Sacred Heart of Ville Platte exploded for three runs in the top of the seventh and then held on for a 7-6 win over St. Edmund Monday in Acadiana Metro League play. The Trojans pushed across the three decisive runs begun when Garrick Fontenot doubled and scored on Nick LaHaye’s triple to left field.
George White, 84, and John Arabie, 65, of Eunice are married by Acadia Parish Ward 2 Precinct C Justice of the Peace John Wayne Doucet at the St. Landry Parish Clerk of Court Office in the Eunice Municipal Complex on Tuesday. White and Arabie are the first same-sex couple to be married in St. Landry Parish.

Don Reber

The case for a Eunice master plan is to be presented to the mayor and aldermen at a 6 p.m. Thursday meeting at City Hall. Developing a master plan was scrapped in April as too expensive by Mayor Rusty Moody, but the door was not closed on the plan.

Don Reber

Eunice student wins scholarship during SLEMCO meeting

SLEMCO's first grand prize winners Fred and Virginia Thibodeaux of Parks, shown with Mark Derouen, right, of Henderson Implement and Marine with their new Kubota tractor. (Submitted Photo)

Zachary Stagg of Eunice was one of 20 students winning a $2,000 college scholarship during the 78th SLEMCO Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 6, at the Cajundome in Lafayette.
The electric cooperative’s annual meeting include a grand prizes.

La. attorney general attends meeting

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell was a guest at a meeting of The Summit Saturday morning at the Rice Palace. Caldwell explained the duties of the attorney general and outlined the success stories of that office during his tenure. Taking part in the informal discussion were, seated from left, Billy Broadhurst, Ted Carmichael, B.I. Moody III, Caldwell and Sheriff Wayne Melancon. Standing from left, Dale Dupuis, government liaison for Caldwell, Scott Privat, Bryan Borill, Milo Nickel, Mayor Greg Jones, Fred Reggie, Jackie Loewer, Lee Lawrence and Steven Stefanski. (The Post Signal/Steve Bandy)

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell was a guest at a meeting of The Summit Saturday morning at the Rice Palace.

Sheriff’s employees are CPR certified

St. Landry Parish Sheriff Detective Eric Reed, left, leads a cardio pulmonary resuscitation certification training session. (Submitted Photo)

Every commissioned employee — patrol deputies, administration, civil deputies, courtroom bailiffs, communications deputies, and correctional deputies — have been CPR certified, since St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz has been in office, the sheriff said.

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Sacred Heart of Ville Platte exploded for three runs in the top of the seventh and then held on for a 7-6 win over St. Edmund Monday in Acadiana Metro League play.

Lifestyle

Myra Miller

Did you know? Newspaper Metro notes interesting facts about American Revolution.
Americans celebrate their independence from British rule every July Fourth. Celebrations typically include fireworks, parades and parties.

Obituaries

VILLE PLATTE-Funeral services for Prenella Ann Thomas, 49, will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 4, 2015 and the visitation will be from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm on Friday, July 3, 2015 at Zio

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