At the end of each grading term, St. Edmund students Pre-k through eighth-grade are recognized for their outstanding character. The following students earned the Young Christian Award for the second six weeks. In front, from left, are Hayes Ortego, Coy LeDoux, Carson Simon, Matthew Briscoe and Vivian Fontenot. Second row, from left are Abigail Wordsworth, Pierre Berzas, Ava Smith, Caroline Fontenot, Rose Young and Alayna LaFleur. Third row, from left, are Gavin Dupre, Bradley Hebert, Ava Warner and Valerie Breaux.
Victory Christian Worship Center at 100 N. Second St. was awarded Business Yard of the Month presented by volunteer member of the Eunice Bulb & Blossom Garden Club Fran Guillory. The corner flowering bed features lantana, penta, Flax lily, agapanthus, and variegated ginger. Trisha Michot, church member, along with her children and youth group adopted the corner bed as their project. (Submitted Photo)
During Drug Free Week at St Francis School Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson spoke to the entire student body about staying drug-free. Gibson is center with fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth-graders in the gymnasium. (Submitted Photo)
By: Rick Bogren
BATON ROUGE – The LSU AgCenter will host a poinsettia open house and sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Dec. 2 at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, located at 4560 Essen Lane near Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge.
Visitors may purchase fresh poinsettias from a wide selection of varieties on display for $10-$12 per plant.
Visitors also will have the opportunity to take a survey and rate several poinsettia varieties and are invited to stop in the lobby of the Ione Burden Conference Center to take a peek at a poinsettia Christmas tree.
These East Elementary students are top Reading Aristocrats receiving top Operation Greatness in Reading for the month of October. Seated, from left, are Jimmie Edwards, Aadien Farley, Haven Thibodeaux, Ayden Coon, Caleb Simon, Madison Edwards and Adley Brown. Standing, from left, are Elizabeth Duplechin, Mya Gathe, Shiya Ceasar, Zayiana Soileau and Kyra Thibodeaux. Not pictured is Jahlinda Poullard. (Submitted Photo)