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MAY 16 - 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 18-20


Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday to my beautiful granddaughter, RaeLa Jean McGee, who turns 4 on Monday. She is a bright shining star. Love You. -- Grandmother Deborah Haynes

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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Travel ball rachets up intensity for Holy Ghost basketball

Photo courtesy of William Bordelon

TOURNAMENT CHAMPS -- The Hammond Express pose with the trophy and medals it won at the YBOA Rebound 4 Life Tournament at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center Gym in Gonzales. Team members are (from left, front row) Luke Coats, Luke Carballo, Spencer Smith; (back row) Noah Flanagan, Caden Haidet, Colin Amerson, Bryce Beard, Logan Love, Kyle Miller and Coach Will Bordelon.

Holy Ghost's basketball coach William Bordelon's main focus is on making his players better. In the summers he runs a skills camp that's primary goal is to improve the on-court decision-making and basketball IQ of his players.
This spring he started a travel ball p. . . more »

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