Randy Courville, of Eunice, and Kathleen Bergeron, of Mamou, talked about their uncle, Lee Earl Aucoin, who was killed in action during World War II, at The Eunice News. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Lee Earl Aucoin’s name is among the names inscribed on one of the monuments at the Veterans Memorial brick-courtyard, located at Park Avenue and South 2nd Street in Eunice. Aucoin’s name is also associated with VFW Post 8971, Doucet-Aucoin, in Eunice.

Irma Darphin, of Iota, is one of the last World War II Army nurses in the state. She helped to treat soldiers injured in the Battle of the Bulge.
(Photo by Claudette Olivier)

A shy young girl from south Louisiana never thought she’d make so many friends or travel so far from home and perform a role in World War II.

Brian Thompson, left, Acadia Boy Scouts of America district chairman, presents Dale Sittig with the City of Eunice Distinguished Citizen award Thursday evening. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

The Evangeline Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America presented Dale Sittig with the City of Eunice Distinguished Citizen award Thursday night at Ruby’s Restaurant and Courtyard in Eunice.

Randy Courville, of Eunice, and Kathleen Bergeron, of Mamou, talked about their uncle, Lee Earl Aucoin, who was killed in action during World War II, at The Eunice News. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Irma Darphin, of Iota, is one of the last World War II Army nurses in the state. She helped to treat soldiers injured in the Battle of the Bulge.
(Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Brian Thompson, left, Acadia Boy Scouts of America district chairman, presents Dale Sittig with the City of Eunice Distinguished Citizen award Thursday evening. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Experience Louisiana Festival expected to return for 2nd year

Pam Rivers, of Massachusetts, and Vol Lejeune, of Richard, dance while The Savoy Family Band performs Sunday during the Experience Louisiana Festival on the Louisiana State University Eunice campus. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The first Experience Louisiana Festival passed many of its tests during its two-day run on the Louisiana State University Eunice campus.
About 5,000 people attended the festival Saturday and Sunday where their experiences included music, folk crafts, food, film and a Mardi Gras run.

Eunice police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice police.
Oct. 20
Jeremy O’Brian Horton, 22, 800 block of South Beulah, Eunice. Warrant on possession of paraphernalia.
Milele Horton, 40, 800 block of South Beaulah, Eunice. Arrest warrant for domestic abuse battery.

Eunice police radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
Oct. 19 05:35 Cafe Mosaic possible break-in.
07:14 Traffic stop at East Vine and North Martin Luther King.
07:36 Traffic stop.
07:48 Traffic stop at LSUE and West Maple.

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Sports

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will accept applications through June 20 for waterfowl group hunts for up to 12 hunters per group at White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area  

Lifestyle

Mrs. Nicholas Danny Setliff

The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Washington served as the setting for the evening Nuptial Mass uniting Kaycie Nicole Fontenot and Nicholas Danny Setliff in Holy Matrimony.
The ceremony was held Saturday, May 28 at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Jared Suire officiating.

Obituaries

BEAUMONT, TX ~ Geraldine (Jerry) Thomas, 67, of Beaumont, TX, former resident of Eunice, LA, departed this life on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

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