Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice.

Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice. Lafayette General Foundation announces Mayci Breaux Scholarship winners
From the September 2000 files of The Eunice News. Cadi Pedigo, 13, daughter of Roger and Gail Pedigo of Eunice, was named queen of the Teen Miss of the International Miss Youth Development Program. During the Thanksgiving holiday week she was to appear on the “Today” show.

Donnie Landry

Louisiana Community Bancorp announced the appointment of Donnie Landry as president of Kaplan State Bank and Teche Bank and Trust. Landry is president of the company’s Tri-Parish Bank based in Eunice and will now oversee the three LCB subsidiary banks located in the south-central part of the state.

Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice.

Donnie Landry

Tour du Teche is having a flood sale on one-day races

Marcy Boudreaux of Port Allen portages around the Keystone Lock and Dam below St. Martinville in Tour du Teche III. One-day races featuring portages are the Hot Sauce, Sugar and the Oil & Gas. (File photo)

Tour du Teche is having a flood sale on one-day races during the 2016 series of paddling marathons in October.
Entry fees have been reduced to $40 per paddler. Anyone who has already paid up can take a refund on race day or apply the overage to any of the 2017 races.

Who will be the next school superintendent?

The field of candidates for the St. Landry Parish school superintendent’s job was cut from five to three in a seven-hour meeting.
After about one-hour interviews each on Wednesday, the final three candidates are Dr. James Gray, Patrick Jenkins and Francis Touchet Jr.

Governor's transportation task force to meet in Lafayette Wednesday

The Acadiana Planning Commission, One Acadiana, and LEDA will host a regional meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Lafayette.

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Sports

BATON ROUGE – Les Miles has been relieved of his duties as LSU’s head football coach and will be replaced by Ed Orgeron as interim head coach for the remainder of the 2016 season, Vice Chancellor a

Lifestyle

Letha Briley from Church Points wins a door prize.

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Ellen Rider from Ville Platte, left, and Mae Austin of Eunice attend TRIAD workshop.

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Velma Rougeau, left, and Shirley McGee from Eunice at TRIAD in Eunice.

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June Gotreaux, left, Tressella Melancon and Marene Fruge of Eunice at TRIAD.

The quarterly TRIAD Senior Citizens safety and health workshop, sponsored by the St. Landry Sheriff department, was held Wednesday at the Eunice VFW Post 8971 Hall. A large crowd of seniors attended the workshop, enjoyed a luncheon of barbecue chicken, jambalaya, cole slaw and a soft drink.

Obituaries

Jane Janise Boone passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at the age of 70.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Quirk & Son Funeral

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