‘Grease’ rescheduled for Friday, Aug. 22 due to Saints pre-season game

August 1st, 2014

UPDATE: And they say the third time’s the charm! First, it was rain. Then it was the threat of rain. Now it’s the Saints.
The Slidell Movie Nights showing of “Grease” –  which was originally postponed from July 12 to Aug. 2 because of rain, and then rescheduled again from Aug. 2 to Aug. 22 because [...]

Slidell’s history featured in new book by local author Bonnie Vanney

July 30th, 2014

Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan is pleased to announce the release of the new book Slidell by local author and historian, Arriollia “Bonnie” Vanney.
Slidell provides a fresh, rejuvenating history of the city and celebrates the spirit of its people. Although many family photo collections were lost in Hurricane Katrina, Slidell features over 200 photographs that document [...]

Cat area at Slidell Animal Shelter temporarily closed

July 17th, 2014

UPDATE: The cat area is now open. All of the cats were treated and are doing much better. The public can once again adopt cats and the the shelter will be accepting cats.
The City of Slidell has temporarily closed the cat area of the Slidell Animal Shelter due to upper respiratory issues that many of [...]

Mayor Drennan says ‘no’ to alcohol permit for Hush Lounge

July 16th, 2014

After careful consideration, Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan has decided not to grant a permanent alcohol permit to Tammy Napoli, the owner and operator of Mar Jay Productions, LLC (doing business as Hush Lounge) in Olde Towne Slidell.
“I have thought about this long and hard, and listened to input from both parties on this issue,” said [...]

Intersection of Westchester and Oxford Street closed through July for repairs

July 14th, 2014

The City of Slidell advises motorists that the intersection of Westchester and Oxford Street will be closed until the end of July while drainage and concrete street repairs are underway. Drivers are encouraged to avoid this intersection during this closure and to use caution while workers are present. The City appreciates your cooperation and apologizes [...]

“Grease” Slidell Movie Nights postponed due to inclement weather

July 11th, 2014

Rain and “Grease” don’t mix. Due to predicted inclement weather for Saturday afternoon, the Slidell Movie Nights presentation of “Grease” will be postponed until Saturday, August 2.

Water service off in Brugier subdivision

July 9th, 2014

About an hour ago, a vehicle hit a fire hydrant on the corner of Seventh and Maine. In order to fix the busted hydrant spewing water into the street, city crews will have to temporarily turn off water service to part of Brugier subdivision and the surrounding area until the hydrant is fixed. The city [...]

Heritage Park Boat Launch closed for Heritage Fest

July 3rd, 2014

The Heritage Park Boat Launch will be closed starting at 12 a.m. on Friday, July 4, for Slidell Heritage Fest. It will reopen on Saturday, July 5, at 6 a.m.
Slidell Heritage Fest is produced by the Rotary Clubs of Slidell. This years festivities include live entertainment, kids activities, food and drink vendors and fireworks at [...]

City of Slidell hosts 43rd Inauguration

June 30th, 2014

Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan, members of the Slidell City Council and Police Chief Randy Smith invite the public to join them for the City of Slidell’s 43rd Inaugural Celebration on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
The festivities begin on Tuesday morning with Mayor Drennan’s Inaugural Community Breakfast at 8 p.m. in the Slidell Municipal Auditorium, located at [...]

Slidell City Hall Courtyard opens with Ribbon Cutting

June 19th, 2014

Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan, Slidell City Council and Police Chief Randy Smith invite the public to attend the Ribbon Cutting of the Slidell City Hall Courtyard on Tuesday, June 24, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Hosted by the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce, the Ribbon Cutting will take place in the new courtyard situated in-between [...]