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By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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This coming Saturday April 5, 2008 will be Slidell's third annual air show.  It will be held at Slidell's airport.  The Army will reign this year.  The two parachute teams the Golden Knights and Black Daggers will perform.  Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children.  Children younger than 6 ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Many a people are working to see the old I-10 twin spans become a fishing pier once they are no longer needed.  I think this would be great for Slidell.  I remember as a child my dad and I would go out on the bridge when they weren't opened yet.  we would catch crabs and an occasional fish.  We w...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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The Henry J. Calamari Memorial 2-mile roadrace will be held this year on April 26. The race will be run through the streets of Westchester Estates subdivision.  This date correlates with Our Lady of Lourdes fair.  The race will start as always at the school and end at the school.  Race begins at ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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The Hospice Foundation of the South's annual crawfish cook-off will be held April 19, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Fritchies park in Slidell.  Tickets are on sale now for $20 in advance and $25 at the gate.  Tickets are available in advance at Whitney Bank branches.  Entertainment will be by the Top Cats...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Lakeside Swim Association at 497 Cumberland St. in the Westchester Estates subdivision is in need of lifeguards to work this summer.  You must be certified and can submit a resume to P.O. Box 39, Slidell LA 70459.This is a great chance to earn some spending cash and work on your tan.  Imagine get...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Volatility remains the key word when discussing rates, stocks, credit markets and the financial markets in general.  30 Yr fixed Rates started the year at 6.25 and have gone as low at 5.5 (only for about an hour) and as high as 6.875 in the last 3 months.  Currently the 30 yr fixed rate is hoveri...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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I have been bloged about this day for the past couple of days.  Everybody was Irish today.  The weather couldn't have been any better.  Clear blue skies and temperatures in the low seventies.  This parade rolls through Olde Town Slidell every year.  The crowds are well behaved and is really a fam...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Mark April 5 for the Slidell air show.  Come to the Slidell Municipal airport this April 5, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  There will be flyovers and aerobatics.  Admission is $7 per person and $3 for children 6 and older.  Park at North Shore square mall and there is a free shuttle to and from the airport. ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Once again I have to blog about this Sundays St Patricks Parade.  The parade will take place in olde town Slidellthis coming Sunday.  The parade starts at 1 p.m.  Wear your green and bring something to carry plenty of cabbages.  This parade rocks and is a good time for even those who hate parades.

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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There will be a block party this Friday in olde town Slidell.  From 6-9 p.m. it will stretch from First street to Cousin street.  There will be music from Kilts of Many Colours out of Abita Springs and Johnny J and the Hitmen.  There will also be a classic car and truck display along with the Sli...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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This week was another volatile one for rates and stocks alike.  The week ended with conforming 30 year rates heading to 6.50%.  FHA's rates have consistently been lower than their cousin Fannie - FHA rates ended the week @ 6.00% HUD finally announced the new maximum mortgage limits for our area, ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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There will be a new mens Basketball League on Wednesday nights in Slidell.  They will start this coming Wednesday at Cross Gates athletic club in Slidell.  Members 18 and older and non-members 25 and older are welcome.  The team fee is $225.  For more information call 643-3500.  Time for you to g...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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SBBA starts its T-ball program at four years of age.  At the T-ball level boys and girls play together and a score is not kept.  After T-six the boys move to baseball and girls go to softball.  Dues are $100 per child with reduced rates for more than one child.  For more information call 985-643-...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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March 11 is the deadline to enter the SlidellSt. Patrick day parade.  The parade takes place in Olde Town Slidell.  The parade lineup is determined by the order in which applications are received.  This years king and queen is Kevin and Linda Young.  The parade is March 16 at 1 p.m.  Award are gi...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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The Slidell Elks Lodge 2321 is holding a car, truck, motorbike and bicycle show this coming Saturday.  The show will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine.There will be games, door prizes and numerous other booths with crafts and food.  Bring your antique car and show it off.  This will be a go...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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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 ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Slidell LAwill be trying to get approval for a life style center of their own.  The complex will set on over 400 acres and contains grocery stores, clothing stores and hosing for single family homes and multi-family homes.  The complex will be located near the new Fremaux exchange for the I-10.  ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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The krewe of Selene will parade tomorrow night (Friday) in Slidell.  This is the only night parade in Slidell.  The parade is an all womens krewe and the best in Slidell as far as I am concerned.  The weather will be chilly.  Dress the little ones up nice and warm.  Come out and have a good time....

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Congratulation's to Bridget and her daughter Jaime on the purchase of their new home.  This is a small but charming house.  This home was completely redone after Katrina.  With some plants and fertilizers the yard will look as good as the inside in the coming year.  Once again I hope they enjoy t...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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I was pleased to read the new crime statistics for Slidell LA released yesterday.  All violent crimes decreased from the year before.  We had zero murders for the year, not bad considering how close we live to New Orleans.  The only increase was in thefts, attributed to stealing gas.  Go figure. ...

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