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McManus named a Louisiana Angel for her “Library” work. Eunice literacy activist Jean McManus has been named one of eight recipients of the 2009 Angel Awards, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation. Some of the children enrolled in Eunice Imagination Library and their parents or grandparents or other relatives line up for a group photograph Saturday with organizer Jean McManus, right.

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“Fairy Tale Animals” at StoryTime. The StoryTime hour theme Wednesday was “Fairy Tale Animals.” The guest reader was Fay Vasseur. She read, “The Three Little Pigs,” by Gaim Bishop, “Three Little Cajun Pigs,” by Mike Artell, and “Harry and Shelburt,” by Erick Ingram. The children received coloring sheet of three pigs with wolf, tortoise and hare, and farm stickers. They enjoyed a snack of three little pigs straws, sticks and bricks, which are known as pretzel sticks, bread sticks and corn Chex. There were door prizes of piggy bank, fairy tale coloring book and a T-shirt.

From The Eunice News files

From the July 2009 files of The Eunice News.
Emmanuel Baptist Church holds Bible School. Emmanuel Baptist Church held its Vacation Bible School “Son Rock Kids Camp,” where kids build their lives on the rock, Jesus, this past week. Children ages 5-12 years enjoyed Bible stories, and activities, songs and arts and crafts. Above are Mia Bellow, left, and Selerina Soto putting together a mosaic craft. The pre-k through kindergarten class instructors were Sharlene Leger and Michelle Arnaud.
For the Love of the game...and for a good cause. Left, Kevin Richard ptches for The What? in the Eunice Firemen’s softball tournament to benefit MDA and St. Jude’s Hospital. Above: The Free Agents’ Sammy Jo LeJeune watches for the right pitch.
Person’s pitching lifts Oilers in opener. Eunice Junior Legion pitcher Zac Person struck out 19 batter and allowed just one hit in the Oilers’ 5-3 win over the Cajun Sting in the opener of the state tournament.
McManus named a Louisiana Angel for her “Library” work. Eunice literacy activist Jean McManus has been named one of eight recipients of the 2009 Angel Awards, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation. Some of the children enrolled in Eunice Imagination Library and their parents or grandparents or other relatives line up for a group photograph Saturday with organizer Jean McManus, right.
Working on job skills. Fred Ledet grinds a roof pad at welding class at the Vocational Education Center. He is a rising senior at Eunice High and one of several high school students working this summer on the skills necessary to become a professional welder.

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