The Federal Emergency Management Agency may place its representatives in Eunice at the Northwest Community Center in two to three weeks, Eunice Mayor Scott Fontenot. The operation may include the Small Business Administration and state Food Stamp workers, he said.

Windcrest Apartment residents Brandon Delaphous, left, and Derrick Ford talked about flood experiences Thursday as Brittany Miller showed a photo on a phone of a boat used at the apartments on La. 13 in Eunice during the Aug. 13 flooding. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Many people have described the Aug. 13 flood as surprising because it occurred in areas that had not flooded before. But for others the flooding was a familiar sight. Keith Lafleur, who lives on Stanford Road in Eunice, said the water got up to top of his mobile home’s skirting.
OPELOUSAS – The St. Landry Parish jamboree has been around for 19 seasons. Eunice head football coach Paul Trosclair has been a part of every contest since that first jamboree held at Bobcat Stadium on 1997. This year’s jamboree will be held Friday at Opelousas’ Donald Gardner Stadium.

Windcrest Apartment residents Brandon Delaphous, left, and Derrick Ford talked about flood experiences Thursday as Brittany Miller showed a photo on a phone of a boat used at the apartments on La. 13 in Eunice during the Aug. 13 flooding. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.
Aug. 19
Courtney Markel Scott, 26, 200 block of North Cane Street, Eunice. Possession of Schedule II and bicycle front lamps required.
Andrew Armien Morrison, 39, 200 block of North Mallet, Eunice. Warrant for principal of theft.

News notes

ELTL fall registration Monday to Aug. 26
Registration for the Eunice Ladies Tennis League fall season concludes Aug. 26.
Registration forms are available at the Mayor’s Office in Eunice City Hall from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Medical supplies delivered to Eunice Community Health Center

District 41 State Rep. Philllip DeVillier, R-Eunice, was at the Eunice Community Health Center when a shipment of medical supplies by AmeriCares was delivered to clinic.

Personnel from AmeriCares of Stamford, Connecticut, arrived in Eunice Friday.
AmeriCares Sal Migliaccio, Jake Raushcher and William Daley provided an overnight shipment of medical supplies shipment to the Eunice Community Health Center.

Some spared, some lost all in the flooding

Windcrest Apartment residents Brandon Delaphous, left, and Derrick Ford talked about flood experiences Thursday as Brittany Miller showed a photo on a phone of a boat used at the apartments on La. 13 in Eunice during the Aug. 13 flooding. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Many people have described the Aug. 13 flood as surprising because it occurred in areas that had not flooded before.
But for others the flooding was a familiar sight.
Keith Lafleur, who lives on Stanford Road in Eunice, said the water got up to top of his mobile home’s skirting.

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Sports

Time flies when you are having fun.
I started reporting on sports in St. Landry Parish back in 1996.

Lifestyle

Cherie Fontenot and William Bibb

Paula and Gary J. Fontenot of Eunice are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cherie Claire Fontenot, to William Evans Bibb, son of Bonita and Richard Sullivan of Baytown, Texas and Gina and Wallace Bibb of Houston, Texas.

Obituaries

Church Point, LA – Funeral Services was held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard, LA for Lorenza “ Tee” LeJeune, Jr, 87. Mr.

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