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 →


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 HAMMOND Sat. 1/6 Pat and Chris... Continue Reading →

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