Caleb Cart of Eunice stands in a rice field with his wife Katie and children Owen, Sloane and Hallee. Cart began farming for a living in 2005. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Many of those who enter the state’s farming industry are born into the business, but several first generation farmers are also breaking into the profession in St. Landry Parish.
ENID, Oklahoma - The top-ranked LSU Eunice Bengals stayed in the winner’s bracket with a 8-1 win over Kellogg Community College Wednesday night. After two scoreless innings, the Bengals grabbed a 1-0 lead in the top of the third when Trenon Trosclair walked, stole second and scored when Nick Coomes drew a bases-loaded walk.
ENID, Oklahoma – Bengal pitcher Sam Walley struck out the final two batters he faced in the bottom of the ninth inning as top-ranked LSU Eunice held on for a 5-4 win over Scottsdale Community College on Monday afternoon at David Allen Memorial Park.

Caleb Cart of Eunice stands in a rice field with his wife Katie and children Owen, Sloane and Hallee. Cart began farming for a living in 2005. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Mamou arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported five recent bookings into the town jail.
Arrested were the following persons:
•Anthony Collins, 19, 817 Fourth St., Mamou, was charged July 28, with felony carnal knowledge. Collins was transferred to the parish jail.

Radio Logs

August 9
0011 Accident, hit and run, Ronnie’s
0117 Disturbance, 300 block Corn.
0126 Traffic stop, arrest made, Peach & 8th.
0154 Fight, Northwest Center.
0206 Theft, 1300 block Rougeau.
0240 Fight, Sunrise.
0306 Disturbance, 300 block Clark.

Police Report

August 8
0624 Hit and run, 1800 block Laurel.
0943 Man says another man tried to run over him, doesn’t want to file charges, 500 block Fuselier.
1121 Dog locked in hot car, Walmart.
1144 Theft, 100 block West Laurel.

Eunice arrests

August 9-10
Terry W. Babineaux, Jr., 37, 806 Saddle Dr., DWI 1st, failure to use turn signal, open container, littering, no mirror left side, resisting by force, no proof of insurance.

Summer vacation ending, schools re-opening

Nick Bertrand, a St. Edmund's fifth-grader, looks over his box of school supplies, not sure how he will carry them to class on Friday's first day. Public schools open Aug 13. Photo by Myra Miller

While the dispute over Common Core standards is getting most of the attention as public schools prepare to open for the 2014-15 year, a new law involving something near and dear to students and adults alike may have more immediate effect.

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ENID, Oklahoma - The top-ranked LSU Eunice Bengals stayed in the winner’s bracket with a 8-1 win over Kellogg Community College Wednesday night.

Lifestyle

St. Edmund seventh and eighth-graders were honored during an awards program Friday. Jack Ardoin, left, received The Eunice News Language, Arts Award; and Jacques Soileau received the W.O.W. American History Award. Both are eighth-graders. (Photos by Myra Miller)

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The Clare Francois Montz Memorial Awards went to Avery McGee, English, left, Dawson Ardoin, religion, and Anna-Claire Heinen, math. Not pictured is Caleb Fontenot, science. All are eighth-graders.

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St. Edmund Young Christians Awards went to Ethan McDavid, seventh-grader; and CiCi Trahan, eighth-grader.

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“A Generation” of Woodman of the World American HIstory awardees pictured. Left, Father Andre Soileau, Jacques Soileau, and grandfather Eddie Soileau are all recipients of the history award at St. Edmund.

St. Edmund School held its annual seventh-and eighth-grade awards program Friday recognizing and honoring students who excelled in all academics. On the program, awards were given to students who maintained all “A’s” Principal Honor Roll, A & B honor roll,

Obituaries

EUNICE ~ Visitation for Haaymen “Pumpkin’’ Doresseau, Jr., age 38, will be from 8:00 am to 11:00 am with funeral services following at 11:00 am, Saturday, May 23, 2015 at New Hope Fellowship, 865 S

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