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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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The following are from the January 1998 files of The Eunice News.
Nominees for the Eunice Rotary Club’s 1996 Citizen of the Year were Dr. Jacqueline Fruge, Susan Guillory Gaspard, Dwight Jodon and Pat Dossman, Jacque Pucheu, the Rev. Wil Sylvester, Brian Tanner and Hannah Zaunbrecher.
Acadia Parish voters approved a one-cent sales tax for parish rural roads and bridges. In the same election, Crowley voters approved a one-half cent sales tax for street repairs.

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The following are from December 2008 files of The Eunice News.
Steve Dischler, representing Darnall, Sikes, Gardes & Frederick, reported on the city audit. The city started its fiscal year on July 1 with $4.7 million in cash and another $300,000 due to is. The city managed to save about $1.3 million in the previous year. Dischler said the city was in good financial shape, but cautioned changing economic conditions in the coming year pose challenges.
A separate editorial by The Eunice News cited Mayor Bob Morris for fiscal prudence at City Hall.

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The following are from December 2008 files of The Eunice News.
Eunice Mayor Bob Morris said the city qualified for additional FEMA reimbursements for its response to Hurricane Gustav. The city’s debris removal cost was about $88,000 and the standard reimbursement would have been $66,000. The city was to receive an additional $6,100.
The Eunice Rotary Club donated $5,000 to the Eunice Fire Department to buy a fire training trailer-mobile command center.

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