Livestock barn hosting mini-farm tours

Mini-farm tours at the parish livestock barn in St. Francisville will be open Friday, Jan. 19. The mini-farm will have animals, interactive exhibits about agriculture in Louisiana and exhibits from agriculture-related agencies.

All Head Start through fifth-grade classes as well as day care centers are invited. 

Contact the West Feliciana 4-H office at (225) 635-3614 or fritchie@agcenter.lsu.edu by Wednesday, Jan. 17, to set up a visit. Time slots are every 15 minutes between 8 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Meet the doctors

Join the staff and physicians of Lane Regional Medical Center for a meet-and-greet from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the Lane Cafeteria to welcome our newest specialists. Refreshments will be served.

Specialists include:

  • Jacob LeBas, MD; Lane Pediatrics
  • James Moore, MD; Lane Hospital Medicine
  • Heather O’Laughlin, AuD; Lane Audiology Clinic

For information or a physician referral, call (225) 658-4587.

MLK Service Day

The West Feliciana Education Foundation is holding a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 15. At least 30 volunteers are needed to paint the 10 bathrooms at West Feliciana Middle School. Visit https://tinyurl.com/y9h7esvt to sign up. All supplies are provided.

Football banquet

The West Feliciana High School Football Banquet will be Feb. 1 at South of the Border. Tickets are $15, available in the office after 10 a.m. Football players admitted free.  

Service scholarship

The deadline for the Women's Service League's Community service scholarship is April 13.

The $1,000 scholarship is for a graduating high school senior in West Feliciana. Applicants must organize and lead a service activity as well as submit the application by the deadline. Application and requirements are available from the guidance counselor at West Feliciana High School or by emailing nataliewood283@gmail.com.

This is a strictly service-based scholarship and does not consider any academic achievement or other extracurricular activities.

4-H journalism class

I am leading a basic journalism class sponsored by the East Feliciana 4-H program and the Audubon Regional Library at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 at the Clinton Branch Library. To register a child, visit the library or call (225) 683-8753.

If your organization would like to learn about working with the media including how to take better photos, call me at (225) 388-0731 or email lenglish@theadvocate.com

Send news and events for East and West Feliciana parishes to extra@theadvocate.com by 10 a.m. Monday or call (225) 388-0215.