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Graduation at Southeastern

Southeastern commencement features more security

Crowd chows down on crawfish for charity

1,100 students graduate from Southeastern

Agency director says more opioid treatment needed

Blue Dog in Loranger

Roofing project moves forward

Parish has its best grad rate

Chesterton Square to expand operations

Decision on port study delayed


By LAUREN LANGLOIS staffwriter@hammondstar.com
Tangipahoa Parish School System employees can plan out their vacations now that the 2019-2020 school calendar is official.
The school board approved the calendar at its meeting Thursday. A previous calendar brought to ... « more »


Inez Lee Stanga

Inez Lee Stanga, age 96 of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away. . .

Clifton Campbell III

Clifton Campbell III, 47, resident of Laplace, LA, passed away. . .

David Weathersby

David Weathersby, 69, of Ponchatoula, died May 13, 2019; funeral. . .

Inez Lee Stanga

Inez Lee Stanga, 96, Ponchatoula, died Friday, May 17, 2019;. . .

Clifton Campbell III

Clifton Campbell III, 47, of Laplace, died May 12, 2019; funeral. . .

Ashley Nicole Ricker

Ashley Nicole Ricker, 32, passed away on May 11, 2019 at North. . .

Carolyn Latil Ricker Hays

Carolyn Latil Ricker Hays, 68, passed away on May 14, 2019 at. . .

Henrietta Delone

Henrietta Delone, 98, resident of Hammond, LA, passed away. . .

Verlyn T. Bercegeay

Verlyn T. Bercegeay passed away peacefully at home on May 13th. . .

Ashley Nicole Ricker

Ashley Nicole Ricker, 32, died May 11, 2019; service Saturday at. . .

Graduation at Southeastern


Photo by Randy Bergeron
FROM HAMMOND "" Grace Bernard, a general studies major from Hammond, waves to family and friends at Southeastern Louisiana University's commencement ceremony May 18. See more graduation coverage under "News"

Mr. Dependable: Gaconi leaves legacy of consistency at Southeastern


From SLU Staff Reports
ACE PITCHER - Southeastern's Corey Gaconi throws in a game earlier this season.

By Rachel Studley

Corey Gaconi could not have shined any brighter in his final home start.

Needing only 106 pitches to shut out the visiting Sam Houston State Bearkats, he temporarily pushed Southeastern Louisiana to the top of the Southland Conference standi. . . more »

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Muffins with Moms


Photo courtesy of Melanie Johnston
IN INDEPENDENCE ó¬†First grade student Paola Perez and her mom Cristina Perez spend time together during Independence Leadership Academy's Making Memories with Mom. See more related photos this week in The Daily Star.