Republican voters in Louisiana are following the Nov. 4 election campaign and are more committed to casting ballots than Democratic voters, according to a recent survey of Louisiana voters by LSU’s Public Policy Research Lab, or PPRL.
In support of Louisiana’s “Move Over” law, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson alongside Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas announced the installation of several dozen Move Over for Emergency Vehicle signs across the state.
The Church Point Bears are undefeated at 4-0 after a 49-33 win over the Loreauville Tigers. Christian Veronie led the offense with 170 yards on 12 carries and scored on runs of 24 and 58 yards as well as a 31-yard reception. For his efforts, Veronie is selected the Eunice News Player of the Week for Sept. 21-27.


Evangeline arrests

•Zackery Shane Vidrine, 20, 1400 Savoy Lane, Mamou, was charged September 14, with hit and run, underage possession of an alcoholic beverage, reckl

Mamou arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported five recent bookings into the town jail. Arrested were the following persons:

Bicyclist struck on Fournerat Road, airlifted to hospital

A bicycle struck by a pickup truck is seen through the door window on Fournerat Road on Tuesday morning. The bicyclist, who was on the way to classes at LSU Eunice, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to a Lafayette hospital.

An LSU Eunice student riding her bicycle to school was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday morning of Fournerat Road south of the campus.

Eunice arrests

Sept. 19
Gene Ardoin, 1031 North Archery, hit and run.
Erica Vigers, 310 Kyries Hebert, speeding (37 in 25), no driver’s license.

Radio Logs

September 19

'Cajun Face' set for Liberty on Oct. 3

A Friday night performance of “Cajun Face”, a multi-media production about young Cajuns in Acadiana, will be held at the Liberty Theater on Oct.

Board restores deputy chief's duties, schedule, pay potential, says car is chief's choice

Deputy Police Chief Varden Guillory shows Civil Service board members a video of run-in with Chief Ronald Dies. From left are chairman Keith Vidrine, Jan Ward, John Guillory, Germaine West and Donnie Thibodeaux.

The Fire & Police Civil Service Board restored Deputy Chief Varden Guillory’s duties and pay levels after a lengthy hearing Wednesday night, bu



BATON ROUGE -- LSU Football's 56-point win on Saturday night over New Mexico State allowed for a move up in the Associated Press Top 25 and the Amway Coaches' Poll released Sunday.


Logan and Ethel Young celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary.

Logan Anthony Young of Eunice wedded Ethel Theresa Fontenot of Mamou on September 5, 1964 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou during a 10 a.m ceremony performed by Father J. LeBlanc.


Mabel Babineaux died on Sunday, September 28, 2014, at the age of 86.
A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery at 1 p.m.

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