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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
On the Move is a collaboration between the Daily Star, Tangi 96.5 and the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the accomplishments of local business professionals. On the Move is printed in the Star each month on the first Wednesday of the month.  William T. Cefalu, M.D. chief scientific, medical and mission officer for the American Diabetes Association and a 1975 zoology graduate of ...read more
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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
If you have questions about North Oaks or the future of health care in Louisiana, make plans to attend the health system's town hall forum Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 5:30-7 p.m. Hosted by the North Oaks Board of Commissioners and President/Chief Executive Officer Michele Sutton, the forum will take place in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15837 ...read more
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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Ninety-eight former patients were remembered at the Annual North Oaks Hospice Memorial Service Saturday, August 19, in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center on the North Oaks Medical Center campus.  The Memorial Service is a component of the North Oaks Hospital Bereavement Program, which provides support to family members and caregivers for one year following each patient's passing. It is a ...read more
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Friday, September 29, 2017
The Sandifer family legacy has been inextricably intertwined with Southeastern Louisiana University since Gary and JoAnn moved in to the married housing as a young couple in the early 70s. Gary and JoAnn, local small business owners, fondly recalled those days on campus, when they would alternate days attending classes – Gary on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and JoAnn on Tuesdays and ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, La.  — Today, Cleco leadership, joined by elected officials and local partners, unveiled the utility company’s largest technology and customer experience project in the company’s history. The two-year, $130 million Strategic Alignment and Real-time Transformation, or START project, will replace Cleco’s core technology, shifting from multiple systems to one primary system, SAP, while ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
New patient appointments are now being scheduled with Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist Jeffrey B. Witty, MD, who has joined North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center in Hammond. To schedule an appointment, please call 985.230.APPT [2778] in Hammond. Witty is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in orthopaedic sports medicine and comes to North Oaks from the ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
With the Louisiana Department of Health seeing more confirmed flu cases than usual for this time of year, North Oaks Physician Group is making it easy to get vaccinated.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year.  North Oaks Walk-in Clinics in Hammond and Walker and North Oaks Primary Care & ...read more
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Friday, September 15, 2017
You don’t have to be a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University to be a loyal fan – a fact which Stormy and Denise Lee fully embody. Though neither of the Lees hold a degree from Southeastern, both have become fixtures at Southeastern games, earning them the nickname, “the Loyal Lions.” Stormy grew up in the area and was involved with Southeastern through his lengthy career with the Hammond ...read more
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Friday, September 08, 2017
On the Move is a collaboration between the Daily Star, Tangi 96.5 and the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the accomplishments of local business professionals. An educator with more than 11 years of college leadership experience, Paula Summers Calderon of Baton Rouge has been appointed dean of the college of education at Southeastern Louisiana University. Tena L. Golding, ...read more
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Thursday, August 24, 2017
North Oaks Physician Group has opened an Endocrinology Clinic in Hammond. Endocrinologist A. Mannan Khan, MD, who is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, staffs the clinic. He is accepting new patients, age 18 and older. To schedule an appointment, call (985)230-APPT [2778].  A graduate of Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans, Khan carried out a ...read more
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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Justin D. Fowlkes, MD, joined the North Oaks Pulmonology Clinic effective Aug. 6, 2017, and is now accepting new patients, age 18 and older. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Fowlkes, call (985) 230-APPT [2778]. As a pulmonologst, he specializes in helping patients who have lung-related diseases or problems breathing. He commonly diagnoses, treats and provides rehabilitation for asthma, ...read more
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Monday, August 21, 2017
Psychiatrist Vic Linden, MD, has joined New Leaf Psychiatry & Counseling Center effective Aug. 20, 2017, and is accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call (985) 230-7495.  Linden specializes in adult psychiatry, which involves the diagnosis and treatment of individuals, 18 years of age and up, with chemical imbalances in the brain, including: stress, depression, anxiety, ...read more
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Nurse Practitioners Carla Graves and Melissa Varnado have joined North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center in Hammond and are accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call 985-230-APPT (2778).  Varnado (left) first joined North Oaks as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2012, diagnosing and treating minor illnesses and injuries in the Emergency Department. She earned a master's degree in ...read more
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Monday, August 07, 2017
On the Move is a collaboration between the Daily Star, Tangi 96.5 and the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the accomplishments of local business professionals.   First Guaranty Bank is proud to announce that Bruce McAnally of Austin, Texas, has joined the Board of Directors. He previously served as the chairman of the Board of Directors of Synergy Bank of McKinney, Texas, and as ...read more
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