News notes

Kiwani’s Christmas Parade set Dec. 8
The Eunice  Kiwani’s Christmas parade is set for 5 p.m. Dec. 8 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.
ACT Prep class is Saturday

Ben Allison, 22, of Eunice, was wounded, but survived the Sunday morning shooting on Bourbon Street. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Bourbon Street shooting survivor

Ben Allison, 22, of Eunice is one of 10 survivors of the early Sunday morning Bourbon Street shooting that killed one person.
“I was at the wrong place at the wrong time,” said Allison.
Two gunmen sprayed Bourbon Street with bullets. The gunmen have not been identifed or arrested as of Wednesday.
The man killed in Sunday’s Bourbon Street shooting has been identified as Demontris Toliver, a 25-year-old tatto artist who lived and worked in Baton Rouge.

News notes

Christmas Ball fundraiser set for Dec. 3
St. Mathilda “Women of His Story” (formerly known as Youth Group parents) will host its 12th annual Christmas Ball fundraiser Dec. 3 from 9 until 2 a.m.
The festivities will take place at the Bishop Caesar Center on N. MLK Drive. Pre-sale tickets may be purchased for $10 per person   or $15 at the door of the evening.
Formal to semi-formal attire is required.
Door prizes will be awarded during the event. DJ will be The Hitman-Tommy C.


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