It was an exciting beginning for the Eunice High volleyball team in Monday’s season opener. It was also a learning experience for the Lady Cats as Opelousas High earned a 25-12, 25-13, 25-8 sweep.
From the August 1993 files of The Eunice News Arlene Tucker has been appointed vice chancellor for business affairs at LSU Eunice.

Improvements on U.S. 90 are being made Thursday, while nearby, at the Billeaud Companies offices on St. Nezaire Road, One Acadiana officials explain why upgrading U.S. 90 to interstate status is one of the regional development organization’s top priority. Supporters say creating I-49 south would improve safety and hurricane evacuation efficiency and attract economic development. (Photo by Bill Decker of the Morgan City Daily Review)

Hurricane evacuation. Economic growth, especially along the U.S. 90 “Energy Corridor.” Fewer car crashes on a stretch of highway once known as Blood Alley.

Improvements on U.S. 90 are being made Thursday, while nearby, at the Billeaud Companies offices on St. Nezaire Road, One Acadiana officials explain why upgrading U.S. 90 to interstate status is one of the regional development organization’s top priority. Supporters say creating I-49 south would improve safety and hurricane evacuation efficiency and attract economic development. (Photo by Bill Decker of the Morgan City Daily Review)

Mamou arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported seven recent bookings into the town jail. Arrested were the following persons:
•Patrick Thomas, 32, 3222 Monier Ave., Reddell, was charged September 26, with disturbing the peace by fighting. Thomas was released from jail October 1.

Radio Logs

October 6
0642 Disturbance, 200 block College.
0722 Bike stolen, 1100 block West Oak.
1126 Disturbance, 800 block East Maple.
1223 Theft of $110, 200 block Mill.
1315 Accident, South East.
1352 Accident, Ardoin & East Maple.

Eunice arrests

Oct. 6
Leonard Miller, 27, 1661 Tyrone Road, resisting an officer by flight, open container, no insurance, expired MVI, failure to secure registration, no license plate, suspended driver’s license, no seat belt.
Dexter Ned, 29, Opelousas, bench warrant flight from an officer.

Eunice arrests

Oct. 3
Ryan Prince, 31, 311 South Poke, improper lane usage, driving under suspension, no proof of insurance, failure to carry/secure registration, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Radio Logs

October 3
0238 Tree fell on police unit, South 2nd.
0336 Disturbance, 500 block North C.C. Duson.
0523 Woman switching price tags at Walmart.
0830 Accident, West Laurel at Turner’s.
0946 Fight, two men, two women, using shovels, 600 block Bernice.

St. Landry arrests

Oct. 6
Marlin Arvie, age 50, 510 Reed St., Ville Platte, LA, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense, careless operation, open container, failure to report accident. Arrested by Louisiana State Police.

Streamlining the school cafeteria line

Highland Elementary Cafeteria Manger Angie Vidrine speaks to first-grader Savian Malveaux as he makes his way through the lunch line. Vidrine checks each student’s tray to make sure the children select the proper amount of fruits and vegetables

Highland Elementary students better have a fruit and vegetable on their plates when they move past the watchful eye of cafeteria manager Angie Vidrine.
“Where’s your vegetable?” she asks as a first-grader walks by her desk.
“I didn’t get one,” the youngster replies.

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Sports

It was an exciting beginning for the Eunice High volleyball team in Monday’s season opener.

Lifestyle

Eunice High recognizes and welcomes its newest teachers on campus. Front, from left, are K.K. Devillier, Leah Leblanc, Jade Fontenot, and Carla Lafleur. Standing, from left, are Tre’ Brown, Nina Fontenot, Wayne Fontenot and Dale Guillory, (Submitted info and photo)

Principal Mitch Fontenot at Eunice High School welcomes new teachers on campus.

Obituaries

Gloria Granger Landreneau passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at the age of 75.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015, at St. Augustine Catholic

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