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Members of NAUW-Eunice Branch celebrated Women In History with a program honoring those women who have contributed to events in the community. Seated, from left, are Ardessie Francois, Dorothy Fruge, Rose Guillory, Cecilia Lemelle, Elizabeth Guillory and Asia Semien. In back from left, are Chiquita Thomas, Carolyn Baldwin, program chairperson; Denise Antoine, president; Philomena Bernard, Parveen Kaur, Shelsy Williams and Patricia Harrison. (Submitted Photo)

NAUW Eunice celebrates Women in History

During the month of March, women of the community who have contributed to events in history and contemporary society and the well being of mankind are recognized for their unselfish kindness.
So was it in Eunice recently when members of the Eunice Branch-National Association of University Women recognized four women in its annual Women in History Program.

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Class Act Student of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week is Caroline Bollich, a junior at St. Edmund High School. Her parents are Ben and Mindy Bollich.

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 Washington, D.C. because it is a beautiful city with interesting history.

Do you have a career wish? I would like to become a nurse practitioner.

What could you eat seven days a week? Popeye’s and chocolate.

What could you never eat? Spinach.

Attention all graduating seniors

Graduation is right around the corner and much is needed ahead of time for the newspaper’s special graduation edition.
Eunice High and St. Edmund seniors are to EMAIL their senior bios.
Information entails: Name, school, parents’ name, home phone number, activities (include years involved), Awards (at school), and plans after graduation.
This information can be emailed to:
Deadline is May 1.
NO late entries will be accepted.

Cormier at Liberty Saturday

The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will feature a performance by Jay Cormier & Cajun Born.
Show starts at 6 p.m. The Liberty opens at 4 p.m.
Tickets are $5.
Starting at 10 a.m. at the Jean Lafitte, children can participate in arts and crafts, all free of charge.
Every Saturday: Savoy Music Center Jam Session from 9 a.m. to noon, information: 457-9563.

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Germaine Simpson welcomed all honorees and guests to the Black History program held at St. Mathilda Church on Feb. 26. Honorees recognized inclued Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Fruge, Terry Prince, Judy Young, Philomena Bernard and Damien Papillion. The keynote speaker was the Rev. Caleb Semien of Word Ministries. (Submitted Photo)

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Rev. Caleb Semien

Black History Month celebrated at St. Mathilda Catholic Church

St. Mathilda Catholic Church celebrated Black History Month with a celebration program on Feb. 26.
This year’s theme was, “A Celebration of Black History.”


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