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Thanksgiving meal free to public

Story and photo by Lauren Langlois
Jane Hemsteter prepares food for the free Community Thanksgiving Meal to be Thursday at First Presbyterian Church in Hammond.

They may not be blood relatives but the people who come together on Thanksgiving at First Presbyterian Church in Hammond are one big family as far as Jeanie Jones is concerned.

Every year, the church hosts a Community Thanksgiving open to anyone and everyone fro

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Hammond benefits from neutral site host

J.D. Summerlin/Daily Star

UNDER THE LIGHTS -- Hammond and Ponchatoula took the field at Strawberry Stadium to conclude their 2017 seasons last week. Hammond served as host for the game and they plan to play more games at Strawberry Stadium in the future.

The Hammond vs. Ponchatoula rivalry concluded the 2017 regular season for both teams and with the setting being Strawberry Stadium, the game had a playoff feel to it.
With the rivalry being moved back to Strawberry Stadium for this year's matchup, the question of b. . . more »

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Trafton honors generations of veterans

Photos by Connor Raborn

TAPS -- Trafton Academy music teacher Bobbette Davis, student Juliette Sheridan and a student bell choir perform taps, a traditional bugle call at military funerals, to honor deceased veterans at a musical program Friday.