St. John Parish Clover Chronicle November-December 2016-January 2017

Sarah Isom, Clifton, Cynthia  |  11/11/2016 5:00:18 PM

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LSU AgCenter Broilers

Its time again to think about broiler chick orders for the 2017 spring broiler show. The LSU AgCenter junior broiler show chicks will be Straight Run. Exhibitors will be allowed to show one pen of pullets and/or one pen of cockerels. An entry must consist of three (3) broilers (either three pullets or three cockerels.

All broiler chicks for this show must be ordered through the Livestock Show Office.. Please complete the attached form and return it no later than Friday, November 18, 2016. The cost will be .50 cent per chick. Please make checks payable to the “Louisiana Poultry Federation”. Be sure to include payment with your order.

Pumpkin Contest Winners

The following schools participated in the Pumpkin Contest:

St. Peter — Sydney Droy (1st Place), Madelyn Borne (2nd Place), Hunter Cham-pagne, Bethany Albordoor, Grace Newhouse (3rd Place)

Fifth Ward—MarKayla Williams (1st Place)

East St. John Elementary—Jai D. Gaines (1st Place), Gytzel Fiscal (2nd Place), Cahnyn Pryruns (3rd Place)

Riverside Academy — Houston Remondet (1st Place), Giovinni Godchaux (2nd Place), MaKayah LaRose (3rd Place)

Ascension of Our Lord —Jade (1st Place), Barry Cummins (2nd Place)

West St. John Elementary — Kori Williams (1st Place), Jaci Donald (2nd Place), Danaisha Narcisse (3rd Place)

LaPlace Elementary — Ashley Edgerson (1st Place), Bobbi Shanae (2nd Place), Paris Snyder (3rd Place)

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary — Taylar Higginbotham (1st Place), Najiah Slack (2nd Place), Tyzen Higginbotham (3rd Place)

Congratulations to all the winners of the Pumpkin Contest. Great Job!!!!!!!

LSU 4-H Night with the Tigers

LSU 4-H Night with the Tigers is scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2016. Come see LSU take on Florida. Tickets are $15.00 per person and the seats are located in upper deck. To purchase tickets visit: LSUTIX.NET. Click on PROMO CODE in gray box and enter PROMO CODE: STATE4H. Join Louisiana 4-H for a tailgate in Parker Coliseum before the game with free food, games, & giveaways!

Mrs. Patti Rodrigue Retiring

We would like to say a big super THANK YOU to Mrs. Patti for all of the things that she has done for the 4-H in the past 25 plus years. She has truly been a blessing to all of us and she will be greatly missed by everyone. To show our appreciation for all she has done for the 4-H the school and the 4-H club and Jr. Leaders gave her a surprise retirement party on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 after school. It was well attended and she was very surprised to see that so many people cared about her. Mrs. Patti enjoy your retirement and don’t forget about us. We will miss you and will always love you.

4–H Club and Jr. Leaders retirement party for Mrs. Patti

The 4-H club and Jr. Leaders also gave Mrs. Patti a retirement party on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. She was overwhelmed with tears to know that she was really loved by so many on the same day. The cake and gift they gave her was wonderful. Pizza was also delivered for them to eat. We Will Miss You, Mrs. Patti.

Nutrition Month Tips

By Cynthia Clifton

Healthy Recipe

Eating healthy around the holidays become a challenge for everyone, so here is a healthy recipe that everyone can try and enjoy with less calories.

Roasted Cauliflower

Ingredients: 4 cups cauliflower (1 small head) 1 tablespoon oil (canola, olive, or vegetable) 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions: Preheat oven to 425 degree F. Wash cauliflower under running water. Cut into florets. Mix cauliflower and oil in a medium bowl. Sprinkle bread crumbs, salt, pepper, and garlic powder on the cauliflower. Stir until combined. Line a cookie sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray. Lay cauliflower out in a single layer. Bake for 15 minutes, stir and return to the oven. Bake for 10 minutes more or until tender.


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