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Landry 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 Ray Landry & The Vermillionville Ramblers.
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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The French Club formed at Highland Elementary. Members include, in front, from left MKya Victoria, Aries Shultz, Melanie Martin, Brooklyn Lipps, Khloe Leger, Davian Richard, Hennessey Wyatt and Isabella Pitre. In back, from left, are John Romero, Amyree Johnson, Zamyrian Gallow, Kendrick Williams, Holly Wyatt, Rhylee Wood and Jayceon Alexis.

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Highland Elementary has a new club Little Blessing Club sponsored by Tonya D. Guillory in back. The focus of the club will be showing and caring the love of God through sowing and giving. Members will select one or more recipients each month and show love of God through sharing and giving. Club members are, from left, Adaya Batiste, McKenzie Fontenot, Travis Reed, Ada Garcia, Harley Seaux and Malaysia Green.

New clubs formed at Highland Elementary

Highland Elementary students joined the newly formed Photo and Journalism Club. In front, from left, are Anthony Hebert, Aidan Cormier, Xavier Easter, Kenslei Hill and Samyriah White. Middle row, from left, are Adalyn Thomas, Mason Jackson, Kyle Joseph and Adaya Batiste. In back, from left, are Malaysia Green, Ada Garcia, Travis Reed, Harley Seaux, Raylyn Janice, Carliss Bellard, Sophia Garcia and Ava Rideaux. (Submitted photos)

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Eunice Fire Department receives new banner

The Eunice Fire Department received a new banner provided for by Kendall Fontenot State Farm Insurance. The banner will be used during Fire Prevention Week at school demonstrations, and other fire prevention activtities and events. From left, are Steven Reed, State Farm Insurance; Eunice Fire Chief Michael Arnold, Benjamin Brown, firefighter operator; Rhen Comeaux, firefighter operator; Tony Ardoin, firefighter operator; and Melissa Y. Pousson, State Farm Insurance representative. (Submitted photo)

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John LeJeune, a Eunice Manor resident, maintains a vegetable garden.

How well does your garden grow?

The Eunice Manor has a vegetable garden and sunflowers growing thanks to their resident John LeJeune.
LeJeune, 86, a resident at Eunice Manor since two years ago, decided to plant, grow, cultivate and water a garden. The garden was planted as he said, “It was during Mardi Gras, I planned it.”
The vegetable garden include cucumbers, tomatoes, cantaloupe, banana, jalepeno and bell peppers, and egg plant. This year LeJeune says the garden produced a lot of cucumbers.

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Karuna Kharel, a doctoral student in the LSU School of Nutrition and Food Science, spent one month this summer at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences to study the antimicrobial activity of pullulan film with extracts from pecan shells. (Photo by Johnny Morgan/LSU AgCenter)

AgCenter researcher studies use for pecan shells in Poland

By Johnny Morgan, jmorgan@agcenter.lsu.edu
BATON ROUGE — Developing a way to protect pecans and to keep them safe for consumption is the goal of an LSU student who just returned from Poland.
Karuna Kharel, a doctoral student in the School of Nutrition and Food Science, spent one month this summer at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences to study the antimicrobial and antibacterial activity of pullulan film with extracts from pecan shells.
Kharel, a native of Nepal, has been looking for uses for the waste material.

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