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LPB documentary explores duck hunting culture, coastal conservation

This December, Louisiana Public Broadcasting will release In the Blind, a powerful new documentary that traces the unique traditions and rich culture of waterfowl hunting in Louisiana’s Sportsman’s Paradise and explores the sport’s relevance in a global conservation effort to preserve and restore waterfowl populations, migratory flyways and fragile habitat of this imperiled region.

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News notes

Garden club
meeting Tuesday
The Bulb and Blossom Garden Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the home of Dean Deshotel.
All members are asked to attend. This is the Christmas social. For more information, call 580-1213.

Council seeks legal opinion following executive session

During a special meeting Thursday night, the Church Point Town Council unanimously approved a motion to turn over all the information from an executive session to the Acadia Parish District Attorney’s office for a legal opinion.
The council called the special meeting to discuss a controversial incident that occurred last Monday evening in the town’s Magistrate’s Court.
Church Point Police Chief Dale Thibodeaux and his officers exited the Court after one particular case was found not guilty by the magistrate, leaving Magistrate Brad Andrus to cancel court.

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Food staples, canned goods, collected from The University Place Neighborhood and given to The Eunice Food Bank. From left, are Mary Ann Guillory, director, Millie Fontenot and Mitch Fontenot. (Submitted photo)

Thanksgiving’s meaning found in food drive

Mitch Fontenot’s daughter Millie, 7, learned the true meaning of Thanksgiving this year.
Mitch and Millie held a neighborhood food drive where the Fontenots’ live, University Place.
Fontenot said, “I wanted to teach her the true meaning of Thanksgiving, and about teaching her to give to the community and caring for others.”


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