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The City of Hammond Celebrates Independence Day

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By DAVID FREESE AND WILLIAM B. CARROLL Daily Star Staff Writers Galloping lyrics of the “Star-Spangled Banner” sung by 15-year-old Heidi Carrier, of Loranger High School, rippled through the settling mist surrounding Hammond’s Zemurray Park Wednesday afternoon as firework cannons were set up nearby. Young children like Jayson Kennedy, 3; his sister Ally, 8; Kaitlynn… Read more »

City of Hammond and North Oaks Offer Free Men’s Health Event on June 25

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[HAMMOND, La.]—The City of Hammond and North Oaks Physician Group will host a “Man Up and Get Informed” Men’s Health Month event beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 in the gym at the Michael J. Kenney Recreation Center, located at 601 Coleman Ave. in Hammond. Free health screenings, refreshments and a physician panel… Read more »

Hammond Cleanest City for 7th Straight Year

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By: Joan Davis, HAMMOND — The city of Hammond will receive its trophy in a couple weeks as state champion in Division H of the Louisiana Garden Club Federation’s Cleanest City Contest. Jean Gilstrap, state chairman, was winding down Monday out fishing on a lake in Farmerville after notifying the state winners Friday. Hammond’s… Read more »

Zemurray Park Community Build Highlights

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The Zemurray Playground Community Build held on April 6, 2013 was a huge success! This project was funded through a grant from KABOOM! – The City of Hammond would like to thank the following sponsors: Albertson’s, Alexis Ducorbier, Cate Street Pub, Crapanzo Brothers, Inc., Gamma Beta Phi, Hammond Firefighter Union Local 2361, Hammond Kiwanis… Read more »