New 27th Judicial District Judge Gerard Caswell congratulates 30-year Eunice City Judge Lynette Feucht at a retirement reception last week.

The times, to borrow a phrase, they were a-changin’ when Lynette Young headed off to law school. They still are, as Eunice City Judge Lynette Young Feucht prepares to retire from the bench after 30 years’ service.
The St. Edmund Blue Jays advanced to the Division IV football state quarterfinals and earned a District 5-1A title. For their accomplishments, The Blue Jays (7-4, 4-0) placed 21 players on the 5-1A All-District team.

LSU Eunice graduates prepare for Friday commencement. From left are Blade Armentor of Sunset, Gia Young of Opelousas, Trisha Lopez of New Orleans and Cade Abshire of Crowley.

LSU Supervisor Scott Ballard spoke at LSU Eunice’s fall commencement Friday.. 120 students issued degrees were:

New 27th Judicial District Judge Gerard Caswell congratulates 30-year Eunice City Judge Lynette Feucht at a retirement reception last week.

LSU Eunice graduates prepare for Friday commencement. From left are Blade Armentor of Sunset, Gia Young of Opelousas, Trisha Lopez of New Orleans and Cade Abshire of Crowley.

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City about to be debt-free

On Sept. 15, the City of Eunice will be out of debt, redeeming the recreation complex bonds on that date, 10 years ahead of schedule.

Fruge' seeks School Board Dist. 13 re-election

Fruge'

Harry Fruge’ has announced he will be a candidate for re-election to the St. Landry Parish School Board District 13 seat in the Nov. 4 primary. The seat represents a portion of Eunice.
Fruge’ has served as a board member for three terms.

Gerard Caswell seeking district judgeship

Caswell

Eunice attorney Gerard Caswell is a candidate for District Judge, Division B, St. Landry Parish in the Nov. 4 primary.
Caswell is a life-long resident of the Eunice area, the son of the late Elton and Gerry Caswell.

New pastor in pulpit at First United Methodist

The Rev. John Krause and his wife Linda.

On Sept. 15, the City of Eunice will be out of debt, redeeming the recreation complex bonds on that date, 10 years ahead of schedule.

Bergeron seeking Ward 3 council re-election

Bergeron

James “Jr.” Bergeron has announced his candidacy for re-election as Ward 3 Eunice City Council member in the Nov. 4 primary election.
Bergeron has lived in Eunice for the past 25 years.
His parents are Robert and Edith Bergeron of Sulphur.

Burson seeking at-large re-election

Burson

I. Jackson (Jack) Burson, Jr. has announced his candidacy for re-election as alderman at-large for Eunice in the Oct. 2 primary election.

Fired officer's case heads to district court

Whether Officer Talya Fruge’s actions justified her recommended termination by Chief Ronald Dies and the City Council’s firing of her has yet to be officially debated.

Radio Logs

August 14
0754 Pit bull chased girl and she fell, 400 block Perrotti.
0923 Car with children unrestrained, East Laurel.
1110 Three females trying to break into house, one is daughter thrown out, Childs.
1120 Accident, car and tractor, South C.C. Duson.

Planning well under way for revived Tri-Parish Fair, Festival

Jodon: Fair & Festival to be a state event.

The founding committee or the Tri-Parish Fair & Festival announced at Wednesday’s Rotary Club meeting that the event, a revival and refinement of its predecessor, will be held in Fall 2015 on the LSU Eunice campus.

St. Landry arrests

Aug. 15
Mary Kathleen Chambers, age 50, 167 Anita Dr., Opelousas, LA, simple battery.
Ashley N. Johnson, age 32, 173 Harold St., Opelousas, LA, criminal neglect of family.

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Sports

The St. Edmund Blue Jays advanced to the Division IV football state quarterfinals and earned a District 5-1A title.

Lifestyle

D.A.R.E. Essay winners named at Central Middle

Central Middle School students participated in a D.A.R.E. Essay contest and essay winners were named. They received trophies and certificates during the D.A.R.E. graduation held Dec. 8.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Robert L. “Bobby” Frey, 81, who died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 8:27 a.m.

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