Slidell

Roadwork
11:05 am
Sun August 12, 2012

Some lanes of US 190 closed

Authorities in St. Tammany Parish say some lanes of U.S. Highway 190 from U.S. Highway 11 to Interstate 10 will be closed through Monday afternoon for repair work.

At least one lane in each direction will remain open at all times, officials say.

The lane restrictions will allow crews to replace centerline striping.

Latest News
12:26 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Slidell man cashes in million-dollar Lotto ticket

A Slidell man thought he was lucky when he won more than $1,800 on the Louisiana Lotto on July 4. But, 29-year-old Evan Bauer was even luckier three days later when he became a millionaire.

The Times-Picayune reports Bauer matched all six Lotto numbers to win Saturday's $1.7 million jackpot — the state's largest since 2009. After federal and state taxes were withheld, officials said Thursday he received a $1.2 million prize.

The winning numbers were: 3, 6, 9, 10, 14 and 25. His advice: "Pick your numbers and stick to them. Eventually, it will pay off!"

Gulf Plane Crash
10:03 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Small Plane Sinks into Gulf; Lost Pilot Contact

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot flying a Cessna across the Gulf of Mexico stopped responding to radio calls including those from two F-15 aviators who flew alongside and monitored the plane for hours before it crashed into the water. A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman says the plane was headed from Slidell, La., to Sarasota, Fla. 

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