For a few minutes Monday night, it seemed that the home court might be the key to the Lady Bengals’ first win of the season. But late surges in each half by the visiting Lady Bulldogs lifted Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to a 78-62 win over LSU Eunice.
27th District Judicial Court Judge-elect Gerard Caswell will take the bench on Monday, Dec. 1. He was elected in the Nov. 4 primary to fill the seat formerly held by Judge Ellis Daigle, who left the bench to run for St. Landry district attorney.
Dr. Howard H. Hargroder died on Monday, November 24, 2014, at the age of 81. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 28, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice. Msg. Robert Romero will officiate. Entombment will follow at St. Paul Mausoleum.


Judicial candidates agree juvenile offender rate an issue

City Judge run-off candidates Paul Brown, left, and Terry Hoychick at last week's Rotary Club campaign appearance.

The run-off candidates for Eunice City Judge agree that reducing the number of juvenile offenders appearing before the bench is a priority, though they have different ideas about how to approach it. And both understand night court, sometimes lasting into the wee hours, is a problem.

DOTD cameras help streamline traffic flow

Several busy intersections in Eunice were outfitted with traffic cameras late this past summer, and the devices are helping monitor traffic and allowing for remote adjustments to traffic signal operation.

St. Landry arrests

Nov. 21
Prescott Dargin, Jr., age 18, 1103 Hwy. 182, Sunset, La, possession of schedule I drugs w/intent to distribute, possession of schedule IV drugs w/intent to distribute, bench warrant, felony theft.

Radio Logs

November 20
1119 Disturbance, 500 block Peach.
1237 Accident, South Bobcat at Popeye’s.
1456 Accident, Bobcat & Laurel.
1519 Simple battery, 200 block East Peach.
1953 Disturbance, 200 block Julia.
2016 Disturbance, 600 block Bernice.

Eunice arrests

Nov. 20
Jordan Johnson, 19, 1300 Faris, entry/remain on premise after being forbidden.

St. Landry arrests

Nov. 20
Kristin Michelle Sonnier, age 33, 448 Main St., #28, Cankton, LA, distribution to persons under age eighteen, prescriptions, 2 bench warrants.
Timothy O’Neal, age 39, 219 Staten Street, Lafayette, LA, felony theft.

Radio Logs

November 19
0701 Woman says someone broke into her neighbor’s apartment. Arrest made. 400 block South 9th.
0752 Accident, 1300 block South Vivian.
1854 Woman says child’s cell phone stolen at junior high.
2208 Attempted car break-in, 700 block South 2nd.

Eunice arrests

Nov. 19
Michael Godfrey, 21, 640 Bernice, home invasion, theft.

City's revenue, expenses within budget

City of Eunice expenses for the first third of the fiscal year were within budget despite an unappropriated $1.4 million payment to payoff the recreation park bond issue.

Dardenne launches Experience Louisiana Festival's formal lead-up

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne cuts ribbon as a balloons launch officially begins the lead up to the first Experience Louisiana Festival.

It’s official -- the Experience Louisiana Festival will be held at LSU Eunice on Oct. 17-18, 2015, highlighting the rich cultural history and future of the state, with the full backing of the state’s considerable tourism and cultural machine headed by Lt.

City Court minutes, March 2014

The City Court of the City of Eunice met pursuant to adjournment on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 6:00 o’clock P.M. at the City Hall, Honorable Judge Lynette Y. Feucht presiding.
Herbert Thibodeaux, 2021 Park Ave., Eunice, domestic battery, not guilty, pretrial reset for 4/14/14;



For a few minutes Monday night, it seemed that the home court might be the key to the Lady Bengals’ first win of the season.


Officers of the Cajun Music Hall of Fame Board honored two special donors with plaques. From left are John Orr of Katy, Tecxas, donor; Ken Walker, CFMA National President; Tyler Sanders, Wichita, Kan., holding a pricey antique new Monarch he donated; and board members, Louis Pavur, Claudia Wood, Milton Mire and Larry Miller, Chairman.

And let the bidding begin. An on-line bidding for a “pricy” antique Monarch accordion brought two accordion enthusiasts and strangers to each other to Eunice.

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