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Happy birthday, Jerry Bryant! From your wife, family and friends

'God Got Us Home'

Photo courtesy of Richard Drude / Cindy Grega

HOMECOMING -- Mission team members Lee and Tim Barends, Richard Drude, lead pastors of The Mission Church in Hammond Deven and Kathy Pedeaux, Cindy Grega, and Missions Pastor Jim Grega celebrate the mission team's return to Louisiana at the baggage claim at the New Orleans airport early Thursday morning. The Barends family, Drude and Jim Grega were stuck in Haiti for four days during the violent protests in the capital city, Port-au-Prince.

by Connor Raborn reporter@hammondstar.com
A text message and a Bible verse signalled the team that it was time to go.
Within a day's time, the mission team of Jim Grega, Richard Drude and Lee, Tim and Josh Barends made it home to Tangipahoa Parish from a hotel in H

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Area youth teams continue summer league play

Photos by Ryne Berthelot/Daily Star

Above: SUMMER SLUGGING -- Brody Jones, of the LA Outlaws, makes contact with a pitch during a game against the New Orleans Jesters at an OTC Tournament Saturday.

Local little league baseball teams competed in another OTC competition in Chappapeela Sports Park this weekend. This competition, the Prep Fan Sports WS Warmup, is the last tournament before OTC hosts the Cajun World Series next weekend.
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Young Musicians

Photo courtesy of Southeastern
CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP "" Participants in Southeastern Louisiana University's Community Music School recent Chamber Music Workshop include, from left, front row, instructor Sandy Doescher; Anna Johnson and Jacob Revere of Hammond, Stephanie Carter of Madisonville; and Hayes White of Livingston; and in the back row, instructor Jivka Duke, John Austin Bergeron of Walker; Lainey Dunlap of Clinton; Mitzie Meyers of Hammond; Connor Porthouse of Baton Rouge; and Ethan Clay of Zachary.