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Happy birthday to Bob Warren from your Daily Star and Southeastern friends. Yep, those were the days!

Firefighters judge chili cook-off

Photo by Connor Raborn

CHILI CHAMPS -- Registered nurses Heather Bourgeois-Kent and Dana Phillpott from Audubon Home Health in Baton Rouge serve their first-place-winning chili at Hammond Nursing Home's annual chili cook-off Friday. Bourgeois-Kent's secret ingredient? "Don't forget the sour cream and cheese," she said.

by Connor Raborn reporter@hammondstar.com
Hammond firefighters responded to a less urgent yet tasty call Friday morning when they judged the annual Hammond Nursing Home chili cook-off.
One wall of the dining area was filled with festive harvest and Halloween displa

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Hammond tops Springfield in 3 sets

Ryne Berthelot/Daily Star

OVER THE NET -- Hammond's Soliya Clark goes up for the spike against Springfield's Anna Barnum.

For coach Amber Babin, Hammond's three-set win over Springfield on the road Wednesday was a reassuring sign that her team would rise to the occasion.
"It's a great win for us right in the middle of district," Babin said. "Especially with the second round of our di. . . more »

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Senior center club reads Radium Girls

SENIOR CENTER BOOK CLUB -- Holding copies of the Common Read book 'The Radium Girls' are, from left, front row, Connie James, Hammond Branch Library Manager Diana Riederer, and Mary Dobson; center row, Janie Cassens and Eugenia Jampois; and standing in back, Johnnie Ridgel, Pamela Raintree, Sheila Burchard, Frances Gordon, and Hammond Senior Center Director Beverly Brazil.