The Eunice High Bobcats opened the 2015 season Friday night with a 48-0 victory over the Opelousas High Tigers in action at Bobcat Stadium.

Tommy Myers shows off rosaries he crafted from Job’s Tears and China balls. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Many in Louisiana know what it’s like to evacuate for a hurricane, taking only what is necessary, but the ancestors of many in Louisiana did not get to bring anything with them when they arrived first in Louisiana.

Lance Hatten, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park superintendent, left, announced a $23,000 grant to the Experience Louisiana Festival at the Prairie Acadiana Cultural Center Wednesday. Also shown are Angela Rathle, supervising park ranger, and Angelle Bellard, park ranger at the center in Eunice. The Experience Louisiana Festival is scheduled Oct. 17 and 18 at the Louisiana State University Eunice campus. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

National Park Service Superintendent Lance Hatten announced Wednesday that the Experience Louisiana Festival has received a $23,000 grant through the service’s Lower Mississippi Delta Initiative.

Tommy Myers shows off rosaries he crafted from Job’s Tears and China balls. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Lance Hatten, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park superintendent, left, announced a $23,000 grant to the Experience Louisiana Festival at the Prairie Acadiana Cultural Center Wednesday. Also shown are Angela Rathle, supervising park ranger, and Angelle Bellard, park ranger at the center in Eunice. The Experience Louisiana Festival is scheduled Oct. 17 and 18 at the Louisiana State University Eunice campus. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

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Eunice police radio logs

The following are excerpts of the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
Aug. 27
06:58 Student threw a seat off the bus.
08:02 Woman said her ex-husband showed up at her work place.
13:31 Stalled vehicle at Sheila and U.S. 190.
13:32 Shoplifting at Walmart.

Hearing set on School Board budget

St. Landry Parish Superintendent Edward Brown

A project of a $157,000 in excess revenue in the St. Landry Parish School Board’s 2015-16 budget may be trimmed by $71,000.
The board plans a public hearing on its proposed budget at 4 p.m. Monday at the Supplemental Resource Center, 1013 E. Creswell Lane, Opelousas.

Armed robbery suspect sought

UL Lafayette police are seeking the identify of attempted armed robbery suspects caught in a surveillance camera.
On Wednesday, at approximately 11:23 p.m., UL police responded to an attempted armed robbery at Legacy Park Apartments at 210 Girard Park Circle.

UL Lafayette police are seeking the identify of attempted armed robbery suspects caught in a surveillance camera.
On Wednesday, at approximately 11:23 p.m., UL police responded to an attempted armed robbery at Legacy Park Apartments at 210 Girard Park Circle.

School Board: Budget, bonds, annual leaves

John Ardoin, standing, talks about a proposed policy on annual and sick leave at a meeting of the St. Landry Parish School Board Executive Committee on Monday. Board members, seated at the table, from left, are Candy Gerace, Raymond Cassimere, Albert Hayes, Hazel Sias and Mary Ellen Donatto. Board member Randy Wagley is at right. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The St. Landry Parish School Board is to consider tightening the number of days 12-month employees can accumulate.
The board’s Executive Committee voted Monday to send the question to the board at its Aug. 3 meeting.

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The Eunice High Bobcats opened the 2015 season Friday night with a 48-0 victory over the Opelousas High Tigers in action at Bobcat Stadium.

Lifestyle

Kelly Alicia Guillory

Kelly Alicia Guillory and Frederick John Fruge, Jr., both of Eunice, will marry in a 6:30 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Oct. 24 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Eunice.

Obituaries

LAKE CHARLES ~ Patricia “Pat” Smith Granger, 75, of Lake Charles, LA died peacefully, surrounded by her daughters, on Monday, August 31, 2015 at Harbor Hospice Palliative Care Facility after a len

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