LSU Eunice graduates prepare for Friday commencement. From left are Blade Armentor of Sunset, Gia Young of Opelousas, Trisha Lopez of New Orleans and Cade Abshire of Crowley.

LSU Supervisor Scott Ballard spoke at LSU Eunice’s fall commencement Friday.. 120 students issued degrees were:
PRAIRIE BASSE – The Eunice High Lady Bobcats (4-7) won one and lost one this past week in the St. Landry Parish Basketball Tournament held here at Beau Chene High School.
That pre-dawn knock on the door at homes of several suspected drug dealers and others wasn’t an early visit from Santa. It was Eunice police executing Operation “Don’t Do It” warrants.

LSU Eunice graduates prepare for Friday commencement. From left are Blade Armentor of Sunset, Gia Young of Opelousas, Trisha Lopez of New Orleans and Cade Abshire of Crowley.

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Radio Logs

Monday, December 9
0946 Medical emergency reported at East Elementary; student having seizure.
1106 Theft reported in the 500 block of West Laurel.
1224 Medical emergency reported at Eunice High School.
1230 Littering reported at Tropical Carwash.

Local Pharmacy Burglary Yields Little Clues

No arrests or suspects have been made in the burglary of a local pharmacy– which has left the Eunice Police Department clueless after a weekend of investigation.

Radio Logs

Friday, December 6
0020 Simple Burglary reported in the 600 block of North 11th Street.
0229 Hit and Run reported at DC’s Sports Bar.
0801 Simple burglary reported in the 200 block of North 2nd Street.

Arrests

December 6
Bobbi Rolls, 24, 210 South 6th Street; Driving under suspension, following too close with accident.
Susan Jones, 35, 450 South 2nd Street; Failure to yield at right of way, no proof of insurance, driving under suspension.

Baltakis named Rotary Citizen of the Year 2013

She thought that she was going to the Eunice Rotary Club’s annual Christmas party to hear her husband give a speech.
But the only speech made that night was when Rotarian John Pucheu announced the club’s annual “Citizen of the Year” award recipient.

EPD: The alleged 12 thieves of Christmas

Kerry Richard

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for shoplifting arrests.
Eunice Police Department police reports confirm that as of December 6th, 2013, 12 people have been arrested and charged with shoplifting since December 1, 2013.

Radio Logs

Thursday, December 5
0828 Traffic crash reported in the area of St. Mary and Laurel Avenue.
1640 Disturbance reported in the 400 block of Acadia Street; resulted in arrest.
1651 Subject needs police officer in the 900 block of Sittig Road.

Arrests

December 5
Derrix Ray Mathis, 22, 109 Rushing Lane, Manning; Simple burglary, carnal knowledge of a juvenile, money warrant for simple battery, probation warrant.
Kenneth Carrnel Cain, 50, 1351 West Peach Street; Disturbing the peace.

Smith named new CEO of Mercy Regional and AMC

Mercy Regional Medical Center announced this week that Scott M. Smith has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO) overseeing Mercy Regional’s Ville Platte campus and Acadian Medical Center campus in Eunice, effective January 1, 2014.

Radio Logs

Wednesday, December 4
0851 Simple burglary reported in the 200 block of Rodney Street.
1155 Shoplifting reported in the 1200 block of West Laurel.
1458 Theft reported in the 100 block of Pearl Street.

Arrests

December 4
Donald Thomas Mott, 18, 1401 West Peach Avenue; Theft.
Lex Ryan Arnaud, 23, 1121 West Ash Street; Simple battery, negligent injury.
Christopher Leon Ashworth, 33, 1061 West Ash; Principle to theft by shoplifting.

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Sports

PRAIRIE BASSE – The Eunice High Lady Bobcats (4-7) won one and lost one this past week in the St. Landry Parish Basketball Tournament held here at Beau Chene High School.

Lifestyle

D.A.R.E. Essay winners named at Central Middle

Central Middle School students participated in a D.A.R.E. Essay contest and essay winners were named. They received trophies and certificates during the D.A.R.E. graduation held Dec. 8.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Robert L. “Bobby” Frey, 81, who died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 8:27 a.m.

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