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Business Yard of the Week. State Bank at 151 S. 4th St. was rewarded the Business yard of the Week by the Eunice Bulb & Blossom Club. The bank is landscaped with flowering beds of periwinkles, Indian Hawthorn, Lily of the Nile, impatiens, azaleas, zinnas, juniper ground cover, day lilies, pintas, crepe myrtles, and gerber daisies. From left are Lillie Courville, volunteer; Lisa Young, teller; Patricia Cart, branch manager; LaDonna Guillory, teller; Josie Laird, teller; and Tom Dischler, president.

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Cheer, Twirl and Dance Camp at pavilion. The annual city’s cheer, dance and twirl camp began Monday and continues through tomorrow. Girls, ages 5-12, enjoyed learning to twirl, cheer and dance from high school instructors. The camp is held at the Northwest Pavilion.

From the July 2008 Eunice News files

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Eunice News political announcement policy

The Eunice News will publish announcements for candidates in the Nov. 3 primary election at no charge when accompanied by payment for advertising.
A candidate’s commitment to run $250 of advertising must be paid in advance before an announcement is published; however, the advertising can run at any time during the campaign.
Political announcements for the Nov. 3 election must be submitted to The Eunice News by Oct. 5.

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Find out if you won an Easter ham

The Eunice News Easter Ham Giveaway is giving away 20 hams. Hams are to be redeemed at Champagnes. Do not come to the Eunice News to pick up vouchers. Go directly to Champagnes customer service desk. The deadline to redeem the hams is April 17.
Winners are:
Maria Mitchell - La Decor & More;
JL Fernandez - Oaklane Wellness & Rehabilitation;
Nolton “T-Boy” Pitre - Coburn’s Supply Co.;
Renee Thomas - Smoke’s Drive Thru;
Megan Fuselier - DC’s Sportsbar & Steakhouse;
Bruce Lewis - Eunice Superette;

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Jensen Doucet, whose parents are Jade and Jerod Doucet, reaches for a glittering garland during Glendale Elementary’s annual Christmas program on Thursday afternoon. Students portrayed parts in the anticipation of the birth of Jesus. From left are Dylan Fontenot, a shepherd, Shakur Mitchell as Joseph, and Alexia Thomas as Mary.

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Acadian Medical Center hosted Cookies with Santa on Saturday, December 12. Pictured from left are John Patrick Fruge, Porter Pourciau and Grant Miller.

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Acadian Medical Center participated in the Toys for Tots Drive for the Eunice Fire Department. From left are Delores Ldeay, Traci Young, Janice Jones, Jeff Kurcab, Butch Frazier, Missy Joubert, Mary Fontenot, Judy Martin and Tony Johnson.

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Walk for Diabetes at Central Middle School. Central Middle School students participated in a school Walk for Diabetes on November 19. Students and teachers walked together to raise funds to support the important research information and advocacy efforts of the American Diabetes Association. Not only did the students raise funds, but they actively learned life-long lessons about the seriousness of diabetes and how eating healthy and exercise can help prevent the disease. Students raised over $3,100 for this cause. Among the students raising money, raised over $100 were Allison Manuel, Samantha Manuel, and Dylan Duplechin. One student Alex Antoine raised over $300. From left are Alex Antoine, Allison Manuel, Samantha Manuel and Dylan Duplechin.

From The Eunice News files

From the December 2009 files of The Eunice News.

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A Thanksgiving Donation. The African American Student Alliance on the LSUE campus helped a family have a happy Thanksgiving. The organization held a food drive and provided the family with a turkey. Shown with the club is the Broussard family from Eunice, Jalayna Grains of Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Chad Jones, LSU Eunice Institutional liason officer and AASA sponsor, Parish Councilman Jimmie Edwards and Jacqueline Lachapelle, AASA sponsor and LSU Eunice’s Financial Aid director.

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Students of the Month at Glendale Elementary. Glendale Elementary recognized its Students of the Month for November. Seated from left are Rylee Clark, Adalie Fontenot, Sephanie Istre, Giovanni Miller, Myah Smith, Kelsey LeJeune, Jacob Miller, and Lilly Henry. In back from left are Cody Lalonde, Lainey Briggs, Christian Luben, Chad Guaraggi and Gabrielle Ardoin. Not pictured is Gavin Guidroz.

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Newest Fellows. Eunice Rotary Club President Christy Faulkner left recognized the club’s newest Paul Harris Fellowship recipients-Charles Brother Atchison, Willie Bergeron and Jason Smith. Paul Harris Fellowships are awarded to Rotarians who have donated $1,000 or more to Rotary Club International programs.

From The Eunice News files

From the December 2009 files of The Eunice News.
$20,000 for Eunice children. Blue Cross/Blue Shield representative Christie Reeves presents Angel Award winner Jean McManus with a $20,000 grant for Eunice’s Dolly Parton Imagination Liberary.

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