Hammond Star: Columnists

March 29, 2015


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T.J. REID: Bless her sweet Southern mouth

Over 90 percent of the people I deal with in my business life are either in New York City or Montreal. Either way, it is sometimes difficult to hold a conversation.

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Sunday 11/09/2014
LOVELL BEAULIEU: Time for Mary to take her best shot
Posted: November 09, 2014

In the 1986 sleeper film "Hoosiers," Hickory Coach Norman Dale (Gene Hackman) looks around the huddle tyring to decide who to let have the last shot. Dale sets up a play. He balks out "picket fence," where a player comes around the screen and lets go the winning shot.

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Sunday 09/14/2014
If only Cassidy experienced real plantation
Posted: September 14, 2014

I’ve never met Bill Cassidy, the Republican congressman from Baton Rouge who seeks to unseat Democratic U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu. But if earshot matters, then count me among the lucky ones.

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Tuesday 09/09/2014
SCOTT PLOOF: Losing out on opportunity
Posted: September 09, 2014

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s dogmatic health care ideology leading to his refusal to accept Medicaid expansion funding is devastating Louisiana’s health care sector.

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Monday 09/08/2014
LIL MIRANDO: 'Whodunit' tempts guesses at 'Who is it?'
Updated: September 10, 2014 - 1:37 pm

The little treasure box sits on a high shelf in a closet behind a bunch of other stuff.

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Tuesday 09/02/2014
Lil Mirando: More Vietnam heros' photos secured
Posted: September 02, 2014

Two more photos have been added to the collection of men whose names are recorded on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C.

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Monday 08/25/2014
Michelle Gallo: And they're off...!
Posted: August 25, 2014

All the hopeful candidates have put their names in the hat, and now it’s show time.

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Lovelle Beaulieu: When does life matter?
Posted: August 25, 2014

If you’re related to or knew the late Brittany Thomas of Hammond, life’s been a tough pill to swallow the past few days.

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Lil Mirando: Photos of nine Tangipahoa soldiers still missing
Posted: August 25, 2014

Rose Lee Pool has only a tiny, crinkled photo of her son, Charles L. Pool, who died Oct. 26, 1964, in Vietnam so far away from the Village of Tangipahoa where he grew up.

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