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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.

From The Eunice News files

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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