Youth organizations are encouraged to start now preparing for an opportunity to show off the group’s cooking talent.
On March 28, the Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers are hosting their second Annual Kid’s Cast Iron Cook-off and Potluck at Lake Claiborne State Park.
This event is for all Scouts, 4-H, Trail Life USA, youth organizations and individuals, ages 7-15. Participants will compete to see which team, or individual will reign supreme and be named “Master Cast Iron Chef Jr.”
One look at a recent report on domestic violence in Louisiana gives a chilling picture of the very real and very persistent problem that is afflicting families and communities throughout our state. Let me share some of the facts with you.
• Louisiana has the fourth highest rate of female homicide in the nation. Even worse than that appalling statistic is the fact that 97 percent of these women knew their assailant, and 70 percent were wives, ex-wives or girlfriends of their assailant.