A 47-year-old Eunice man shot his stepdaughter’s boyfriend in the head in altercation Monday, Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot said. Billy Sistrunk, 47, 800 block of LSUE Drive, Eunice, is charged with attempted manslaughter.
The Experience Louisiana Festival schedule includes the following. All events are on the Louisiana State University Eunice campus. Saturday 7 a.m. — Traditional Cajun boucherie. 9 a.m. — Savoy Music Center Jam Session, Musicians’ Village.


Eunice police radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
Oct. 7
06:09 Wallet and checkbook found under porch in the 600 block of South 5th.
07:47 Student put his hands on fellow student and secretary at Central Middle School.

Soileau Road closure

Soileau Road, east of La. 13, was to be closed at 8 a.m. Thursday and remain closed until about 8 a.m. Friday, for culvert changes, which are part of the St. Landry Parish Smooth Ride Home rural road improvement program.

Take Back the Night raises awareness of domestic violence

Participants in the St. Landry-Evangeline Sexual Assault Center and Faith House of Acadiana Take Back The Night March and Vigil begin their march at Eunice City Hall Tuesday evening. The event also featured a rally, candlelight vigil and a guest speaker. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

The St. Landry-Evangeline Sexual Assault Center and Faith House of Acadiana held the fourth annual Take Back The Night March and Vigil Tuesday evening at the Eunice City Hall pavilion.



LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team used a 28-point third quarter to break free from a halftime tie and claim a 49-27 victory over Texas State in front of 21,377 Saturday evening


The home of Dr. Tim and Cecilia Fontenot received the marker of Residential Yard of the Week presented by volunteer member Fran Guillory of the Eunice Bulb & Blossom Garden Club. The residence located at 120 N.

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