When the idea for the LSU AgCenter Food Incubator was first hatched in 2012, Louisiana had no facility where people who wanted to pursue the daunting journey of starting a food business could go for expert advice and production equipment.
Row crop farmers and consultants attending the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research Station field day on July 14 heard about research to help them improve their operations and increase profits.
Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot’s badge bears a black ribbon in honor of the slain officers in Baton Rouge on Sunday. Fontenot said police shooting deaths and the death of St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Charles “Blaine” David, of Eunice, resulted in him wearing the ribbon for more than two weeks, which is the longest period he can remember in more than 30 years of law enforcement work. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
Five Eunice Police officers are in Baton Rouge this week serving there after that city’s police force has been battered by a murderous shooting and days of protests.
Baton Rouge Police and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office requested assistance on Monday.
Members of the Vineyard Church of New Orleans sing in the shelter at the Martha Fisher Recreational Park on Kyries Hebert Street Tuesday after a summer storm occurred. At right is Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot. The church members were in Eunice lending a hand to some homeowners. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
Singing broke through the noise of a summer thunderstorm at the Martha Fisher Recreational Park on Kyries Hebert Street around 2 p.m. Tuesday.
CFMA Acadiana Chapter scholarship
The CFMA (Cajun French Music Association) Acadiana Charter Chapter will award a $500 scholarship beginning with fall 2016 semester, $250 per semester.