Eunice News Thanksgiving turkey winners

The 22 winners in the Eunice News Thanksgiving Turkey contest are listed below.
The deadline to redeem turkeys is Nov. 30 at Champagnes. Turkey vouchers can be picked up from The Eunice News Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office is closed on Thanksgiving and Friday.
The winners are as follows.
Lisa Fruge, EB Feucht & Son.
Kyle Fontenot, Sattler’s Supply.
Beverly Vidrine, Smith’s True Value.
Joe Lucerro, Coburn’s Supply Co.
Amanda Carter, Southwest Loan Co.
Nancy Bertrand, Oil Xpress.

Average Thanksgiving meal cost down for third year

By Tobie Blanchard
BATON ROUGE — Many Americans look forward to the Thanksgiving holiday but are afraid of what the annual feast may cost. LSU AgCenter nutrition agent Claire Zak said fear no more because the cost of Thanksgiving dinner has gone down again this year.
According to the American Farm Bureau, the cost of Thanksgiving dinner this year for 10 people is $48.90, a 22-cent decrease from last year’s national average.

News notes

Toys for Tots drive is underway
The annual Toys for Tots drive in Eunice is underway.
The Eunice Fire Department, at the central station located at 100 Park Avenue, will accept application now until Nov. 30 each day from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Those families that receive government assistance are eligible to apply. You are asked to bring a picture ID, along with a proof of assistance to the central station.

Congressional Aide Jerrie LeDoux (center) to U.S. Congressman from Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District Mike Johnson was the speaker at the Rotary Club’s meeting on Election Day November 6. She is pictured here with Rotarian Bill Brunet (left) and Rotary President Peter Strawitz (right). (Gazette photo by Garland Forman)

VP Rotary hears novel ideas about going to the U.S. Congress

As the club closed out the month of October, the Ville Platte Rotary Club heard from one of its own about putting ideas to paper and writing the next great American novel.
Rotarian Margie Mealer, the director of the Evangeline Parish Library, spoke about a national program going through the month of November called NaNoWriMo, which stands for National Novel Writing Month.


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