LSU Eunice Chancellor William Nunez has released a statement in response to the budget presented Friday morning by Gov. Bobby Jindal's Office. The following is Nunez's statement in full:
The second-ranked LSU Eunice Lady Bengals open the four-game series against Coffeyville Community College with a 16-0 and 4-0 sweep over the Lady Ravens on Friday. LSU Eunice (22-2) will entertain Faulker State Community College on Driday.

Charlie Montz stands in front of dumpster used to gather his demolished house at Park Avenue & 13th Street. The house was declared a total loss after a November fire. Montz and his wife Charlene plan to rebuild. Photo by Myra Miller.

Charlie Montz stands on his empty home lot where his 1955 homestead once stood and he and his wife had called home since 1989. A fire consumed their home at 1301 W. Park. It was a total loss. The fire awoke Montz on the early morning of Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 leaving him and his wife Charlene homeless.

Charlie Montz stands in front of dumpster used to gather his demolished house at Park Avenue & 13th Street. The house was declared a total loss after a November fire. Montz and his wife Charlene plan to rebuild. Photo by Myra Miller.

Mercy providing big-city services for small towns

Scott Smith

When it comes to healthcare access, the closer to home the better, and Mercy Regional Medical Center CEO Scott Smith is committed to bringing big-city services to small-town Eunice.

LSU prez says Eunice campus staying open

The precise budget form is still to be determined, but LSU System President F. King Alexandria assures students and supporters that the Eunice campus will be open come the Fall.

Eunice arrests

Feb. 19
Curley PItre, 21, 256 Acadia, arrest warrant simple battery.
Shawn Sittig, 30, 211 Charles, possession with intent to distribute Schedule II amphetamines, violation of CDS drug-free zone, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Radio Logs

February 19
0719 Break-in, 100 block Fruge.
1500 Accident, South 2nd.
1600 Town Car stolen Feb. 18 recovered, 300 block Emmett.
1744 Man allowed woman to use his vehicle, she let her brother use it. He wants it back.

St. Landry arrests

Feb. 19
Loran Patrick Hicks, Jr., age 18, 153 Charter St., Opelousas, LA, armed robbery.

Radio Logs

February 18
0257 Disturbance, 500 block Fuselier.
0936 Woman says someone called and said they have her brother hostage and will kill him if she doesn’t pay $1,000. She wired money to Puerto Rico address.
1119 Accident, Laurel at Turner’s.

Eunice arrests

Feb. 18
Keith Sylvester, 38, 620 North 4th, theft of goods shoplifting.
Susan Jones, 37, 251 June, probation warrant.

Leaders here, elsewhere, pledge to work against litter

The Eunice City Council has proclaimed Friday, March 13 as Leaders Against Litter Day in the city.
Leaders throughout the Eunice area are joining Keep Eunice Beautiful to participate in the second annual Leaders Against Litter event on that date.

Radio Logs

Feb. 16
1021 Debit card stolen, no location.
1040 Theft, 200 block Mamie.
1105 Disturbance, 700 block Reed.
1503 Accident, 100 West Laurel.

Eunice arrests

Feb. 16
Vicky Sittig, 44, 177 Savoie, reckless operation, possession of Schedule II drugs.

Mardi Gras Day 2015

For photos from Tuesday's Mardi Gras on Second Street, click on Featured Galleries at the bottom of the Eunicetoday.com homepage.

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The second-ranked LSU Eunice Lady Bengals open the four-game series against Coffeyville Community College with a 16-0 and 4-0 sweep over the Lady Ravens on Friday.

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Black National Anthem

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EHS Band members entertain Highland Elem. students

Highland Elementary held a Black History program Wednesday afternoon paying tribute to African Americans.
The theme of the event was “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.”
As part of the program, Daisjdrion Hill, a second- grader, read the Black National Anthem.

Obituaries

EUNICE~It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Jo Ellen Fall announces her passing on Friday, February 27, 2015 at Lafayette General Medical Center with loving family by her si

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