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Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's "Evening at the Cinema," 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre.
Book Sale, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Grace Memorial Parish Hall, 100 W. Church St., Hammond
Full Moon Ball, 8 p.m. to midnight at Ponchatoula Roller Rink, 22024 LA 22, Ponchatoula; ... « more »

Happy Birthday!


Happy birthday on Monday to the most regular gym unicorn around. -- Love, Lara

Happy Birthday!


Happy birthday, Nathan! Hope your day is fantastic!

2018 Airshow fundraiser dedicated to van Mullem


Photo courtesy of Guy Recotta
At Saturday's USO Show fundraiser, members of the Hammond Airshow Foundation announced the 2018 Freedom Then and Now Airshow is dedicated to the memory of Frank van Mullem. Mayor Pete Panepinto and David Lobue made the announcement before a crowd of almost 400 guests. Mr. van Mullem was instrumental in helping make the return of the airshow to the Hammond community a reality, and the Hammond Airshow Foundation Board felt this a fitting tribute honoring his dedication to the airshow and the community.

Warrior defense stops Hawks


J.D. Summerlin/Daily Star

TOUCHDOWN AMITE — Amite's Cam Henderson (2) gets by the St. Helena defense for a score in the third quarter of Friday night's district game at Greensburg. The Warriors improve to 8-0 on the year.

The Warrior defense made big plays all game long and guided Amite to its biggest win of the season so far with a 19-12 district win over St. Helena in Greensburg. Amite now is in control of its destiny in the District 8-2A race with Springfield and St. Thomas Aquin. . . more »

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Lavanner Brown Scholarship


Photo courtesy of Zula Denham
GRADUATES Greater Mt. Vernon Baptist Church and the Lavanner Brown Scholarship Fund reward continuing education graduates. From left are Robert Showers, president of the Scholarship Committee; Lashonta Sims, who graduated from Compass College as a licensed practical nurse; Courtney Leverret, who graduated from Petra College as a certified medical assistant; and Pastor/Teacher Dr. Samuel C. Brown.