The three candidates left in the running for the St. Landry Parish school superintendent job will have an hour and 20 minutes to make their points. The board’s executive committee decided that the candidates will have 15 minutes each for presentation and then five minutes for a question and answer session with each board member.

Prairie Acadian Cultural Center Ranger Angelle Bellard is outside the center, which is to begin celebrating its 25th year in Eunice on Saturday. Bellard, who is in her second year as ranger, said one thing that has surprised her is how many local people have not visited the center. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The celebration of the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center’s 25th year begins Saturday with a birthday party. Normally on Saturday the center is the scene of events for children, cooking demonstrations followed by the “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” show at the Liberty Theatre.
RAYNE – For the third time this season, the Bobcats’ defense will have to brace to slow down a quality running back as Eunice High visits the undefeated Rayne Wolves. No. 10 Rayne opened the season with wins over Church Point (33-3), St. Louis (14-6), Breaux Bridge (28-21) and DeQuincy (55-38).

Prairie Acadian Cultural Center Ranger Angelle Bellard is outside the center, which is to begin celebrating its 25th year in Eunice on Saturday. Bellard, who is in her second year as ranger, said one thing that has surprised her is how many local people have not visited the center. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

News notes

Eunice Manor plans Halloween Bash
The residents and staff of Eunice Manor invite the public to its first Halloween Bash from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31.
Treats will be available including hot chocolate and fresh-baked cookies.

Tour du Teche is having a flood sale on one-day races

Marcy Boudreaux of Port Allen portages around the Keystone Lock and Dam below St. Martinville in Tour du Teche III. One-day races featuring portages are the Hot Sauce, Sugar and the Oil & Gas. (File photo)

Tour du Teche is having a flood sale on one-day races during the 2016 series of paddling marathons in October.
Entry fees have been reduced to $40 per paddler. Anyone who has already paid up can take a refund on race day or apply the overage to any of the 2017 races.

Who will be the next school superintendent?

The field of candidates for the St. Landry Parish school superintendent’s job was cut from five to three in a seven-hour meeting.
After about one-hour interviews each on Wednesday, the final three candidates are Dr. James Gray, Patrick Jenkins and Francis Touchet Jr.

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RAYNE – For the third time this season, the Bobcats’ defense will have to brace to slow down a quality running back as Eunice High visits the undefeated Rayne Wolves.

Lifestyle

Riceland Secure Storage and U-Haul was selected by volunteer Lynn Venable of the Eunice Bulb & Blossom Garden Club as the recipient of the Business Garden of the Month. The business located at 111 E. Laurel features a flowering beds of calidiums and day lilies.

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