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Fire District 6 BBQ fundraiser Tuesday
St. Landry Parish Fire District 6 will have a fundraiser BBQ hamburger sale from 4 until 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Word Ministries parking lot in Eunice.
A donation of $5 will include a hamburger, chips and water.
For tickets, information, call, Phyllis at 337-580-0264, or Hannah at 337-384-6942 or any Dist. 6 member.

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Farmers Market at Community Gardens
Until further notice, the Eunice Farmers’ Market will be meeting at the Community Garden (behind the DMV). Weather permitting, the Farmers Market will meet each Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call Sanford Wood at 337-457-0607.

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Farmer’s Market at Community Gardens
Until further notice, the Eunice Farmers’ Market will be meeting at the Community Garden (behind the DMV). Weather permitting, we will meet each Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call Sanford Wood at 337-457-0607.

Warden John Cormier of the Eunice Police Department visited the East Elementary pre-k class. He spoke to the students regarding the importance of gun safety. Pre-k teachers are Gena Daigle, Sophia Cole, Patricia Langley and Bernadette Poullard.

Patricia Harrison’s fourth grade class at Highland Elementary School enjoyed pizza, candy and drinks, delivered to them by Anthony “Kip” Bertrand, vice president of Basile State Bank, and a Rotary Club member. Eunice Rotarians award a pizza party to classes collecting the most canned goods at each Eunice elementary school. The food drive is held annually in December in conjunction with Brookshire Foods (Super 1) Spirit of Christmas Food Drive.

From The Eunice News files

From the May 2009 files of The Eunice News
Top reader at Eunice Elementary. Eunice Elementary recently honored its Top Accelerated Reader. Kade Bertrand, a third grader, reached his 100 million word count. The school presented him with a trophy for his outstanding reading accomplishment. His teacher is Holly Bertrand.

Jamal Taylor, standing at right, speaks to the St. Landry Parish School Board Executive Committee on Monday about his pay being docked a day and half. Taylor is president of the St. Landry Association of Educators. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

Jamal Taylor

Day and half took about an hour to hash out at school meeting

By Harlan Kirgan
Editor
OPELOUSAS — “I’ll try to be as brief as possible,” said Jamal Taylor, president of the St. Landry Association of Educators, which is one of the unions representing School Board employees.
The brief of it was Taylor was asking to be paid for a day and half that he was docked because he was away from job for union business.
“I came here to the Board in January. I asked for some leave days,” he said at Monday’s School Board Executive Committee meeting.

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