Time flies when you are having fun could apply to their annual tournament. The Eunice High Alumni Association will celebrate its 10th annual softball tournament Aug.19-21.
Donna Baltakis, director of Keep Eunice Beautiful, received a congratulatory email from Susan Russell, executive director of Keep Louisiana Beautiful, informing her that Eunice will receive the 2016 Circle of Excellence Award.

Some of the windows in Soileau’s collection of glassware are from an old Baptist church in Ville Platte that was torn down many years ago. He also has an old Courtableau tree fence post.

By Claudette Olivier Ville Platte Gazette

Some of the windows in Soileau’s collection of glassware are from an old Baptist church in Ville Platte that was torn down many years ago. He also has an old Courtableau tree fence post.

News notes

Community Garden open hour Tuesdays
The Eunice Community Garden’s open hour on Tuesday has been suspended until milder weather arrives, Patricia Brown, interim garden coordinator, said.
Keep up with it on Facebook or contact the garden at 337-580-1385.

Diocese raising $42.5M

Renovations to the LSUE Catholic Student Center are planned as part of the Lafayette Diocese’s $42.5 million Centennial Campaign: Building Our Future Together. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The Diocese of Lafayette plans to raise $42.5 million during its Centennial Campaign: Building Our Future Together, a multifaceted fundraising initiative aimed to meet the needs of the Diocese.
The diocese observes its 100th anniversary in 2018.

Unchecked bureaucracy

An empty board room awaiting members of one of the 471 board, commissions and task force operating in Louisiana. (Photo by Justin DiCharia)

In Louisiana, there are hundreds of bureaucratic fiefdoms referred to as boards, commissions or task forces, for nearly everything — marriage and families, strawberry marketing, polygraphs, crawfish promotion, grandparents raising grandchildren, polysomnography (the record of a person’s sleep pat

Mopping up success

All Mops & Brushes owner Odell Veillon, right, looks on as his employee Mandy Deshotel twist the wire of the Magic Mop to hold the yarn in place. The next step involved in assembling the mop is to place the feral on and then attach the handle. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

After 40 years of working in the oil field industry as a mud engineer, Odell Veillon discovered a way to make the grease disappear from your gumbo like magic.

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Time flies when you are having fun could apply to their annual tournament.
The Eunice High Alumni Association will celebrate its 10th annual softball tournament Aug.19-21.

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Tenants at Goodhope Place Apartments enjoyed an evening of birthday cake, nacho cheese dips and chips in celebration of July birthdays. They also enjoyed zydeco music playing.

Obituaries

MAMOU-It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of James ''Bozo'' Israel announces his passing at his residence in Mamou at the age of 62.

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