To conquer holiday feasts, take a day trip to Scott

THE BIG 3- Scott, Louisiana may be the Boudin Capital of the World, but it is also a mecca for specialty meats and other main features for your next holiday dinner gathering thanks to three major shops. Photo by Jesse Brooks. By Jesse Brooks Holiday cooking is something people often stress too hard over or... Continue Reading →

Independence Boys get win on senior night

MILESTONE- Independence senior forward Melvin Baker has scored over 1,200 points in his high school career. Photo by Jesse Brooks.  By Jesse Brooks On Senior Night, the Independence boys basketball team cruised to a 68-42 victory over District 9-2A opponent Pine on Friday, February 2. The win has the Tigers finishing 17-3 overall in the... Continue Reading →

MUSIC CALENDAR – February 2017

ARTIST OF THE MONTH- The Angry 88 are original Hammond City punk rock for bring a CBGB style noise to South Louisiana in modern times. Catch them at Mad Maiden's in Ponchatoula on February 16. Photo courtesy of the band's Facebook. HAMMOND 2/17 - Casey Saba @ Red White & Brew: 21+ 8 p.m. PONCHATOULA ... Continue Reading →

Local high school basketball round up

OVER THE TOP- Independence senior swingman Melvin Baker's consistent play has helped the Tigers take a lead in District 9-2A. Photo by Matthew Roy. By Jesse Brooks Here late in January we are nearing the end of high school basketball season. This year, we have seen an exceptional year from both girls and boys programs... Continue Reading →

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