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by T.J. Reid

Pancakes with Santa 8-11:30 a.m. - First Baptist Church, Amite

Christmas Tour of Homes 1:30-5 p.m. - begins at 101 SW Central Ave., Amite Chamber of Commerce - includes the Blythewood Plantation, and th ... « more »

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday today to Julia Andres Wolf!

For Peter's House

Photo courtesy of Richard Wallace

For Peter's House

TO HELP WOMEN SEEKING RECOVERY -- On behalf of the Father Vander Heyden Ponchatoula Knights of Columbus Council 4874 and in memory of Donald Steadman, R. Buddy Williams presents a donation to Tracey St. John, director of Peter's House to help fund the treatment plant needed for the facility to become operational. Peter's House is a faith-based Christian transitional living facility in Ponchatoula for women seeking recovery and assistance from addiction, sexual, emotional and physical abuse, unplanned pregnancies or any other life issues.

Loranger beats Ponchatoula by holding the ball

Ryne Berthelot/Daily Star

ON THE PERIMETER -- Loranger's JaMya Mingo-Young dribbles around the top of the arc as Ponchatoula's Hailey Giaratano plays defense.

Two high scoring teams walked onto the court, and, at the end of the first quarter, there were two big zeros on the scoreboard.
Loranger held the ball for almost the entire first quarter. Nobody scored until two minutes into the second quarter.
"We felt we had a t. . . more »

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Chamber to host 'ladies night' photo shoot

CHAMBER MEET AND GREET -- Santa and Mrs. Claus meet Justin Wilson and T.J. Reid at the Amite Chamber of Commerce at 101 SE Central Ave. in Amite. The chamber will hold a ladies night Santa photo event at the chamber office today from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Photos will be taken at no charge; festive attire is encouraged, and eggnog will be provided.