Photo by Dave Rogers: Hung Nguyen, left, and Neil Moody prepare fish filets for the fryer at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bridge Friday, March 10.

For the Record

Dave Rogers

Danny Harrington prepares hush puppies Friday, March 10, for the Knights of Columbus Fish Fry.

A flurry of fish-frying fun and fried fish fulfillment finds its way to the Bridge City Knights of Columbus Hall for lunch each Friday through April 7.

Members of the KC Sacred Heart Council 3406 are keeping up a year-long tradition of providing the Lenten specialty, a plate of fried fish, French fries, cole slaw and hush puppies for $8. The women of St. Henry’s Altar Society are selling desserts two-for-a dollar.

David Babin, left, and Errol Miller dish up cole slaw for the box lunches being prepared for the Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Friday, March 10.

Dine-in and take-out meals are served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hall, at the intersection of Avenue A and W. Roundbunch Road.

Deliveries are available by calling 409-735-5725.

Darrel Latiolais of Council 3406 said the fundraiser served nearly 600 meals on March 3, the first of six weeks.

Hungry diners line up Friday, March 10 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bridge City for the KC Fish Fry. Each Friday through April 7, the KC will offer fish, fries, cole slaw and iced tea for $8 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A crew of about 75 men and women volunteer each week to run the operation.

Among those dining in the KC Hall on Friday, March 10 were St. Henry’s members Paul Roy and Jean Braus, who were both celebrating early their 90th birthday.

Roy turned 90 on Saturday, March 11 while Braus had to wait until Monday, March 13.

Paul Roy and Jean Braus, members of St. Henry’s Catholic Church, celebrate their 90th birthdays a bit early at the Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Friday, March 10 in Bridge City. Roy turned 90 on Saturday, March 11 and Braus reached the milestone Monday, March 13.