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Wreaths adorn graves of veterans


Photo by Lauren Langlois

REMEMBERING THEIR NAMES -- Pete Jones, with the American Legion Post in Hammond, places a wreath at the grave of a veteran in Independence's Colonial Cemetery on Saturday as part of Wreaths Across America.



By LAUREN LANGLOIS staffwriter@hammondstar.com
A small group gathered in Colonial Cemetery in Independence to lay green wreaths on the graves of veterans Saturday as part of the national Wreaths Across America event.
Rich Ludwig, . . .


Lady Green Wave take Parish Championship


(Caleb Lay/Daily Star)

CLOSEOUT - Ponchatoula's Jazmyn Womack shoots a baseline jumper while Loranger's Sydney Rivers and Carley James close out on her.



BY CALEB LAY
Daily Star Sports Reporter
sports2@hammondstar.com
The championship of the girls Tangipahoa Parish Basketball Tournament was a clash of two talented teams in a heated rivalry match. The Ponchatoula Lady Green Wave . . .


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.


Tourism Calendar

DEC. 13-17

YAWN CHRISTMAS TREE FARM
Independence
29400 Ruby Purvis Rd.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For more information, call 985-878-6223 or see www.yawnstationtreefarm.com.

DEC. 13-16

CHRISTMAS IN THE . . .