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Bailey LeDoux

Class Act Student of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week is Bailey Michelle LeDoux, a sixth-grader at Central Middle School. Her parents are John and Tonya LeDoux.

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 Canada because I like the cold weather.

Do you have a career wish? I would like to become a doctor to help people.

What could you eat seven days a week? Pizza.

What could you never eat? Bananas.

Hank Williams Sr. tribute at Liberty Saturday

The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will feature a special show and tribute to Hank Williams Sr.
Reserve seating, tickets are $15. Call 337-457-7389 for tickets.
The show is hosted by Barry Ancelet with performances by Hugh Harris, Terry Huval, D.L. Menard and Pope Huval.
Doors open at 5 p.m. Show starts at 6 p.m.
Starting at 10 a.m. at the Jean Lafitte, children can participate in arts and crafts, all free of charge.

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The camellia japonica provides a spot of color in a winter landscape in Louisiana. (Photo by Dan Gill)

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The fragrance of sweet olive can permeate a landscape. (Photo by Dan Gill)

LSU Ag Horticulturist says consider the gifts of the garden

By Dan Gill
LSU AgCenter Horticulturist
I often write columns on timely information about what needs to be done in the garden. I remember once meeting a gentleman who said that his wife read my columns faithfully. After reading about what to do in the garden, she would make a list of the tasks for him to do that weekend.
He thanked me for providing such helpful advice and asked if I minded a suggestion for a column topic.

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First Baby of New Year born at Acadian Medical Center

Baby Darrell McAllen Shepherd was brought into the world at 3:59 a.m. on January 1 at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice, marking the first birth of 2017 at the hospital. Darrell, born to Darrell and Hope Shepherd of Point Blue weighed 8 pounds and 2 ounces and measured 20 inches. He was delivered by Dr. Kayla Fontenot and Hope’s doctor is Dr. Donnie Barnes. The hospital gifted the couple and baby with a large basket of baby items. Darrell was welcomed home by his older sisters Hensley Shepherd and Peyton Guillory. (Photo by Myra Miller)

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Nutritionists urge consumers to forget fads, follow sensible advice

By: Tobie Blanchard
BATON ROUGE – If you are looking to get healthier in the New Year, you can find plenty of ways to go about it. It seems for every person resolving to lose weight or eat better, a different diet, food activist or blog promises great results.
Nutritionists with the LSU AgCenter caution consumers that much of the information available online, from friends or family, or in books and magazines may not contain the soundest advice.


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