LSU Eunice Chancellor William Nunez has released a statement in response to the budget presented Friday morning by Gov. Bobby Jindal's Office. The following is Nunez's statement in full:
The second-ranked LSU Eunice Lady Bengals open the four-game series against Coffeyville Community College with a 16-0 and 4-0 sweep over the Lady Ravens on Friday. LSU Eunice (22-2) will entertain Faulker State Community College on Driday.

Charlie Montz stands in front of dumpster used to gather his demolished house at Park Avenue & 13th Street. The house was declared a total loss after a November fire. Montz and his wife Charlene plan to rebuild. Photo by Myra Miller.

Charlie Montz stands on his empty home lot where his 1955 homestead once stood and he and his wife had called home since 1989. A fire consumed their home at 1301 W. Park. It was a total loss. The fire awoke Montz on the early morning of Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 leaving him and his wife Charlene homeless.

Charlie Montz stands in front of dumpster used to gather his demolished house at Park Avenue & 13th Street. The house was declared a total loss after a November fire. Montz and his wife Charlene plan to rebuild. Photo by Myra Miller.

LSU Eunice, others await higher ed budget plan

LSU Eunice and other college/university campuses will learn Friday what they are expected to contribute to Gov. Bobby Jindal’s budget-balancing plan.

Harlan Kirgan returns to Eunice News editor's post

Kirgan: Returns to editor's chair.

Harlan Kirgan is returning to The Eunice News as its editor. He succeeds Jim Butler, who is retiring. The change is effective Sunday, March 1.

Fugitive captured in Evangeline Parish

Levier: Fugitive captured.

Theobegi Levier, wanted by Eunice police for an alleged attempted murder during a dope deal gone awry, was apprehended Wednesday in Evangeline Parish.
At mid-afternoon, authorities were transporting Levier to the St. Landry Parish Jail for booking.

St. Landry arrests

Feb 25
Blane Frey, age 54, 223 Carl Loewer Rd., Eunice, LA, simple battery involving domestic violence.

Eunice arrests

Feb. 24
Marc Anthony Rougeau, 35, 258 Shelton Manuel Road, creation or operation of a clandestine laboratory, possession of Sch. II CDS, methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, Violation of the Unifrom CDS Law, Drug Free Zone

Radio Logs

February 24
0148 Disturbance, DugOut.
0841 Investigation, 1400 block of Dudley
0919 Investigation, 200 block of Childs
1045 Subject needs an officer, 500 block of N. Second,

Search begins for next St. Edmund High principal

Sister Joel Miller, a Catholic educator since 1970, is taking sabbatical.

A search is under way for the next principal at St. Edmund Catholic High School.
Principal Sister Joel Miller will officially take a sabbatical on June 30, ending three years as principal at the school.
She is the first nun in more than 20 years to head the school.

Trio held in invasion-armed robbery

Bocard: Alleged unmasked bandit

OPELOUSAS – An accused armed robber’s decision to not wear a mask and the refusal of two others in his posse to gun down their victim has led to the arrest of all three teenagers.

Radio Logs

February 23
0803 Female, 15, doesn’t want to school, South MLK.
0816 Disturbance, 700 block South 6th.
1129 Man choking female, 600 block West Bacciochi.
1853 Vehicle stolen in Acadia Parish found at MLK & Peach; saddle, .223 ammo clip in vehicle.

Eunice arrests

Feb. 23
Nicholas Kennedy, 25, Eunice, city court probation warrant.
Anthony Orebeau, 26, 650 West Bacciochi, domestic abuse battery with strangulation, resisting an officer, disturbing the peace warrant.
Daniel Citizen, 36, Basile, distribution of Schedule I drugs.

St. Landry arrests

Feb. 23
John Albert Manuel, age 44, 210 Anita Drive, Opelousas, La, possession of schedule II drugs w/intent to distribute.
Dylan DeWitt Galloway, age 22, 146 Shady Lane, Port Barre, LA, aggravated second degree battery.

Eunice arrests

Feb. 20
Logan Marcantel, 19, 120 Benjamin, possession of marijuana.
Christopher Smith, 34, 607 Saddle Dr., money warrant, monetary instrument abuse, felony theft, identity theft.

Feb. 21
Marina Harris, 49, 1600 West Dudley, two counts domestic abuse battery.

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Sports

The second-ranked LSU Eunice Lady Bengals open the four-game series against Coffeyville Community College with a 16-0 and 4-0 sweep over the Lady Ravens on Friday.

Lifestyle

Black National Anthem

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EHS Band members entertain Highland Elem. students

Highland Elementary held a Black History program Wednesday afternoon paying tribute to African Americans.
The theme of the event was “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.”
As part of the program, Daisjdrion Hill, a second- grader, read the Black National Anthem.

Obituaries

EUNICE~It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Jo Ellen Fall announces her passing on Friday, February 27, 2015 at Lafayette General Medical Center with loving family by her si

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