Fish Fry dinners at St. Mathilda
The St. Mathilda Church Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor fish-dinner fundraiser plate lunches from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. every Friday at the Bishop Ceaser Center.
A donation of $8 will be accepted.
Brent Broussard, a pesticide inspector with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, monitors the speed of a helicopter during an agriculture aviation fly-in clinic Wednesday at the Jennings Airport. Mike Satterfield of Cane Helicopter Services in Franklin was piloting the helicopter. (Photos by Claudette Olivier)
When most people think crop dusting, yellow airplanes buzzing low over rice fields come to mind, but those aren’t the only craft used for taking care of agriculture crops.
Clay Higgins, who resigned on Feb. 29 from the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office, issued a statement Friday through the Rev. Theodore Broussard of St. Bridget Catholic Church in Lawtell. The statement references a “Mr. Veillon” and was first posted on Facebook.
Scott Fontenot, 33, won election as Eunice’s youngest mayor by defeating three other candidates in Saturday’s election.
Fontenot, who has been serving as interim mayor since Claud “Rusty” Moody resigned in October, will fill Moody’s unexpired term ending in December 2018.
The 31st Annual Here’s the Beef Cook Off & Trail Ride begins with a trail ride at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Yambilee Ag Arena in Opelousas.
Participation in the trail ride cost $15, which also includes samples at the cook off.