Rain delays scattered throughout baseball opening weekend

  Opening weekend for Southeastern’s baseball team may have been slightly delayed, but that did not stop Lions from bringing their best to the field. Coach Riser said he has high expectations for this year’s team, “We’ve put together the toughest schedule we’ve had in the last ten years in order to take our program
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Personal Reflection: 10 Years Post Hurricane Katrina

Ten years ago, Cheryl Schemanski left her home in Lacombe, Louisiana, in order to evacuate from the impending storm, Hurricane Katrina. This storm, now a household name, damaged not only the city of New Orleans, but also many surrounding areas just like the town of Lacombe. When news of the storm broke, Cheryl and her
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Not the ideal getaway

[Hammond, La.] Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 marked the ten year reunion of Hurricane Katrina. Even though the devastation has been cleaned and repaired, the memories will live on forever. Former New Orleans resident, Haley Burke, shared her side of the story from 10 years ago. With being only 11 years old, Burke experienced a whirlwind of emotions
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Community effort brings Louisiana Renaissance Festival back to life

[HAMMOND] After hurricane Isaac, the Louisiana Renaissance Fairground had its first volunteer clean up day Sept. 15 after experiencing heightened flooding, jeopardizing its opening in November. Amy Brumfield, wife of the LARF Founder Alvon Brumfield said, “When we knew the storm was approaching we knew the potential of flooding because we get those alerts regularly
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Braithwaite family still struggling to dispel damage

It’s been three weeks since Hurricane Isaac made landfall in southeast Louisiana, and the journey to clear the wreckage is still ongoing at the Flaming household. The Flamings have only resided in their Braithwaite Park home for a year and a half in southern Plaquemines Parish. Tammy Flaming says she knew when they arrived that
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Christopher Monckton to speak at Southeastern

Hammond, LA – Global warming skeptic Christopher Monckton will speak at Southeastern Louisiana University in October. The presentation will focus on Monckton’s views on the cost effectiveness of carbon dioxide mitigation. Monckton is known worldwide for his reports and research on climate change and global warming. Dr. Russell McKenzie of the Department of Management and
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