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ABC to hold Wild Game dinner

Acadian Baptist Center will hold its ninth annual Wild Game dinner on Oct. 9 on the ABC campus near Richard. At 5 p.m., a variety of wild game dishes will be available to enjoy, as well as booths and demonstrations related to outdoor sports. At 7 p.m. the program will begin, featuring music by Terry and Angie Hoychick.
The guest speaker will be Perry Crisp, senior pastor of Lake Fork Baptist Church in Alba, Texas, in the heart of one of the premier trophy bass fishing lakes in the world. Perry and his wife, Dorinda, fish together.

Winn Parish extension agent Walter “Donny” Moon, center, receives with the Meritorious Service Award for outstanding career achievement presented by LSU AgCenter Youth Development Department Head Janet Fox, left. and LSU AgCenter Associate Vice President for Youth Development Toby Lepley. (Photo by Karol Osborne/LSU AgCenter.)

LSU AgCenter 4-H agents honored at annual meeting

By Karol Osborne, kosborne@agcenter.lsu.edu
MARKSVILLE — LSU AgCenter 4-H youth development experts from across the state were recognized for achievement in service at the Louisiana Association of Extension 4-H Agents annual meeting held Aug. 21-24 in Marksville.
The professional development program theme was Back to our Roots and drew over 100 members who pledged to dig deep to promote positive youth development experiences for Louisiana youth.

Second place prize on ticket

Guy Fontenot, left, owner and manager of Double Action Outdoor Sports, donates the second prize on St. Thomas More Catholic Church raffle ticket for its annual Fall Festival. Fontenot hands over to Randy Fruge, volunteer at fal fest, a Browning Maxux 3 1/2 Barrel 26 A-Tacs 12 gauge shotgun valued at $1,700. Raffle tickets for $2 a ticket can be purchased from any St. Thomas More Church member. The fall fest is set for Sept. 28-30. (Submitted Photo)

Cracking myths about eggs

By Sandra May, LSU Ag Center, Health topic
Have you eliminated eggs from your diet because you fear they may raise your blood cholesterol level? Assuming you are eating healthfully, you may want to consider restoring eggs to your meals.
At one time, national health officials warned Americans to avoid eating eggs because their high cholesterol content could raise the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or “bad” cholesterol in the blood. New studies now show that eggs aren’t as dangerous as they were once thought to be.

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