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Chataignier council moves forward with grant process

During a public hearing before Monday night’s council meeting, Village Engineer Ronnie Landreneau went through the process of applying for grants through the Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Program (LCDBG) for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Landreneau explained the public hearing was the first step in the process. “It’s to give the citizens the opportunity to hear about the project, and, at some later date, the village will make a decision.”
He added the public hearing was also held for the village to meet its citizen participation process in applying for the grants.

PREPARE TO CROWN THEIR SUCCESSORS - Ready to crown their successors this weekend during the 2019 Frog Festival Pageants and activities are the outgoing Frog Festival royalty, including, front row, from left, Mr. Tadpole Riley Traore, Little Miss Tadpole Kyndal Bergeron, Deb Queen Zoe Traore and Miss Tadpole Olivia Rose Boudreaux; back row, Golden King Mike Constantin, Teen Queen Kailey Hollier, Miss Queen Fallyn Gonsoulin, Ms. Queen Brittney Reed, Jr. Queen Alyssa Rae Theriot and Golden Queen Myrna Constantin.

Weekend Frog Festival Pageants to crown new royalty

RAYNE - An exciting weekend will be enjoyed at the Rayne Civic Center as new Frog Festival royalty will be crowned during a number of pageants planned.
Ladies of the Preceptor Alpha Chi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, long-time sponsors of the Junior Frog Festival queen’s pageant, will present two crowns during a 9 a.m. morning program.
Two titles will be bestowed on two young ladies on Saturday, March 30, during the traditional Junior Frog Festival Queen’s Pageant and the new Junior Teen Frog Festival Queen’s Pageant.

“Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got The Will” opened Wednesday. Cast members include, from left, are Suzanne LaHaye, Gabrielle Reed, Jordan Broussard Conner, Amy Martel Rider, Gabe Ortego, Sandrez West Landreneau, Caleb Delafosse and Brett Faulkner. (Submitted photo)

‘Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got The Will’ continues at Eunice Players’ Theatre

“Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got The Will” opened Wednesday to an audience full of laughter and if you missed it, there are still more performances to catch.
Directed by Jimmy Broussard, the two-act comedy written by Del Shores tells the story of the rebirth of the spirit of the family unit as the Turnover family gathers together to await the imminent death of their patriarch. It’s filled with funny moments, tender moments, and tense moments, all of which lead to an evening of enjoyment.

Victorious Project, above, is a Winnebago transformed in to an owl. The vehicle is a concept created by artist Victor Tilvaro, who died by suicide in May 2018, and is dedicated to healing, meditation and consciousness. The Winnebago will make an appearance at an upcoming music festival that will take place in Cypress Creek April 12 - 13. (Photo courtesy of Fête du VOID co-founder David LeBlanc)

Festival aims to raise awareness for mental health

If you are looking to remove yourself from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and experience something out of this world, then you won’t want to miss Fête du VOID’s featuring The Iceman Special is set to be hosted in Cypress Creek on April 12-13.
The two day camping event is sure to be one like nothing that has ever taken place in Evangeline Parish. Along with camping, those who take part in this once in a lifetime experience will also be able to enjoy music, camping, art, community and wellness.

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