The Eunice News

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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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The following are from the June 1976 files of The Eunice News.
A front page photo showed the Bicentennial Wagon Train Pilgrimage in Virginia and included Boo Ledoux, Pris Ledoux and Chip Brown on their way to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. The photo was taken on May 31 and the Louisiana wagon had left Shreveport on Jan. 15.
Eunice High FFA members Tony Reviere, Wilvan Miller and Craig Fontenot were attend the state convention in Shreveport. The advisor was Carmen Miller.

From the files of The Eunice News

The following are from the June 1976 files of The Eunice News.
A $41,5000 contract was announced for the construction and improvement of the boat launching ramp at the Eunice City Park Lake. The contract was awarded to R.P. Fontenot, of Eunice.
Kelly Boone, manager of Weill’s, announced the grand opening of the store’s Westgate Shopping Center location. Weill’s Department Store was established in Eunice 39 years ago at a downtown location.
Dr. J.J. Stagg was appointed health director of the St. Landry Parish Health Unit.

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The following are from May 2002 files of The Eunice News.
Former Eunice mayor and state representative Curtis Joubert received the LSUE University Medal in commencement ceremonies on May 25.
Eunice High School softball team award winners included Leslie Daigle, sportsmanship; Emily Deshotel, coaches’ award; Marcia Allison, outstanding offensive player; Naomi Marcantel, outstanding defensive player; and Lauren Fontenot, academic award and Lady Cat award.

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