BATON ROUGE — The St. Landry Parish unemployment was 7.8 percent in February, down from 8.6 percent January, but up from 6.4 percent a year ago in February, according to federal Bureau of Labor Statistics released Tuesday.
In their first track meet of the season, the Lady Jays grabbed second, while the Blue Jays finished fourth last Friday at the Eunice High athletic complex.
St. Edmund placed six players on the 5-1A All-District basketball team. Junior William Chachere (13 ppg) was named first team, while junior John Guillory (10 ppg) was placed on the second team. Senior Alex Hunt was named to the All-Defensive team.

Arrests

March 7
Adran Andrell Joubert, 24, 128 Lawrence Street, Elton; rake and combs prohibited, theft of goods -shoplifting.
Juvenile, 13, simple possession of marijuana, violation of uniform CDS Drug Free Zone.

St. Landry arrests

March 10
Theron Thomas, age 34, 502 Lawrence St., Morgan City, La, second degree cruelty to juveniles.

Paul Gray, Jr., age 30, 511 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette, LA, improper lane useage, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense.

Some days better than others

Bailie Reed, right, and her sister Brittney Reed Shircliff during a recent interview by Bailie with The Eunice News.

Eunice High senior Bailie Reed, 18, diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, says the size of the tumor has not increased or decreased in size.

JD Bank donates $15,000 to LSU Eunice

JD Bank presents LSU Eunice with the first installment of a $15,000 donation to be divided evenly among three of the university’s departments to support academic achievement, community service and athleticism. From left: Madelaine Landry, Executive Director, LSU-E Foundation; Tyler Williams, VP Marketing Director, JD Bank; James Dupre’, Senior VP Branch Manager, JD Bank Eunice; Dr. William Nunez III, Chancellor, LSU-E; Chad Jones, Institutional Liaison Officer, LSU-E.

JD Bank has donated $15,000 to Louisiana State University Eunice.
The sum will be divided evenly among three of the university’s departments to support academic achievement, community service and athleticism.

Arrests

March 6
Allen Semien, 31, 400 Fuselier Street; Unauthorized use of a food stamp card.
Martisia Thomas, 19, 896 Hwy. 13 North; Possession of schedule two drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia.

St. Landry arrests

March 7
Mohamed Ali Al Hayyani, age 51, 731 E. Vine St., Opelousas, LA, hold for deputies, 3 counts of distribution of schedule I drugs, possession of schedule I drugs w/intent to distribute, monetary instrument abuse.

Radio Logs

Wednesday, Mach 5
0500 Vehicle in ditch reported in the 700 block of South Beulah.
0841 Theft reported in the 1400 block of Frey Cove Road.
0842 Theft reported in the 200 block of Janet Road.
0856 Traffic stop reported at Raceway; resulted in arrest.

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Sports

In their first track meet of the season, the Lady Jays grabbed second, while the Blue Jays finished fourth last Friday at the Eunice High athletic complex.

Lifestyle

Seth Joubert and Claire Duos

Dr. and Mrs. Clay M. Duos of Eunice are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Claire Elise Duos, to Seth Jordon Joubert, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Ray Joubert of Eunice.

Obituaries

Barbara Young Cobb passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at the age of 69.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at 3 p.m. at Quirk & Son Funeral Home

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