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The following are from the June 2007 files of The Eunice News.
Staff Sgt. John Middlebrooks of Eunice was one of two Louisiana National Guard soldiers deployed to Afghanistan. A news release announced that Middlebrooks and Sgt. 1st Class Kermit Manuel of Jennings has re-enlisted. Each would receive a $15,000 bonus.
Josie Aguillard received the Good Citizen Award at the Iota Junior High awards program. The Daughters of the American Revolution award was presented by Charlene Guidry Lacombe, Acadia chapter regent.

From The Eunice News files

The following are from the May 2008 files of The Eunice News.
Juniors Leah Andrus and Caroline Aguillard were named to the first team 6-1A All District softball team.
LSUE Chancellor William Nunez was protesting a proposed 5 percent cut in the state’s higher education budget.
Eunice High softball players awarded major honors included Amber Darbonne, Blaire Fusilier, Jori LeJeune, Andrea Kramer, Sarah Hebert and K.K. Devillier.

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The following are from the March 2008 files of The Eunice News.
Eunice Police narcotics detective Robert Brickley said, in an interview, that prescription drug trafficking had surpassed the more traditional street drugs like crack cocaine and marijuana. Brickley said he had seen the shift in his 12 years in law enforcement in a talk at the Eunice Rotary Club.
Movies playing at the Queen Cinema were “Semi-Pro,” “Fool’s Gold,” “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” and “Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins.” Ticket prices were $550 for aults and $4 for children and senior citizens.

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The following are from the February 2001 files of The Eunice News.
On Saturday, Feb. 24, the Eunice Mardi Gras was starting to unfold. Mayor Ken Peart said folks from all over the world were present. A photo on the front page showed the Marc and Ann Savoy jam session. A license plate check found out of state plates from Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa, Texas, Florida, Vermont and Ohio.
Harry Summerlin, St. Edmund principal, was taking part in the LEADTech program, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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