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Soldier's Homecoming

Severe weather coming

School board recognizes students, staff

Learn from Losses

Students campaign to raise funds for cancer research

Jimmy Berry

KSLU accepting pet photo entries

Federal grant award to boost police presence

Engineering firm hired for rock jetty second phase


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 »


Isabelle Knaps Mars

Isabelle Knaps Mars, 94 years old of Independence, Louisiana,. . .

Isabelle Knaps Mars

Isabelle Knaps Mars, 94, of Independence, died Wednesday, April. . .

Jason Davis

Jason Davis, 57, Ponchatoula, died Sunday, March 31, 2019;. . .

Closing down for the evening


Photo by Lil Mirando
Johndale and Mahlie Robertson quickly start packing up at 7 p.m. Saturday after Strawberry Festival officials bring the second day of the festival to a close as thunderstorms approach. The festival is expected to continue today.

By LIL MIRANDO
Weather forecasters kept pushing back the hour that severe weather was expected to reach Ponchatoula Saturday. First the prediction was 6 p.m., then 7 p.m. then 8 p.m.
Strawberry Festival board members and everyone else at the festival had their f

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Loranger brings bats to beat Albany, claims district title


Caleb Lay/Daily Star

STARTING THE BARRAGE -- Loranger's Jake Messina nails a double that started the Wolves scoring surge in the fourth inning. Messina went 3-for-4 at the plate to help lead his team to a district championship.

Loranger hit well as a team and Breyer Zahn closed out the final two innings by going through just six batters in six at-bats to win the District 7-3A Championship by beating Albany 12-7 on Wednesday, April 17.
After beating the district-leading Hornets on Tuesday. . . more »

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