Earl Taylor and Ellis Daigle received significant contributions to their district attorney campaigns in the month leading up to Tuesday’s primary election.


Former Eunice mayor Curtis Joubert was part of a New York Times report Thursday on evolving politics in Louisiana. The newspaper’s website also includes a video interview with Joubert.

Vehicle rests where it finally came to stop after running over three children on their way to school, killing two of them.

The Louisiana State Police Troop I have identified the motorist suspected of running down three juveniles, killing two and critically injuring the third, as Jeremy J. Abraham, 32, of Breaux Bridge.


Vehicle rests where it finally came to stop after running over three children on their way to school, killing two of them.


Radio Logs

October 30
0628 Shoplifting, West Laurel.
0634 Window broken in vehicle, 1300 block B&B.
0820 Disturbance, 300 block South MLK.
1013 Disturbance, same address.
1303 Break-in, 1600 block West Vine.
1402 Break-in, 300 block Clark.

First freeze possible Saturday night

Jose Lopez and Tessa Bernal plant pansies Thursday morning in a bed at First Baptist Church on Park Avenue. They are with Southern Style Landscaping. Pansies, snapdragons and other seasonal plants can withstand cold that fairer weather plants cannot.

The first freeze of the season is possible in the Eunice area on Saturday night.
The National Weather Service is forecasting a low that night of 31 degrees.
The system bringing the cooler air is producing clear skies, with plenty of sunshine today, Friday and Saturday.

St. Landry arrests

Oct. 30
Nelva Elaine Jones, age 61, 251 South Cane St., Eunice, LA, bench warrant, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule II drugs, obstruction of justice.
Chantel Rogers, age 30, 2204 Babe St., Opelousas, LA, theft by fraud.

Eunice arrests

Oct. 29
Jody Thomas, 35, 193 Devillier Road, theft warrant, entry/remain on premises after being forbidden warrant.

Radio Logs

October 29
0746 Ungovernable female juvenile, 100 block Gaspard.
0829 Horse in road, Brother J.
1131 Accident, Sittig Road and La. 13.
1450 Disturbance, 1500 block Peach.
1726 Ungovernable juvenile, 100 block Jennifer.

Evangeline arrests

The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office reported six recent bookings into the parish jail.
Arrested were the following persons:

Safety tips for Trick or Treat

Trick-or-treating will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday night (Oct. 30) in the city limits of Eunice. Trick or Treat on Second Street will be held from 5-8 p.m. from Laurel to Park. Police Chief Ronald Dies offered tips to make the evening safer.

Satellite political forum final one prior to primary vote

Dist. Atty. Earl Taylor responds to question while his challenger in the Nov. 4 primary, Ellis Daigle, awaits his turn.

The Satellite Civic and Social Club’s political forum Monday night was like most such events -- candidates re-hashed much of what they’ve said in two months of campaigning but did generate some news.
The 200 or so on hand learned:



LAFAYETTE - The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team will look to build off a successful October when it returns to action on Saturday (Nov.


Jessica Kirkpatrick and Joshua Miller

Mr and Mrs. Joel David Kirkpatrick of Church Point are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Blanche Kirkpatrick, to Joshua Ryan Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Larry Miller of Church Point.


Petrochemical exec
BATON ROUGE – Services for former petrochemical executive James Black will be Oct. 31. He died Oct. 28 at age 91.

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