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Stories with place: Hammond
  • Hammond area voters consider school tax on May 3 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:02 am
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - Hammond-area voters will take another look on May 3 at passing a tax millage to support Hammond schools' magnet and accelerated programs.

  • Former SLU president Clea Parker dies 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:01 pm
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - Former Southeastern Louisiana University President Clea (CLEE) E. Parker has died.

  • Tangipahoa man fatally shot by sheriff's deputies 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:01 am
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - State police say a Tangipahoa Parish deputies shot and killed a man near Hammond in what started as a report of a domestic disturbance.

  • Tangipahoa seeks info on man's death 14 years ago 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:09 am
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking the public for help in solving the still unexplained death of 23-year-old Joseph David Hayden, whose body was found in a field near his home 14 years ago Sunday.

  • Art discussion planned Wednesday 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:32 am
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - Southeastern Louisiana University's free spring series of "Let's Talk: Art" continues Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Hammond Regional Arts Center.

  • Court OKs 2 Tangipahoa Schools projects 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 8:38 am
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - A federal judge overseeing Tangipahoa's longstanding school desegregation case has OKd two capital projects sought by the parish School Board.

  • Choirs to perform Tuesday 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:54 am
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - Southeastern Louisiana University's University Chorus, Concert Choir and Women's Chorale will join with the Northshore Choral Society in a performance on Tuesday.

  • Fatal house fires in Hammond, Abbeville 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 7:29 pm
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - Authorities are investigating house fires in Hammond and Abbeville. Each killed a man whose body was found after the fire was out.

  • Hammond council transfers funds for sewer work 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 9:34 am
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - The Hammond City Council has voted to authorize a request for bids for sewer improvements in the city's Greenlawn area, where residents have complained about sewage backups in their homes.

  • Hammond awards contract for drainage work 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 4:17 am
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - The City Council has awarded a contract for drainage system improvements in several neighborhoods.

  • Hammond gets a pleasant sales tax surprise 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 10:09 am
  • HAMMOND, Louisiana - Collection of back sales taxes produced a pleasant surprise for Hammond officials in February.