Louisiana College head football coach Dennis Dunn gave the group Five Axioms for Success and used his championship run at Evangel Christian to nail down his points.

Each year, The Queen Cinema shows 50 to 60 movies for an average of about one new movie each week. The theater is busiest during the summer and on holidays, and on the weekends, typically the 7 p.m. feature is the busiest. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

What do American “Sniper,” “Spongebob Squarepants” and “50 Shades of Grey” have in common? All three were being shown at the same time recently at the Queen Cinema — children’s cartoon movie, a biographical war drama film packed with Rated R action and a very adult movie based on a very risque book series.

ob Miller of Map Analyst, a Fenstermaker company, talks about GIS — Geographic Information System — technology at Tuesday’s meeting of the St. Landry Parish Economic Industrial Development District board meeting in Opelousas. The board voted to start a GIS for St. Landry Parish. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

A computer program that provides a map filled with information about St. Landry Parish should be online later this year. The St. Landry Parish Economic Industrial Development District board approved a plan to create a GIS -- Geographic Information System — for the parish.

Each year, The Queen Cinema shows 50 to 60 movies for an average of about one new movie each week. The theater is busiest during the summer and on holidays, and on the weekends, typically the 7 p.m. feature is the busiest. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

ob Miller of Map Analyst, a Fenstermaker company, talks about GIS — Geographic Information System — technology at Tuesday’s meeting of the St. Landry Parish Economic Industrial Development District board meeting in Opelousas. The board voted to start a GIS for St. Landry Parish. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

UL B.I. Moody III College professor receives teaching excellence award

Curtis Matherne, management professor in the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, was recently awarded the 2015 John T. and Sandra B. Landry Endowed Award for Teaching Excellence at the college’s 57th annual Awards Banquet.
The annual award recognizes a professor, selected based on student evaluations and senior exit survey comments, as the outstanding teacher in the college.
John T. and Sandra Landry of Abbeville established the endowment in 1991 to annually honor, and give recognition to, the top teacher in the Moody College of Business Administration.
In addition to a recognition plaque, the recipient receives a check for $1000 from the endowment.
(Submitted Photo)

Curtis Matherne, management professor in the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, was recently awarded the 2015 John T. and Sandra B. Landry Endowed Award for Teaching Excellence at the college’s 57th annual Awards Banquet.

Eunice RR crossing monitored for violations

A car is shown on a the railroad tracks in this photo submitted by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office. (Submitted Photo)

Two citations were issued Thursday for railroad-related violation Thursday during a Crossing Accident Reduction Enforcement effort in Eunice, a news release from St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz stated.

Eunice police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice police.
May 15
Joseph Guillory, 29, 5615 Fuselier St., Apt. B, Eunice; Manslaughter and illegal carrying of a weapon.
May 16
David Hall, 1704 State Ave., Ville Platte; DWI 1st and improper lane usage. Bailed out.

LSU’s chief: State cuts imperil higher ed

F. King Alexander, president and chancellor of Louisiana State University, speaks at the LSU Eunice commencement Saturday. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Louisiana State University Eunice is in peril if steep budget cuts poised in the Legislature become reality, F. Alexander King, president and chancellor of Louisiana State University, said Saturday before delivering the commencement address at the campus.

203 degrees awarded at LSUE

Louisiana State University Eunice students listen to F. King Alexander, president and chancellor of LSU, speak during the commencement ceremony Saturday. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Louisiana State University Eunice awarded 203 degrees during commencement ceremonies in the LSU Eunice Health and Physical Education Building.
Dr. F. King Alexander, president and chancellor of LSU, was the commencement speaker.

Lightning strike triggers wreck that killed husband, wife in I-49 wreck in Evangeline Parish

A vehicle struck by lightning triggered a wreck that killed a Covington husband and wife in a three-vehicle wreck On Interstate 49 northbound, south of the Bunkie exit in Evangeline Parish, a Louisiana State Police Troop I news release stated.

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Glendale Elementary held its Pre-K graduation Wednesday morning inside the school’s cafeteria.
Parents, grandparents and family members attended the “Luau” ceremony.

Obituaries

EUNICE ~ Visitation for Haaymen “Pumpkin’’ Doresseau, Jr., age 38, will be from 8:00 am to 11:00 am with funeral services following at 11:00 am, Saturday, May 23, 2015 at New Hope Fellowship, 865 S

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