That pre-dawn knock on the door at homes of several suspected drug dealers and others wasn’t an early visit from Santa. It was Eunice police executing Operation “Don’t Do It” warrants.
As speculation about a possible campaign for governor grew over the past few months, Treasurer John Kennedy was actually, very quietly, paving a path to run for attorney general, sources tell LaPolitics. But he has not yet decided if the race is right for him.

Judge-elect David Smith.

After months on the campaign trail and countless public appearances, one might think that newly elected David Smith may take a few days off to relax before he is sworn in as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge. However, he is still waiting for the chance.

Judge-elect David Smith.

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Eunice arrests

Dec. 18
Jahvoca Charlot, 113 Arkansas Lane, resisting an officer, stop sign violation, window tint, no insurance.

Radio Logs

December 17
0858 Investigation, Housing Authority.
1018 Accident, Walmart.
1045 Shoplifting, West Maple.
1433 Stolen items recovered, 500 block North 3rd.
1641 Accident, 3rd & Walnut.

St. Landry arrests

Dec. 18
Willie Pickens, III, age 28, 370 Veterans Dr., Opelousas, LA, access device fraud.

11 booked after "Don't Do It" sweep

That pre-dawn knock on the door at homes of several suspected drug dealers and others wasn’t an early visit from Santa. It was Eunice police executing Operation “Don’t Do It” warrants.

Eunice arrests

Dec. 17
Brandon Guillory, 20, 401 Ann Dr., domestic abuse by strangulation.
Zaccheaus Stevens, Opelousas, distribution of Schedule II, violation of drug-free zone, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Drug court on Acadia judge-elect's wish list

Judge-elect David Smith.

After months on the campaign trail and countless public appearances, one might think that newly elected David Smith may take a few days off to relax before he is sworn in as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.
However, he is still waiting for the chance.

Mamou Walmart outlet opening set

White-Spunner Construction, based in Mobile, Ala. is in the final stretch in the construction of the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Mamou, that will offer groceries, pharmaceuticals, general merchandise and gasoline.

University promoting community engagement

Each year, millions of dollars are donated to universities across the country to help fund campus causes and scholarships, and students are working to return the favor right here in Eunice.

Interns learning on local job sites

Kirkland May, a senior at EHS, provides handyman services at Reps Gym as part of his internship with David’s Handyman Service. May hopes to own his own construction business one day.

When Kirkland May opens his own construction company, he’ll have David’s Handyman Service and Reps Gym to thank for teaching him how to be a successful business owner.

Radio Logs

December 16
0203 Shoplifting, Walmart.
0244 Complainant does not wish to file charges.
0834 Generator stolen from shed, 1300 block West Gum.
1410 Portable generator found in yard, 1100 block College.
1526 Woman being beaten by man, 1000 block West Oak.

Suspect jailed in 2013 Ville Platte murder

Thomas: Charged with murder.

Authorities in Texas have captured a man wanted in the July 22, 2013, shooting death of 32-year-old Joseph John of Ville Platte, who was shot in front of a relative's home.

Eunice arrests

Dec. 16
Sallie Newton, 40, 100 Crestview Loop, monetary instrument abuse, forgery, possession of stolen things, bench warrant remaining after forbidden.

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Sports

BRENHAN, Texas – It was a close battle early on, but Blinn College went on a 29-18 run before halftime and the Lady Buccaneers rolled to a 103-68 win over the LSU Eunice Lady Bengals on Tuesday nig

Lifestyle

Students of the Month honored at Glendale Elementary

Glendale Elementary named its December Students of the Month. Receiving Top Honors were, in front from left, Makalyn Thomas, Emily Autrey, Kevin Richard, Lindsey Gaspard, Kirsten LeJeune, Hayden Vasseur and Tremaine Shillow.

Obituaries

Better Business official
BATON ROUGE – Services will be Dec. 20 for retired Better Business Bureau president and CEO Charles Ramirez. He died Dec. 15 at age 86.

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