The Lady Cats battled to keep the games close, but Hamilton Christian earned a 25-16, 21-15, 25-21 and a 25-8 win over Eunice High in the volleyball season opener for both teams. The Lady Warriors jumped out to an four-point advantage before Eunice responded to force a tie three times.
Five men who attacked a man on the 24/7 Truck Stop parking lot on U.S. 190 in Eunice were charged with second-degree battery and riot, St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidoz reported.

Cindy Sue Lejeune, 57, 1400 block of Gum Avenue, Eunice. (Eunice Police photo)

A 57-year-old Eunice woman is charged with taking advantage of recent flooding to clean an 87-year-old woman’s house and at the same time help herself to the woman’s jewelry, a Eunice Police Department arrest affidavit stated.

Cindy Sue Lejeune, 57, 1400 block of Gum Avenue, Eunice. (Eunice Police photo)

Rice farmers hear optimistic outlook for 2016

LSU AgCenter weed scientist Eric Webster, standing far right, talks with farmers in Crowley about new herbicides. The LSU AgCenter held three meetings for rice and soybean farmers Jan. 5-7 in Welsh, Ville Platte and Crowley. More meetings are scheduled for Jan. 19 in Mansura, Feb. 2 in Rayville and Feb. 25 in Breaux Bridge. (Photo by Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter)

Rice farmers attending the first three of a series of LSU AgCenter producer meetings came away with reasons for optimism this year, with the start of planting season only two months away.

I-49 completion cited as one of state’s top building projects

From left, Gregg Gothreaux, Lafayette Economic Development Authority president and CEO, left, and Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana president and CEO, right, listen as U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy gives an overview of major legislation and other other topics during a meeting held by One Acadiana on Friday in Lafayette. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

With U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy present, the completion of Interstate 49 was touted as one of the state’s top infrastructure priorities at meeting hosted by One Acadiana, a nine-parish chamber of commerce.

Dardenne: State budget problems are severe

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne talks about the state budget situation during a meeting held by One Acadiana on Friday in Lafayette. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The state faces a $487 million shortfall in its current budget and there is no single solution to the problem, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne said Friday at a meeting hosted by One Acadiana at the Picard Center.

Eunice Police Radio Logs

Jan. 5
08:20 Traffic crash, Chevron, 400 block of S. Aymond. Caller advised someone hit the building with their car and building has damage.
08:30 Welfare check, 300 block of Pierrotti
08:38 Theft, Dollar General, 2400 block of W. Laurel.
09:12 Indecent behavior

2 men charged in murder, arson

Two men are charged in a incident in which the body of 31-year-old Shontel Denise Joseph, of Opelousas, was discovered at a mobile home fire at 639 Choppys Road in Church Point on Sunday, a State Fire Marshal’s Office’s news release stated.

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Sports

The Lady Cats battled to keep the games close, but Hamilton Christian earned a 25-16, 21-15, 25-21 and a 25-8 win over Eunice High in the volleyball season opener for both teams.

Lifestyle

Myra Miller

The saying most people recall or associate with when talking about apples may be, “As American as baseball, hot dogs and apple pie.”

Obituaries

Ivan Shane Cortez passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016, at the age of 34.
No Memorial Service is planned at this time.

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