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Top fourth-grade Accelerated Readers at East Elementary

Receiving their 25-point ribbons for Accelerated Reading in Annetta Papillion’s fourth-grade class at East Elementary included, in front, from left Jace Aymond and Gabriel Dietrich. Standing, from left are Papillion, Delontae Fontenot, Caden Schoeffler, Madison Mitchell and Zayiana Soileau who earned a 75 point AR ribbon. Not pictured is Kyra Thibodeaux, who earned a 25 point AR ribbon. (Photo Submited)

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Junior Auxiliary and Welders Equipment donates to Belly Buddies

Junior Auxiliary of Eunice and Welders Equipment donates $150 each to support Katie Richard and Belly Buddies. The mission of the “Belly Buddies” program is to provide “Belly Bags” full of nutritious foods to students in need on Friday afternoons, providing them with foods that are easy to prepare and will last the entire weekend. Examples of the contents include: cereal, fruit cups, granola bars, Easy Mac, Spagetti-O’s, etc. The goal is to give to the children every week, so donations are always welcome. To donate to the Belly Buddies program, contact Glendale Elementary at 337-457-4121.

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Class Act Student of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week is Hannah Andrus, a senior at Eunice High School. Her mother is Julie Labbie.

If you had to live in another part of the world, where would you want to live and why? I would like to live in Florida, because I love the beach and view.

Do you have a career wish? I would like to become a nurse or an ultrasound technician.

What could you eat seven days a week? Pasta.

What could you never eat? Salad.

Children’s Garden series set for LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

By: Richard Bogren
BATON ROUGE – The Children’s Garden at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden has announced a series of special events for the coming year.
The Children’s Garden Series will feature hands-on activities for 6-to-12-year-olds on Saturday mornings in January, February, May, June, September and November, said AgCenter fruit and vegetable specialist Kiki Fontenot.
Dates and topics are:

Richard Lebouf at Liberty

The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will feature a performance by Richard Lebouf & Two Step.
Doors open at 5 p.m. Show starts at 6 p.m.
Advanced tickets are $15.
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.


Eunice Today

465 Aymond St.
Eunice, LA 70535
Phone: 337-457-3061
Fax: 337-457-3122