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MAY 23 - JUNE 29

Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St.
Gallery hours: Wednesday to Friday, noon to 6 p.m.
For more information, see www.hammondarts.org.

MAY 25-26

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Happy Birthday!

She brightens each day with her fun-loving ways! Happy Birthday Ryleigh Anne Colona! Love from Mom, Dad, Carter, Hunny, Paw Chris, Mawmaw and Pawpaw

Breakfast spotlights award-winning art

WINNER -- Anna Pearson, center, poses with art teacher Janine Villars, at right, and Principal Sue Courtney. Pearson's painting of a cake with a slice missing took first place during Saturday's judging by the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center.

By RYNE BERTHELOT crime@hammondstar.com
Anna Pearson had a pretty good breakfast Saturday.
A Courtney Christian fifth-grader, she sat down to a pancake breakfast at Our Daily Bread early that morning, but only after her artwork took first place in a contest sponsor

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Hammond hitter inks with Jackson State

J.D. Summerlin/Daily Star

TOR TO TIGER -- Hammond celebrates Brent Williams' (center) letter of intent signing. Joining Williams in the top row are Hammond principal Shelly Gaydos (from left), coaches Stephen Ceravolo and Kenny Bell, Jr. Seated beside Brent Williams are Bruce Williams and Rose Williams.

Hammond senior Brent Williams made his college decision official Wednesday at the Hammond High library when he signed his letter of intent to play baseball for Jackson State.
Williams chose Jackson State over other junior college offers and said the offer was a bet. . . more »

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HIBERNIANS -- The Ancient Order of Hibernians' 2018 Scholarship Award is presented to St. Scholastica Academy's recipient, senior Morgan Khashou, by local Hibernian president Martin Kearney. The oldest and largest Irish-Catholic nonprofit organization in the USA, the Hibernians of the Republic of West Florida Division created this award both to support and to encourage students attending Catholic High Schools in these Florida Parishes. Ms. Khashou earned the scholarship by composing the winning essay on the topic "How My Catholic Education Has Influenced My Life." This scholarship is presented annually to the winning essayist at each of the four area Catholic High Schools.