Louisiana Cotton Association members have been working on the 65th Annual Louisiana Cotton Festival, which will be held Oct. 9 to 14.
The Eunice city overlay project began last week with streets around St. Edmund, Mayor Scott Fontenot said. This week the street work moved streets around Eunice High School. Fontenot said the $1 million project may be completed by the end of the month. There were 23 streets on th list totaling about 3.7 miles. The work shown is on West Ash across from Eunice High School on Tuesday morning. The contractor, Coastal Bridge, has until the end of September to complete the project. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
Charles Wahl, an LSU AgCenter entomology research associate, drops weevil-infested giant salvinia into a hole he cleared in a mat of aquatic vegetation, including both common and giant salvinia. The weevils feed on giant salvinia and help control the invasive plant. Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter.