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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 »

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Reporter Connor Raborn's birthday was Wednesday! Congratulations, Connor, and best wishes for another great year. -- from your co-workers at The Daily Star

'Incredible brains'


Photo by Connor Raborn

TOUR -- Intralox's Chris Verdigets gives a tour of the Hammond facility to Nathalie Simon of Laitram and Tom Abernathy of Woodward, the contractor that built the plant's new expansion.

by Connor Raborn crime@hammondstar.com
Intralox's Hammond location welcomed members of Tangipahoa Parish government to a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate its 60,000-square-foot expansion.
The new space creates room for 40 new machines to mold plastic

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Ponchatoula sweeps away STA


Caleb Lay/Daily Star

HIGHEST POINT -- Ponchatoula's Elana Guillory jumps to spike the ball in a game against St. Thomas Aquinas.

After three close sets and a big comeback, the Ponchatoula volleyball team swept the St. Thomas Aquinas Lady Falcons 3-0 Wednesday, October 18.
It was Think Pink night for STA, so the home team Lady Falcons donned special pink jerseys in honor of those who have fo. . . more »

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Key Club backs Happy Packs


Photo courtesy of Michelle Chauvin
St. Thomas Aquinas Key Club members donate more than 70 books to the Hammond Kiwanis Happy Packs Program. The books, along with a snack, are placed in a backpack to be istributed to children attending schools in the Hammond area. The children take the backpacks home over the weekend and return them on Monday for redistribution. The STA Key Club will accept book donations throughout the school year to continue serving this program with the Kiwanis Club. Beginner reading books and picture books are preferred. Books do not need to be new and can be dropped of at STA.