Eunice ham radio operator Tom Dischler speaks at the Eunice Rotary Club on Wednesday. Dischler’s own portable ham radio station, at right, includes a radio and a digital adapter, and the gear can run for 24 hours on one car battery, which he can recharge on a solar charging station. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)
Most people have to wait until Christmas or tax return time for a new bass boat, but Ryan LeJeune of Eunice earned himself a new vessel by winning the Rayovac Fishing League Worldwide Series Texas Division tournament on Lake Texoma.
Timmy Lejeune, left, District 11 St. Landry Parish councilman, listens to Katry Martin, right, executive director of the St. Landry Solid Waste Disposal Distict executive director, at the Parish Council meeting Wednesday in Opelousas. Center is Jimmie Edwards, District 12 council member. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
A plan to automate household garbage collection appears to be headed toward trouble in rural St. Landry Parish.
What do American “Sniper,” “Spongebob Squarepants” and “50 Shades of Grey” have in common?
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development workers made repairs to the roadway at the intersection of La. 13 and Maple Avenue this week. New asphalt was laid over the old asphalt at the intersection, filling in several potholes in the road. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)