Eunice native Les “Pe-Te” Johnson may have made his home in Texas for more than 30 years, but he kept his ties to the Cajun prairie alive and even promoted the culture on Houston radio stations.
Cake sale at St. Anthony church
The Northwest Vocation Club will have a cake sale at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 310 W. Vine Ave., Eunice, before and after all Masses Saturday and Sunday. The proceeds for support seminarians and religious.
Rifles, pepper spray and masks are among the gear Eunice Police are gathering to equip a special response unit. Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot plans to equip about 10 officers for the unit to be used in situations such as bomb threats, active shooting and forced entries into buildings. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
A patrol officer may always be the first responder to active shooting situations or most other calls, but within a year Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot plans to have a tactical unit in place to bring an additional level of expertise to dangerous situations.