About Valerie

Valerie Ponseti is a Senior Communication major with a Concentration in Electronic Media. She is a reporter and anchor for the Southeastern Channel's student run newscast "Northshore News" and an aspiring reporter of the national and world news.

Economic expansion for Ponchatoula


Ponchatoula is seeing a new economic boom. The city recently announced they received more than $2 million in building permits for new residential construction. The majority of the new development is concentrated in Ponchatoula and Hammond. Mayor Bob Zabia sys … Continue reading

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Ponchatoula celebrates a birthday

The Ponchatoula Country Market recently turned 40. The market is a symbol and attraction for the town. The market debuted in 1973 at 10 E. Pine Street in downtown Ponchatoula. Jimmie Fitzmorris, former Louisiana lieutenant governor, said he remembers opening … Continue reading

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Southeastern Selects New Athletic Director

  Coach Jay Artigues was named Southeastern’s Director of Athletics by university officials as of Oct. 14. After a nationwide search, Artigues has accepted the position and will begin upon approval by the Board of Supervisors for the University of … Continue reading

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STORM30 debuts at Southeastern

(Hammond, LA)- Storm30 is in full swing at Southeastern Louisiana University as students and fans join in the new tradition. Storm30 was designed to get fans in the stands and pumped up for kick off at all home games. Last … Continue reading

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Southeastern students gear up for homecoming week

Homecoming week is coming up Oct. 21-26. Students across campus are getting amped up for the festivities. The most popular event, according to the students, is the election of the homecoming king and queen. The running began Monday, Sept. 30 and … Continue reading

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Local dance studio owner expanding empire

Lisa Lemoine Garner, owner of Lemoine Academy of Dance for over 25 years, has recently taken on a new project. She adopted a new studio in her name to expand her already prosperous business endeavors. Roseland, La. Dance studio owner … Continue reading

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