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2008 

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BATON ROUGE, La. -- Louisiana State Police have Interstate 10 closed in both directions in Baton Rouge after a vehicle explosion.  State police spokesman Markus Smith says early reports indicate a vehicle travelling down the interstate contained a methamphetamine lab that exploded.  Two people in...
04/29/2008
I have been working with a client for the past two months from Indiana.  She found me thru active rain.  Seems she has power of attorney over her brothers house.  The house is in a fairly nice area of Slidell, Louisiana.  The house needs some repairs and isn't in top shape.  The problem is the ne...
04/29/2008
Can you believe it?  For too long I have been hearing people saying the oil companies have been making to much money.  My reply was how about the government helping out by cutting their take.  Lead by example,  Well guess what?  Louisiana's legislature has a proposal to vote on this week.  Calls ...
04/28/2008
This Sunday April 27 OPEN HOUSE from 2p.m. to 4p.m.  Three bedroom with a fourth that can be a bedroom, formal dining or office.  Large family room with slate tiled fire place, crown moulding and Bose surround sound.  Laminate wood in family room.  Separate master suite with tray-ed ceiling and l...
04/26/2008
I had to laugh at the vening news last night with all the complaining about high gas prices.  Especially when some commuters live a hundred miles away and drive SUV's or large trucks.  You think we are spoiled?  We lived where ever we wanted and didn't give a second thought about gas prices.Our p...
04/26/2008
Rates:Volatility continues to drive mortgage rates the last two weeks.  The Ten Year Treasury Note used to be a good benchmark for mortgage rates.  Many of our clients think the Feds dropping short-term rates are also lowering long-term rates.  Both indexes are no longer a good tool to determine ...
04/25/2008
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St Tammany Parish president Kevin Davis will be the guest speaker at the Pinewood Country Club  tomorrow morning.  The doors open at 7:30 a.m. and breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m.  While there Davis will discuss the state of our parish.  For more information call 643-5678.  I can't hardly wa...
04/24/2008
Get ready for May 3 when the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at Slidell's Heritage Park.  This event is free and draws 5,000 to 10,000 people every year.  The show begins at 7p.m.  But as usual there is much more to see.  Arrive early and enjoy the pre concert festivities.  There wi...
04/24/2008
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Tanglewood Subdivision pool is starting a new membership drive.  They are held on Saturdays from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m.  to 1 p.m. at 205 Grafton Street in Tanglewood Subdivision.  If you register before May 15 you will get last years rates.Slidell Stealth 10U girls fast pitch ...
04/24/2008
Today's local newspaper had the story of Jesse Bryant.  You have to give it to him he has guts..  Seems he found two properties he claimed were abandoned in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.  This was the hardest hit area from Katrina.  The whole parish flooded.  From a population pre-storm of 66,00...
04/24/2008
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