The Eunice High Bobcats got the good bounce, but couldn’t get the call in their Homecoming contest.
When Pointe Coupee Central was closed over the summer by the Pointe Coupee School Board, St. Edmund was forced to find another opponent. That did not happen, so the Blue Jays have an open date Friday before taking on False River Academy on Oct. 31.

Benefit Gumbo tickets available now. Benefit, with proceeds for Coach Trosclair, is scheduled for Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at Northwest Community Center.

Eunice High’s “Pay IT Forward” Club is gearing up for its different fundraisers and activities. One is to help the school’s head football coach Paul Trosclair. Trosclair, recently diagnosed with Multi-Myeloma, a rare blood-plasma cancer, travels from time to time for treatments at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas.

Benefit Gumbo tickets available now. Benefit, with proceeds for Coach Trosclair, is scheduled for Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at Northwest Community Center.


Radio Logs

Monday, June 23
0722 Black female dancing in street, flashing passing vehicles, East Laurel.
0910 Investigation, 200 block 8th Street, consent to search, narcotics located.
1112 Man says father is in nursing home and has been bilked of $70,000.

Eunice arrests

June 23
Devin Sonnier, 31, 610 North 11th, shoplifting.
Gerald Patton, 29, 821 South Beulah Apt. 1-B, shoplifting, illegal possession of stolen things.
Chelsey Ashworth, Hunter Street, shoplifting.
Thomas Allen, Jr., 22, 115 Tambour Lane, shoplifting.

Maybe they just had a dancing feeling

Maybe they saw Jersey Boys and just had that dancing feeling.
Or maybe they realized “summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the street”, as Mick Jagger and David Bowie note in their video

Fire threatens, doesn't reach, oil complex

Fire roars through a house Monday afternoon, threatening an oil company downwind to the right in this image. A mobile home park is to the left.

Firefighters fought Monday afternoon to keep a raging house fire on East Ardoin from jumping next door to the Guillory Oil complex and its battery of gasoline storage tanks.
The fire broke out about 2 p.m. at 163 East Ardoin.

Radio Logs

Friday, June 20
0022 Fire, subject has minor burns on back and hands, declines medical attention, 501 South MLK.
0207 Shoplifting, Walmart.
0917 Traffic stop, arrest made, Lewis & Maple.
1048 Flower pots stolen, Pecan Grove.
1253 Accident, MLK & Laurel.

Eunice arrests

June 20
Braillon Gallow, 24, 130 Julia, possesion of Schedule II (crack cocaine), possession of paraphernalia, illegal use of CDS in presence of person under 17, violation of drug-free zone, two counts, distribution of Schedule II, crack cocaine.

St. Landry arrests

June 23
Brandon Jacobs, age 27, 9447 Coteau Rodaire, Arnaudville, LA, fraudulent use of state issued ID to gain access.

DonKeithen Or’Kel Mallet, age 19, 614 Mistrot St., Opelousas, LA, possession of schedule I drugs w/intent to distribute.

From the Files ... June 1996

From files of The Eunice News:
June 1996:

Dr. William J. Nunez, III, vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Indiana, Kokomo, has been appointed chancellor of LSU Eunice. He is a native of New Orleans.

Eunice girl will swim with dolphins, as Dreams Come True

India Anderson, 14, holds the paperwork for a cruise trip this week, given her by Dreams Come True Louisiana representative Tammy Parrott, right, of Mamou. India, her mother Michelle Guillory, left; sister, Shiya Ceasar, 7, pictured; and brother Jai, 11, and sister Mikel Guillory, 19, (neither pictured) will cruise to Cozumel, where India plans to swim with dolphins. Dreams Come True helps fulfill dreams of young people with life-threatening diseases.

By this time next week, India Anderson will have lived her dream -- swimming with dolphins in the open sea, thanks to a Louisiana non-profit that makes it possible for some youngsters with life-threatening diseases to realize their dream.

St. Landry arrests

June 20
Andrew James Kidder, age 33, 113 N. Orleans Dr., Lafayette, LA, remaining after forbidden. Arrested by Grand Coteau Police Dept.
John Joseph Finch, age 19, 2455 Prairie Ronde Hwy., Opelousas, LA, simple criminal damage to property.

Radio Logs

Thursday, June 19
0001 Total of five casings, two slugs at Eula residence.
0006 Offices entering shed.
0013 Photos, evidence.
0020 Suspect caught in alley.
0026 Bike located, Athabaska.
0029 Officers with two juveniles.

Eunice arrests

June 19
Christopher Ashworth, 33, 1630 West Vine, money warrant improper display of license plate, attempted 1st degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, illegal possession of stolen firearms, obstruction of justice.



The Eunice High Bobcats got the good bounce, but couldn’t get the call in their Homecoming contest.


EHS Homecoming Tea

The traditional tea for Eunice High Homecoming Court maids was held at the home of Troy and Vanessa Cormier Thursday afternoon. Seated in front from left are Olivia Aguillard, Lynzi Trosclair, Hali Jack, Kathryn Arnaud and Heidi Pitre.

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