The Eunice News

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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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The following are from the October 1996 files of The Eunice News.
About 200 residents were vowing a fight over “low-rent” housing on West Maple Avenue. There was a report that a letter had been sent to the state Housing Finance Agency stating the city government had no objections to the project, which was named Sweetridge Apartments.
New Kiwanis Club officers were James Tucker, secretary; Steve Ortego, treasurer; Randall Vigee, president; Dan Fontenot, president-elect; and Clint Bischoff, assistant secretary.

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