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.


St. Landry arrests

Oct. 29
James Kevin Comeaux, age 48, 156 Darjean St., Opelousas, LA, theft of goods, 2 bench warrants.

Radio Logs

October 28
0347 Vehicle keyed, 100 block Mamie.
0512 Dumpster diver, Eunice Elementary.
0757 Criminal damage, Eunice Elementary.
0938 Criminal damage, Tamaran.
1054 Accident, MLK & Laurel.
1137 Criminal damage, 400 block Kyries Hebert.

Collision at Duson & Laurel, one driver to hospital

Driver of the red Ford was taken to the hospital following a collision with the Honda in right background at Duson & Laurel early Tuesday afternoon.

One driver was taken to Acadian Medical Center after an accident at C.C. Duson & Laurel about 2 p.m. Tuesday.
A Honda SUV and a Ford SUV collided at the signal-controlled intersection, with the Ford being flipped onto its roof.

St. Landry arrests

Oct. 28
Curtis Joseph Chavis, age 49, 1527 Federal Rd., Opelousas, La, theft of goods.
Pierce Matthew Pitre, age 21, 3591 Hwy. 104, Opelousas, LA, simple burglary, 3 bench warrants.

Radio Logs

October 27
0013 Drive-by, eight shots fired, 200 block Mill.
0014 Drive-by, shots fired, 500 block South 7th.
0053 Drive-by vehicle stopped, North 3rd & Peach, two adults, two juveniles, one child.
0549 Criminal damage, 600 block Nimitz.

Eunice arrests

Oct. 24
Marlin Guillory, 50, warrant bank fraud, theft.
Lance Fruge, 28, 2130 West Dudley, careless operation.

High-speed chase ends with taser shot

A Eunice man who evidently thought he could elude police led them on a high-speed chase that ended at his Ulysses Street residence.
Records indicate that George Alan Thomas, III, 21, was driving a vehicle that an officer attempted to pull over about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

Radio Logs

October 24
1359 Traffic stop, narcotics seized, Bacciochi & C.C. Duson.
1441 Accident, 12th & Laurel.
1501 Traffic stop, speeding 102 mph in 65, East Laurel.
1732 Accident, Walmart.
1822 Fight, Sunrise.
1827 Disturbance, 400 block East Dean.

St. Landry arrests

Oct. 27
Wilson Allison, Jr., age 40, 2529 Soileau Rd., Eunice, LA, simple battery involving domestic violence, false imprisonment.
Johnathan Mason, age 39, 150 North Beulah St., Eunice, LA, home invasion.

Playgrounds a city spending decision

Children's equipment at Southeast Playground.

It’s not exactly guns versus butter, but it’s a question of public priorities nevertheless.



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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