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Amanda Serpas

Candidate arrested

Ceremony to honor POW/MIA

School board hears updates on campus projects

I-12 wreck victim's ID released

Volunteers clean District 3

S'ymiria Winston

Council candidate reports show backers

Judge candidates speak



Melvin Watkins, Jr.

Melvin Watkins, Jr., age 54, a resident of Springfield, departed. . .

Tommie Jean Todd

Tommie Jean Todd, 58, resident of Hammond, LA, passed away. . .

Alberta Perkins May

Alberta, age 80, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday ,. . .

Lillie Marie Martino Giacone

Lillie Marie Martino Giacone, age 99, of Hammond, Louisiana,. . .

Darla Brianne ​Davis

Darla Brianne Davis, a resident of Independence, LA, passed away. . .

Robert Daniels

Robert Daniels, 71, resident of Hammond, LA, passed away. . .

Melvin Watkins Jr.

Melvin Watkins Jr., 54, of Springfield, died Saturday, Sept. 14,. . .

Tommie Jean Todd

Tommie Jean Todd, 58, of Hammond, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019;. . .

Alberta Perkins May

Alberta Perkins May, 80, of Hammond, died Wednesday, Sept. 18,. . .

Lillie Marie Martino Giacone

Lillie Marie Martino Giacone, 99, Hammond, died Monday, Sept.. . .

School board hears updates on campus projects


Photos by Lauren Langlois

TALENTED ARTIST -- Hammond Eastside Magnet School Junior Beta Club member Gracie Babin is recognized by Tangipahoa Parish School System officials for her artistic talents, having placed fifth in the nation for her drawings at a recent Beta competition.

By LAUREN LANGLOIS staffwriter@hammondstar.com
A spreadsheet will be updated monthly to inform the Tangipahoa Parish School Board about progress on maintenance and construction projects at schools.
Chief Financial Officer Bret Schnadelbach presented the spreadsheet

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Lions start conference play


AROUND THE CORNER - Southeastern running back Devonte Williams challenges Ole Miss defensive back Jalen Julius Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi.

Photo by Randy Bergeron/

SLU Sports Info

After a convincing win in the first game and a good fight against an SEC opponent, the Lions now have to start the conference play when Lamar comes to Strawberry Stadium on Saturday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
The Lions (1-1) are ranked 21st and 23rd in the two FCS pol. . . more »

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Nesom Queen


Miss Ali Crowe was crowned Nesom School’s homecoming queen