Varden Guillory,

Former Eunice Police Lt. Varden Guillory, 47, was arrested Monday at the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office for obstruction of justice and malfeasance in office, a news release from St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz stated. The charges are in connection with the arrest of Heath Bergeron on June 19 for domestic abuse battery.
The following are from the pages of the July 2002 editions of The Eunice News. The Eunice All-Star Mustangs won the state championship. They were to compete in Humble, Texas, in the next level of competition.

Darrel J. Papillion

Darrel J. Papillion, a partner in the Baton Rouge law firm of Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, L.L.C., was installed June 9 as the 76th president of the Louisiana State Bar Association during the association’s annual meeting in Destin, Florida.

Varden Guillory,

Darrel J. Papillion

Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.
April 22
Tyler Blaze Murphy, 19, 500 block of Pearl, Eunice. Warrants on six counts of trespassing.
Ryan Le, 28, 200 block of North CC Duson, Eunice. Obstructing a public passage, no driver’s license and drug paraphernalia.

News notes

Opelousas Little Theatre “The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee”
The Opelousas Little Theatre will present the witty and humorous show “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”.

The Cat and le Presidente

Legendary St. Landry Parish Sheriff Daley J. “Cat” Doucet was one of the dignitaries who greeted French President Charles deGaulle when he visited Louisiana at the end of April 1960, and had some complimentary things to say about him, Afterwards, for example, Doucet, told the press, “His French isn’t too bad.”

From The Eunice News files

From the April 1992 files of The Eunice News. 
Three Eunice High School students were named to 21st annual Louisiana All-Star Marching Band at LSU in Baton Rouge. There were Jason Thibodeaux, Christina Melder and John David Benoit. They were nominated by James Boyne Jr., band director. 
The Eunice Knights of Columbus Council 1745 honored members with 50 or more years of service. They were Raymond Aguillard, Emmett Bordelon, Henry Broussard, Charles M. Guillory, Herbert M. Guillory, I.J. Guillory, J. Dudley Guillory, Ivan Miller, Elmo Montz, Harold Reed, L.M. Reed, and Rouseb Soileau. 

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Sports

Rebecca Skains

Three Lady Bengals were named to the 2016 National Fastpitch Coaches Association NJCAA Division II All-American teams.

Lifestyle

The Eunice High varsity cheerleaders attended SCA Cheerleader camp the week of June 6 in Destin, Florida. The cheer team received Overall Camp Grand Champion in both Home Cheer and Home Dance, SCA Spirit and Safety Award, first runner-up in Award of Excellence.

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