Livingston-Tangipahoa briefs for Aug. 15, 2013

Council now board for Juban Crossing

The Livingston Parish Council approved a resolution Thursday naming itself the board of supervisors for the Juban Crossing Community Development District.

The Parish Council already had been serving as the board of supervisors.

The Economic Development District collects sales taxes within the Juban Crossing development area, Scott Crawford, an attorney for developer Creekstone Companies, said.

The Community Development District assesses property taxes in the district.

The move came the same night the council rejected redirecting more road sales tax revenue to the developers of the project for road and drainage work.

Livingston SPCA offers pet adoptions

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Livingston will host pet adoptions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13-15 at PetSmart, 1653 Millerville Road, Baton Rouge.

For information, contact (225) 788-6940 or email

SLU department hosts 5K run/walk

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Recreational Sports and Wellness is hosting “Scorcher Torture,” a 5K run/walk, at 6 p.m. Friday in conjunction with the Hammond Downtown Development District’s Hot August Night.

The run will begin at North Oak Park and end at Cate Square in downtown Hammond.

Entry fees are $15 for active Recreational Sports and Wellness members and $20 for nonmembers.

Proceeds will go to North Oak Park beautification.

Registration will be at the Recreational Sports and Wellness’ Claude B. Pennington Student Activity Center, at University Avenue and General Pershing Avenue in Hammond, at the Anytime Fitness Hammond location at 117 S. Cate St., or the Anytime Fitness Amite location at 114 W. Chestnut St.

Registration forms are available for download at Forms can be faxed to (985) 549-3532.

For registration information, contact (985) 549-5728 or megan.mast

Dr. Dennis joins North Oaks group

Ear, nose and throat physician D’Antoni “Tony” Dennis has joined North Oaks Physician Group.

Appointments for new patients of all ages are being scheduled with Dennis at North Oaks ENT & Allergy Clinic in Hammond and North Oaks Multispecialty Group in Livingston.

Dennis and his colleagues, doctors Jeffrey LaCour and Jacques Peltier, diagnose and treat disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Dennis also specializes in the treatment of allergies.

The clinic are at 15813 Paul Vega, MD, Drive, Hammond.

The North Oaks Multi pecialty Group is on the second floor of the North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex, 17199 Spring Ranch Road. For information, log on to