The arrest of a jailer this month brings to three the number of Eunice Police Department employees on the St. Landry Parish felony court docket. Additionally, a fireman and a former fireman also have charges pending.
Sacred Heart of Ville Platte used a sweep over rival St. Edmund to finish the first half of District 5-1A play in second place behind leader North Central. The Lady Trojans began the night with a 40-24 win over the Lady Jays, while the Trojans battled to a 69-49 victory over St. Edmund.
If experience is the best teacher, then the Bengal baseball team should be ready for a return trip to the NJCAA Division II College World Series.

St. Landry arrests

March 12
Chandler Gainey, age 18, 4349 Main Hwy., Breaux Bridge, LA, driving under the influence – underage, careless operation.
Michael James Franklin, II, age 22, 270 Galino St., Opelousas, LA, operating a motor vehicle while under suspension, open container, expired M.V.I.

Council agreed to five new EPD vehicles by year's end

The Eunice Police Department landed three new police vehicles, with two more by the end of the calendar year, as the department made a request for the city to purchase new cruisers at Tuesday night City Council meeting.

Arrests

March 10
James Williams, 31, 100 Crestview Loop; Domestic abuse battery.
Chekelia Ceaser, 35, 100 Crestview Loop; Domestic abuse battery.
Joseph Bihm, 52, 541 North 4th Street; DWI, impeding the flow of traffic, traffic control signals.

Radio Logs

Monday, March 10
0723 Disturbance reported in the 100 block of Crestview Loop.
1643 Subject needs police officer in the 800 block of South Beulah Street.
1836 Simple burglary reported in the 500 block of North 2nd Street.

Radio Logs

Friday, March 7
0730 Theft reported in the 500 block of Fuselier Street.
0840 Theft reported in the 400 block of South 10th Street.
0914 Shoplifting reported at Walmart; resulted in arrest.
1207 Theft reported in the 200 block of Eula Street.

Arrests

March 7
Adran Andrell Joubert, 24, 128 Lawrence Street, Elton; rake and combs prohibited, theft of goods -shoplifting.
Juvenile, 13, simple possession of marijuana, violation of uniform CDS Drug Free Zone.

Daigle, DA Taylor file campaign paperwork

Retired District Judge Ellis Daigle of Eunice has filed a statement of organization for a campaign for St. Landry Parish district attorney.
Daigle retired effective Jan. 31 and his campaign statement of organization was filed with the state Ethics Administration on Feb. 10.

St. Landry arrests

March 10
Theron Thomas, age 34, 502 Lawrence St., Morgan City, La, second degree cruelty to juveniles.

Paul Gray, Jr., age 30, 511 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette, LA, improper lane useage, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense.

Some days better than others

Bailie Reed, right, and her sister Brittney Reed Shircliff during a recent interview by Bailie with The Eunice News.

Eunice High senior Bailie Reed, 18, diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, says the size of the tumor has not increased or decreased in size.

JD Bank donates $15,000 to LSU Eunice

JD Bank presents LSU Eunice with the first installment of a $15,000 donation to be divided evenly among three of the university’s departments to support academic achievement, community service and athleticism. From left: Madelaine Landry, Executive Director, LSU-E Foundation; Tyler Williams, VP Marketing Director, JD Bank; James Dupre’, Senior VP Branch Manager, JD Bank Eunice; Dr. William Nunez III, Chancellor, LSU-E; Chad Jones, Institutional Liaison Officer, LSU-E.

JD Bank has donated $15,000 to Louisiana State University Eunice.
The sum will be divided evenly among three of the university’s departments to support academic achievement, community service and athleticism.

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Sports

Sacred Heart of Ville Platte used a sweep over rival St. Edmund to finish the first half of District 5-1A play in second place behind leader North Central.

Lifestyle

Amber Champagne and Miles Fontenot

Leed Champagne, Jr. and Brenda Champagne of St. Martinville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Champagne, to Miles Fontenot, son of Mark and Eva Fontenot of Eunice.

Obituaries

Geraldine LaTour Keller died at home in Eunice, Louisiana at 12:45 pm Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. She was 90.
She was a native of Ville Platte.

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