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No. 4 Pipes Loop in Covington’s Magnolia Gardens

The Advocate

Date: 6/28/2015 6:46:00 AM

Initially, commerce was brought to Covington via boat up the Bogue Falaya River, which used the Tchefuncte River as a means of passage to and from Lake Pontchartrain. Then in 1888, the railroad came to town. Much of those rails are now occupied by the

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Home Bancorp: Highly-Accretive Merger Makes The Bank A Buy

Seeking Alpha

Date: 6/27/2015 7:18:00 AM

Home Bank, N.A. offers a full range of deposit and loan products through 27 banking centers in growing regions of Louisiana and Mississippi: Acadiana, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, the Northshore (of Lake Pontchartrain), Natchez, and Vicksburg. On June 18th

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Butch Perrilloux seeking District 1 re-election


Date: 6/26/2015 11:03:00 PM

The announcement for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain levee project (master levee,) which Congress now has to fund, is on its way. “As your Councilman for District IV, with other council members, we went to Washington D.C. in numbers to fight for the

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Dueling crab festivals held on Northshore amidst crab shortage


Date: 6/26/2015 4:43:00 PM

"I've went all the way from Manchac to Lafitte to Mississippi and also Lake Pontchartrain where we're going to get the best hand-picked crabs here," said festival food director Don Bordelon. "This is our first rodeo here so we wanna see 'em," said Janice

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Mandeville hires traffic consultant to evaluate massive concrete plant redevelopment

The Times-Picayune

Date: 6/26/2015 2:57:00 PM

Mandeville will hire a consultant to help the city get a handle on how a proposal to develop a 78-acre former industrial site near Lake Pontchartrain will impact traffic in the area. The City Council Thursday night (June 25) approved a contract with

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• Surface Area: 630 Acres
• Length: 41 Miles
Lake Pontchartrain is a brackish estuary located in southeastern Louisiana in the United States. It covers an area of 630 square miles with an average depth of 12 to 14 feet. Some shipping channels are kept deeper through dredging. It is roughly oval in shape, about 40 miles from west to east and 24 miles from south to north.
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