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AUG. 15 - SEPT. 22

ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH - THE WAY OF WATER EXHIBIT
Denham Springs
Historic Old City Hall, 133 Hummell St.

AUG. 17

LA CARRETA HAMMOND - HOT AUGUST NIGHT
108 NW Railroad Ave.
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Happy Birthday!


Early birthdays go out today to Leona Craig Blair, who will celebrate Aug. 20. Happy, happy birthday!

New Independence library manager celebrates first week


FUN AND GAMES -- Frank Marshall, 11, and Myra Lloyd, 11 race to see who can unroll toilet paper the fastest. The race was part of the Back to School Bash at the Independence Branch Library Saturday.

Photo by Justin Redman

BY Justin Redman crime@hammondstar.com
Lindsey Hines finished her first week as the new Independence Library manager with laughter and games Saturday.
Children unrolled toilet paper and danced on on old newspapers while their parents watched.
The Independence Libra

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Ponchatoula, Loranger play in exhibition


Caleb Lay/Daily Star

OUTSIDE HIT -- Loranger's Mackenzie Chavers meets the ball for a hit through Covington's team.

Ponchatoula and Loranger got a little more live-game experience the week before jamborees start on Wednesday, August 15 at the Ponchatoula gym.
Two Tangipahoa schools played in a round-robin exhibition with Covington to gain more experience before the season start. . . more »

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Support for child advocacy


MONEY FROM BIBLE SCHOOL -- St. Paul Lutheran Church Pastor Louis Boldt, at front right, and Vacation Bible School Director Marie Heck, at back right, present Rob Carlisle of Child Advocacy Services with money raised through the Bible school. Also shown are VISTA worker Laken Crockett, at back left, and Lauren Williams of Child Advocacy Services.