Acadia Parish 4-H Achievement Day set for April 24

Julie Hebert, 2015 honoree

After a year of hard work, 4-H’ers from across Acadia Parish will converge upon Midland High School Friday, April 24, to celebrate the year.
The appropriately titled Achievement Day will provide fun, educational opportunities for 4-H’ers and feature the recognition of Julie Hebert as this year’s honoree and Ethan Breaux of Iota Middle 4-H for his winning theme.
Breaux’s theme, “Let’s Sound Off For 4-H!!!!” takes its cues from the armed forces. His drawing also features the 4-H Pledge and military men carrying modified 4-H flags.

Acadia’s unique cemetery ‘houses’ to be featured in Canadian museum

JEREMY BROUSSARD, producer of a documentary on the three remaining grave houses in Mermentau Cove’s Istre Cemetery, told Tourist Commission members the film will be included in a Canadian museum display of burial customs beginning in October.

The uniqueness of three remaining burial houses preserved in the Istre Cemetery in Mementau Cove will be featured in a New Brunswick Canadian univ

Fourth grader proposes ‘loan’ plan to supply sports equipment for less fortunate youngsters

FOURTH GRADER Ethan Cormier outlined his plan to loan sports equipment and clothing to less fortunate local youth in order to participate in city sponsored games during Monday night’s City Council meeting. Mayor Chuck Robichaux and the Council were so impressed that they congratulated him after the meeting. Pictured with Ethan, from left, are Council members Kenneth Guidry, and Lendell “Pete” Babineaux, Mayor Robichaux, and Council members Calise Michael Doucet, Jimmy Fontenot and Curtrese Minix.

Ethan Cormier, a fourth grader at South Rayne Elementary, conceived a plan of how to loan sports equipment to less fortunate youngsters when he was


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