50th annual Louisiana 4-H, FFA horse show set for July 6-10 in Gonzales

By Richard Bogren
GONZALES — 4-H and FFA youth from throughout Louisiana will compete in the 50th annual LSU AgCenter 4-H and FFA State Horse Show on July 6-10 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.
The purpose of the horse program is to provide young people opportunities to participate in a series of activities designed to improve citizenship, sportsmanship, horsemanship, character, competitive spirit, discipline and responsibility, said AgCenter horse show manager Dwayne Nunez.

Benoit at Liberty Saturday

The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will have a performance by Kenneth Benoit & The Gravel Road Band.
Admission is $5. Show starts at 6 p.m. The Liberty opens at 4 p.m.
Starting at 10 a.m. at the Jean Lafitte, children can participate in arts and crafts, all free of charge.
Every Saturday: Savoy Music Center Jam Session from 9 a.m. to noon, information: 457-9563.

Father’s Day gifts suggestions

Father’s Day will be recognized Sunday. Don’t forget to honor and recognize your father with a personalized gift that he may enjoy.
This Father’s Day, you may try harder to think outside of the box and find that gift that your dad will truly love, even if he seemingly has it all.
The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives families tips and suggestions on what to purchase your father on Father’s Day.
Father’s Day is a chance for people to show the special men in their lives just how much they’re loved.

These two sisters enjoyed StoryTime hour Wednesday at the library. Left, Victoria Prather, 6, and Zaylee Prather, 8, started their craft of placing orbiting planets around the sun by using Elmer’s glue and to finish their project they plan to use sticky colorful stars around the outer edge of the paper plate. Children are invited to StoryTime hour every Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. inside the children’s room of the library.

StoryTime hour at Eunice Public Library

StoryTime hour was held Wednesday morning at the Eunice Public Library with children listening to a reading, making a craft, winning door prizes and taking home a snack. The Summer Reading program theme is "A Universe of Stories." Bobbie Bordelon, children’s librarian. Bordelon read a story book, “There’s No Place Like Space,” by Trish Rabe. The kids crafted their own orbiting planets on a paper plate and some won door prizes of a Galaxy fidget spinners. (Photos by Myra Miller)


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