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Business Garden of the Month

The business of Drs. Fink & Moser, Optometrists, located at 301 S. 2nd Street in Eunice received the marker of Business Garden of the Month by the Eunice Bulb & Blossom Garden Club. The business features a focal point of a large sugar kettle filled with colorful annuals, and other landscaped flowering beds features day lilies, variegated grass, sasanqua, camellia, and foxtail ferns. From left, are, Kylie Doucet, Kimberly Rozas, Paige Soileau, Denise Sonnier, Alani Guidry, Katie Hebert and Dr. Rhonda Fink Moser Pucheu. (Photo Submitted)

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Residential Garden of the Month

The home of Jackie and Brent Broussard at 1961 West Oak received the marker of Residential Garden of the Month from the Eunice Bulb & Blossom Garden Club. The lawn area features flowering landscaped beds of colorful verbena, amaryllis, plumbago, pentas, lantana and Blue Daze. (Photo submitted)

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St. Edmund Elementary’s Heather Bertrand’s fifth graders are studying heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures. They made Chex Mix to represent a heterogenous mixture. They also combined powdered lemonade and water to use as an example for a homogenous mixture. Above is Emily Manuel.

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St. Edmund Elementary’s Tricia Bertrand’s Pre-k students are busy counting. They are counting to 100 and putting in color order. Adeline Wimberly is above.

St. Edmund Elementary students perform experiments

St. Edmund Elementary’s Heather Bertrand’s fifth graders are studying heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures. They made Chex Mix to represent a heterogenous mixture. They also combined powdered lemonade and water to use as an example for a homogenous mixture. Above is Sara Miller. (Submitted photos)

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Heart-shaped caladiums are a classic in the Southern landscape. (LSU AgCenter file photo by Dan Gill)

Get it growing: Time to harvest caladium bulbs

Its fall, and we’ve already had our harvest moon.
Fall provides cooler weather, so we can get back out into the gardens, lawns and landscapes comfortably. Fall marks harvesttime for many crops, such as pumpkins and other squash, persimmons, tangerines, Asian pears, apples and, of course, satsumas.

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Eunice Elementary recognized its Accelerated Readers. First and second graders earn points in reading and third and fourth graders earn words read. Students point/words were recognized as of Sept. 18 Second graders AR students are from left Karissa Fuentes-8.8 points, Ladayshea Senegal 9.8; Bryce Durapau, 13.2 and Hunter Tariff, 5.7.

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From one Bobcat den to another. Dressed in clothing of their choice at Eunice High on Wednesday, are from left, Cameron Pedigo, freshman; Derrick Frey, freshman; Crystal Polacek, junior; DeMetrius Hebert, junior; and Joey Buxton, freshman. They were among students paying to dress out of uniform. EHS Principal Margaret Leger declared Wednesday a fundraiser dress day at Eunice High School. Students were asked to dress in non-uniform and donate $5 for an entire outfit, hat, shirt and bottom, or $2 per piece of clothing. The more than $1,700 collected will be used to purchase school supplies for the Erath High Bobcats. Erath High was hard hit by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike.

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St. Edmund names Homecoming Court. St. Edmund High School named its 2008 Homecoming Court. St. Edmund Homecoming is set for Friday, November 7 when the Blue Jays will face off against the Kinder Yellowjackets for their homecoming game. Maids in front from left are Ashlynn Daville, senior; Maggie LeDoux, senior; Brittany Fontenot, senior; Anne-Marie Himel, senior; and Erin Clause, senior. In back, from left, are Macy Gautreaux, junior; Kelsey Hebert, sophomore; Jennifer Cormier, junior; Lauren Heinen, sophomore; Lani Vidrine, freshman; and Lacey Lafleur, freshman.

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Eunice Elementary recognizes AR students. Eunice Elementary recognized its Accelerated Readers. First and second graders earn points in reading while third and fourth graders earn words read. Students points/words were recorded as of Sept. 18. First graders AR students are, sitting in front from left are Amelia Bellard 4.7 points; Alexis Stelly 3.4, Lainey Lomas 3.4; and Brianna Scott 3.0. In back from left are Anthony Citizen 4.7 points, Daniel Sorcia 7.4, Isaiah McGree 5.5 and James Williams 5.1.

From the October 2008 files of The Eunice News

From the October 2008 Eunice News files

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