The seven St. Edmund seniors knew of the challenge before them, but were hoping to leave the field with a win over rival Sacred Heart of Ville Platte in the regular season finale.

(Photo by Claudette OIivier)

After a massive manhunt Thursday afternoon, Theobegi Levier was arrested at 5 p.m. in a field northwest of the Eunice Walmart. Levier has been sought since he escaped police custody on April 13 while being transported to an Opelousas Health Care Unit.
VILLE PLATTE – It was a battle to the end between District 5-1A rivals. No. 7 Sacred Heart of Ville Platte scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth and held off a Lady Jay rally as the Lady Trojan grabbed a 4-3 win over No. 10 St. Edmund Wednesday in the regional round of the Class 1-A playoffs.

(Photo by Claudette OIivier)

Eunice arrests

The following are Eunice police arrests reported by Police Chief Randy Fontenot.

April 2
Leonard James Miller, 28, 421 Cotton St., Eunice; Possession with intent to distribute Schedule II drugs and driving under suspension.

New Acadia project to share findings at Acadian Cultural Center

New Acadia Project researchers will share their as they share discoveries from their 2014-2015 winter field expedition at the Acadian Cultural Center at 11 April 18.
The presentation by researchers Maegan Smith and Christian Sheumaker is free and open to the public.

Acadian Medical Center is first corporate festival sponsor

Acadian Medical Center is the first corporate sponsor of the Experience Louisiana Festival scheduled in October in Eunice. From left, Experience Louisiana Festival committee members Dwight Jodon and Pat Dossman received the contribution from Scott Smith, chief executive officer of Mercy Regional Medical Center/Acadian Medical Center, and Michele Fruge, marketing director. (Submitted Photo)

The Experience Louisiana Festival announces Acadian Medical Center is the festival’s first corporate sponsor.

Fired fire chief reinstated

Mike Arnold, left, talks to his attorney Thomas Regan during a Eunice Muncipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board appeal hearing Wednesday at the Eunice City Hall. Arnold, who was terminated from his job as fire chief in January, was reinstated by the civil service panel. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Mike Arnold, who was terminated from his job as Eunice fire chief after being accused of slapping a female volunteer firefighter in the buttocks area, was reinstated Wednesday night by the Eunice Fire and Police Civil Service Board.

South Louisiana rice planting off to good start

Farmer Kenneth LaHaye, of Vidrine, plants his rice crop west of Mamou with a seed drill. LSU AgCenter agents are estimating that more than half of the south Louisiana rice crop has been planted. (Photo by Bruce Schultz)

Rice farmers in south Louisiana have been taking advantage of favorable weather to start their growing season with estimates of more than half the acreage planted.

Eunice radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs
April 1
05:41 Damage to property, 200 block of Aymond; Car damaged.
08:08 900 block of Williams; Caller found threatening note on his door.

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Sports

PRAIRIE BASSE – The Eunice High Bobcats ended their regular season with a 9-6 victory over the Beau Chene High Gators here Wednesday afternoon.

Lifestyle

The VFW Post 8971 members and the Boy Scouts Troop 425 honored MA1 Pamela Veillon on April 28 on her retirement date by raising and flying her personal United States flag and Louisiana flag. Veillons’ wishes were to have flags flown in Eunice on her retirement date. Veillon served 29 years in the Navy. Pictured are the VFW Post Commander Gene Olivier along with Honor guard Captain Alvin Wilson, Bugler Carrol Ortego, Chaplain Donald Estillette, along with Boy Scout Troop 425 Scoutmaster Randy Leger, Committe member Bard Fruge, and scouts Coy Martel, Bricen Leger, Chase Douget, Jordan Welch and Trevor Picard. (Photo Submitted)

The VFW Post 8971 members and the Boy Scouts Troop 425 honored MA1 Pamela Veillon on April 28 on her retirement date by raising and flying her personal United States flag and Louisiana flag.

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