wahoo?????  How about an eight pound speckled trout or bull redfish.  The Spring is fast approaching in Southeast Louisiana.  There are many charter captain available for a nominal fee that can make this a reality.  Take...
02/23/2008
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Everyone knows about this illness.  Seems this year is worse than usual.  The vaccine is only having about a forty percent effectiveness rate.  The normal is up around seventy percent.  Every year the flu people (CDC) basically guess what strain of virus will be most prevalent this year.  They of...
02/22/2008
Pelican Park in Mandeville will be offering youth baseball leagues for ages 5-17 and softball leagues for ages 5-16 through March 4.Baseball players must be five by April 30 and softball players have to be five by December 31, 2007.Returning players may register at www.pelicanpark.com. New player...
02/20/2008
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Mandeville has been named a Tree City USA for the thirteenth year in a row.  The National Arbor Day Foundation uses four criteria for this award.A tree care ordinanceThey must have a tree board.Arbor Day observance day event.Community forestry program with annual budget of at least two dollars pe...
02/20/2008
Did you know that cigarette butts and associated items such as matches and lighters make up twenty percent of the total litter.  The Slidell city administration is clamping down on this.  They take about thirty years to disintegrate.  Slidell lost the Cleanist City in Louisiana Contest.  It was t...
02/20/2008
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