LSU AgCenter weed scientist Daniel Stephenson, far right, tells farmers at the St. Landry Parish wheat and feed grain production meeting on Jan. 22 about how to manage herbicide-resistant weeds. (Photo by Bruce Schultz)

Louisiana led the nation for the average soybean yield last year, according to the LSU AgCenter soybean specialist. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the average state yield of 57 bushels an acre, said Ron Levy, speaking at the St. Landry Parish wheat and feed grain production meeting on Jan. 22.
The arrest of a jailer this month brings to three the number of Eunice Police Department employees on the St. Landry Parish felony court docket. Additionally, a fireman and a former fireman also have charges pending.
Sacred Heart of Ville Platte used a sweep over rival St. Edmund to finish the first half of District 5-1A play in second place behind leader North Central. The Lady Trojans began the night with a 40-24 win over the Lady Jays, while the Trojans battled to a 69-49 victory over St. Edmund.

LSU AgCenter weed scientist Daniel Stephenson, far right, tells farmers at the St. Landry Parish wheat and feed grain production meeting on Jan. 22 about how to manage herbicide-resistant weeds. (Photo by Bruce Schultz)

Radio Logs

Jan. 19
0644 Break-in, 700 block Tate.
0919 Check stolen, Red Shoe Motor.
1021 Vehicle stolen, no location.
1144 Assault, 200 block Childs.
1221 Vehicle keyed, Walmart.
1407 Theft, Lawco.
1453 Disturbance, La. Wireless.

St. Landry arrests

Jan. 20
Martin Albert Thibodeaux, age 41, 220 Guidroz St., Arnaudville, La, financial exploitation of the elderly.
Jessica Deville, age 26, 379 Christine Road, Opelousas, LA, cruelty to a juvenile(s).

Radio Logs

Jan. 16
0142 Disturbance, Eddie & C.C. Duson.
1123 Man walking with rifle, 300 block Dulles.
1126 Rifle is broken pellet gun.
1248 Accident, 100 block North 2nd.
1334 Ungovernable juvenile, Central Middle.
1752 Shoplifting, Walmart.

Eunice arrests

Jan. 16
Xzavior Griffin, 20, Kinder, theft of goods shoplifting.
Jayley Clark, 20, 540 Walnut Ave., theft of goods shoplifting.
John Morris, II, 18, theft of goods shoplifting.
Nykee At. Andre, 21, 119 Doolittle Road, theft of goods shoplifting.

From the Files ... January 1975

From files of The Eunice News:
January 1975

The Agriculture Department announced a 1975 rice acreage allotment of 1.8 million acres, about 15 percent below last year’s allowance.

City to get comprehensive development plan proposal

Kevin Belanger, director of the South Central Planning and Development Commission, and staff member Monique Boulet review steps in developing a community comprehensive development plan at a meeting at City Hall last week.

Within a month, the City of Eunice will have a proposal for drafting a comprehensive development plan.

Council raises community center rates, revises deposit policy

New Ward 3 councilman Nootsie Sattler listens to discussion at his first City Council meeting.

The City Council has approved raising rental and changing the deposits policy for the two Eunice community centers in part to minimize loss when prospective renters back out.

Chief says get out of car if you're pulled over

If pulled over by a police unit, do you get out of your vehicle or stay in?
Different law enforcement agencies have different preferences. In Eunice, in most instances, officers are being told to tell the driver to get out of his/her car and approach the police unit.

St. Landry arrests

Jan. 16
Russell Wayne Guillory, age 33, 301 Lyons St., Melville, LA, 30 counts of pornography involving juvenile(s). Arrested by Louisiana State Police.

Radio Logs

Jan. 15
0853 Disturbance, 2000 block West Park.
1443 Shoplifting, 1600 block West Laurel.
1517 Ungovernable juvenile, Eunice Jr. High.
1550 Accident, East Laurel.
1743 Disturbance, 1800 block West Laurel.
2144 Disturbance, 100 block Mamie.

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Sports

Sacred Heart of Ville Platte used a sweep over rival St. Edmund to finish the first half of District 5-1A play in second place behind leader North Central.

Lifestyle

Amber Champagne and Miles Fontenot

Leed Champagne, Jr. and Brenda Champagne of St. Martinville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Champagne, to Miles Fontenot, son of Mark and Eva Fontenot of Eunice.

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