Last season he was hurt and watched the game from the sidelines. Today, Tharold Simon’s biggest stage is the Super Bowl as the Seattle Seahawks face the New England Patriots. “I am very excited to be on the field,” Simon said. “It is a whole different feeling to be able to play in it and say you were a part of it.
Some years, the freshmen have a chance to sit back and learn how the college game is played. That may not be the case for LSU Eunice as Bengals open the season at 6 p.m. Friday night against North Lake College.
Eunice police continue their search for the man who held up Family Dollar store Thursday morning, escaping with an undetermined amount of money. The suspect is describe as black with chin-length dredlocks. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a grey hoodie.

Radio Logs

December 31
0516 Coke machine flipped over by would-be thieves, 1000 block West Maple.
1123 Disturbance, 100 block Crestview.
1137 Disturbance, 500 block South 3rd.
1216 Rock from boy’s sling shot hit car, 800 block North 3rd.

Mamou arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported 10 recent bookings into the town jail. Arrested were the following persons:
•Lawrence Stagg, 51, 908 East St., Mamou, was charged December 15, with theft.

Evangeline arrests

The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office reported 10 recent bookings into the parish jail.
Arrested were the following persons:
•Tommy Lynn Mayer, 65, 3698 Highway 167 North, Ville Platte, was charged December 26, with domestic abuse battery.

Eunice arrests

January 1
Frederick Stevens, 45, 450 South 2nd Apt. 7, domestic abuse battery with strangulation.

Four bagged on alleged game bird violation in Acadia

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited four Louisiana residents for alleged migratory game bird violations on Monday (Dec. 29) in Acadia Parish.

Eunice Arrests

Dec. 30
Jasmine Ferguson, 21, 608 North Soileau St., Ville Platte, shoplifting, theft of goods
Davante Ardoin, 20, 116 West Boulevard, Ville Platte, theft of goods, shoplifting.
Todd Nelson Hebert, 46, 411 Eula St., Eunice, domestic abuse battery

Radio Log

December 30
0003 Disturbance, 100 block Benjamin, arrest.
0016 Traffic stop, 11th & Laurel, arrest.
0138 Shoplifting, Walmart, two arrests.
0340 Traffic stop, mother coming to station to get juvenile, Mallet & North.

Officials take oath of office

Retiring City Judge Lynette Feucht signs commissions of city officials after administering their oaths of office on Tuesday morning. In background are Judge-elect and Mrs. Terry Hoychick. His term begins Jan. 1.

Retiring Eunice City Judge Lynette Feucht administered oaths of office Tuesday morning to recently elected and re-elected city officials, signing commissions for terms that officially begin Jan. 1, 2015.

Radio Logs

December 29
0105 Four black males walking on West Laurel, one holding gun, all wearing black with hoodies.
0114 Suspects got in black Honda.
0121 Perimeter established, 8th & Vine.
0128 Subjects gone on arrival.

Eunice arrests

Dec. 29
Delana Guidry, 23, 1523 Woodstone, trespassing.

Radio Logs

December 26
0203 Disturbance, Clanton.
0226 Vehicle in ditch, May & Farris.
0932 Three-vehicle accident, 4th & Park.
1032 Disturbance, 200 block Acadia.
1039 Hit and run, 200 block Jennifer.
1317 Accident, 1600 block West Laurel.

Eunice arrests

Dec. 26
Jean Anderson, Opelousas, speeding, no driver’s license, no insurance.

Dec. 27
Jerod Guillory, 19, 122 College Road, remaining after forbidden, home invasion, simple criminal damage to property, theft, simple battery.



Last season he was hurt and watched the game from the sidelines.
Today, Tharold Simon’s biggest stage is the Super Bowl as the Seattle Seahawks face the New England Patriots.


Luke Vidrine, Fifth-Grade Student of the Year at St. Edmund Elem.


Victoria Heinen, Twelfth-Grade Student of the Year at St. Edmund High; and Anna-Claire Heinen, Eighth-Grade Student of the Year at St. Edmund.

Each year, St. Edmund Catholic School participates in the Louisiana Department of Education’s Student of the Year Program. This program is designed to recognize outstanding elementary, middle/junior high, and high school students.


NASA communications expert
BATON ROUGE – Services for NASA communications expert Teddy Morrison will be Jan. 30. He died Jan. 27 at age 66.

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Eunice, LA 70535
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