Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice.

Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice. Lafayette General Foundation announces Mayci Breaux Scholarship winners
From the September 2000 files of The Eunice News. Cadi Pedigo, 13, daughter of Roger and Gail Pedigo of Eunice, was named queen of the Teen Miss of the International Miss Youth Development Program. During the Thanksgiving holiday week she was to appear on the “Today” show.

Donnie Landry

Louisiana Community Bancorp announced the appointment of Donnie Landry as president of Kaplan State Bank and Teche Bank and Trust. Landry is president of the company’s Tri-Parish Bank based in Eunice and will now oversee the three LCB subsidiary banks located in the south-central part of the state.

Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice.

Donnie Landry

Brown says he is staying as superintendent

Sue Brignac, chairwoman of Vision St. Landry, speaks at the St. Landry Parish School Board meeting in Opelousas Thursday. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

If the crowd of people at Thursday’s St. Landry Parish School Board meeting expected to see action on hiring a new superintendent, they will have another chance at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
That’s when the board scheduled a special meeting to discuss the details about the hiring process.

Tower touts Trump

The Mamou Road Water District tower sported a Trump sign starting Wednesday. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The Mamou Road Water District tower was drawing attention as people spotted a Trump sign on it beginning Wednesday.
Brent Ardoin, water system manager, said he put the sign up on the tower at 6:27 a.m. Wednesday.
The sign is on the north side of the tower.

Military, families can visit University Art Museum for free through Labor Day

The Paul and Lulu University Art Museum is rolling out the welcome mat for members of the military, veterans, and their families.
They can visit the museum for free through Labor Day, thanks to the art museum’s participation in the national Blue Star Museum program.

Parish library tax is a no-go on Council

Opelousas businessman Don Leger questioned the St. Landry Parish Council about putting a tax on the ballot for a parishwide library system. Leger opposed a tax. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

A request to place a tax for a parish library system on the November ballot failed to gain any support at a St. Landry Parish Council meeting Wednesday.



BATON ROUGE – Les Miles has been relieved of his duties as LSU’s head football coach and will be replaced by Ed Orgeron as interim head coach for the remainder of the 2016 season, Vice Chancellor a


Letha Briley from Church Points wins a door prize.


Ellen Rider from Ville Platte, left, and Mae Austin of Eunice attend TRIAD workshop.


Velma Rougeau, left, and Shirley McGee from Eunice at TRIAD in Eunice.


June Gotreaux, left, Tressella Melancon and Marene Fruge of Eunice at TRIAD.

The quarterly TRIAD Senior Citizens safety and health workshop, sponsored by the St. Landry Sheriff department, was held Wednesday at the Eunice VFW Post 8971 Hall. A large crowd of seniors attended the workshop, enjoyed a luncheon of barbecue chicken, jambalaya, cole slaw and a soft drink.


Jane Janise Boone passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at the age of 70.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Quirk & Son Funeral

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