Laura Rougeau of Fire District No. 6 listens to the consultant’s explanation after asking if the block grant money can be used for a new generator or subdivision for her district (yes to the first, probably not to the second). Next to her is St. Landry Parish Attorney Andrea West and Eunice Economic Development Committee Chairman Dr. Tony Baltakis.
First day of eighth-grade begins. Brianna Jordan, Brittany Sonnier and Shantel Richardson, eighth-graders at Eunice Jr. High School, await for their first day to begin.
EHS Alumni Tourney begins next Friday. At right, Eunice High assistant softball coach Liz Hebert and alumni tournament organizer Tara Fruge LeBlanc discuss new rules at a captain’s meeting for the 2009 EHS Alumni Softball Tournament, being held Aug. 21-23 at the Eunice Recreation Complex. This year, 40 teams will compete, and a home run derby will be held Saturday, Aug. 22 at 5:45 p.m. Brackets are being finalized.