Jim Butler

By Jim Butler Almost 50 years of newspapering is a lot of words. These are the last ones and they are as much personal privilege as poblic interest. A newspaper career that began midway through one century and ends more than a decade into another spans a range of events almost too broad to summarize.
LSU Eunice Chancellor William Nunez has released a statement in response to the budget presented Friday morning by Gov. Bobby Jindal's Office. The following is Nunez's statement in full:
The second-ranked LSU Eunice Lady Bengals open the four-game series against Coffeyville Community College with a 16-0 and 4-0 sweep over the Lady Ravens on Friday. LSU Eunice (22-2) will entertain Faulker State Community College on Driday.

Jim Butler

St. Landry arrests

Feb. 3
Cora N. Papillion, age 25, 628 Corso St., Washington, LA, violation of protective orders.

Toby Matthew Fontenot, age 27, 364 Hwy. 95, Eunice, LA, resisting an officer.

Evangeline arrests

The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office reported nine recent bookings into the parish jail.
Arrested were the following persons:

From the Files ... February 1925

From files of The Eunice News:
February 1925

Sam Muffoletto spent a weekend in New Orleans in the interest of the new pop manufacturing plant which he and Sam Uzzo of New Orleans will open here in the near future. The machinery has been purchased.

Cole declares police chief candidacy

Former Eunice police lieutenant Raymond “Bubba” Cole has officially announced he run for chief in the November primary.
Cole brings to three the number who have said they’ll seek the post -- already in are Chief Ronald Dies and City Court Probation Officer Randy Fontenot.

Eunice honors 'the fallen six'

The City of Eunice and citizens on Saturday honored and remembered its fallen six soldiers in the nation’s longest war.
Sgt. Charles Ray Williams, of the US Army, was killed in action in Vietnam on February 8, 1966.

St. Landry arrests

Jan. 31
Eleanor Nicole Arnaud, age 30, 774 Koch Rd., Arnaudville, LA, simple battery involving domestic violence.

Jimmy Arnaud, Jr., age 28, 774 Koch Rd., Arnaudville, LA, simple battery involving domestic violence.

St. Landry arrests

Jan. 30
Mark D. Joubert, age 25, 628 E. Bellevue St., Opelousas, LA, burglary of an inhabited dwelling, unauthorized entry of inhabited dwelling, attempted burglary of inhabited dwelling, simple criminal damage to property.

Radio Logs

January 29
Carmen Racquel Hudson, 44, 159 Milburn Lane; driving under suspension, obstructing public passages.

Arrests

Wednesday, January 29
0234 Traffic crash reported at Walmart.
0816 Subject needs police officer in regards to a traffic crash reported in the 1400 block of Darrell Street.

Radio Logs

Monday, January 27
0912 Traffic crash reported at the DMV in Eunice.
1918 Traffic crash reported in the area of Hwy 190 East.
2051 Theft reported in the 300 block of Dulles Street.

Pages

Sports

The second-ranked LSU Eunice Lady Bengals open the four-game series against Coffeyville Community College with a 16-0 and 4-0 sweep over the Lady Ravens on Friday.

Lifestyle

Black National Anthem

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EHS Band members entertain Highland Elem. students

Highland Elementary held a Black History program Wednesday afternoon paying tribute to African Americans.
The theme of the event was “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.”
As part of the program, Daisjdrion Hill, a second- grader, read the Black National Anthem.

Obituaries

EUNICE~It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Jo Ellen Fall announces her passing on Friday, February 27, 2015 at Lafayette General Medical Center with loving family by her si

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