Eunice police continue the search for an inmate who walked away from the city jail Friday afternoon. Jody Vallier, 25, fled after being allowed in the jail courtyard with other inmates for regularly scheduled outside time.
The state has announced that a Pineville firm is buying Eunice-based Precision Cuttling Specialities and adding about 20 $50,000-a-year jobs. The purchase price was not announced.
The state’s new abortion law’s enforcement is on hold until a federal judge schedules a hearing later this month. Judge John deGravelles issued a restraining order late Sunday that blocks enforcement of the law that requires abortion clinic doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

Lifestyle

Monica Murdock, RN, school nurse, takes the ALS Ice Challenge at Eunice Junior High, one of her schools she serves. Pouring a bucket of iced water are Demyron Skinner, left, and Austin Comeaux, both eighth-graders.

St. Landry Parish School Nurse Monica Murdock, RN, took the ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) challenge at Eunice Jr. High Tuesday.

Obituaries

Retired aviator
METAIRIE – Services for retired Lt. Col. (USAF) Edward Christiansen, Jr. will be Sept. 3 He died Aug. 28 at age 90.

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