Meaty alternative: Raccoon finds its way onto fund-raiser’s menu

HIBERNIA, IND. —After a four-year absence, raccoon was back on the menu at the Hibernia Community Building’s annual fund-raiser event here.

According to the Associated Press, hunters in the town bagged 103 raccoons for the dinner, which was prepared by 86-year-old LaVeran Lorenz, who has handled the fund-raiser’s raccoon-cooking duties since the early 1950s. Lorenz agreed to cook provided she wouldn’t have to clean

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