All four District 5-1A teams earned playoffs berths, which came as no surprise to St. Edmund head softball coach Thomas David. St. Edmund (12-7. 1-4) will host No. 23 Northwood-Lena (11-14, 5-4) at 4 p.m. on Monday at Lady Jay Field.
The battle for the District 5-1A championship got tougher for St. Edmund on Wednesday as the Blue Jays split a doubleheader with False River Academy. St. Edmund (16-6, 3-1) won the first game 8-2, but fell 8-6 to the Gators (3-15, 1-3) in the finale.
Eunice firefighters were busy during a thunderstorm Thursday afternoon. At 2:34 p.m. firefighters went to a blown transformer in the alley in the 100 block of South 2nd Street, Nine minutes later they were sent to a house at 1401 Park Avenue where lightning had knocked a hole in the peak of the roof. Capt.

Radio Logs

Friday, April 11
1021 Ungovernable child reported in the 300 block of West Magnolia.
1049 Subject needs police officer in the 500 block of Acadian Village.
1313 Damage to property reported at Ardoin’s Marble Works.

Arrests

April 11
Joshua James Ashworth, 24, 340 Rodney Street; Probation warrant.
Marshial Shalioma Wildridge, 42, 110 Wildflower Lane, Church Point; Aggravated battery.
Napoleon James Freeman, 36, 208 Williams Street, Oakdale; Disturbing the peace by public intoxication.

St. Landry arrests

April 11
Jentre Gerard Perrodin, age 32, 2249 Woodlawn Dr., Opelousas, LA, driving while intoxicated – 3rd offense, simple obstruction of highway, stopping in roadway, no seat belt, possession of marijuana, arrested by Louisiana State Police.

Radio Logs

Thursday, April 10
0820 Medical emergency reported in the 300 block of South MLK.
0916 Subject needs police officer in the 500 block of Halsey.
1432 Traffic crash reported in the 100 block of South 9th Street.

Radio Logs

Wednesday, April 9
0741 Traffic crash reported in the area of 4th and Hwy. 190.
0928 Subject needs police officer in the area of 4th and Vine Street; resulted in arrest.
0943 Subject needs police officer in the 300 block of Ulysses Street.

Arrests

April 9
Brandon Joseph Barrilleaux, 29, 222 Mars Road, Morgan City; Bench warrant for damage to property.
Gujuan Malik Freeman, 18, 210 North Mallet; Resisting an officer, obstructing public passage, wearing pants below waist in public.

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Sports

All four District 5-1A teams earned playoffs berths, which came as no surprise to St. Edmund head softball coach Thomas David.

Lifestyle

Americanism Essay winners named

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District essay winners

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Americanism essay winners honored

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Grant Clancy - Scout of the Year

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8971 and Ladies Auxiliary each year host and sponsor an Americanism essay contest for Eunice students.
Students from all Eunice elementary, junior high and high schools enter and participate in the contest.

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