Vehicle rests where it finally came to stop after running over three children on their way to school, killing two of them.

The Louisiana State Police Troop I have identified the motorist suspected of running down three juveniles, killing two and critically injuring the third, as Jeremy J. Abraham, 32, of Breaux Bridge.

Jose Lopez and Tessa Bernal plant pansies Thursday morning in a bed at First Baptist Church on Park Avenue. They are with Southern Style Landscaping. Pansies, snapdragons and other seasonal plants can withstand cold that fairer weather plants cannot.

The first freeze of the season is possible in the Eunice area on Saturday night. The National Weather Service is forecasting a low that night of 31 degrees. The system bringing the cooler air is producing clear skies, with plenty of sunshine today, Friday and Saturday. The low tonight will be in the mid-40's.
After an open date last week, the Blue Jays return to District 5-1A action as St. Edmund entertains False River Academy on Friday night. “We used the time off to get back to the fundamentals and get guys healthy,” SEH head coach Thomas David said.

Vehicle rests where it finally came to stop after running over three children on their way to school, killing two of them.

Jose Lopez and Tessa Bernal plant pansies Thursday morning in a bed at First Baptist Church on Park Avenue. They are with Southern Style Landscaping. Pansies, snapdragons and other seasonal plants can withstand cold that fairer weather plants cannot.

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Radio Logs

October 3
0238 Tree fell on police unit, South 2nd.
0336 Disturbance, 500 block North C.C. Duson.
0523 Woman switching price tags at Walmart.
0830 Accident, West Laurel at Turner’s.
0946 Fight, two men, two women, using shovels, 600 block Bernice.

St. Landry arrests

Oct. 6
Marlin Arvie, age 50, 510 Reed St., Ville Platte, LA, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense, careless operation, open container, failure to report accident. Arrested by Louisiana State Police.

Rice harvest better than expected

The 2014 Louisiana rice crop is better than we expected “but not as good as last year,” said Johnny Saichuk, LSU AgCenter rice specialist.

Streamlining the school cafeteria line

Highland Elementary Cafeteria Manger Angie Vidrine speaks to first-grader Savian Malveaux as he makes his way through the lunch line. Vidrine checks each student’s tray to make sure the children select the proper amount of fruits and vegetables

Highland Elementary students better have a fruit and vegetable on their plates when they move past the watchful eye of cafeteria manager Angie Vidrine.
“Where’s your vegetable?” she asks as a first-grader walks by her desk.
“I didn’t get one,” the youngster replies.

From the Files ... October 1930

From files of The Eunice News:
October 1930
Thayer May, manager of Eunice Band Mill company, said the mill destroyed by fire in June will be re-built.

Hearing set in 2010 carnal knowledge case

Four years after his arrest, a Eunice man has a pre-trial hearing scheduled this week on charges of carnal knowledge. His alleged victim was 13 at the time.
In the time since the sex charge was lodged, Corey Pitre, Jr., 23, has been arrested a number of times, including last weekend.

Parish Council trying to resolve long-standing road hassle

St. Landry Parish Council attorney Lance Pitre of Eunice told the Public Works Committee this week he is taking a stab at working out resolution of a road issue that has languished in district court almost 14 years.

Guidry seeking St. Landry judge post

Guidry

Scherri N. Guidry is a candidate for judge in the 27th Judicial District Court, Division B in the Nov. 4 primary.

Evangeline chief civil deputy charted with theft

An Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office employee, who has been a chief civil deputy in the tax office since 2003, was arrested Wednesday and charged with malfeasance in office and felony theft of about $40,000 over the course of one year.

St. Landry arrests

Oct. 3
Joseph Justin Thomas, age 22, 3099 Oscar Rivette Rd., Arnaudville, LA, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense, speeding. Arrested by Louisiana State Police.

Eunice arrests

Oct. 2
Marlene Cortina, 51, 901 North 5th, domestic abuse battery, aggravated assault.
Jennifer Manuel, 33, Basile, probation warrant.
Michael Manuel, 36, 1151 West Park #B, probation warrant.

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Sports

LAFAYETTE - The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team will look to build off a successful October when it returns to action on Saturday (Nov.

Lifestyle

Myra Miller

The city of Eunice celebrates Halloween tonight from the hours of 6-8 p.m.

Obituaries

Julia “Judy” Smith, 73, died on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Heart Hospital in Lafayette. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 01, 2014 at St.

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