The seven St. Edmund seniors knew of the challenge before them, but were hoping to leave the field with a win over rival Sacred Heart of Ville Platte in the regular season finale.

(Photo by Claudette OIivier)

After a massive manhunt Thursday afternoon, Theobegi Levier was arrested at 5 p.m. in a field northwest of the Eunice Walmart. Levier has been sought since he escaped police custody on April 13 while being transported to an Opelousas Health Care Unit.
VILLE PLATTE – It was a battle to the end between District 5-1A rivals. No. 7 Sacred Heart of Ville Platte scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth and held off a Lady Jay rally as the Lady Trojan grabbed a 4-3 win over No. 10 St. Edmund Wednesday in the regional round of the Class 1-A playoffs.

(Photo by Claudette OIivier)

Radio Logs

January 14
0932 Theft, 1800 block West Laurel.
1040 Hit and run, 8th & Laurel.
1325 Trailer stolen, 300 block North Beulah.
1457 Accident, Eunice High.
1800 Disturbance, AMC.
2001 Disturbance, AMC.
2243 Disturbance, 900 block Williams.

Mamou arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported seven recent bookings into the town jail. Arrested were the following persons:
•Crystal Rider, 1057 Sitwell Lane, Ville Platte, was charged January 1, with simple drunk.

Putting Eunice on the geo-tourism map

Representatives of Eunice’s selected U.S. Gulf States Geotourism MapGuides are from left, Greg Brown (president of Acadiana Chapter Charter of CFMA) accepts on behalf of Cajun Music Hall of Fame; Felecia Wiggins of La Village; Joan McManus with Eunice Main to Main; Ginny Moody with Rendez vous des Cajuns Music Radio & TV show; and Celeste Gomez of St. Landry Parish Tourism and representative of Eunice Cajun Prairie Habitat.

The city of Eunice has been selected as part of the National Geographic U.S. Gulf States Geotourism MapGuide Project.

Eunice arrests

Jan. 13
Corey Benoit, 34, 800 Walnut Ave., two money warrants.
Octavie Fontenot, 51, 310 North East, charge not listed.
Erica Tweedel, 1350 West Ash, domestic abuse battery.

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Sports

PRAIRIE BASSE – The Eunice High Bobcats ended their regular season with a 9-6 victory over the Beau Chene High Gators here Wednesday afternoon.

Lifestyle

The VFW Post 8971 members and the Boy Scouts Troop 425 honored MA1 Pamela Veillon on April 28 on her retirement date by raising and flying her personal United States flag and Louisiana flag. Veillons’ wishes were to have flags flown in Eunice on her retirement date. Veillon served 29 years in the Navy. Pictured are the VFW Post Commander Gene Olivier along with Honor guard Captain Alvin Wilson, Bugler Carrol Ortego, Chaplain Donald Estillette, along with Boy Scout Troop 425 Scoutmaster Randy Leger, Committe member Bard Fruge, and scouts Coy Martel, Bricen Leger, Chase Douget, Jordan Welch and Trevor Picard. (Photo Submitted)

The VFW Post 8971 members and the Boy Scouts Troop 425 honored MA1 Pamela Veillon on April 28 on her retirement date by raising and flying her personal United States flag and Louisiana flag.

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