LSU AgCenter weed scientist Daniel Stephenson, far right, tells farmers at the St. Landry Parish wheat and feed grain production meeting on Jan. 22 about how to manage herbicide-resistant weeds. (Photo by Bruce Schultz)

Louisiana led the nation for the average soybean yield last year, according to the LSU AgCenter soybean specialist. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the average state yield of 57 bushels an acre, said Ron Levy, speaking at the St. Landry Parish wheat and feed grain production meeting on Jan. 22.
The arrest of a jailer this month brings to three the number of Eunice Police Department employees on the St. Landry Parish felony court docket. Additionally, a fireman and a former fireman also have charges pending.
Sacred Heart of Ville Platte used a sweep over rival St. Edmund to finish the first half of District 5-1A play in second place behind leader North Central. The Lady Trojans began the night with a 40-24 win over the Lady Jays, while the Trojans battled to a 69-49 victory over St. Edmund.

LSU AgCenter weed scientist Daniel Stephenson, far right, tells farmers at the St. Landry Parish wheat and feed grain production meeting on Jan. 22 about how to manage herbicide-resistant weeds. (Photo by Bruce Schultz)

Radio Logs

September 26
0044 Disturbance, 700 block 13th.
0124 Traffic stop, drug paraphernalia seized, arrest, 12th & Laurel.
0400 Fight, occupants of six or seven vehicles involved, Word Ministries lot.

Eunice arrests

Sept. 26
Allen Watts, 40, 151 North Mallet, warrant failure to appear in court.
Vondrake Guillory, 20, Baton Rouge, principle to aggravated battery, principle to aggravated assault with firearm.
Corey J. Pitre, 23, 256 Acadia Lot 3, three bench warrants simple battery.

From the Files ... September 1965

From files of The Eunice News
September 1965

Work has begun in getting temporary post office quarters ready for occupancy in the former King-Dollar Store building while renovations take place in the postal facility.

Candidates gather for first forum of season

Eunice City Judge candidates await their turn at political forum. From left are Terry Hoychick, Paul Brown, Josie Frank and Jay Caswell. The forum was held at LSU Eunice.

Candidates for Eunice and St. Landry Parish offices had three minutes each to sell themselves to the electorate at a forum sponsored Thursday night by the Chamber of Commerce and the LSU Eunice Student Government Association.

Parish council proposes economic development district

The St. Landry Parish Council, at a Special Meeting on September 25, 2014, called by Parish President Bill Fontenot, voted unanimously to adopt a resolution giving notice of intention to create the Harry Guilbeau I-49 Economic Development District.

St. Landry arrests

Sept. 26
Calvin M. Owens, age 44, 213 Olivier Dr., Lawtell, LA, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense. Arrested by Louisiana State Police.

James Alton Wright, age 26, 2222 A Carmel Dr., Lafayette, LA, burglary of an inhabited dwelling, theft of firearm.

Radio Logs

September 25
1029 Medical emergency, coroner notified, College Road.
1031 Theft of $100, 1000 block West Ash.
1121 Driving having seizure, narcotics found on front seat, Evangeline Parish badge in vehicle, 6th & Reed.

Eunice arrests

Sept. 25
Jessica Morris, 36, 650 South 7th, driving under suspension, possession of marijuana.
James Bergeron, 50, 110 Goose, domestic abuse battery.

Eunice driver, unbelted, dies in head-on with 18-wheeler

Shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday, troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash on LA 13 north of LA 365 in Acadia Parish. The crash took the life of 36-year-old Eric Bischoff of Eunice.

Candidates forum tonight

The public is invited to a political forum tonight, Sept. 25, at LSU Eunice.
The forum is the first of the campaign season leading to the Nov. 4 primary election.

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Sacred Heart of Ville Platte used a sweep over rival St. Edmund to finish the first half of District 5-1A play in second place behind leader North Central.

Lifestyle

Amber Champagne and Miles Fontenot

Leed Champagne, Jr. and Brenda Champagne of St. Martinville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Champagne, to Miles Fontenot, son of Mark and Eva Fontenot of Eunice.

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