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Neighborhood leaders pursue special district

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PROPOSED BOUNDARIES -- A map shows the proposed boundaries marked by the yellow lines for an overlay district for the Hammond neighborhood Greenville Park. Zemurray park is in the northeast corner of the proposed district.

By LAUREN LANGLOIS staffwriter@hammondstar.com
A group of Greenville Park residents have started a steering committee to form a special zoning district to revitalize and protect their Hammond neighborhood.
The effort to get . . .

Warrior defense stops Hawks

J.D. Summerlin/Daily Star

TOUCHDOWN AMITE — Amite's Cam Henderson (2) gets by the St. Helena defense for a score in the third quarter of Friday night's district game at Greensburg. The Warriors improve to 8-0 on the year.

The Warrior defense made big plays all game long and guided Amite to its biggest win of the season so far with a 19-12 district win over St. Helena in Greensburg. Amite now is in control of its destiny in the District 8-2A race . . .

Homecoming Parade

TEACHER OF THE YEAR -- Louisiana Teacher of the Year Angie Drago Dye, at right, rides in the Hammond High School homecoming parade on Thursday with fellow teacher Tina McCormick. Please see related photo on Page 1.

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's "Evening at the Cinema," 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre.
Book Sale, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Grace Memorial Parish Hall, 100 W. Church St., Hammond
Full Moon Ball, 8 p.m. to midnight at Ponchatoula . . .