The Eunice News

From The Eunice News files

The following are from the August 1994 files of The Eunice News.
Eunice Mayor Curtis Joubert reported that a delegation of musicians and others had a fantastic reception during a trip to Britain. Those mentioned in a photo layout were Paul and Liz Potier, Barry Ancelet, Pris Fontenot, Tee Leger, Marc Savoy and Ann Savoy.
Members of the Eunice High School cheerleaders for 1994-1995 included Natasha Stevens, Carin Williams, Robyn Miller, Laura Langley, Brandy Sam, Skylar Savoy, Kim Fontenot, Holly Fontenot, Brooke Dodd and Ashley Fruge.

From The Eunice News files

The following are from the July 2006 files of The Eunice News.
Workers at the Eunice Walmart Supercenter were busy preparing for the Aug. 16 grand opening. Robert Gaspard, store manager, said the store was a 177 prototype meaning it had 177,000 square feet.
The LA Heat, a 14-and-under PONY League team, was headed to national competition in Round Rock, Texas. Louise Johnson was the coach of the team players from St. Edmund.

This photo by Myra Miller of a fire at 450 E. Maple Ave. published April 21, 2016, in The Eunice News won a first-place award in the Louisiana Press Association Better Newspaper Competition for 2016.

The Eunice News wins several state press awards

The Eunice News won three first-place awards in the Louisiana Press Association Better Newspaper Competition for 2016.
The awards were presented Saturday during the Mississippi Press Association/Louisiana Press Association Joint Convention in Biloxi, Mississippi.
The Texas Press Association judged the competition this year.
Forty-seven newspapers, publications, and college, and university student newspapers submitted 2,408 entries.
The Eunice News competed in Division 5, which includes newspapers with average circulation of 1,500 to 2,999.

From The Eunice News files

The following are from the July 2006 files of The Eunice News.
Iota inventer Edward Boudreaux was noted in a story about his fan adjuster. The idea came to him through his work at a casino, he said. The story said his other inventions included the Cajun Fipper, a spatula for outdoor grills.
The Rev. Truman Stagg was the new pastor at First United Methodist Church in Eunice.
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita were among the reasons for a delay in the completion of the Eunice Recreation Complex, but a grand opening ceremony was being scheduled on Sept. 4.

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