It’s all a circus at Eunice High Tuesday during homecoming week festivities. From left, are Kynsli Fontenot, Jami Richard and Shelby Hill. (Photos by Myra Miller) To view more photos of EHS homecoming week, see photo gallery at

Eunice High celebrates homecoming week

Eunice High School students celebrate homecoming week by dressing out of uniform. Designated homecoming dress days included Monday as Toga Day for seniors and underclassmen dressed in different colors; Tuesday was declared Circus Day; Wednesday was Movies Day attire; Thursday, students dressed in their favorite holiday wear; and Friday is the traditional Green & White dress day. The EHS homecoming parade is set for today at 5 p.m. From left, are, Katherine Aucoin, Tyler Darbonne, Traelyn Brasseaux and Kaylie Thibodeaux, all seniors.
(Photos by Myra Miller)

First planning meeting of Noel together

The 19th annual Noel On The Prairie will be held Nov. 10 and 11 this year. Some of the participating business merchants met together for the first planning meeting to discuss specific details about the holiday event. Last year’s Noel on the Prairie had 31 merchants participating and gave away a $775 shopping spree to a lucky winner. Those meeting together Monday included: Kim Fontenot of Kim’s Merle Norman, Janet Marcantel with Beaucoup, Damian Cuccio, Shawn Darbonne and Jessica Champagne of Cuccio’s & Arabella; Tara F.

UL Lafayette rep at St. Edmund

Each school year at St. Edmund High college and technical school representatives give presentations to seniors in the fall and to juniors in the spring. UL Lafayette was the first presentation of the 2018-2019 school year. Andre David, from ULL, spoke to students about the admission process, admission requirements, deadlines, undergraduate majors, cost of attendance, financial aid, TOPS, scholarships, FAFSA completion, housing, clubs, organizations, campus life, individualized campus tours and upcoming preview days. (Submitted Photo)

Auxiliary Post 8971 officers for 2018-2019 were elected recently. Seated, from left, are Lort Veillon, senior vice president; Linda Thibodeaux, president; and Moe Matte, junior vice president. Standing, from left, are Sharlene Fontenot, chaplain; Glenda Bergeron, conductress; Bernita Briscoe, treasurer; Gloria Olivier, patriotic instructor; Tammy Young, guard; Cynthia Sonnier, three-year trustee; and Lynn Miller, one-year trustee. Not pictured is Jeanne Rougeau, secretary. (Submitted Photo)

Newly elected VFW Post 8971 officers

Newly elected 2018-2019 VFW Post 8971 officers from left, are Warren Sonnier, chairman Voice of Democracy Pen; Al Wilson, one-year trustee; Terry Fontenot, surgeon; Jasper Manuel, senior vice commander; Don Reber, junior vice commander; Roger Veillon, commander; Roy Olivier, adjutant; David Crader, three-year trustee; Gene Young, judge advocate; Micah Crader, community service chairman; Terry Matte, quartermaster; Steve Miller, second-year trustee; and Donald Estillette, chaplain. (Submitted Photo)

Class Act Student of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week is Azalea Guillory, a senior at Eunice High School. Her parents are Roxanne and Eric Guillory.

If you had to live in another part of the world, where would you want to live and why? I would like to live in Texas because it’s where the majority of my family live.

Do you have a career wish? I would like to become an adoption social worker.

What could you eat seven days a week? Tacos.

What could you never eat? Oysters.


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