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Class Act Student of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week is Katherine Rougeau, a senior at Eunice High School. Her mother is Catherine Rougeau.

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 Europe because it is truly amazing there.

Do you have a career wish? I would like to become a mechanic in several fields.

What could you eat seven days a week? Anything vegan.

What could you never eat? Meat.

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First baby of the year born at Acadian Medical Center

The first baby born at Acadian Medical Center in 2020 was Luna Reign Joubert. Her parents are Randy Joubert and Thieshia Hampton of Eunice. Luna, born on Jan. 1, weighed 7 pounds and 15.8 ounces, and is the couple’s first born. Joubert was given several gift bags of baby products, diapers, and a blanket, courtesy of Acadian Medical Center. From left, are Lacy Hollier, R.N., Thieshia Hampton, and baby Luna, Nikkie Darbonne, R.N. and director of obstetrician, Erica Soileau, R.N., Kevin Frank, Chief Executive Officer, and Randy Joubert, father of baby Luna. (Photo by Myra Miller)

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Bees work on a group of loquat flowers, looking for nectar and gathering pollen to move from one flower to another. (Photo by Heather Kirk-Ballard/LSU AgCenter)

Don’t overlook this ornamental tree with edible fruit

By Heather
LSU AgCenter
Are you looking for a small to medium-sized, evergreen landscape tree that is easy to care for, has fragrant, delicate, white flowers and also makes delicious fruit? Look no further. Loquat is the tree for you. These trees are in full bloom right now, and the penetrating fragrance has called the bees out on warm days.

Saucier 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 Shawn Saucier & The LA Scramble 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.


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