Dr. Gregory Richard spoke about eye conditions at the Eunice Kiwanis meeting Thursday. Richard has opened an ophthalmology practice in Eunice. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Screening is the key to optimum vision, Dr. Gregory Richard, an ophthalmologist, said as he talked about the “big four” eye conditions at the Eunice Kiwanis Club meeting Thursday.

Bill Rodier, executive director of the St. Landry Economic Development District

An increase in the unemployment rate is being blamed on the growth of the labor force in Louisiana, according to a news release from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The employment situation in south Louisiana is likely tied to the oil and gas industry’s downturn.

Mary Ellen Donatto, a Eunice St. Landry Parish School Board member, speaks about a retreat for board members. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

St. Landry Parish School Board members may hold a retreat to discuss the school district’s finances and building plans. The board’s Building, Lands and Sites Committee agreed recently to seek to determine if the legal firm it employs could provide a mediator for a retreat.

Dr. Gregory Richard spoke about eye conditions at the Eunice Kiwanis meeting Thursday. Richard has opened an ophthalmology practice in Eunice. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Bill Rodier, executive director of the St. Landry Economic Development District

Mary Ellen Donatto, a Eunice St. Landry Parish School Board member, speaks about a retreat for board members. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

AC wiring fixed at Eunice High--School is open today

Eunice High closes due to blown air conditioning wiring.

Principal Mitch Fontenot informed that Eunice High is Opened Today-Friday. Repairs on AC system is fixed and working.
A Power surge overnight on Wednesday burned wiring in the AC system. In order to make the repairs, power had to be shut off at the building Thursday at noon.

Eunice arrests

Aug. 20
Jillian Nichole Heinen Rider, 34, Crowley, simple possession of marijuana.
Donnie Jared Gobert, 30, Opelousas, bench warrants, expired license plate, no insurance, and driving under suspension.

Radio Logs

August 19
0831 Air condition, copper wire stolen, 100 Goose.
0913 Ungovernable juvenile, Eunice Jr. High.
1115 Investigation, juvenile arrested, North C.C. Duson.
1315 Fire, 400 block South 5th.
1711 Theft, 1800 block Betty.

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Sports

The hot August sun is a concern for athletic trainers as the football teams put on their gear and hit the practice fields.

Lifestyle

Jonathan Reaux and Carmen Soileau

Claire Thibodeaux Soileau of Eunice and Joseph Soileau of Eunice are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Carmen Soileau, to Jonathan Reaux, son of Debbie Fontenot Reaux of Eunice.

Obituaries

EUNICE~It is with the heaviest hearts and great sadness that the family of David Lloyd ''Mo'' Ardoin announce his passing on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice with loving

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