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OLLI French Table meeting Friday
The French Table will meet at 9 a.m. Friday in Room 117 at LSUE Continuing Education Building by the baseball field and carpool to Buckhorn Taxidermy Studio. Ben Bischoff accepted the group’s wishes to visit and learn about his vocation.
The group will leave LSUE at 9:15 a.m. This session may last a little longer that 10 a.m. One may go directly to the Taxidermy Studio if you wish.
Information: call Ching Wasmuth at 337-457-4745 or email at chingwasmuth@gmail.com

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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier guard to speak Wednesday
A former guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Sgt. Benton Thames, is to speak at noon Wednesday at the VFW Post, 3809 Hwy. 190 East, Eunice.
Thames, of Denham Springs, is one of two guards from Louisiana since 1937.
Lynn LeJeune, Eunice Rotary Club president, is organizing the event, which will be joined by Kiwanis Club members and veterans.
LeJeune also is inviting the public to come with a reservation made by calling her at 337-315-1975.

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Concealed permit class scheduled
The St. Landry Sheriff’s Office will be instructing a state certified concealed handgun course at 7:30 a.m. Saturday.
The course is hosted by Harmony Lodge 211 W. Park Ave., Eunice.
All proceeds go to local charities.
The course is $100 and $80 for the spouse. The price includes everything needed to apply for the state permit and is done in one day.
Call 337-948-7599 to sign up or to answer any questions.

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1st Baptist accepting Food Bank donations
The First Baptist Church of Eunice, 331 Park Ave., is accepting donations to the Eunice Food Bank through Wednesday.
Hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
The Eunice Food Bank is located at 251 W. Park.
Second Harvest Food Bank will be in operation at the Eunice Food Bank from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Eunice Players’ children’s auditions
Auditions for the children’s summer play will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the theater (121 S. 2nd St.) in Eunice.
Children and youth ages 8 to 17 are invited to participate. Exceptions may be made for other ages. Actors and people to work behind the scenes are need.
Parents are invited to sign up to work backstage, or on the technical aspects (costumes, set, lighting and sound).
Rehearsals will begin May 23.
Production dates for the show will be June 15 to 18.

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465 Aymond St.
Eunice, LA 70535
Phone: 337-457-3061
Fax: 337-457-3122