As the St. Landry Parish School Board executive committee met Monday to discuss whether to begin its meetings at 1 p.m. or continue a 4 p.m. start time, some of the concerns voiced were about public participation.
But there was a problem.
From left, Daniel Lyons, Genevieve Lyons, St. Landry Cattleman's Queen Alyssa Aymond and St. Landry Parish Farm Bureau Queen Maggie Beard work on entries for the "Here's the Best Cook-off" Sunday at the Ag Arena in Opelousas. The Lyons, of Church Point, have been involved in the cook-off since it began 30 years ago.
(Eunice News Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
The celebration at the 30th annual “Here’s the Beef Cook-off” was entirely appropriate as the beef industry enjoys good times.
Cattle prices should remain strong for 2015, after a brief dip during the past two months, according to an LSU AgCenter beef cattle economist.
“Auction barn prices have been down but they’ve rebounded over the past couple of weeks,” said LSU AgCenter economist Ross Pruitt.
The 30th annual St. Landry Parish Here’s the Beef Cook-off was held Sunday at the Ag Arena in Opelousas.
Grand champion overall winner was Team Mowata, Chef Bryon Zaunbrecher, with his first place Gourmet.