Washington State Bank Board members and officers. Standing, from left, are Board members Harold Stelly, David Prochaska, Aaron Harris and Ellis Daigle. Seated, from left, are Kip Bertrand, new chief executive officer / senior executive vice president; and Sue S. Durand, president and chairman of the Board. (Submitted photo)
LSU Eunice awarded 222 degrees following the completion of the Spring 2020 semester. The graduates will be celebrated on Aug.
The new century was not a half year old when top Eunice story of its decade began. On May 27, 2000, a Union Pacific freight train derailed at the Bayou Des Cannes trestle north of City Lake. Aerial view shows derailment of Union Pacific freight train at the Bayou Des Cannes trestle north of City Lake on May 27, 2000. The 113-car train with three locomotives had 14 cars carrying hazardous materials. A hazardous materials clean-up expert approaches derailed Union Pacific tank cars after the 2000 derailment near City Lake.
An arborist attaches a strap holding a damaged tree branch to a crane’s hook. Licensed arborists should be called when cleaning damaged branches from trees in preparation for hurricane season. (Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter)
Ashley Dietz of Mamou announces the birth of her daughter, Oakley Rose Dietz, born at Acadian Medical Center on May 21 weighing 3 pounds and 9.4 ounces.
Glendale Elementary held a not-so-traditional pre-kindergarten graduation on May 19. Pre-k teachers, Natisha Gil, Katie Richard, Wendy Nugent and Brandi Thompson lined the driveway, as pre-k students and their families drove through for a special graduation parade. Students were led through the parade route by a Fire District 6 fire truck, and were presented with a summer treat bucket, mementos from the school year and enrichment activities to get them ready for kindergarten. Natisha Gil, pre-k teacher, waves to Audrey Prudhomme, pre-k student, who is waving back. (Submitted photo)