Need a cure for summer boredom? Summer is a perfect time to start kids gardening

By LSU AG Center Daniel Gill, Richard Bogren
By midsummer, many adults are thinking of ways to provide something for children to do until school begins.
Why not start a gardening project? You can introduce your youngsters to the joys of gardening and at the same time exercise their bodies and brains.

Trahan 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 Wallace Trahan & Rice N Gravy.
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.

VFW Post 8971 racks up state awards

Roger Veillon, VFW Post 8971 Commander for 2018-2019 shows off the many awards presented to the Eunice VFW Post at last week’s State Convention. Veillon and Post Quartermaster Terry Matte were also presented with “All State” hats and both were selected as captains of the All State Team. Awards were for outstanding community service, Voice of Democracy, Patriots Pen, membership and Buddy Poppies. (Submitted photo)

Carol Franze, an LSU AgCenter and Sea Grant specialist discusses the many aquatic animals that are living in pond water during a wetlands education program at the Shell Training Center in Robert on May 15. (Photo by Johnny Morgan/LSU AgCenter)

Wetlands education featured at 4-H training

By Johnny Morgan,
ROBERT — Tangipahoa Parish 4-H members were taught lessons in wetlands ecology recently at the Shell Training Center near Hammond.
The goal of the pilot program is to teach the students more about wetlands and the importance of the marsh and coastal areas.
The Shell Wetland Education Program develops and nurtures youth stewardship of natural Louisiana landscapes, said LSU AgCenter 4-H agent Joanna Pesson.


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