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  1. Pedestrian killed Thursday afternoon in AmiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    An initial investigation determined that the crash occurred as Marcela Miller, 26, of Hammond, was driving westbound on LA 16 when Raymond Smith, 53, was working with a lawn maintenance crew at a private residence adjacent to LA 16. Public Information Officer Dustin Dwight says Smith was working on the shoulder of th roadway near the right fog line when he was struck by Miller's vehicle.

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  2. Lawn-maintenance worker killed in crash on Amite highway: state policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    ... near La. 445, also known as Husser Road. According to an initial investigation, the crash happened as a 26-year-old Hammond woman was driving a Ford Escape westbound on La. 16. Smith, part of a lawn crew working at a private home along the highway, ...

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  3. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana area and outlying areas of south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Advocate

    ... drinks. SUPERHERO & PRINCESS APPRECIATION DAY: 10 a.m., Louisiana Children's Discovery Center, 113 N. Cypress St., Hammond. Children and parents are welcomed to come dressed up as their favorite superhero or princess. Cost is general admission and ...

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  4. Reported meth dealers arrested in Hammond after getting drugs in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reports that as a result of a joint investigation, Roger David Hammond Jr., 43, of Hammond, and Charlotte White, 50, of Holden, were both arrested on federal drug charges. The investigation revealed that Hammond was traveling to Baton Rouge to obtain methamphetamine that he would later sell in Tangipahoa Parish.

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  5. Bunko's Back: Fundraiser returns to benefit Lady Lion BasketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Advocate

    After a three-year hiatus, Bunko for Basketball, the fundraiser for Southeastern Louisiana University's Lady Lions basketball, is returning April 29. Hosted by PRIDE - Positive Role-models Involved in the Development of Excellence - the Lady Lions' support and mentoring group, Bunko for Basketball is set for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the War Memorial Student Union Ballroom in Hammond. Tickets, $40 in advance or $45 at the door, are on sale and can be purchased from any PRIDE member, through Eventbrite online and at the Dugas Center for Southeastern Athletics, 800 Galloway Drive, or by calling 549-2395.

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  6. Julie Perise named Member Relations Director for the Greater Hammond Chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Advocate

    "Julie understands our emphasis on building member and community relations as we continue to make the case for growth in the Greater Hammond area and in Tangipahoa Parish," said Melissa Bordelon, Greater Hammond Chamber president and CEO. Perise will be primarily responsible for member retention, recruitment and engagement efforts, a news release said.

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  7. The Most Impressive Freshman Performances in 2017 Spring Games so FarRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | BleacherReport

    ... 's Will Sammon . "He is going to be huge for us with that size." Not only did the former 3-star prospect out of Hammond, Louisiana, pick off two passes, he housed one from 81 yards and also added a tackle for a loss. He can do it all, and everybody ...

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  8. 3 Ponchatoula residents, store owner arrested for alleged sale of 34 stolen beer cases in HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | The Advocate

    A man and two women from Ponchatoula were arrested by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office on Wednesday for allegedly trying to sell 34 cases of stolen beer to a Hammond convenience store. A TPSO news release said deputies received a tip about a potential sale of stolen beer cases at the Quicks Red & White convenience store at the intersection of Rufus Bankston and Wardline roads.

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  9. Beer bootleggers busted in HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The next time you crack open a cold beer in Tangipahoa Parish, you may want to think twice about where it came from. On Wednesday, the Street Crimes Unit of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Department broke up a bootlegging ring selling stolen beer to a convenience store Hammond.

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  10. House panel sympathetic to revamping medical malpractice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Advocate

    ... penalty physicians have to pay for making a mistake is higher, they would be more vigilant, said Angela M. Kraft, of Hammond. Her college-aged daughter died after a simple injury wasn't treated because two doctors misdiagnosed the extent of the ...

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  11. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana area and outlying areas of south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Advocate

    ... to celebrate the release of his new single. The singer-songwriter will make an appearance at the Cate Street Pub in Hammond at 10 p.m. Friday. Friends Avery Culliton, left, and Noelle Dupy dance during a recent Bach Lunch; this weekend's event ...

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  12. Chamber of Commerce recognizes 2017 Annie Award honoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | The Advocate

    At the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce 2017 Annie Awards on April 4 are, from left, Greater Hammond Chamber President and CEO Melissa Bordelon, Judge Blair Edwards, Shelly Gaydos, Mary Zatarain, Myrna Jordan, Karen Pfeifer, Chairman Mark Dispenza and Annie Awards Committee Chairwoman Elizabeth Reno. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY PHILLIP COLWART PHOTOGRAPHY -- Barbara McKaskle and Frances Chauvin were named Annie Award Legacy winners for their ongoing contributions since first earning an Annie Award in the past at the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce 2017 Annie Awards on April 4. Gathering at the event are, from left, Chairman Mark Dispenza, Elizabeth Reno, Chauvin, McKaskle and Greater Hammond Chamber President and CEO Melissa Bordelon.

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  13. Former SLU, St. Thomas Aquinas coach Errol Gauff takes over Hannan boys teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | NOLA.com

    ... since Gauff was coaching high school basketball in the same circles as Hannan. He coached at St. Thomas Aquinas in Hammond for 18 seasons, where he won two state championships back to back in 2007 and 2008 in Class 2A. The 1992 alumnus of Alabama, ...

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  14. Trey Yuen in Hammond to close on May 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | NOLA.com

    Trey Yuen Cuisine of China has announced that it will close its Hammond restaurant May 31. The Mandeville Trey Yuen, at 600 N. Causeway Blvd., will continue to operate, according to the restaurant's Facebook page. The Hammond restaurant was established in 1971 by the Wong family in a small A-frame building on West Thomas Street under the name China Inn.

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  15. Biloxi spring break fashion reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | Sunherald.com

    ... wearing a mix of trends: circle rim glasses, a crochet-style top, denim shorts and fanny pack. Brittany Harris, from Hammond, La., pairs a denim jacket and black bandana reminiscent of 80's streetwear with modern tasseled sandals. Dajonique Fields ...

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  16. The defense stood out during the MSU Maroon vs. White Spring Football GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... for a TD, a 5 yard run in the second quarter that tied the game 7-7. Freshman defensive back Cameron Dantzler of Hammond, Louisiana excelled. He came up with two interceptions of Fitzgerald, the first one was run back 81 yards for the games first ...

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  17. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana area and outlying areas of south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | The Advocate

    ... from Jefferson Street Pub, Poupart's Bakery and Roly Poly. GINA PHILLIPS: THE ROOTS OF MEMORY: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Featuring work from mixed-media narrative artist Gina Phillips. Free. ...

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  18. Softball | 4/5/2017Softball Announces Schedule Changes for AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Southern Miss

    ... As a reminder, the game against Southeastern Louisiana that was rescheduled on March 7, is to be made up on May 2 in Hammond, La.

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  19. UFC 210 - Cormier vs. Johnson statistical breakdownRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 4 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... just be myself, and do my thing". I cover MMA, Boxing and Football for The Daily Star newspaper in my hometown of Hammond, Louisiana, in addition to working as a promotional writer for a local Boxing promotion known as BoxnCar and I cover boxing for ...

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  20. South Alabama baseball loses to Southeastern Louisiana in 12-9 slugfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... a third loss to the Lions this season. SLU jumped out to a 6-run lead on the way to a 12-9 victory over USA in Hammond, Louisiana. The Lions (18-10) also beat the Jaguars (16-13) in Pensacola and in Mobile last month. On Tuesday, Daniel Wasinger hit ...

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