Educational Awards were presented during the VFW annual Service Awards banquet. From left, are Susan Synborski of Eunice High; Aimie Fontenot of East Elementary; and Shelsy Williams of Highland Elementary.

Albert Hayes Jr., a Eunice member of the St. Landry Parish School Board, listens to Superintendent Patrick Jenkins talk about a plan to raise salaries and make capital improvements. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Heather Lanclos, event coordinator for the city of Eunice, holds one of 100 posters printed for the city to be sold during Mardi Gras. The posters are numbered and signed by artist Hannah Thibodeaux. The first poster will be auction after Steve Riley performs. The other posters will be sold for $40 each Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

News

Sports

IOTA – It was a fight to the finish but when the smoke had cleared in overtime, the Lady Bulldogs advanced to the Class 3-A state semifinals after Iota earned a 71-64 win over Madison Thursday nig

St. Edmund travels to No. 8 Ascension Christian (13-13) at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Gonzales for a Select Division IV regional round contest.

The annual Perry Pitre Ford baseball jamboree will be held this weekend at both high school fields.
The junior varsity jamboree will be held Friday at Eunice High.

Lifestyle

Students of the Year at St. Francis School were chosen. Grace Simon is Eighth Grade Student of the Year, and Emily Semar was named Fifth Grade Student of the Year.

During Catholic Schools Week, Teacher of the Year for St. Francis School was announced. Naomi Reed, 6-7-8th grade Math and science teacher received the honor. She is pictured centered with Rev.

Central Middle School fifth grader Denina Mose placed third at the Regional Division Social Studies Fair held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Public Safety

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.

The following are arrests reported by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Feb. 23

Obits

EUNICE--It is with heavy hearts that the family of Frieda Hopkins Jobe announces her passing on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 84.

EUNICE~ It is with heavy hearts that the family of Margaret Jo Ward Cooper announces her peaceful passing on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Evangeline Oaks Nursing Home at the age of 65.

EUNICE~It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Robert Lee Guillory announces his passing on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Acadia St.

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