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Kentwood celebrates parish's 150th anniversary

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Tyler McCurley


LHS Golf Tournament
Loranger High is hosting a golf tournament on Monday, August 5.
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Kentwood celebrates parish's 150th birthday


Photo by Lauren Langlois
FESTIVE "MOO"D — A person in a cow costume waives to the families that came out to watch Kentwood's parade Saturday morning. The group in the trailer encouraged people to drink milk. The parade was part of festivities put on in Kentwood to celebrate the parish's 150th anniversary.

Kentwood celebrated Tangipahoa Parish's 150th anniversary by showering candy, cups, beads and t-shirts on families who stood on the side of the main street downtown on Saturday.
Lining up at the railroad tracks, parade participants made their way west on Louisiana

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Local players land on All-District teams


STATE SLUGGING - Kentwood's Bryce Cooper follows through on a hit in the Kangaroos' state championship contest. Cooper was named to his district's second team as a utility player.

Caleb Lay/Daily Star

The All-District teams for districts 7-3A, 10-2A, 6-1A came out and local players were scattered all over them.
In District 7-3A, Loranger placed four players on the first team and five on the second team, Albany placed five on the first team and three on the seco. . . more »

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Most Laps at Council Picnic


Most laps at council picnic

WALK WINNERS -- Top winners in the Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging annual Walk for Seniors are Mike Reed (from left), Charles King, Sheila Burchard and Joyce Spurlock. King, age 71, walked 80 laps, and Ms. Burchard, age 68, walked 125 laps. The walk was held in conjunction Older Americans Month, which also included the council's annual picnic on May 17 at the Ponchatoula Community Center.