By DON ELLZEY AMITE- All the hoopla over a proposal to remove the Amite Oyster Festival from downtown may be little more than grandstanding because Mayor Buddy Bel says that when all is said and done, he has the final say as to where the festival will be held.
FROM GRADUATION TO THE WORKFORCE. Kentwood High seniors Jaquorius Braxton and Jacoby White are shown with their welding instructor Shane Chouest before Kentwood High Magnet School’s graduation Friday, May 12. Both Braxton and White have accepted job offers from Southland Steel as welders and began the new hire process on Monday May 15.
By DON ELLZEY AMITE- Lee Gray, the "grand old man of Amite," and founder of Lee Gray CPA of Amite, was honored May 8 by being presented the Louisiana CPA Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor the association can bestow on a member.




Last Thursday Oak Forest Academy football hosted Adams County in a spring scrimmage at home.

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AMITE- The Tangipahoa Parish Jail kitchen is undergoing almost a complete makeover following failure of the kitchen's plumbing system a few weeks ago.




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