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School's Out


By LAUREN LANGLOIS staffwriter@hammondstar.com
Tangipahoa Parish School System employees can plan out their vacations now that the 2019-2020 school calendar is official.
The school board approved the calendar at its meeting Thursday. A previous calendar brought to ... « more »


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An on-line guest book is available at. . .

Joseph Lewis Zeringue Jr.

Joseph Lewis Zeringue Jr., known as "Mike" to all his family and. . .

Christine Cooper

Christine Cooper, age 70, a resident of Maurepas, departed this. . .

Mr. Bennie Daniel Cascio Jr.

Mr. Bennie Daniel Cascio Jr., age 69 of Hammond, Louisiana,. . .

David Watkins, Jr.

David Watkins, Jr., 97, of Amite, died Sunday, May 19, 2019;. . .

Naomi Jackson

Naomi Jackson, 83, of New Orleans, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019;. . .

Christine Cooper

Christine Cooper, 70, of Maurepas, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019;. . .

Mr. Bennie Daniel Cascio Jr.

Mr. Bennie Daniel Cascio Jr., 69, of Hammond, died Thursday, May. . .

Cleo Marshall

Cleo Marshall was born August 9, 1967 to Deborah and Noble Lee. . .

Linda Wagner Holton

Linda Wagner Holton passed away in her home surrounded by her. . .

School's Out for Summer


Photo by Linda Faller Joiner
ATTENTION TO ATTENDANCE - Hammond Eastside Magnet School students, from left, Yurmajesty Garrett in fourth grade, Kodi Ross in sixth grade and Londyn Brown in seventh grade smile brightly on the last day of school Wednesday, proud of their perfect attendance for the 2018-2019 school year.

Kentwood caps incredible year


FOOTBALL CHAMPS --Kentwood celebrates on the field after winning the Class 1A state championship game.

Photo by Tee Wheeler

Kentwood's sports had quite the year during the 2018-19 school year.
The Roos won a football and boys track state championship and were the runner-ups in baseball in May.
The football state championship reasserted Kentwood as one of the powerhouse football schools. . . more »

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Baking Fun


Photo courtesy of John Faust
CHRISTIAN WOMEN FELLOWSHIP - Kim McCall, owner of The Pastry Bag, demonstrates how to make a "fat buddy" at the Christian Women Fellowship meeting held at the First Christian Church. From left are McCall, Lou Davis, Paulina Vicknair, Diane Camelo, Angie Kretzer, Linda Husser, Gina Anthon, Karen Williams, Peggy Martin and Gayle Foster. "Fat Buddy" creations, a favorite with children, begin with a cupcake.