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St. Thomas More Catholic Church celebrated the Solemnity of the Annunciation, when God came to us in the flesh in the womb of the Virgin Mary, on Wednesday. In light of the caronavirus Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel gave Rev. Clinton Sensat special permission to have a Eucharistic Procession through some the neighborhoods of Eunice. The city marshals escorted Sensat walking the Eucharistic Procession. Along with Sensat were altar servers Gavin, Landen and Grayson Higginbotham. Many Eunice families, individuals, pets, watched on from their vehicles, some alongside the roadways, while other families sat in lawn chairs in front of their homes. Sensat’s Eucharistic Procession route began at the church parking lot where some parishioners sat inside their vehicles. Then the route took a left onto LSUE Drive and proceeded onto University Place neighborhood streets. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Procession from St. Thomas More

St. Thomas More Catholic Church celebrated the Solemnity of the Annunciation, when God came to us in the flesh in the womb of the Virgin Mary, on Wednesday. In light of the caronavirus Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel gave Rev. Clinton Sensat special permission to have a Eucharistic Procession through some the neighborhoods of Eunice. The city marshals escorted Sensat walking the Eucharistic Procession. Along with Sensat were altar servers Gavin, Landen and Grayson Higginbotham.

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A new communications tower is up. A crew from Custom Tower of Scott worked Tuesday morning working to put the tower up, and as 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, the tower was built up to 140 feet. Upon completion the tower will be 400 feet high. According to Luke Martin of Custom Tower the completion of the tower should be today. Custom Tower workers included John Richard, Franklin Martin, Mark Trahan and Tanner Brousssard. The tower is located off of Fruge Street. The communication tower will be used by and for law enforcement personnel, city marshals, and first responders. The state pays for the equipment. The tower is on land leased from the city for 30 years. K-Radio owns the tower. (Photo by Myra Miller)

New tower

A new communications tower is up. A crew from Custom Tower of Scott worked Tuesday morning working to put the tower up, and as 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, the tower was built up to 140 feet. Upon completion the tower will be 400 feet high. According to Luke Martin of Custom Tower the completion of the tower should be today. Custom Tower workers included John Richard, Franklin Martin, Mark Trahan and Tanner Brousssard. The tower is located off of Fruge Street. The communication tower will be used by and for law enforcement personnel, city marshals, and first responders.

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Public closings, phone numbers, websites, emails

Eunice City Hall offices closing,
but staff
available by phone
The following City of Eunice buildings are closed to the public:
The Eunice City Hall at 300 South 2nd Street
The Eunice Library at South 2nd Street and Park Avenue
The Depot Museum and the CFMA Hall of Fame on C.C. Duson Street (La. 13).
Mayor Scott Fontenot announced the action is being taken on the recommendation of the State and guidelines for prevention of the spread of COVID-19, Employees will still be in office and able to assist the public by phone,

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LSUE commencement cancelled

Commencement ceremonies in the LSU have been cancelled due to the coronavirus.
The announcement Tuesday includes the May 16 LSUE graduation ceremony.
In a letter, Thomas C. Galligan Jr., LSU interim president, said, “But I promise all of our graduating students that you will have the opportunity to participate in a future commencement ceremony.”
The cancellation includes the Veterinary School and Law Center ceremonies.

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