LSU AgCenter weed scientist Daniel Stephenson, far right, tells farmers at the St. Landry Parish wheat and feed grain production meeting on Jan. 22 about how to manage herbicide-resistant weeds. (Photo by Bruce Schultz)

Louisiana led the nation for the average soybean yield last year, according to the LSU AgCenter soybean specialist. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the average state yield of 57 bushels an acre, said Ron Levy, speaking at the St. Landry Parish wheat and feed grain production meeting on Jan. 22.
The arrest of a jailer this month brings to three the number of Eunice Police Department employees on the St. Landry Parish felony court docket. Additionally, a fireman and a former fireman also have charges pending.
Sacred Heart of Ville Platte used a sweep over rival St. Edmund to finish the first half of District 5-1A play in second place behind leader North Central. The Lady Trojans began the night with a 40-24 win over the Lady Jays, while the Trojans battled to a 69-49 victory over St. Edmund.

LSU AgCenter weed scientist Daniel Stephenson, far right, tells farmers at the St. Landry Parish wheat and feed grain production meeting on Jan. 22 about how to manage herbicide-resistant weeds. (Photo by Bruce Schultz)

Eunice arrests

Sept. 12
Kellie Moreau, 37, Rayne, disturbing the peace by public intoxication, entry/remain after being forbidden.
Antonette Vallaire, 23, 1120 East Ardoin Apt. B, disturbing the peace.

Hoychick seeking City Court judgeship

Hoychick

Terry Hoychick is a candidate for Eunice City Court judge in the Nov. 4 primary election.
He has been an attorney in Eunice for 35 years and is a former partner of the late City Judge Nilas Young and incumbent retiring Judge Lynette Young Feucht.

From the Files ... September 1936

From files of The Eunice News:
September 1936

The work of completing St. Anthony’s Catholic Church edifice has begun, according to the Rev. Father A. Martel, pastor.

Experience Louisiana Festival planning picks up momentum

Dates are set, sponsors are on board and the Experience Louisiana Festival planning is shifting into high gear.
Committee member Dwight Jodon on Tuesday night brought the City Council up to speed on festival developments, receiving a ringing endorsement of support afterward.

Officer Mott ends sick leave, resigns

Police Officer Raymond Mott, whose discipline by Chief Ronald Dies wound up before the Fire and Police Civil Service Board, has resigned.

St. Landry arrests

Sept. 12
Reggie Dwayne Green, age 29, 1180 Don Guilbeau Rd., Arnaudville, La, possession of schedule II drugs w/intent to distribute, possession of schedule III drugs, possession of marijuana, transactions involving proceeds from drugs.

Radio Logs

September 11
0911 Ungovernable juvenile, left campus, Eunice Jr. High.
1132 Fire, meth lab, State Police and clean-up company contacted, 500 block West Bacciochi.

Eunice arrests

Sept. 11
Juvenile, 11, theft of goods shoplifting.
Andy Fontenot, 45, 901 Williams Apt. 29, six counts each unauthorized use of an access card, forgery, identity theft.

St. Landry arrests

Sept. 11
Brandy Fontenot, age 19, 220 Faquetigue Rd., Eunice, LA, 2 counts of possession of schedule 1 drugs w/intent to distribute, possession of schedule II drugs.

Eunice arrests

September 10
0657 Subject walking backwards, kicking legs in air, digging in trash cans, Samuel Dr.
0729 Man chased students to junior high school with gun.
0823 Criminal damage, Glendale.
0920 Shoplifting, Walmart
1032 Hit and run, Walmart.

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Sports

Sacred Heart of Ville Platte used a sweep over rival St. Edmund to finish the first half of District 5-1A play in second place behind leader North Central.

Lifestyle

Amber Champagne and Miles Fontenot

Leed Champagne, Jr. and Brenda Champagne of St. Martinville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Champagne, to Miles Fontenot, son of Mark and Eva Fontenot of Eunice.

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