Rachel Stephens, an LSU College of Agriculture junior, poses with her “Queen of Hearts” red dress, which placed first in the American Heart Association’s Hemline for Hearts competition on Jan. 15 at the Mall of Louisiana, where student designers turned American Heart Association paper hearts into dresses. (Photo by Tobie Blanchard)

In four hours, LSU College of Agriculture Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising students turned paper hearts into dresses that were works of art.

Eunice Rotary Club Citizen of the Year Committee chairman John Pucheu presents 2014 award Wednesday to Doris Reese Stagg. In right background is Charles F. Seale, whose nomination letter was the basis of the club’s selection of Mrs. Stagg.

Doris Reese Stagg, who will celebrate her 100th birthday on Feb. 4, was named the Eunice Rotary Club's Citizen of the Year at a luncheon Wednesday. Her involvement in the city’s civic affairs reaches to the days she operated a 5&10 store at the corner of North Walnut & 2nd streets.
The Beau Chene High Lady Gators had several chances to put away the Eunice High Lady Bobcats in District 4-4A action at the Bobcat gym Tuesday night. But the Lady Bobcats, under coaches Therese Gianfala and Nora Jack, refused to go away and had a chance to pull off an upset late in the game.

Rachel Stephens, an LSU College of Agriculture junior, poses with her “Queen of Hearts” red dress, which placed first in the American Heart Association’s Hemline for Hearts competition on Jan. 15 at the Mall of Louisiana, where student designers turned American Heart Association paper hearts into dresses. (Photo by Tobie Blanchard)

Eunice Rotary Club Citizen of the Year Committee chairman John Pucheu presents 2014 award Wednesday to Doris Reese Stagg. In right background is Charles F. Seale, whose nomination letter was the basis of the club’s selection of Mrs. Stagg.

Doris Reese Stagg is Rotary's Citizen of the Year

Eunice Rotary Club Citizen of the Year Committee chairman John Pucheu presents 2014 award Wednesday to Doris Reese Stagg. In right background is Charles F. Seale, whose nomination letter was the basis of the club’s selection of Mrs. Stagg.

Doris Reese Stagg, who will celebrate her 100th birthday on Feb. 4, was named the Eunice Rotary Club's Citizen of the Year at a luncheon Wednesday.

Eunice arrests

Jan. 27
Jeremy Horton, 21, 821 South Beulah No. 11A, felony possession of marijuana, probation/parole hold, expired MVI, no driver’s license on person.
Corey Porter, 23, 760 Carron No. 17C, money warrant disturb ing the peace.

Radio Logs

January 27
0133 Shoplifting, Walmart.
0736 Two men walking on West Vine, one has pistol in hand; gone on arrival.
0842 Shotgun stolen, 1800 block West Dudley.
1048 Accident, LSU Eunice lot.
1353 Disturbance, 4th & Park.
1855 Truck stolen from Basile.

Eunice arrests

Jan. 26
Keely Bordelon, 36, 150 Rodney, theft of goods shoplifting.

Radio Logs

January 26
0221 Break-in, 500 block Sharon.
0312 Break-in, 400 block Brenda.
0623 Vehicle break-in, 900 block Sittig.
0632 Woman left trunk open, went in house, returned, two bags missing from trunk, 900 block West Park.
0800 Break-in, 400 block Brenda.

St. Landry arrests

Jan. 27
Marshall Joseph Kennerson, III, age 27, 806 Melancon St., Opelousas, La, possession of schedule I drugs, obstructing public passage(s).

Eunice arrests

Jan. 23
Michael Pappas, 24, 440 Hwy. 758, DWI 1st, improper lane usage, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Aaron Daigle, 33, 1048 Samuel Dr. No. 8, bench warrants for DWI 1st, contempt of court, driving under suspension.

Radio Logs

January 23
0622 Reckless driver heading east on Hwy. 190.
0637 Driver pulled over, True Value lot, 966 seized, arrest made.
1312 Assault, reported by AMC ER.
1357 Vehicle in ditch, Champaign’s.
1359 Vehicle, ditch okay.
1357 Child missing, Winn Dixie.

St. Landry arrests

Jan. 26
Courtney Michelle Dupre, age 23, 243 Tower Rd., Opelousas, LA, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Vedall Ledet, age 20, 660 Church Rd., Opelousas, LA, no seat belt, driving under suspension, bench warrant.

From the Files ... January 1990

From files of The Eunice News:
January 1990

Dr. Joshua Frank celebrated 50 years as pastor of New Zion Baptist Church. He has established a number of churches and help establish several schools during that time.

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Sports

The Beau Chene High Lady Gators had several chances to put away the Eunice High Lady Bobcats in District 4-4A action at the Bobcat gym Tuesday night.

Lifestyle

St. Ed sophomores take field trip to Zoo of Acadiana as part of their biology study of species.

St. Edmund Catholic School sophomores took a field trip to the Zoo of Acadiana as part of their biology study of species. They were required to observe an animal and document their behavior with various stimuli. Students then were asked to create a PowerPoint about their observations.

Obituaries

Matthew Cody Lineberry, 14, died on Monday, in Killeen, Texas.
He was a native of Killeen and was in 8th grade, at Charles Patterson Middle School.

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