Donna Baltakis, director of Keep Eunice Beautiful, received a congratulatory email from Susan Russell, executive director of Keep Louisiana Beautiful, informing her that Eunice will receive the 2016 Circle of Excellence Award.

Some of the windows in Soileau’s collection of glassware are from an old Baptist church in Ville Platte that was torn down many years ago. He also has an old Courtableau tree fence post.

By Claudette Olivier Ville Platte Gazette
LAFAYETTE — Miles Perret Cancer Services has released the 2016 Games of Acadiana commemorative poster, featuring the theme Play Through the Seasons and created by local artist and Ascension Episcopal School high school student, Victoria Topham.

Some of the windows in Soileau’s collection of glassware are from an old Baptist church in Ville Platte that was torn down many years ago. He also has an old Courtableau tree fence post.

Louisiana Hunting Heritage Program seeks mentors, apprentices

Pam Dufour, of Kinder, right, and her Louisiana Hunting Heritage Program mentor, Gypsy Hanks, show off Dufour’s first deer. Dufour and Hanks were paired through the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Hunting Heritage Program. (Submitted Photo)

For many deer hunters, it’s hard to top harvesting a deer on your first hunt, and for Allen Parish hunter Pam Dufour, that reality likely would not have happened without the Louisiana Hunting Heritage Program.

Kennedy talks budgets, health care in Crowley

State Treasurer John Kennedy was critical about how the state spends money during a speech to the Crowley Rotary Club. (Crowley Post-Signal Photo)

When John Kennedy, treasurer for the state of Louisiana, spoke at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s weekly meeting Tuesday, he explained he was an open to talk about anything, except for one thing.

$200,000 for schools

St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz told the St. Landry Parish School Board that the Smooth Ride Home program has saved his office about $200,000 in the past eight months. The savings comes from reduced repairs to the Sheriff’s Office vehicles. Guidroz said the savings will be used to place three school resource officers at three rural parish high schools. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says the Smooth Ride Home program has saved his office nearly $200,000 in maintenance costs and he is using that money for school resource officers at three high schools.

Eunice police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice police.
Dec. 3
Devin Sonnier, 33, 300 block of Dulles Street, Eunice. Theft.
Seth Fuselier, 18, 1400 block of West Dudley, Eunice. Three counts of simple burglary, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and theft of a motor vehicle.

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Sports

The Joe Nagata Memorial Jamboree is entering its fourth season and chairman Tony Fuslier said it is improving each season.

Lifestyle

Myra Miller

Tell me one person who does not enjoy a juicy hot grilled homemade hamburger?! I know for certain I do. However, there are juicy just-right grilled burgers and then on the other hand there can be over-done over-cooked grilled burgers.

Obituaries

MAMOU-It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of James ''Bozo'' Israel announces his passing at his residence in Mamou at the age of 62.

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