Edwin Duaine Pruett
1925-2014

Published Saturday, September 13, 2014

Edwin Duaine Pruett, 89, of Slidell, died Sept. 9, 2014 in Denton.

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Cross Country: Slidell runners win home meet

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Slidell Greyhounds and Lady Greyhounds defended their home turf Saturday, winning their own cross country meet.

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Bessie June Robinson
1940-2014

Published Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Bessie June Robinson, 74, a retired coach and teacher for Slidell ISD, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Decatur.

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Start-of-school observations

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014

There's a banner hanging on the fence, "Welcome Back!" The bulletin boards are decorated. Lesson plans are in the book. Groceries are stocked in the kitchens, and the floors shine like a new penny ('til you can see your reflection - Ms. Cindy sees to that).

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7 injured in collision; Family hits semi on FM 51 North near Slidell

7 injured in collision; Family hits semi on FM 51 North near Slidell

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Seven people were injured in a two-car wreck Saturday morning about 14 miles northeast of Decatur, just inside the Wise/Denton county line.

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Back to School: Slidell ISD

Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Meal prices have increased for the 2015-15 school year. Breakfast is $1.25. Elementary lunch is $2.05, and secondary lunch is $2.35.

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Pearl Naomi Cox
1921-2014

Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Pearl Naomi Cox, 93, the oldest resident of Slidell, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Decatur.

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Suiting up one last time; Hounds pay tribute to fallen teammate

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014

For one last time, Isaac Davis put on his Slidell Greyhounds basketball uniform Tuesday morning.

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Bobby Colton Perkins
1996-2014

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Bobby Colton Perkins, a recent graduate of Slidell High School, died Friday, July 18, 2014.

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1-vehicle wreck claims Slidell teen

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014

A recent Slidell graduate was killed Friday morning in an accident on Farm Road 455 West in Denton County.

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Joseph L. McCullough
1942-2014

Published Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Joseph L. (Joe) McCullough, 71, of Slidell, died peacefully in his sleep Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family, after courageously battling cancer for seven months.

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Driver charged in deaths of motorcyclists

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014

The driver who caused the Memorial Day weekend wreck that killed two motorcyclists near Slidell has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.

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Something worth crying about

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014

What can I say? I'm a crier. Not a whiny, sniveling one or a loud, wailing crier or a hollering howler ... but a quiet, lip-quivering, eyes fill up and spill over, run down my cheek, try to wipe it away before anybody sees crier.

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These transitions are big stuff

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014

"Hey, Mimi. You got any money?" She met me when I came in the cafeteria. "Not in here ... right this minute ... besides, you can't buy anything," I told her.

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Crash kills 2, injures 5

Crash kills 2, injures 5

Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Two people were killed and five more sent to area hospitals when a car collided with a pair of motorcycles near Slidell Sunday afternoon.

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These boots are made for computing; Slidell junior returns to state competition

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Morgan Barnes wears her boots just about every day. Next week, she'll stomp across Austin in them as she competes in computer applications Wednesday at the UIL State academic meet at the University of Texas.

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Pruett takes third in 800

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014

With just over 200 meters to go, Caitlin Pruett sprinted to the front of the pack in the Class A Division II 800 finals Saturday afternoon.

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Slidell’s Roof finishes fourth in 300 hurdles

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Rounding the final corner, Slidell's Kayson Roof found an extra gear to move up several spots in the Class A Division II 300 hurdles Saturday afternoon.

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Coming back strong: State track meet holds no fear for Slidell freshman

Coming back strong: State track meet holds no fear for Slidell freshman

Published Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The best high school athletes from across Texas will convene Friday and Saturday in Austin to test their strength, skill and will for a spot on the podium.

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Roof earns 2 golds at region

Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Kayson Roof admitted to having some nerves before competing over the weekend at the Class A Division II Region III meet in Bullard.

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