Farm Program Pays $1.3 Billion to People Who Don’t Farm

EL CAMPO, Tex. — Even though Donald R. Matthews put his sprawling new residence in the heart of rice country, he is no farmer. He is a 67-year-old asphalt contractor who wanted to build a dream house for his wife of 40 years. Yet under a federal agriculture program approved by Congress, his 18-acre suburban […]

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12-year-old boy arrested in Minn. School lockdown

NEW PRAGUE, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota school district locked down several buildings Wednesday after a 911 call that authorities later said was a prank, and a 12-year-old boy suspected of making the call was arrested. The 8 a.m. emergency call prompted a lockdown at the middle school, high school and Central Education Campus buildings […]

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KBON ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

THE KBON ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR FOR THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 21st-24th SPONSORED BY GULF COAST AUTOPLEX, 407 SHANKLAND AVENUE IN JENNINGS THURSDAY: COWBOYS NIGHT CLUB, LAF-BEER 30 PONT BREAUX’S RESTAURANT, BREAUX BRIDGE-LEE BENOIT FRIDAY: PAT’S ATCHAFALAYA CLUB, HENDERSON-RYAN FORET & THE FORET TRADITION COWBOY’S NIGHT CLUB, LAF-JAMES DUPRE PONT BREAUX’S RESTAURANT, BREAUX BRIDGE- LEE BENOIT McGEE’S LANDING, HENDERSON-T’MONDE […]

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Sunday Funday

The Beau Young Band, in partnership with the Vermilion Association of Physical Handicapped, is having a fundraiser on March 24th at the Red Barn in Abbeville. For those who haven’t heard, The Beau Young Bands equipment trailer was stolen with $20,000 worth of musical equipment in mid February. This fundraiser is being held in part […]

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World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-Off

On Sunday, March 24th from 10AM-4PM, The 28th Annual World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-Off will be held at the Northwest Community Center Pavilion in Eunice. There’ll be a poker run, arts & crafts, petting zoo, pony rides, fun jumps, boiled crawfish, plenty of etouffee and a variety of other great foods. Fun for the whole family! […]

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Eunice Marshal’s Reserves 8th Annual Poker Run

The Eunice Marshal’s Reserves 8th Annual Poker Run is March 24th. Registration is at 8AM. First Bike out at 9AM. Last Bike in at 2PM. Motorcycles, cars and trucks are welcome. $20 per driver and $15 per passenger per hand. This is held in conjunction with the World Championship Crawfish Etouffee  Cook-Off at the Northwest […]

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