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A softball send-off. Curtis Joubert, right, talks to LSU Eunice softball players and others about how far LSUE has come since he and others were instrumental in getting the university located here. Joubert, a former state representative and mayor, hosted a dinner for the Lady Bengals prior to their departure for the national tournament in Illinois.

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Eunice crowd gathers to pray for local, Louisiana, national leaders. Part of the crowd on hand for the 58th annual Observance of National Day of Prayer where prayers for city, parish, state and national leaders were lifted up during Thursday’s gathering at City Hall.

From The Eunice News files

From the May 2009 files of The Eunice News.
International Day at St. Edmund Elementary. St. Edmund Elementary sixth-graders celebrated International Day Friday. The students completed a Social Studies unit on different countries of the world and they were given an assignment. As a grade they had to complete a project on their picked country, dress in the ethnic wardrobe and also bring an ethnic food dish to school. Teachers are Annie Miller and Candy Atteberry. From left are Drew Brown, Austin Sittig and John Patrick Berzas.
Bobcats stun Teurlings, advance to quarterfinals. Eunice High’s Trent Vidrine lays down a sacrifice bunt against Tuerlings Catholic.
St. Edmund tennis team at state. St Edmund’s Caleb Andrus, Taylor Tujague, Morgan Kreswell, Lori Guillory, Isaac Frederick, and Christopher Leonards all competed in the Class 1-A state tennis tournament held at UL Monroe.
Quarter-final shutout. The adage there’s no crying in baseball. Hugs are a different matter. Austin Young gets a congratulatory one from Eunice High baseball coach Scott Phillips after pitching the Bobcats to a 1-0 quarter-final win over Tioga on Tuesday afternoon. The Bobcats advance to the state tournament in Shreveport and will play district rival Sam Houston at 7 p.m. today. Full story, photos on page 9.
Administrative Assistant Ginny Moody, right, discussed some of the highlights going on in Eunice during the recent tourism commission meeting in Eunice, along with, from left, SLP Tourism Director Celeste Gomez and Eunice Chamber of Commerce Secretary Robin McGee.
Lady Bengals open JUCO world series today. LSUE’s Hayley Sanchez is ranked nationally in several offensive categories.

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