Rev. Dr. James Proctor

Reverend Dr. Proctor to serve as Bishop of the First Ecclesiastrical Jurisdiction of La. Church of God in Christ, Inc.

The Right Reverend James Wilbert Proctor, the fourth of six siblings born to the late Mr. Simon and Mrs. Gertrude Proctor in Lake Charles, has been elevated to serve the Office of Jurisdictional Prelate of the First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Louisiana Church of God in Christ, Inc. The Jurisdiction, comprised of more than 150 churches in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi will be honoring Bishop Proctor’s elevation to this sacred office with an Inaugural celebration banquet at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Lafayette.

St. Mathilda’s Lenten fried fish dinners

Philomena Bernard with St. Mathilda KPC Ladies Auxiliary prepares fried catfish to add to plate lunches of fried catfish, court-boullon, sweet peas, and a dessert, all for a donation of $8. The plates lunches were available on Ash Wednesday. The St. Mathilda Catholic Church members will continue to serve fish lunch plates every Friday through the Lenten season, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with a pickup at the Bishop Ceaser Center. A donation of $8 will be accepted. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Johnette Bischoff’s kindergarten class at East Elementary dressed their part during a 100th Day celebration. In front, from left, are Jimmie Edwards III, Lainey Fuselier, Brantly Fruge and Rylee Peres. In back, from left, are Alice Bellard, Knolij Ross, Saralynn Willis and Kristen Semien.

East Elementary pre-k students celebrated 100th Day of School. Students dressed the part of an older person. Teachers are Aimie Fontenot and Kelly Fontenot, paraprofessionals are Jessica Vicknair, Arlene Bertrand and Sophia Cole. Seated, from left, are Avan Brinkman, Samuel Cole, Harlee Dupre, Alaiyah Fontenot, Jaisely Kirklin and Trevyn Smith. Middle row, from left, are, Luke Fontenot, Meeyah Celestine, Domonique Douglas, Adalynn Peres, and Sylas Brown. In back, from left are James Vance, Hayden-Lee Joseph, Alexander Cole, Kyler Thibodeaux, Jayden Guillory, Kalie Sassau, Gunner Cormier and Everett Reppond.

100th Day of School at East Elementary

100th Day celebrated at East Elementary included Joy Jodon’s kindergarten class. The students dressed as senior citizens. In front from left are Jayden Archangel, Natalie Ortego, Khloe Stevens, Gabriella Cormier and Ella Boone. In back, from left, are Jailyn Rideau, Shaniya Daugherty, Kinsley Johnson, Madeline Chaumont and Naomi Ordas-Huerta. (Submitted Photos)

Principal kisses a pig

Highland Elementary students upheld their end of the bargain with their pincipal Lorie LeDoux that they would do well on their state testing last school year. So, LeDoux had to complete her end of the bargain and that was to kiss a pig, and with her brightest red lipstick. LeDoux and Neal Fontenot. (Submitted Photos)

'Hugs Across Eunice" a EHS senior project

Eunice High School seniors Macy Pousson, Abbigail Fontenot, and Chloe Andrepont did their senior project by donating teddy bears, and named their project, “Hugs Across Eunice.” The group collected and donated 115 teddy bears to the Eunice Fire Department. The bears’ purpose and use will be to comfort children during a house fire, wreck, etc. The group worked closely with Eunice Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs, as both clubs contributed and supported the project. The seniors gave the donation to the fire department on Feb. 9.


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