Each year, The Queen Cinema shows 50 to 60 movies for an average of about one new movie each week. The theater is busiest during the summer and on holidays, and on the weekends, typically the 7 p.m. feature is the busiest. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

What do American “Sniper,” “Spongebob Squarepants” and “50 Shades of Grey” have in common? All three were being shown at the same time recently at the Queen Cinema — children’s cartoon movie, a biographical war drama film packed with Rated R action and a very adult movie based on a very risque book series.

ob Miller of Map Analyst, a Fenstermaker company, talks about GIS — Geographic Information System — technology at Tuesday’s meeting of the St. Landry Parish Economic Industrial Development District board meeting in Opelousas. The board voted to start a GIS for St. Landry Parish. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

A computer program that provides a map filled with information about St. Landry Parish should be online later this year. The St. Landry Parish Economic Industrial Development District board approved a plan to create a GIS -- Geographic Information System — for the parish.
By Tom Dodgetom.dodge@eunicetoday.com

Each year, The Queen Cinema shows 50 to 60 movies for an average of about one new movie each week. The theater is busiest during the summer and on holidays, and on the weekends, typically the 7 p.m. feature is the busiest. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

ob Miller of Map Analyst, a Fenstermaker company, talks about GIS — Geographic Information System — technology at Tuesday’s meeting of the St. Landry Parish Economic Industrial Development District board meeting in Opelousas. The board voted to start a GIS for St. Landry Parish. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

How do they pick those movies ?

Each year, The Queen Cinema shows 50 to 60 movies for an average of about one new movie each week. The theater is busiest during the summer and on holidays, and on the weekends, typically the 7 p.m. feature is the busiest. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

What do American “Sniper,” “Spongebob Squarepants” and “50 Shades of Grey” have in common?

La. 13 road work in Eunice

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development workers made repairs to the roadway at the intersection of La. 13 and Maple Avenue this week. New asphalt was laid over the old asphalt at the intersection, filling in several potholes in the road. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development workers made repairs to the roadway at the intersection of La. 13 and Maple Avenue this week. New asphalt was laid over the old asphalt at the intersection, filling in several potholes in the road. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Eunice police radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
May 20
07:55 Aggravated battery, 3500 U.S. 190, Popeye’s; Man said he was assaulted around midnight with a gun on Acadia Street.
08:11 300 block of Cotton; Being harassed by her mother-in-law.

LSU AgCenter offers online interactive flood maps

As hurricane season approaches, Louisiana residents can turn to the LSU AgCenter website for tools to determine if they live in a flood zone and how to prevent storm damage. Among the resources are interactive flood maps, which have recently been updated with new features.

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Mr. and Miss St. Edmund Blue Jay were named during St. Edmund’s annual Academic Pep Rally. The honors were given to Alex Hunt and Heather Bieber. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Obituaries

EUNICE ~ Visitation for Haaymen “Pumpkin’’ Doresseau, Jr., age 38, will be from 8:00 am to 11:00 am with funeral services following at 11:00 am, Saturday, May 23, 2015 at New Hope Fellowship, 865 S

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