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First responders douse blaze in snow


Photo Courtesy of Amite Fire Chief Bruce Cutrer

NIGHT FIRE — Amite firefighters with the help of three other local departments work to put out a fire Friday night on Lathers Road south of the Velma community.

As he stood amid the ash and remains of the place he called home for over 30 years, Herman Lathers expressed hope and confidence.

"God is going to take care of us," he said.

Lathers and his wife, Charlotte, were in their home at the end of Lathers . . .


Kentwood girls win rivalry


J.D. Summerlin/Daily Star

LEADING THE WAY -- Je'Learia Hill led Kentwood's girls team with 20 points against Sumner Monday night.



By J.D. SUMMERLIN
Daily Star Sports Editor
sports@hammondstar.com
With the Tangipahoa tournament just around the corner, Jewel Sumner and Kentwood renewed their rivalry in Kentwood's gym Monday night.
The Kentwood girls created . . .


NICU reunion at North Oaks


Photo courtesy of North Oaks

Nurse Practitioner Scott Landry, center, visits with the Pritchard family at the North Oaks North Neonatal Intensive Care Unit reunion.


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