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NAUW Eunice Branch gives to youth at Unity Worship

Members of the NAUW Eunice Branch attended services at Unity Community Worship Center where they visited with members of their youth department and made a financial donation. Pictured are Pastor Neal Citizen, Tiffany Citizen, Carolyn Baldwin, president of the branch, Denise Antoine, treasurer; and Lelia Adams, corresponding secretary. The NAUW members were celebrating their local Founder’s Day that began with attending a church service and was followed by a luncheon at a nearby restaurant. (Submitted photo)

Guest speakers at Glendale

Eunice postal workers, Ray Rougeau and Feloman Rougeau, recently paid a visit to Glendale Elementary kindergarten classes. They discussed tehir daily work routines including mail routes and work duties that are performed inside the post office. Their daughter, Raegina Rougeau, is a student in Rebekah Prudhomme’s class. From left, are, Feloman Rougeau, Raegina Rougeau and Ray Rougeau. (Submitted photo)

Leah Miller’s first grade students at East Elementary were working in groups using centimeter cubes to measure. From left are Ella Boone, Natalie Ortego and Mikah Fontenot.

Using centimeter measure cubes

Leah Miller’s first grade students at East Elementary were working in groups using centimeter cubes to measure. From left are Gabe Dupre and Anthony Williams. (Submitted photos)

The native swamp red maple is coming into bloom now. LSU AgCenter file photo by Dan Gill

Spring-flowering trees add interest to landscapes

By Dan Gill
LSU AgCenter
Horticulturist, retired
he third Friday in January is Arbor Day in Louisiana, a day we set aside to celebrate and appreciate the role living trees play in improving our lives and our environment. Many people plant trees to celebrate the occasion. Spring-flowering trees will add so much color and beauty to our landscapes over the next few months, and now through early March is an excellent time to plant these and other types of trees in the landscape.

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