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American beautyberry has an open, loose form. (Photo by Heather Kirk-Ballard/LSU AgCenter)

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Bald cypresses drop their leaves in fall, creating a natural mulch. (Photo by Ashley Edwards/LSU AgCenter)

Fall 2020 Super Plants are Louisiana natives

2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the Louisiana Super Plants program. This year we celebrate by adding two true native woody plants: American beautyberry and our state tree, bald cypress.

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St. Edmund Elementary second graders in Mary Joubert’s class are studying three kinds of communities, rural, suburb and urban as part of a social studies unit. They created poster projects to present to their classmates. In front, from left, are Ava Bushnell, Molly Miller and Caroline Vincent. In back, from left, are Carter Bertrand, Ally Ward, Ainsley Fruge and Ella Claire Soileau (Submitted photo)

Social studies lesson

St. Edmund Elementary second graders in Mary Joubert’s class are studying three kinds of communities, rural, suburb and urban as part of a social studies unit.

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Newly elected officers of the Eunice Branch NAUW are, from left, Patricia Harrison, second vice president; Carolyn Baldwin, treasurer; Leila Adams, chaplain; Chiquita Thomas, first vice president; and Shelsy Williams, president. Not pictured are Shakonda Arvie, recording/corresponding secretary; Betty Jordan, nominating chairperson and Ardessie Francois, historian/reporter. Carolyn Baldwin served as the outgoing president. (Submitted photo and information)

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Carolyn Baldwin, right, outgoing president of the Eunice Branch NAUW, received a plaque from Shelsy Williams, newly elected president, for her dedicated service to the organization. Williams is the eighth person to serve in this position since it was chartered on Jan. 2, 1984. Baldwin has served as president two different terms, serving four years each term. (Submitted photo)

NAUW Eunice Branch makes contributions to the community

The NAUW Eunice Branch is a segment of a national organization of dedicated educated women who use their time, energy and extra strength for making the communities they live in a better place by promoting the women in that community.
This branch has achieved and performed several service projects which includes honoring over 200 women in various fields of work during “Women in History Month.”

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A great day to be fishing! Jessica Daigle, left, 10, and Neesi Crochet, 8, caught 44 channel catfish on a fishing expedition last weekend at Old River in Morganza, accompanied by Jessica’s grandfather Robert Daigle and uncle Shane Daigle. Jessica attends Central Middle School and Neesi attends Highland Elementary.

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Eunice High’s Camille Faul cheers on the Bobcats against Jennings on Wednesday.

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St. Edmund senior Ashlyn Daville helps lead the cheers for the Blue Jays on Thursday against East Beauregard.

From the September 2008 Eunice News files

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First Baptist Church, located at 331 Park Avenue, was presented the Business Yard of the Month for September by Eunice Bulb & Blossom Garden Club volunteer Lynn Pavich. The church grounds are neatly manicured and flowering beds are full of Knock Out roses, pentas, periwinkle, and lantana. It also includes Buford holly shrubs and Laura Pendulum. (Submitted photo)

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The home of Keith and Christine Aucoin, located at 1410 West Gum St., received the Residential Yard Sign for the Month of September by Eunice Bulb & Blossom Garden Club volunteer Lynn Pavich. The focal points of their landscape are two flowering beds featuring variegated coleus, begonias and foxtail ferns. Beds near the home are accented with dwarf azaleas, shi shi sasanquas, box woods, Lily of the Nile, variegated grasses and hostas. (Submitted photo)

Gardens of the onth chosen

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