From the August 1943 files of The Eunice News George Medicis, brother of John Medicis of Eunice, has been killed in action. He was a deck engineer with the Merchant Marine. Aviation Cadet Beamon Ross, nephew of Mrs. W. S. Haley, who is the wife of the First Baptist Church pastor, was killed in a training flight crash in Texas.

Dr. Gregory Richard spoke about eye conditions at the Eunice Kiwanis meeting Thursday. Richard has opened an ophthalmology practice in Eunice. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Screening is the key to optimum vision, Dr. Gregory Richard, an ophthalmologist, said as he talked about the “big four” eye conditions at the Eunice Kiwanis Club meeting Thursday.

Bill Rodier, executive director of the St. Landry Economic Development District

An increase in the unemployment rate is being blamed on the growth of the labor force in Louisiana, according to a news release from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The employment situation in south Louisiana is likely tied to the oil and gas industry’s downturn.

Dr. Gregory Richard spoke about eye conditions at the Eunice Kiwanis meeting Thursday. Richard has opened an ophthalmology practice in Eunice. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Bill Rodier, executive director of the St. Landry Economic Development District

Eunice Rotary Zydeco Triathlon attracts record number of athletes

Members of the LA Thunder softball team volunteered to help the Eunice Rotary Zydeco Triathlon Saturday at the Louisiana State University Eunice campus. The team handed out waters to athletes. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

A record number of athletes participated in the 13th annual Eunice Rotary Zydeco Triathlon Saturday.
Donald Richard, one of the organizing Rotarians, said there were 167 pre-registrations and 15 registrations the day of the race.
“Previously we were around 130 to 140,” he said.

St. Eds Spring Fair marks 50th anniversary

Conner Bertrand, left, a third-grader at St. Edmunds Catholic School, and Laura Miller, a first-grader, show off the signs they made for the 50th Anniversary St. Edmund’s Spring Fair. Miller is the daughter of Aimee and Lee Miller of Eunice, and Bertrand is the son of Denise and Brandon Bertrand, also of Eunice. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Renovated school now houses sheriff’s offices

St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz cuts the ribbon during a grand opening ceremony for a new Public Safety Complex in Opelousas on Tuesday. About 400 people attended the ceremony. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

Sheriff Bobby Guidroz conducted a tour of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Complex Tuesday for the hundreds of visitors attending a grand opening ceremony.

Eunice radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
April 27
06:40 Traffic stop, True Value; Citation.
07:41 La. 13 and U.S.190; Sign fell on car.
07:49 Victim in ditch, North Martin Luther King.

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The hot August sun is a concern for athletic trainers as the football teams put on their gear and hit the practice fields.

Lifestyle

Jonathan Reaux and Carmen Soileau

Claire Thibodeaux Soileau of Eunice and Joseph Soileau of Eunice are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Carmen Soileau, to Jonathan Reaux, son of Debbie Fontenot Reaux of Eunice.

Obituaries

EUNICE~It is with the heaviest hearts and great sadness that the family of David Lloyd ''Mo'' Ardoin announce his passing on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice with loving

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