Dr. Kayla Fontenot and son Carter.

By Myra Millermyra.miller@eunicetoday.com
Marion “Nootsie” Sattler is a candidate for Eunice City Council Ward 3 in the Nov. 4 primary election. He is long-time resident of Eunice, raised in Mowata by his parents, the late Richard and Rita Sattler. He attended Iota High School, where he met his wife Lori. They have been married 23 years.
The kickoff to the football season was celebrated Tuesday night as the Eunice High and St. Edmund Athletic Booster Club met to gether for the House United dinner. The jamboree kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. with Eunice High taking on DeRidder, followed by St. Edmund facing Port Barre at Blue Jay Field.

Dr. Kayla Fontenot and son Carter.

Acadia charges Eunice man with damage, vehicle burglary

Authorities in Acadia Parish have arrested a Eunice man following an investigation into an incident that was reported on April 23, 2014.
According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, his office received a call from a resident living in the 5700 block of the Eunice-Iota Hwy who reported criminal damage and burglary of a motor vehicle.

Eunice Radio Logs

Tuesday, May 6
0853 Simple burglary reported at the Dresser building.
1029 Subject needs police officer at Library; resulted in arrest.

Eunice Arrests

May 6
Darrell Jones, 53, 507 Kyries Hebert; Disturbing the peace.
Kevin Manuel, 23, 650 South 7th Street; Probation warrant.
Rockell Vories, 21, 231 North East Street; Simple battery.
Dinah Nicole Manuel, 25, 2132 Peach Bloom Highway, Church Point; Money warrant for DWI.

St. Landry arrests

May 6
Vedall Ledet, age 19, 292 Bayou Teche Subdivision Rd., Opelousas, LA, aggravated battery, simple criminal damage to property, arrested by Leonville Police Dept.

May 7
Dusti Joe Smith, age 25, 1024 Alexson Rd., St. Martinville, LA, 2 counts of oral sexual battery, 2 counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

'Do a deer, a female deer, Re ....'

The debate into Do-Re-ME! was finally settled at the Acadia Parish School Board, for now anyway.
At Monday’s May meeting of the Acadia Parish School Board, the decision was made to give the Do-Re-ME! program another year, but this time the board will have to foot the bill.

Radio Logs

Monday, May 5
0642 One lawn mower stole from True Value found at Cane & Vine.
0734 Counterfeit currency, Walmart.
0812 Accident, 1300 block Gregg.
1003 Break-in, 300 block MacArthur.
1046 Alleged home improvement fraud, 400 block North St. Joseph.
1056 Hit and run, Walmart.
1153 Stolen checks, Crestview; checks recovered.
1450 Hit and run, 300 block Perrotti.
1918 Theft, 2000 block West Magnolia.

Eunice arrests

May 5
Shawn Victor, 19, 141 Childs No. 7-D, domestic abuse battery, possession of marijuana, illegal use of CDS in presence of persons under 17.
Shanice Simms, 21, 141 Childs No. 7-D, disturbing the peace.
Giovann Guillory, 33, 620 Faris, bench warrant disturbing the peace.
Dion Lenoire, 31, 526 Fuselier Apt. A, money warrant.
Ariel Arnaud, 1020 West Oak, money warrant.

Acadia narcotics arrests told

Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon announced the following narcotics arrests:
Arcenio Ned, 23, Eunice possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, aggravated flight, no driver’s license and no motor vehicle insurance.
Dustin Habetz, 32, Crowley, charged with possession of Hydrocodone and possession cocaine. Bond set at $11,000.

Community Foundation nomination deadline nearing

The deadline to submit a nomination for Community Foundation of Acadiana's (CFA) fourth-annual Leaders In Philanthropy Awards is fast approaching! Submit your nominations by close-of-business, Wednesday, May 7.
Please consider nominating an individual or group from Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion parishes who have made a philanthropic impact in their communities through substantial charitable contributions or by attracting substantial contributions.
Contact Erin Winder with any questions at 337.769.4842.

Two women fighting leads to arrest of four

Brandon Keena: Allegedly fire shot to break up fight

Two women fighting Saturday night for an as-yet-undetermined reason led the husband of one to allegedly fire a shot into the air trying to break it up, which it did. It also prompted a complaint to police.
And the couples weekend got worse on Sunday.
Officers responding the mayhem at Corn and Benoit streets about 7:30 found some parties to the affair still on the scene and some split.
Upon arriving at the scene officers learned that Sydney Ben, 17, and Stephanie Crush-Kenna, 31, were involved in a fight.

Police: gridders can't block street with their play

Police made it clear to a Mamie Street resident Sunday that her future NFL stars can’t practice their skills in the street.
Officers went to the address about 5:30 p.m. after a complaint about children playing in the street and causing traffic issues.
According to records, at lease of them’s mother was not a happy camper when they arrived.
“It’s not illegal to play football in the street,” she is quoted by an officer as telling police, adding “we need to be arresting drug heads.”

Two poles killed in weekend accidents

A rash of traffic accidents over the weekend included two instances of careless and reckless utility poles.
Police records four traffic accidents occurred on a clear Friday afternoon, with no serious injuries involved.
On Saturday morning, a motorist on West Bacciochi took out a Cleco pole. The driver was not injured.
There were four more traffic accidents on Saturday, and another on Sunday afternoon.
Sunday evening, a pole got in the way of a driver at the corner of Rodney & Laurel. The pole was fatally injured.



The kickoff to the football season was celebrated Tuesday night as the Eunice High and St. Edmund Athletic Booster Club met to gether for the House United dinner.


Pastor Heather Ardoin of FCWC


Dr. Guy and Ilke Peh

The Empowered Woman Women’s Conference themed “Stand Out,” will be held at Faith Christian Worship Center in Eunice Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m.

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