Vehicle rests where it finally came to stop after running over three children on their way to school, killing two of them.

The Louisiana State Police Troop I have identified the motorist suspected of running down three juveniles, killing two and critically injuring the third, as Jeremy J. Abraham, 32, of Breaux Bridge.

Jose Lopez and Tessa Bernal plant pansies Thursday morning in a bed at First Baptist Church on Park Avenue. They are with Southern Style Landscaping. Pansies, snapdragons and other seasonal plants can withstand cold that fairer weather plants cannot.

The first freeze of the season is possible in the Eunice area on Saturday night. The National Weather Service is forecasting a low that night of 31 degrees. The system bringing the cooler air is producing clear skies, with plenty of sunshine today, Friday and Saturday. The low tonight will be in the mid-40's.
After an open date last week, the Blue Jays return to District 5-1A action as St. Edmund entertains False River Academy on Friday night. “We used the time off to get back to the fundamentals and get guys healthy,” SEH head coach Thomas David said.

Vehicle rests where it finally came to stop after running over three children on their way to school, killing two of them.

Jose Lopez and Tessa Bernal plant pansies Thursday morning in a bed at First Baptist Church on Park Avenue. They are with Southern Style Landscaping. Pansies, snapdragons and other seasonal plants can withstand cold that fairer weather plants cannot.

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St. Landry arrests

Oct. 21

Christopher R. Ellis, age 31, 185 Malveaux Rd., Opelousas, LA, simple burglary.

Adam Henry Lagneaux, age 19, 311 W. Railroad Ave., Arnaudville, LA, theft.

Ronald Tennessee, age 32, 2334 Ledoux Circle, Opelousas, La, simple battery, simple assault.

Evangeline arrests

The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office reported 10 bookings recently in the parish jail.
Arrested were the following:
•Crystal Lynn Savoie, 28, 2377 Goodman Drive, Lot 7, Ville Platte, was charged October 10, with theft over $4,000. Savoie was released from jail on a $10,000 bond.

From the Files ... October 1941

From files of The Eunice News:
October 1941

Services were held for John Horecky, 73, a pioneer citizen who for the past two decades has been actively involved in Church Point Wholesale, which he helped organize about 20 years ago.

Police report

Thursday, October 17
1036 Truck-trailer stalled on Union Pacific track, North 8th.
1506 Man threatened another with gun, South Beulah.
1759 Fight, West Ash.
1929 Elderly man crossing La. 13 almost hit by traffic at Sittig Road.

Arrests

October 18
Joel D. Mahon, 17, 241 Benoit, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substance Act, illegal use of CDS in presence of persons under 17 years old.

St. Landry arrests

Oct. 18

Shereefah Rachel Franklin, age 31, 1316 Plaisiance  St., Opelousas, LA, failure to return leased movable.

Kenneth J. Morrison, age 58, 1512 Hazel St., Opelousas, LA, failure to return leased movable.

Suspect sought in Mamou homocide

 Police are seeking a suspect in the shooting death of a Mamou man.
Ezequiel Soto, 31, died Sunday. He was shot Saturday afternoon.

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Sports

LAFAYETTE - The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team will look to build off a successful October when it returns to action on Saturday (Nov.

Lifestyle

Myra Miller

The city of Eunice celebrates Halloween tonight from the hours of 6-8 p.m.

Obituaries

Julia “Judy” Smith, 73, died on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Heart Hospital in Lafayette. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 01, 2014 at St.

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