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VFW’s Buddy Poppy places at Nationals

The Buddy Poppy is, without question, one of the most recognized symbols around the world. To VFW members it symbolizes the commemoration of our war dead and our service to living veterans. For decades VFW members have distributed the beloved buddy poppy to millions of Americans every year. Each year at the National Convention state winners in the Buddy Poppy display compete for National recognition. This year in Orlando, Florida, The Eunice VFW Post 8971 and Auxiliary entry took second place. The display was designed and built by Alexis Fontenot of the Post Auxiliary.

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A Cooking Club at Highland Elementary

This year at Highland Elementary the school has established Club Day. Students were given an opportunity to join a club, and a variety they had to choose from. Some included BETA, 4-H, Cooking, Gardening, Board Games, Book Club, Photo/Journalism, French, Little Blessings, Handyman, STEAM, Kindness, Music, Farming, Art, Crafts, Fitness, Cheer/Dance, and Sports. These clubs will meet once a month for students to learn, explore and enjoy. These are the Cooking Club members, in front, from left, are Nyla Freeman, Romello Godine, Malik George, Jamya Bell and Jaden Reed.

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The Cheer Club at Highland Elementary

Highland Elementary formed a new club on campus, the Cheer Club. Members are, in front, from left, Krislynn Thomas, Raven Mitchell, Deandria Soileau, Mkya Victoria, and Melanie Martin. In back, from left, are Alaya Dupichin, Raiven Dozier, RMonnie Venezia, Alissa Istre, Khloe Leger, TreVant Morgan and Terrell Richard. (Submitted photo)

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City Marshal Terry Darbonne

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Eunice police officer Aaron Carter

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Eunice police officer Cody Miller

Working the school traffic at Eunice Jr. High

Eunice Junior High School extends a huge thank you to the Eunice Marshal’s office and Eunice Police Department for the assistance of the first day of school dismissal. From left are City Marshal Terry Darbonne, Officer Aaron Carter and Officer Cody Miller. (Submitted photos)

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