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Young Christians Award at St. Edmund. St. Edmund Young Christian Award winners are first row from left Kaylee Ewing, Matthew Francois, Rebecca Benoit, Mia Robinson, Annie Huckaby, Brianna Bertrand, second row from left are Anna Heinen, Cynclaire Trahan, Isabel Sanders, Carter Andrus, Peter Miller, and third row from left are Sarah Lavergne, Logan Fontenot, Brynn Duck, Celeste Cormier and Drew Richard.

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Eunice High School celebrates Homecoming week with dress days. Senior students dressed Monday in togas while underclassmen dressed in costumes of their choice. On Tuesday students wore their choice of pajamas and on Wednesday students celebrated class day, seniors dressed as wheat they thought they would like in 10 years, juniors wore college attire, sophomores chose mix/match dress in unmatching outfits and freshmen dressed like kiddies. Today students were allowed to dress to celebrate Louisiana Day-outfits related to hunters, farmers, cowboys, politicians and Mardi Gras. Friday students will dress in the traditional green and white. From left are Steven Johnson, Tiffany Minick and Kendall Sam sporting their togas Monday.

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Fire safety lesson at Highland Elementary. Firefighters Anna Daigle and Sam Andrus recently spoke at HIghland Elementary students about fire safety and put on fire gear so that the children would know what a fireman looks and sounds like in a fire. The students also enjoyed demonstrations by Sparky the Fire Dog. Pictured along with firefighters Andrus, Daigle and Sparky are Stacy Moncla’s Pre-k class and Pat Savoy’s kindergarten class.

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Future Blue Jay cheerleaders. Dozens of future St. Edmund cheerleaders led cheers during Friday’s halftime against Plain Dealing. The young girls had participated in a cheerleading clinic earlier the week and joined their varsity mentors for several routines.

From the October 2008 files of The Eunice News

From the October 2008 files of The Eunice News

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Members of the NAUW Eunice Branch presented pastor Kayla Givs a gift and treated her to dinner for Pastor Appreciation Month. From left are Patricia Harrison, Shakonda Arvie, pastor Kayla Givs, Shelsy Williams, branch president; Philomena Bernard, and Carolyn Baldwin.

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A presentation was given to the Rev. Blaine Clement at St. Mathilda by NAUW Eunice Branch members during Pastor’s Appreciation Sunday. From left, are Denise Antoine, Patricia Harrison, Shakonda Arvie, Fr. Clement, Philomena Bernard and Shelsy Williams, branch president. (Submitted photos)

Pastor's Appreciation Sunday recognized by NAUW-Eunice Branch

Members of the NAUW-Eunice Branch showed their appreciation to ministers in the community each year during October which is set aside to recognize them for their work in the religious community.
Each year, the branch selects two churches and singles the pastor/minister or priest of that congregation and presents a special token of recognition to him/her and treats that person to their favorite place for lunch.
This year’s selections were pastor Kayla Givs of Restoring God’s Glory Church and the Rev. Blaine Clement of St. Mathilda Catholic Church.

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Seniors at Eunice High School dressed in togas Monday as students celebrate Homecoming Week. From left are Anzley Fontenot, Emily Fuselier, Claire Durapau and Whitney Ardoin.

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Homecoming Week celebration is underway at Eunice High School this week. Students dressed in designated colors on Monday. From left are Saige Freeman, a junior; Paige Freeman, a freshman; and Chloe Broussard, a junior.

Eunice High School students celebrate Homecoming Week

Eunice High School students are celebrating Homecoming this week with out-of-uniform dress days. On Monday and Tuesday seniors will dress in togas and underclass students will have designated colors to dress in. Wednesday and Thursday students will dress in their favorite Decade, and Friday is the traditional green and white day dress. (Photos by Myra Miller)

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Luna moth caterpillar found on a pecan tree. (Photo by Heather Kirk-Ballard/LSU AgCenter)

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Monarch butterfly caterpillar on host plant milkweed. (Photo by Heather Kirk-Ballard/LSU AgCenter)

It’s time for caterpillars, butterflies, moths

If you’ve spent any time outside or in the garden here lately, you are sure to have noticed a frenzy of insect activity. Insects, including bees, butterflies, caterpillars and moths, are in full force this fall.
Fall is especially busy for caterpillars. According to LSU AgCenter entomologist Nathan Lord, insects, especially lepidopterans such as butterflies and moths, have two main periods of activity in Louisiana. Early spring in March and April and again in fall during October through December.

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Eunice Mayor Scott Fontenot signed a Proclamation on Oct. 10 recognizing the National Catholic Daughters of the Americas. From left, are Lynn Pavich, regent, Mayor Scott Fontenot, Tresella Melancon and Diana Parks, CDA members. CDA is an organization for Catholic women who serve the church under their motto, “Unity and Charity.” (Submitted photo)

CDA recognized

Eunice Mayor Scott Fontenot signed a Proclamation on Oct. 10 recognizing the National Catholic Daughters of the Americas. From left, are Lynn Pavich, regent, Mayor Scott Fontenot, Tresella Melancon and Diana Parks, CDA members. CDA is an organization for Catholic women who serve the church under their motto, “Unity and Charity.” (Submitted photo)

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