Both North Central teams clinched their respective District 5-1A championships with a sweep over St. Edmund Friday night. The top-ranked Lady Hurricanes (22-2, 9-0) opened the game with a 29-16 and then cruised to a 80-30 win over the No. 29 Lady Jays (10-14, 6-3).
PRAIRIE RONDE – The Eunice High Lady Bobcats claimed at least a tie for the District 5-3A title here Friday night with a 37-27 victory over the Northwest High Lady Raiders at the Raiders gym.
If winning a series is good, then a series sweep is great. Top-ranked LSU Eunice earned 19-3, 3-2 and 15-8 wins over North Lake College this past weekend.

Darbonne elected vice president of state association

From left, Eunice City Marshal Chief Deputy Robert Johnson, Reserve Deputy David Harper, City Marshal Terry Darbonne. (Submitted Photo)

Eunice City Marshal Terry Darbonne was elected vice president of the Louisiana City Marshals and City Constables Association and two of his staff members brought home top marksmanship awards.

Cart: First generation farmer

Caleb Cart of Eunice stands in a rice field with his wife Katie and children Owen, Sloane and Hallee. Cart began farming for a living in 2005. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Many of those who enter the state’s farming industry are born into the business, but several first generation farmers are also breaking into the profession in St. Landry Parish.

St. Edmund holds ‘Class Night’ ceremony

Thaddeus Richard and Margaret Miller won the American Legion awards. Richard also won the Distinguished Service Award. (Submitted Photo)

St. Edmund Catholic School held its Class Night ceremony May 21.
Senior Paige Duplechin led the Passing of the Candle.
According to St. Edmund tradition, “Each year the passing of the candle plays a very important part in our ceremony.

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Both North Central teams clinched their respective District 5-1A championships with a sweep over St. Edmund Friday night.

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VFW Post 8971 members held a flag-raising ceremony at East Elementary. Members present were Roger Veillon, quartermaster, Gene Olivier, Don Estillette, chaplain, Terry Matte, commander, and Ray Olivier.

Obituaries

Edward Harry Lowe, of Mowata, Louisiana went home to be with his Savior on Thursday, February 4, 2016. He was 72 years old.

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