New 27th Judicial District Judge Gerard Caswell congratulates 30-year Eunice City Judge Lynette Feucht at a retirement reception last week.

The times, to borrow a phrase, they were a-changin’ when Lynette Young headed off to law school. They still are, as Eunice City Judge Lynette Young Feucht prepares to retire from the bench after 30 years’ service.
The St. Edmund Blue Jays advanced to the Division IV football state quarterfinals and earned a District 5-1A title. For their accomplishments, The Blue Jays (7-4, 4-0) placed 21 players on the 5-1A All-District team.

LSU Eunice graduates prepare for Friday commencement. From left are Blade Armentor of Sunset, Gia Young of Opelousas, Trisha Lopez of New Orleans and Cade Abshire of Crowley.

LSU Supervisor Scott Ballard spoke at LSU Eunice’s fall commencement Friday.. 120 students issued degrees were:

New 27th Judicial District Judge Gerard Caswell congratulates 30-year Eunice City Judge Lynette Feucht at a retirement reception last week.

LSU Eunice graduates prepare for Friday commencement. From left are Blade Armentor of Sunset, Gia Young of Opelousas, Trisha Lopez of New Orleans and Cade Abshire of Crowley.

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Freezing rain possible into Wednesday morning

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is continuing the winter weather advisory for Hardin, Jasper, Newton, and Tyler counties, as well as Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Evangeline, Rapides, St. Landry, and Vernon parishes tonight into Wednesday morning.

Evangeline adding "Little Free Libraries"

Suzy Lemoine, left, and Linda Lebsack show Evangeline's first Little Free Library.

The Evangeline Parish Library is joining a movement spreading worldwide to literally put books into the community through “Little Free Libraries.”

Radio Logs

Friday, February 7
0607 Disturbance reported in the 200 block of Goldman Street.
0828 Simple burglary reported in the area of Samuel Drive.
1208 Theft reported in the 500 block of Samuel Drive.
1818 Simple burglary reported in the 600 block of West Walnut.

Arrests

Friday, February 7
Clara Ann Terry, 41, 250 Goldman Street; obstruction of passage, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Donovan Roseean Phillips, 18, 403 Macarthur Drive; possession of marijuana.

St. Landry arrests

Feb. 10
Devin Michael Pfister, age 31, 104 Nine Gables Lane, Crawford, Fl, speeding, driving left of center, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense, arrested by Leonville Police Dept.

Radio Logs

Thursday, February 6
0615 Simple burglary reported in the 1500 block of Nile Street.
0625 Damage to property reported in the 800 block of North 2nd Street.
1131 Traffic crash reported in the area of 190 and 2nd Street.

Arrests

February 6
Howard Wilson, 20, 902 South Prescot, Washington; theft of goods (shoplifting).
Raesha Joseph, 17, 851 East Maple; Theft of goods (shoplifting), contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Healthcare scholarship applications open

The Opelousas General Health System Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications. 2014 marks the eighth year that the OGHS Foundation has been providing scholarships to St. Landry Parish citizens.

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Sports

The St. Edmund Blue Jays advanced to the Division IV football state quarterfinals and earned a District 5-1A title.

Lifestyle

D.A.R.E. Essay winners named at Central Middle

Central Middle School students participated in a D.A.R.E. Essay contest and essay winners were named. They received trophies and certificates during the D.A.R.E. graduation held Dec. 8.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Robert L. “Bobby” Frey, 81, who died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 8:27 a.m.

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