Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice.

Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice. Lafayette General Foundation announces Mayci Breaux Scholarship winners
From the September 2000 files of The Eunice News. Cadi Pedigo, 13, daughter of Roger and Gail Pedigo of Eunice, was named queen of the Teen Miss of the International Miss Youth Development Program. During the Thanksgiving holiday week she was to appear on the “Today” show.

Donnie Landry

Louisiana Community Bancorp announced the appointment of Donnie Landry as president of Kaplan State Bank and Teche Bank and Trust. Landry is president of the company’s Tri-Parish Bank based in Eunice and will now oversee the three LCB subsidiary banks located in the south-central part of the state.

Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice.

Donnie Landry

News notes

Love Laid Down Revival in Crowley
There will be a Love Laid Down Revival Friday through Sunday with The Tennessee Fire Team travel ministry giving messages and music.

Lenten season arrives as Easter nears

Parishioners of St. Anthony of Padua gathered at the church to receive ashes on Ash Wednesday. Easter Sunday is March 27. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

The Lenten season has begun, and parishioners of St. Anthony of Padua gathered at the church to receive ashes on Ash Wednesday.
Kathleen Peters, a parishioner, said, “Ash Wednesday is for the future. God is good. God is very, very good.”

St. Landry COA Mardi Gras Dance (Photos)

The St. Landry Parish Council on Aging Mardi Gras Dance was held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at the Northwest Community Center in Eunice. Music was provided by Big J. & the Zydeco Dog Pound. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

The St. Landry Parish Council on Aging Mardi Gras Dance was held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at the Northwest Community Center in Eunice. Music was provided by Big J. & the Zydeco Dog Pound. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

Eunice Mardi Gras keeps tradition alive

The intersection of Walnut and 2nd streets in Eunice filled with a Mardi Gras crowd that reached an estimated 5,000 people. The crowd pictured was in front of the stage as Paul Daigle and Cajun Gold performed at about 1:30 p.m. The day’s festivities began at 6 a.m. when the Eunice Mardi Gras Association opened registration for its run through the country that includes a parade through downtown Eunice at about 3 p.m. More photographs from the Mardi Gras in Eunice are on Pages 5 and 6. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The Eunice Mardi Gras tradition stayed alive with thousands of people filling the city’s downtown participating in parades, parade-watching, dancing, shopping and eating.
Interim Mayor Scott Fontenot said it was the biggest crowd he had seen in the downtown.

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Sports

BATON ROUGE – Les Miles has been relieved of his duties as LSU’s head football coach and will be replaced by Ed Orgeron as interim head coach for the remainder of the 2016 season, Vice Chancellor a

Lifestyle

Letha Briley from Church Points wins a door prize.

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Ellen Rider from Ville Platte, left, and Mae Austin of Eunice attend TRIAD workshop.

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Velma Rougeau, left, and Shirley McGee from Eunice at TRIAD in Eunice.

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June Gotreaux, left, Tressella Melancon and Marene Fruge of Eunice at TRIAD.

The quarterly TRIAD Senior Citizens safety and health workshop, sponsored by the St. Landry Sheriff department, was held Wednesday at the Eunice VFW Post 8971 Hall. A large crowd of seniors attended the workshop, enjoyed a luncheon of barbecue chicken, jambalaya, cole slaw and a soft drink.

Obituaries

Jane Janise Boone passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at the age of 70.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Quirk & Son Funeral

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