The St. Edmund Blue Jays advanced to the Division IV football state quarterfinals and earned a District 5-1A title. For their accomplishments, The Blue Jays (7-4, 4-0) placed 21 players on the 5-1A All-District team.

LSU Eunice graduates prepare for Friday commencement. From left are Blade Armentor of Sunset, Gia Young of Opelousas, Trisha Lopez of New Orleans and Cade Abshire of Crowley.

LSU Supervisor Scott Ballard spoke at LSU Eunice’s fall commencement Friday.. 120 students issued degrees were:
PRAIRIE BASSE – The Eunice High Lady Bobcats (4-7) won one and lost one this past week in the St. Landry Parish Basketball Tournament held here at Beau Chene High School.

LSU Eunice graduates prepare for Friday commencement. From left are Blade Armentor of Sunset, Gia Young of Opelousas, Trisha Lopez of New Orleans and Cade Abshire of Crowley.

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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.

Eunice arrests

Dec. 15
Gary Wilson, 54, 300 South MLK No. 27, simple battery, 2nd degree battery, resisting an officer.

Radio Logs

December 15
0603 Disturbance, ungovernable juvenile refusing to go to school, throwing things, breaking things, 200 block Goldman.
0615 Resistant juvenile cuffed.
0945 Ungovernable juvenile, Tamaran.
0959 Disturbance, Sunrise Gardens.

St. Landry arrests

Dec. 16
Mi Ron Montez Sam, age 17, 1219 Stella Dr., Opelousas, LA, disturbing the peace by loud and abusive language.
Jamal Burnell Shakesnider, age 20, 2872 South Union St., #10, Opelousas, LA, simple battery involving domestic violence.

Radio Logs

December 12
0503 Woman beaten, at ER, no location.
1042 Wallet stolen at doctor’s office, video shows suspect.
1123 Accident, June & Vine.
1214 Theft, 500 block North 2nd.
1217 Accident, Walmart.
1218 Accident, hit and run, 900 block East Laurel.

From the Files ... December 1964

From files of The Eunice News:
December 1942

Andrew L. Bollich, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Bollich, received his wings at Spence Field, Ga. His brother James has been taken prisoner by the Japanese in Bataan.

Judge-elect, chief-elect preview plans

Police chief-elect Randy Fontenot, left, and Judge-elect Terry Hoychick talk about their administration plans with the Citizens Advisory Committee last week.

The city judge-elect and the police chief-elect previewed their administrations with the Eunice Citizens Advisory Committee just days after winning their run-off elections.

School Board renews Supt. Brown's contract

The St. Landry Parish School Board on Thursday renewed Supt. Edward Brown's contract for 18 months, extending it until December 2016.

Radio Logs

December 11
0051 Theft, Daiquiri Shack, theft of articles from car occurred at D. Shack
0300 Traffic stop, Leon St./190, white 4-door doing donuts in a field behind Red Shoe. Arrest, female.
1030 Disturbance, 100 block West Magnolia.

St. Landry arrests

Dec. 11
Christopher Gabriel Nations, age 26, 218 W. Tennis St., Opelousas, La, simple battery involving domestic violence.

Two allegedly try to kill alleged rapist

Two men who allegedly tried to defend a female acquaintance’s honor face felony charges.
What eventually became an alleged attempted murder began with a disturbance on East Peach Street last Saturday night.

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Sports

The St. Edmund Blue Jays advanced to the Division IV football state quarterfinals and earned a District 5-1A title.

Lifestyle

D.A.R.E. Essay winners named at Central Middle

Central Middle School students participated in a D.A.R.E. Essay contest and essay winners were named. They received trophies and certificates during the D.A.R.E. graduation held Dec. 8.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Robert L. “Bobby” Frey, 81, who died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 8:27 a.m.

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