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The 30th annual Eunice Food Bank Food Drive Tuesday collected 8 tons of food. Volunteers were on hand at the Eunice Food Bank to unload, sort and stack food items. From left, are Ron Driggs, volunteer; Angie Guillory giving her donations; Linus Cormier and Harry Reed, volunteers. (Photos by Myra Miller)

Parade, concert today

Eight tons of food and other items were collected Tuesday during the 30th annual Eunice Food Bank Food Drive.
Last year’s annual food drive Eunice Food Bank collected a little over five tons of food items and goods.
Deacon David Guillory, The Greater Eunice Ministerial Alliance president, said, “As always, the support from our community, its citizens, churches, businesses, schools, was tremendous. We are grateful for all donations received. The food bank will continue to feed those in need and with your continued support many families will be fed.”

Senate, House seats to be decided in Saturday voting

Early voting numbers show interest in Saturday’s election may be lagging behind the November vote, which included the presidential election.
Early voting for Saturday election ended Dec. 3 with 174,889 votes cast in the state compared to 531,555 in November.
Voting numbers are from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s website.
In St. Landry Parish, there were 1,981 early votes cast for this Saturday’s election compared to 6,781 early votes in November.

News notes

Kiwani’s Christmas Parade set today
The Eunice Kiwani’s Christmas parade is set for 5 p.m. today with the parade route beginning at North 2nd Street.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for children to visit with at the conclusion of the parade inside the City Hall lobby.
Cookies and punch will be served. Children are encouraged to make a wish list for Santa.

News notes

Kiwani’s Christmas Parade set Thursday
The Eunice  Kiwani’s Christmas parade is set for 5 p.m. Thursday with the parade route beginning at North 2nd Street.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for children to visit with at the conclusion of the parade at the City Hall lobby.
Cookies and punch will be served. Children are encouraged to make a wish list for Santa.
 
Pictures with Santa at fire department

From the files of The Eunice News

The following are from the December files of The Eunice News.
Hubert “Kutch” Rougeau was elected president of the Eunice Chamber of Commerce. Other officers were Mrs. Myrtle McManus, first vice president; and Ray Kron, second vice president. The outgoing president was Yvonne Tujague.
The Eunice High School Booster Cloub named a committee to work toward a new stadium. Committee members were Mrs. Bernice Broussard, Mrs. T.J. LeBouef, Allen Ortego, T.J. LeBouef, Roland “Red” Prudhomme, Donald J. Bush, Jerry Hoffpauir, Lindsey J. “Red” Aucoin, Barry Soileau and Doris Eldred.

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