The LSU Eunice baseball team was hoping to be at the NJCAA Division II World Series this weekend. But the 2015 national champions were saying their farewells to each other at the Bengals’ annual baseball awards banquet held at the Acadian Center.

Graduates with a grade-point average 3.8-4.0 receive Summa Cum Laude honors. From left, are Dr. Renee Robichaux, vice chancellor for Academic Affairs; Catlyn Lauret of Washington, management; Allison Briscoe of Eunice, Louisiana transfer degree biological science; Gregory Leger of Rayne, Louisiana transfer degree biological science and Dr. Kimberly Russell, chancellor of LSU Eunice. Not pictured are Kaliee Lyons of Eunice, Louisiana transfer degree biological science; Sadie West of Church Point, Louisiana transfer degree biological science; Cassie Bonin of Lake Arthur; certificate accounting technology; and David Berns Jr. of Slidell, fire and emergency services.

LSU Eunice has named 262 students to the Spring Semester 2016 Chancellor’s List in recognition of their academic achievement. The list comprises full-time students who maintained at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale during the semester. Area students on the list are: Abbeville: Olivia Gabor, Sadi’ Seaux.

Mary Ellen Donatto, a Eunice member of the St. Landry Parish School Board, presides over a Building, Lands and Sites Committee meeting in Opelousas on Monday. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Three energy-saving proposals, which have come up before St. Landry Parish School Board members for several months, will once again land in front of them without a recommendation.

Graduates with a grade-point average 3.8-4.0 receive Summa Cum Laude honors. From left, are Dr. Renee Robichaux, vice chancellor for Academic Affairs; Catlyn Lauret of Washington, management; Allison Briscoe of Eunice, Louisiana transfer degree biological science; Gregory Leger of Rayne, Louisiana transfer degree biological science and Dr. Kimberly Russell, chancellor of LSU Eunice. Not pictured are Kaliee Lyons of Eunice, Louisiana transfer degree biological science; Sadie West of Church Point, Louisiana transfer degree biological science; Cassie Bonin of Lake Arthur; certificate accounting technology; and David Berns Jr. of Slidell, fire and emergency services.

Mary Ellen Donatto, a Eunice member of the St. Landry Parish School Board, presides over a Building, Lands and Sites Committee meeting in Opelousas on Monday. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Eunice police radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
Oct. 7
06:09 Wallet and checkbook found under porch in the 600 block of South 5th.
07:47 Student put his hands on fellow student and secretary at Central Middle School.

Soileau Road closure

Soileau Road, east of La. 13, was to be closed at 8 a.m. Thursday and remain closed until about 8 a.m. Friday, for culvert changes, which are part of the St. Landry Parish Smooth Ride Home rural road improvement program.

Take Back the Night raises awareness of domestic violence

Participants in the St. Landry-Evangeline Sexual Assault Center and Faith House of Acadiana Take Back The Night March and Vigil begin their march at Eunice City Hall Tuesday evening. The event also featured a rally, candlelight vigil and a guest speaker. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

The St. Landry-Evangeline Sexual Assault Center and Faith House of Acadiana held the fourth annual Take Back The Night March and Vigil Tuesday evening at the Eunice City Hall pavilion.

Eunice police arrests

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
Oct. 6
07:39 Traffic stop on Oak between 7th and 9th.
08:22 Woman wants to speak an officer about neighbor parking on road in the 200 block of Acadia.

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The LSU Eunice baseball team was hoping to be at the NJCAA Division II World Series this weekend.

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Victoria McGee, valedictorian; and Dylan Bieber, salutatorian of the St. Edmund High School class of 2016.

St. Edmund High School held its Senior Awards Night May 19 where seniors received academic awards, scholarships, honors and recognition.
The program began with the traditional school’s “Passing of the Candle,” with the senior class president Caroline Fontenot.

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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