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Katherine S. Giaratano

Katherine S. Giaratano, age 85 of Mandeville, Louisiana,. . .

Donald Wilson​ Allen

Donald Wilson Allen, a resident of Loranger, LA, passed away on. . .

Katherine S. Giaratano

Katherine S. Giaratano, 85, of Mandeville, died Aug. 11, 2019;. . .

Donald Wilson​ Allen

Donald Wilson Allen, 61, of Loranger, died Aug. 15, 2019;. . .

Monroe Orlando Rougeau

Monroe Orlando Rougeau passed away Friday, August 2, 2019 at the. . .

Norma Gean Reid

Norma Gean Reid, of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away on. . .

Annie “Lucille” McKinney Parsons

Annie "Lucille" McKinney Parsons, age 85, of Springfield,. . .

Devin Joseph Morgan ​

A resident of Denham Springs, LA, passed away on Saturday,. . .

Remy Dean Kinchen

Remy Dean Kinchen, of Albany, Louisiana, passed away on. . .

Ruby “LaFoy” Germany

Ruby "LaFoy" Germany, age 83, of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away. . .

Faculty, staff receive awards at convocation


Photo courtesy of Southeastern

HONORED -- Southeastern Louisiana University opened the 2019-20 academic year Friday (Aug. 16) with its fall convocation that included presentation of the President's Awards for Excellence, the university's highest honor for faculty and staff. From left are award recipients Irene Nero, Benjamin Diller, Corliss Dupuy, Kent Neuerburg, and Dayne Sherman.

Southeastern Louisiana University opened the 2019-20 academic year Friday with its fall convocation that included presentation of the President's Awards for Excellence, the university's highest honor for faculty and staff.
The event also included announcement of ne

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SLU returns experienced group of receivers


Caleb Lay/Daily Star

EYE ON THE BALL - Southeastern receiver Jacq'co Price makes a catch in practice.

From SLU Staff Reports
Armed with a veteran receiving corps, Southeastern Louisiana will have no shortage of pass catching options in the upcoming 2019 season.
Second-year wide receivers coach Micheal Spurlock's crew features three of the top pass catches from a se. . . more »

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First Guaranty serves as leading sponsor for 2020 airshow


PRESENTING SPONSOR -- First Guaranty Bank President and CEO Alton B. Lewis, at far right, and Desiree Simmons, Senior Vice President of Marking and Loan Administration, present $75,000 to the Hammond Airshow Foundation for the 2020 show. Receiving on behalf of the foundation are foundation President Guy Recotta Jr., at far left, and Vice President Mayor Pete Panepinto. Please see related story on Page 1A.