People put their paint brushes to canvas Sunday
Painting with a Twist hosted a special session Sunday evening, called "Painting with a Purpose," a fundraiser for the 250 year old oak tree in Youngsville.
Customers paid 45-dollars to paint their own interpretation of the tree.
George Rodrigue finished the painting of the Youngsville Oak to help raise funds needed to relocate the city's oldest oak tree. The limited edition prints of it will be available for $500.00 in a short time.
Click HERE to purchase the print.
Despite the rain a couple dozen people turned out in Youngsville Sunday afternoon to discuss plans to save that 250-year old oak tree. The tree is scheduled to come down to make way for a roundabout at Highways 89 and 92, but not if these people get their way. "Guardian... more »
Guardian of the Oaks and TreesAcadiana will meet at the oak tree in Youngsville Sunday, January 30, at 2 p.m. to field questions, take suggestions for naming the 250-year-old oak tree for registry into The Live Oak Society and to accept any donations toward the move.
The oak is... more »
A 250 year old oak tree in Youngsville is on the chopping block. The tree is in the way of the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Highways 89 and 92 in Youngsville. At Wednesday night's meeting, the Youngsville City Council was presented an alternative plan by engineers... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - There are few images of college life more idyllic than a tree-shaded campus. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, with its stands of Century Oaks, pines, cypress and more, is a beautiful example of that. But the university's enrollment is also growing and to deal with... more »
In St. Landry parish, city leaders tell KATC, the water leak in front of the main fire department in Opelousas is being worked on. The oak tree whose roots were splitting the line and causing the leak has been removed and repair crews are on the job. more »