LAFAYETTE – St. Edmund faced Hanson Memorial at the University of Louisiana’s Tigue Moore Field on Tuesday. The college turf was suitable for the Blue Jays as they earned a 5-1 win over the Tigers. After a scoreless first inning, St. Edmund exploded for three runs in the bottom of the second for a lead they would not give up.
BATON ROUGE — The St. Landry Parish unemployment was 7.8 percent in February, down from 8.6 percent January, but up from 6.4 percent a year ago in February, according to federal Bureau of Labor Statistics released Tuesday.
In their first track meet of the season, the Lady Jays grabbed second, while the Blue Jays finished fourth last Friday at the Eunice High athletic complex.

Eunice radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
March 11
08:58 Simple burglary, 700 block of South 2nd; caller said someone went into her residence and stole several things -- civil dispute.
09:50 Investigation, 700 block of Richard; K-9 used.

Volunteer firefighter pay change tabled

Boy Scout Troop 425 attended Tuesday’s Eunice Board of Aldermen’s meeting at City Hall. Scoutmaster Randy Leger said some of the scouts were working on a citizenship merit badge and one requirement was to attend a council meeting. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

A pay change for volunteer firefighters was tabled by the Eunice Board of Aldermen Tuesday following a protest by a firefighter. 

School Board decides much discussed issues on close votes

Mary Ellen Donatto, a St. Landry Parish School Board member from Eunice, and Anthony Standberry, a member from Lawtell, listen to a discussion on school employee positions at Monday’s board meeting in Opelousas. (Photo By Harlan Kirgan)

Two issues --  meeting times and hiring central office staff-- were decided on split votes at the St. Landry Parish School Board meeting Monday. 
The proposal to change the board’s committee times from 4 to 1 p.m. came from the executive committee.

Eunice radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department's radio logs.
March 10
06:17 20 North 12th Street.
07:35 62 300 block of Acadia Street; Man said someone broke into his residence, but refused to provide any information.

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Sports

LAFAYETTE – St. Edmund faced Hanson Memorial at the University of Louisiana’s Tigue Moore Field on Tuesday.

Lifestyle

St. Edmund High students participated at the District Literary Rally held at LSU Eunice.

Obituaries

VILLE PLATTE- It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Eula Mae Prader, 79, announces her passing on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

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