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Art Walk will kick off Main to Main celebrations in November on Saturday at 7 p.m. on South Second Street. And the same same night, the 30th anniversary of th Cajun French Music Association will be celebrated at the weekly Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Show at the Liberty Theater.
The Bobcats are faced with a must-win game this week as Eunice visits Crowley in a District 4-4A battle. “We have always had good games with Crowley,” EHS head coach Paul Trosclair said. “We usually get after it pretty good.”
Trick-or-treating will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday night (Oct. 30) in the city limits of Eunice. Trick or Treat on Second Street will be held from 5-8 p.m. from Laurel to Park. Police Chief Ronald Dies offered tips to make the evening safer.

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Troopers don their Santa suits

Christmas is a season of joy,love, giving, and so much more.
Two Eunice children - Tiffany Rozas and Braden Vidrine - had their “Santa Wish list” written and ready in hopes of receiving something special this year.
And they will... thanks to Troop I LSTA Grant-A- Wish program.

SLPSO probe husband in death of wife

Authorities continued on Monday to investigate a St. Landry Parish woman’s death after discovering her body buried in her husband's back yard Saturday.

Radio Logs

Friday, December 20
0046 Disturbance, 2100 block West Magnolia.
1211 Disturbance reported in the area of Lewis Street.
1302 Traffic stop reported in the area of Goldman and Fruge Streets.
1538 Traffic crash reported in the 1800 block of West Laurel Avenue.


December 20
Phillip Skinner, 51, 324 East Boyd Apt. #4, Norman, Oklahoma; head lamps required, driving under suspension.
Michael Bellard, 48, 510 Lewis Street; stop sign violation, driving under suspension, expired MVI.

St. Landry arrests

Dec. 23
Rodney Miller, age 55, 121 Wisdom Rd., Opelousas, LA, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense, improper lane useage.

From the Files ... December 1961

From files of The Eunice News:
December 1961

Mrs. R.S. Parrot, Sr. received a certificate and pin for 15 years service to the Selective Service Board from Walter Morrison, director.

Police report

Thursday, December 19
0841 Battery, 700 block West Oak.
0916 Woman burning leaves, Rodney.
1136 Sweet potato vendor without permits, East Laurel.
1207 Cell phone lost, Walmart.
1538 Disturbance, Nile & Moosa.
1849 Keys stolen, 300 block Dulles.


December 19
Robin Deshotel, 37, Ville Platte, driving under suspension, improper lane usage.
Michael Wildridge, 38, Church Point, bench warrant for possession of marijuana.
Terrence Jones, 24, 301 Shelia, disturbing the peace.

Man convicted in Lawtell postal robbery

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Brandon Handy, 33, of Opelousas, was found guilty by a federal jury on Tuesday of assaulting and robbing a postal employee. United States District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote presided over the trial.

Eunice trio make Santa's naughty list

Eunice Police Department officials said that officers responded to a residence after receiving a report of a stolen credit card and checks.



The Bobcats are faced with a must-win game this week as Eunice visits Crowley in a District 4-4A battle.


Talented 21st Century Lights On Afterschool students at Eunice Elementary


Keyawanna Frank, a fourth-grader at Eunice Elementary, sings a chosen Praise & Worship selection.

Eunice Elementary held a “21st Century Got Talent” Lights on Afterschool Program Wednesday, Oct. 22 outdoors on campus with parents and family members attending.


Elgin “Jean” Thibodeaux died on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Eunice Manor. She was 74. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 am on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at St.

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