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Noah Harper

Delhi student earns national scholarship

Noah Harper, a sophomore from Delhi in the LSU College of Agriculture majoring in plant and soil systems, is the recipient of a national agricultural scholarship. 

Harper received the National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants’ Foundation for Environmental Agriculture Education Jensen Memorial Scholarship. The $3,000 scholarship is awarded to one student majoring in agriculture. FEAE also awards two $1,500 scholarships.

The scholarship commemorates Richard Jensen, one of the early members of the National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants.

Abraham bill aims to stop Chronic Wasting Disease

 Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has reintroduced bipartisan legislation aimed at combating the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease within the deer population.

The bill, HR 837, calls for the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior to partner with the National Academies of Science to study and identify the ways CWD is transmitted between wild, captive and farmed cervids (deer, caribou, elk and moose).

Delhi plans Black history pageant and parade

The Black History Committee for the Town of Delhi is pleased to announce the theme for the 2019 celebration will be A Time to Learn and Remember.

The committee will be honoring some of the area educators for their commitment to leading and teaching. 

The Mr. and Miss Black History Pageant is scheduled at 5 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Delhi Civic Center. Applications can be obtained at Town Hall. 

The Black History Parade will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 16. 

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