Charlie Montz stands in front of dumpster used to gather his demolished house at Park Avenue & 13th Street. The house was declared a total loss after a November fire. Montz and his wife Charlene plan to rebuild. Photo by Myra Miller.

Charlie Montz stands on his empty home lot where his 1955 homestead once stood and he and his wife had called home since 1989. A fire consumed their home at 1301 W. Park. It was a total loss. The fire awoke Montz on the early morning of Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 leaving him and his wife Charlene homeless.

Charlie Montz stands in front of dumpster used to gather his demolished house at Park Avenue & 13th Street. The house was declared a total loss after a November fire. Montz and his wife Charlene plan to rebuild. Photo by Myra Miller.

Charlie Montz stands on his empty home lot where his 1955 homestead once stood and he and his wife had called home since 1989. A fire consumed their home at 1301 W. Park. It was a total loss. The fire awoke Montz on the early morning of Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 leaving him and his wife Charlene homeless.
The annual Lady Cat Invitational will begin Friday at Eunice High with eight schools participating in the softball tournament, Sacred Heart of Ville Platte will face Iota at 3 p.m. in the opener with St. Edmund - Livonia following at 5 p.m. The Lady Cats will entertain Jennings at 7 p.m.

Charlie Montz stands in front of dumpster used to gather his demolished house at Park Avenue & 13th Street. The house was declared a total loss after a November fire. Montz and his wife Charlene plan to rebuild. Photo by Myra Miller.

Charlie Montz stands in front of dumpster used to gather his demolished house at Park Avenue & 13th Street. The house was declared a total loss after a November fire. Montz and his wife Charlene plan to rebuild. Photo by Myra Miller.

Mamou arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported 11 recent bookings into the town jail.
Arrested were the following persons:

Evangeline arrests

The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office reported 13 recent bookings into the parish jail.
Arrested were the following persons:

Council accepts annexation petition, sets May hearing

The Eunice City Council accepted Jay Caswell’s petition for annexation Tuesday night and scheduled a public hearing on the matter for its May meeting, all the while avoiding the political undertow involved.

Eunice High student among those chose for Yale summer program

Kameron Darbonne: Among select group picked by Yale.

Eunice High junior Kameron Darbonne is in select company.
He is one of 200 students world-wide selected to attend Yale University’s first Science, Policy, and Innovation session of the Yale Young Global Scholars Program this summer.

Eunice Symphony Wows Audiences With Radio Hits

The Eunice Symphony Orchestra, which was conducted by Nancy Simon, welcomed singer Jonathan Thompson, of Basile, for a rendition of "Torna A' Surriento" at Sunday's performance at The Liberty Theater. The song is a popular Italian song– which was in 1902– featured among modern and classic pop songs from artists such as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Queen and Adele for the Eunice Symphony Orchestra's presentation of "Over The Air Waves." The microphone that Thompson sang into was an original "ribbon microphone" from 1949 and donated from the private collection of KEUN's Rick Nesbitt.

Radio Logs

Tuesday, April 8
0335 Hit & run.
1907 Shoplifting reported at Walmart.
2127 Traffic crash reported in the 400 block of North Mallet.
2134 Damage to property reported at Sonic.

Arrests

April 8
Keirondrick Jamal Perrodin, 21, 401 North Beulah; Theft of goods-shoplifting.
Leeanda Nicole Frank, 23, 204 North Cane Street; Theft of goods-shoplifting.
Neshika Denay Washington, 23, 402 -A Myers Street; Principle to theft of goods-shoplifting.

St. Landry arrests

April 9
Robert Lee Kennerson, Jr., age 35, 122 Jude Lane, Opelousas, LA, simple battery.
Omri Scott Colomb, age 32, 584 Mills Rd., Sunset, LA, 3 bench warrants, theft of goods, unauthorized use of a moveable, second degree battery, theft.

Arrests

April 7
Steven Fontenot, 42, 930 Hwy. 13 North, theft, criminal trespass.
Shelton Robinson, 29, 101 Railroad Ave., Mamou, illegal possession of a firearm.

Police Report

Monday, April 7
0901 Juvenile tried to fight with subject’s son on way to school, 300 block West Bacciochi.
0958: Warrant check, 600 block North 4th, arrest made.
1119 Investigation, Hwy. 13 North, arrest made.
1133 Noise complaint, 2400 block West Laurel.

St. Landry arrests

April 8
Christopher Shawn Hebert, age 41, 211 Emonet Drive, Opelousas, LA, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense, speeding.
Perry Ray Poynor, age 60, 301 Amy Rd., Opelousas, LA, stalking.

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Sports

It was a great way to end the season for the Lady Bengals.

Lifestyle

Black National Anthem

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EHS Band members entertain Highland Elem. students

Highland Elementary held a Black History program Wednesday afternoon paying tribute to African Americans.
The theme of the event was “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.”
As part of the program, Daisjdrion Hill, a second- grader, read the Black National Anthem.

Obituaries

John Ray Schneider, Sr.

John Ray Schneider, Sr. passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at the age of 80.

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