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From the July 2008 Eunice News files

From the July 2008 files of The Eunice News.
Up, up and away. Children attending a summer program at LSUE sponsored by the Children’s Defense Fund release balloons on Friday celebrating the CDF Freedom Schools National Day of Social Action. The balloon launch was part of the CDF’s efforts to increase public awareness about uninsured children.
Rotary Club presents LSUE athletics with check. Eunice Rotary Club President Willie Bergeron, right, presents LSUE Athletic Director Jeff Willis with checks totalling $2000, raised in the club’s golf tournament and other fundraisers, for the college’s athletics program.
Improvements in the park. Tommy Barrow, discusses the improvement plan at Circle Park with Rec Director Trish Johnson, while Tony Freeman, left, and Randy Hampton work on a trench for a water line to a new fountain. The lion fountain in foreground will be reinstalled but not used for drinking.
Scholarship recipients. Three LSU at Eunice students, Alodia Guillory, third from left, Keristan Edwards, fourth from left, and Skylar Common, not pictured; have each received a $200 scholarship provided by the Progressive Brothers of Eunice and the LSUE African American Student Alliance. They are shown with at left Chris Thomas, president of Progressive Brothers; Jimmie Edwards of Progressive Brothers; Christina Gobert, AASA president; and Guy Ceaser, treasurer of Progressive Brothers.
Players’ Broadway on 2nd Street starts Sunday. The Eunice Players’ Theatre will present Broadway on 2nd Street, a musical revue on Sunday through July 25. Rehearsing from left are Duncan McBride, Gracie Feucht and Kristi Burleigh.
Max Mad no more; he’s home. Sybil Neville was heart-sick and more and more desperate as she called veterinarians hoping someone had turned in Max, her missing chihuahua. Sybil Neville is all smiles after reuniting with her dog, Max, found wandering along Hwy. 13 South and rescued.
Vacation Bible School at Emmanuel Baptist. Lucie Gillmore, 4, grabs a boat with a Bible verse word tucked inside. “The Ring The Ducky” game was played by pre-k and kindergarteners at Emmanuel Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, which was held this week. The theme of the Bible school was “Son World Adventure Park.”

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