Login NowClose 




Warming world brings wetter storms

By Juanita Constible Tropical Storm Barry looks set to join the ranks of storms made extra-wet by climate change. Several inches of rain fell in south Louisiana in just a few hours last Wednesday, leading to widespread flooding...

Amite City: Small town home of governor

By DON ELLZEY Gov. John Bel Edwards kicked off his re-election campaign July 6 with a home town rally attended by hundreds of well wishers providing an enthusiastic send off. That's the way it is in Amite City, said Mayor Buddy...

On storm preparation

By LIL MIRANDO editor@hammondstar.com Here we go again. Tropical Storm/Hurricane Barry promises heavy rain and significant flooding in some parts of South Louisiana, where exactly we don't know. At least, this time, it's...