After going winless in 2015 and starting 0-11 this season, the Eunice Lady Cats won their first game with a 3-0 sweep over Northwest Tuesday night. “This was a long time coming,” Eunice head coach Therese Gianfala said. “They are starting to understand the game and they are working hard to improve.

Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice.

Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice. Lafayette General Foundation announces Mayci Breaux Scholarship winners
From the September 2000 files of The Eunice News. Cadi Pedigo, 13, daughter of Roger and Gail Pedigo of Eunice, was named queen of the Teen Miss of the International Miss Youth Development Program. During the Thanksgiving holiday week she was to appear on the “Today” show.

Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund winners are, from left, Nikki Blanchard, of Broussard, and Tayler Montet, of Maurice.

Eunice police detectives search Eunice High students Wednesday morning

Eunice Police Detective Joey Peloquin checks a Eunice High School student near the school's entrance Wednesday morning. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Eunice Police were out in force at Eunice High School after a note threatening violence was found in the school on Tuesday.
Principal Mitch Fontenot said, “A message written by someone on the bathroom wall, said something was happening at Eunice High Wednesday."

Vipers lose status as snakes with the fastest strike

David Penning, a doctoral student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is leading a research project that challenges some popular notions about venomous snake strikes. Photo by Doug Dugas/University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Vipers—venomous snakes such as rattlesnakes and cottonmouths—are commonly thought to possess the quickest strikes.
Not so fast, according to three researchers at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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The firing of Les Miles was not a big surprise – but the timing was unxpected.
I like Les – I think he is a man of character and loyalty.

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Riceland Secure Storage and U-Haul was selected by volunteer Lynn Venable of the Eunice Bulb & Blossom Garden Club as the recipient of the Business Garden of the Month. The business located at 111 E. Laurel features a flowering beds of calidiums and day lilies.

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