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.

Forest Huval at Liberty Saturday

The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will have a performance by Forest Huval & Friends.
Show starts at 6 p.m. The Liberty opens at 4 p.m.
Tickets are $5 for adults, and children ages 7 to 12 are $3. Children, 6, and under, admission is free.
Starting at 10 a.m. at the Jean Lafitte, children can participate in arts and crafts, all free of charge.
More information: 337-457-7389.

Darrel LeJeune, right, receives congratulations from J. Blanton Belk, the 93-year-old founder of Up with People, after LeJeune was named the organization’s Outstanding Alumnus. (Submitted Photo)

LeJeune receives international acclaim from Up With People

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Darrel LeJeune is a prominent member of the Eunice/Basile communities, as a life-long educator, journalist and editor of The Basile Weekly, leader of Basile Sing Out, church music minister, member of the Board of Directors for the Swine Festival and Eunice Players’ Theatre, and a member of the Evangeline Parish Tourism Commission.


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