A well-known area farmer, civic leader and veteran is honored with induction into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction.
Lucien Laborde is shown here holding the award. Laborde is from Hamburg in Avoyelles Parish and is a veteran farmer with more than 50 years in the industry.
He also is a D-day veteran who landed on Omaha Beach and earned a bronze star for his service in the U.S. Army.
KLAX ABC 31 News 3/12/15