A drug-fueled party turned into a rape and the arrest of two Eunice men, according to a news release from St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz. Two Eunice men and a woman were partying and using drugs on Oct. 19, Guidroz reported.

A scene from the 2015 Jail and Bail for the Eunice Community Health Center. The event was held for the first time last year and will return this year on Nov. 3. (Submitted Photo)

The Eunice Community Health Center needs a few hundred people to help it fulfill its mission to provide health care thousands of people. And they are wanted for a Jail and Bail event at Ruby’s restaurant on Nov. 3.
Westminster scored twice in the first half and that would prove enough as the Crusaders earned a 10-0 win over St. Edmund on the Blue Jays’ Senior Night. The Blue Jay defense stood tall all night, displayed early when Jack Brown intercepted a Crusader pass on third-and-goal on WCA’s opening drive.

A scene from the 2015 Jail and Bail for the Eunice Community Health Center. The event was held for the first time last year and will return this year on Nov. 3. (Submitted Photo)

Did you know? Handling of domestic violence, mandatory reporting

State law (R.S.46:2141) mandates that whenever a law enforcement officer investigates an allegation of domestic abuse, whether or not an arrest is made, the officer shall make a written report of the alleged incident, including a statement of the complainant and the disposition of the case.

Secretary of State Schedler says voters don't have to worry about voter fraud in Louisiana

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler at the New Orleans Museum of Art unveiling the new “I voted” stickers featuring art by the late George Rodrigue. Schedler says voters have no reason to fear a “rigged election,” as predicted by GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Photo by Nicholas Chrastil.

Louisiana’s chief election officer, Secretary of State Tom Schedler, himself a Republican, says voters don’t have to worry about a “rigged election,” and charges his party’s presidential standard bearer, Donald Trump, with “overplaying the fraud card.”

Flooding impact on crawfish is unknown

Dr. Greg Lutz talks about crawfish at a crawfish production meeting held Tuesday at Toups Crawfish in Basile. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

How the mid-August flooding affected crawfish won’t be known until farms start harvesting, said Todd Fontenot, an Extension agent, after a crawfish production meeting at Basile Tuesday.

Take Back the Night

The annual Take Back The Night was held Tuesday to raise awareness of violence directed against women. Marchers set out from City Hall parking lot to Park Avenue. Holding the official banner, from left are Eunice High cheerleaders Taylor Alfred, Alli Sittig, Shelby Richardson and Robbi Palmer.

The annual Take Back The Night March and Vigil was held Tuesday at the City Hall parking lot.
The purpose of the march and vigil is to make known and take a stand against sexual violence, increase awareness of violence and speak out against crimes.


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Mr. and Mrs. Justin Blaine Landry

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Eunice served as the setting for uniting Jennifer Lauren Frey and Justin Blaine Landry in Holy Matrimony.
The Nuptial Mass ceremony was held on Friday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Cedric Sonnier and Deacon Dale Deshotel officiating.

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