Eunice Elementary welcomes its newest teachers and staff to campus. From left are Denise Johnson Jackson, kindergarten teacher; Neysa Miller, third-and fourth-grade English, language, arts and social studies teacher; Rene Biron, third and fourth-grade science teacher; and Courtney Richer, second grade teacher. (Submitted Photo
These St. Edmund High freshmen students, Jose Deshotel, left, Kasen Hollier and Anthony Walker study school schedules during the high school’s open house held Aug. 8. (Submitted Photo)
The Acadia Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution was represented at the summer workshop in Pineville by American History Chairman, Alma Reed, left, and Regent Charlene Lacombe. Round table discussions were held on the upcoming year for the various committees. Donations were accepted for the continued support of the Indian Schools in conjunction with the National Society DAR. (Submitted Photo)
First place winners at the Great American Seafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center on Aug. 6 Sarah Cline, Caroline Benedict and Sophie Elliott, all seniors at Pointe Coupee High School, receive their prize from Louisiana 4-H Foundation executive director Patrick Tuck. (Photo by Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter)
By Johnny Morgan, email@example.com
NEW ORLEANS — Three Pointe Coupee Parish 4-H chefs showed the judges and the competition how seafood is done with their shrimp dish at the Great American Seafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition on August 6.
The competition, held at the Morial Convention Center, is celebrating eight years of allowing high school 4-H’ers to show off their culinary skills and to take home some exciting prizes.
By Dan Gill
Deadheading is an important but often neglected gardening technique. It refers to pruning off old, faded flowers from a plant as it blooms. It is most often done to annuals and perennials, but it is also useful with some summer-flowering trees and shrubs.
A number of advantages to deadheading make it worth the time and effort it involves. For one thing, it improves the appearance of a plant tremendously.