Data from the recent study of the Louisiana State University Eunice’s Quality Enhancement Plan has proven that the Modular Math Program is working and being embraced by the university’s students. “I think we are on to something here,” said Jamie Thibodeaux, Coordinator of Quality Enhancement Plan at LSU Eunice.
Last week, St. Edmund prepared to face an undefeated Opelousas Catholic team. This week, the Blue Jays travel to take on winless Westminster Christian Academy. But for St. Edmund head coach Thomas David the win-loss record isn’t the important factor as the Blue Jays (1-3) close their non-district schedule.

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Jonathan Touchet does not feel like a life saver, something with which Michael Brewer would disagree. What matters most is that both men were able to arrive for their shifts with the Abbeville Police Department Monday evening thanks to what happened prior to last Thursday’s shift change.

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.


Board says Chief waited too late to discipline officer for actions

CUTLINE: From left to right, Eunice Police Chief Ronald Dies submits evidence into the Eunice Fire & Police Civil Service Board hearing, Officer Richard Abadie, Secretary Merline Bollich and chairman of the board Keith Vidrine at city hall for the special public meeting and appeal hearing in which Abadie appealed his disciplinary action following the leaking of a controversial video taken from his squad car and uploaded to by unknown individuals in 2013.

The Eunice Fire and Police Civil Service Board ruled Wednesday night that a leaked video from within the Eunice Police Department was initially inv

Five confirmed dead, two injured in head-on crash

First responders struggle to pry open door on Tahoe involved in a head-on collision Friday afternoon on Hwy 13 just south of Eunice. A passenger in the Tahoe died, as did three persons in the Civic at right.

Police confirm four persons died at the scene and two others were injured after a head-on collision which happened approximately at 2:30 p.m.

Radio Logs

Thursday, May 29
0304 Disturbance, 1100 block West Oak.
0807 Three radiators stolen, North 9th.

Vehicle thief not too selective

The stolen truck wouldn't be hard to miss, what with its casket lowering device and other items used in funerals.

Radio Logs

May 28
0746 Disturbance, 100 block Boudreaux.
0830 Accident, CC Duson & Ash.
0834 Theft, 1800 block West Park.

Eunice arrests

May 28
Joseph Veillon, 18, 555 North 6th, no seat belt, possession of marijuana.

St. Landry arrests

May 29
Bernard M. Bush, age 63, 120 Dutch Rd., Washington, LA, bench warrant, theft by fraud, illegal possession of stolen firearms.



BATON ROUGE – Former All-SEC LSU Basketball star Georgie Nattin, Jr., a member of the first Tiger team to defeat the University of Kentucky in hoops, passed away on Monday in Benton at the age of


Myra Miller

After reading the below article, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, I think I will have to invest in a better rake than what I have because I’m starting to see autumn in my backyard --leaves.

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