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LADY WAVE OPENS REGISTRATIONFOR JUNE 18-21 BASKETBALL CAMP

PONCHATOULA GIRL'S BASKETBALL COACH PATRICIA LANDAICHE HAS ANNOUNCED THE LADY WAVE BASKETBALL CAMP, FOR GIRLS AND BOYS AGED 5 TO 12. THE CAMP WILL BE HELD FROM JUNE 18 TO JUNE 21, FROM 9 A.M. TO ... « more »



Happy Birthday!


Very special lady Sue Courtney is having a birthday Monday! Happy birthday! We love you, Mrs. Sue! Thank you for all you do for the kids and the community.

Sgt. Pepper: Enduring Art


Photo by Connor Raborn

RAFFLE TICKET TO RIDE - A basket bears a variety of Beatles merchandise at Hammond Branch Library. The basket is the raffle prize for adults participating in Tangipahoa Parish Library's summer reading program, "Libraries Rock!"

by Connor Raborn reporter@hammondstar.com
Twenty years ago Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play and Bruce Spizer of New Orleans became a historian on one of the most popular bands of all time.
Well, maybe not 20 years to the day, but while hosting a talk at Hammond

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Amite team features freshman point guard


Caleb Lay/Daily Star

ONE-ON-ONE -- Amite's Makayla Batiste takes on a defender as she tries to finish with a layup in transition.

Jen Pierre hasn't cracked open her first high school textbook yet.
While most incoming freshmen are out enjoying the summer before their high school career starts, Pierre has found herself on the basketball courts of the Ponchatoula Area Recreation District, showin. . . more »

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Crash on Highway 445


ROBERT -- A state trooper investigates the scene of a three-vehicle crash on Hwy. 445 near Champ Cooper Elementary School. A witness said the crash happened Tuesday around 3 p.m. State troopers and Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies directed traffic that was backed up in both directions. First responders worked numerous wrecks on the interstates and other highways in Tangipahoa Parish during the afternoon storm Tuesday.

Photo by Justin Redman