Firsts and First Downs from the John A. Chauvin Press Box

One of the most heartwarming parts of watching a Southeastern football game in Strawberry Stadium is hearing, “that’s another lion.. FIRST DOWN.” Our current announcer, Mr. Paul Girard, comes to the fans live from the John A. Chauvin Press Box. The renovated press box was officially dedicated to the late John A. Chauvin on May
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Downtown’s Downward Dog

Downtown Yoga has brought the downward dog to downtown Hammond. With a brand new and upgraded studio on the horizon, the owners and dedicated patrons are spreading the word. In 2015, Brenna Barzenick was approached by her yoga teacher, Britni Serou. Serou co-owned a small studio in Hammond and her partner was moving to Baton
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The Hard Workers behind Homecoming

This week, Southeastern Louisiana University celebrated its homecoming. Homecoming has become more than just one festivity. It is a week-long event that unifies students across campus with each other, with alumni and with the entire Lion Nation community. Since there are multiple events that take weeks and months of planning, there is an incredible team
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Downtown Hammond’s Leading Lady

Downtown is the heart of Hammond, and the Downtown Development District has a new pulse. The DDD was blessed with a new Executive Director last summer, and Chelsea Tallo has revived the program and revitalized our main street. Tallo was born and raised here in Hammond, America. She went to Holy Ghost Catholic School and
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Satisfying Downtown Hammond’s Sweet Tooth

Downtown Hammond, America just got a little bit sweeter. Cupcake Concept has finally reopened in a new location, with a fresh look, new owner and many new and exciting features. The new owner is Hammond resident Robin Chauvin. She worked in corporate sales on the Northshore and was a very frequent customer of Cupcake Concept.
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Senator Hewitt Shuffles STEM Bill through the Education Committee

Louisiana State Senator Sharon Hewitt proposed SB225 on Thursday in the Senate Education Committee meeting. The bill focused on increasing the attention and promotion of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs in Louisiana. The bill aimed to create a Louisiana STEM advisory council. They would coordinate and oversee the creation, delivery and promotion of STEM
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