REPORT: Baker’s big night gives Independence 2-0 start in district

BIG TICKET- Independence forward Melvin Baker produced a stat line of 28 points, 11 rebounds, four blocks, three assists and three steals in a 49-29 victory over NLC last night. Photo by Matthew Roy. By Jesse Brooks INDEPENDENCE- Ranked No. 10 in the LHSAA 2A power rankings, the Independence boys basketball team is 2-0 in... Continue Reading →

Amite DL Sopsher receives national honor

AMITE ALL-AMERICAN- Widely regarded as the best high school prospect in Louisiana, Warriors DL Ishmael Sopsher will be a senior in 2019. Photo by Jesse Brooks.  For the second year in a row, Amite Warriors defensive lineman Ishmael Sopsher has been named to MaxPreps' All-American First-Team Defense. Sopsher is widely considered the best high school... Continue Reading →

HRAC HONORS MEMORY OF MARJORIE MORRISON

HAMMOND, La.– Every other year, the Hammond Regional Arts Center presents the Marjorie Morrison Sculpture Biennial to honor Marjorie Morrison, wife of former U.S. Representative James H. “Jimmy” Morrison and a longtime advocate of the arts. While each biennial celebrates Morrison’s contributions to the arts, this year’s biennial will feel a lot more personal as... Continue Reading →

MUSIC CALENDAR: January 2018

ARTIST OF THE MONTH- Hammond indie rock band Wonder Kid is pioneering a new sound called "mope wave". Catch them at 524 Studios in Baton Rouge this Saturday. Photo courtesy of the band's Facebook.  Music for the month of January: To add your show to our calendar, please email jessebrooksmedia@gmail.com. HAMMOND Sat. 1/6 Pat and Chris... Continue Reading →

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