ENID, Oklahoma – Bengal pitcher Sam Walley struck out the final two batters he faced in the bottom of the ninth inning as top-ranked LSU Eunice held on for a 5-4 win over Scottsdale Community College on Monday afternoon at David Allen Memorial Park.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars -Doucet-Aucoin Post 8971, DAV, and the American Legoin Post 129 and Ladies Auxiliary sponsored the annual Memorial Day service Monday afternoon at the Park Avenue monument honoring the city’s war dead and former Prisoners of War, as well as former and current members of America’s military services.

Eunice ham radio operator Tom Dischler speaks at the Eunice Rotary Club on Wednesday. Dischler’s own portable ham radio station, at right, includes a radio and a digital adapter, and the gear can run for 24 hours on one car battery, which he can recharge on a solar charging station. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

By Claudette Olivierclaudette.olivier@eunicetoday.com When all else fails, there will always be ham.

Eunice ham radio operator Tom Dischler speaks at the Eunice Rotary Club on Wednesday. Dischler’s own portable ham radio station, at right, includes a radio and a digital adapter, and the gear can run for 24 hours on one car battery, which he can recharge on a solar charging station. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Eunice arrests

June 5
Donald Mott, Jr., 19, simple burglary, felony theft.
Jessica Loera, 24, 1361 West Peach, simple burglary, felony theft.
Alan Thomas, 48, 201 Bradley, criminal trespass, theft of a motor vehicle, resisting an officer.

Radio Logs

Thursday, June 5
0048 Runaway juvenile, West Bacciochi.
0245 Disturbance, Acadian Village.
1749 Woman says ex-husband took her from Scott and brought her to Eunice against her will; wants her car back, 500 block Fuselier.
1819 1819 Disturbance, 100 block West Peach.

St. Landry arrests

June 6
James Christopher Hudson, age 38, 171 Angel Rd., Opelousas, LA, principal to attempted second degree murder.
Durell L. King, age 28, 1429 Hazel St., Opelousas, LA, simple battery, hold for deputies.

Vacation Bible Schools under way

Landen Higginbotham, 10, performs and races to the end of an obstacle course against an opponent during outdoor games and activities during St. Thomas More’s Vacation Bible School, held this week. The theme of the Bible program was, “Gangway to Galilee-Amazing Grace Adventures.” Photo by Myra Miller

School’s out, summer begins. And that means summer camps and studies are officially under way. Children are lining up for the chance to spend time with friends to participate in recreational activities, school studies, and Vacation Bible School.

Eunice arrests

June 4
Frank Dupre, 45, 230 South Cane, disturbing the peace.
Recoshia Chatman, 33, Opelousas, expired MVI, driving under suspension, window tint restrictions (City Marshal arrest).

Radio Logs

Wednesday, June 4
0027 Fight, Joyce’s.
0138 Disturbance, Taco Bell.
0324 Arson, 400 block Ulysses.
0907 Disturbance, 500 block South MLK.
0908 Disturbance, parties told not to speak to each other again, or both would be arrested, 400 block Ulysses.

St. Landry arrests

June 5
Daniel Scott Roy, age 29, 124 B Carrier St., Leonville, La, simple battery involving domestic violence.
Alvin John Daniel, Jr., 1221 Jesse B Road, Church Point, LA, simple battery involving domestic violence.

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Sports

ENID, Oklahoma – Bengal pitcher Sam Walley struck out the final two batters he faced in the bottom of the ninth inning as top-ranked LSU Eunice held on for a 5-4 win over Scottsdale Community Colle

Lifestyle

St. Edmund seventh and eighth-graders were honored during an awards program Friday. Jack Ardoin, left, received The Eunice News Language, Arts Award; and Jacques Soileau received the W.O.W. American History Award. Both are eighth-graders. (Photos by Myra Miller)

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The Clare Francois Montz Memorial Awards went to Avery McGee, English, left, Dawson Ardoin, religion, and Anna-Claire Heinen, math. Not pictured is Caleb Fontenot, science. All are eighth-graders.

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St. Edmund Young Christians Awards went to Ethan McDavid, seventh-grader; and CiCi Trahan, eighth-grader.

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“A Generation” of Woodman of the World American HIstory awardees pictured. Left, Father Andre Soileau, Jacques Soileau, and grandfather Eddie Soileau are all recipients of the history award at St. Edmund.

St. Edmund School held its annual seventh-and eighth-grade awards program Friday recognizing and honoring students who excelled in all academics. On the program, awards were given to students who maintained all “A’s” Principal Honor Roll, A & B honor roll,

Obituaries

EUNICE ~ Visitation for Haaymen “Pumpkin’’ Doresseau, Jr., age 38, will be from 8:00 am to 11:00 am with funeral services following at 11:00 am, Saturday, May 23, 2015 at New Hope Fellowship, 865 S

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