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Eminent Faculty Award honorees are, top row, from left, Dr. Daniel Gang, a civil engineering professor; Dr. Jeffrey George, an associate guitar studies professor; Dr. Deedra Harrington, an assistant nursing professor; Brian Kelly, a visual arts professor; Kari Smith, an associate architecture professor; and Jeffrey Lush, an associate graphic design professor.

UL Lafayette honors its top professors with faculty awards

UL Lafayette honors its top professors with faculty awards
Eminent Faculty Award honorees are, top row, from left, Dr. Daniel Gang, a civil engineering professor; Dr. Jeffrey George, an associate guitar studies professor; Dr. Deedra Harrington, an assistant nursing professor; Brian Kelly, a visual arts professor; Kari Smith, an associate architecture professor; and Jeffrey Lush, an associate graphic design professor.

Acadia Parish Police Jury to set millages

The Acadia Parish Police Jury will hold a public hearing on May 14 to discuss setting millages for the 2019 tax year.
Presented to the Police Jury by Assessor James “Jimbo” Petitjean, the proposed millages include:
General Alimony — 4.33 mills;
Exempted Municipalities — 2.16 mills;
Library — 4.32 mills;
Health Unit — 2.15 mills;
Roads and Bridges — 3.23 mills;
Cooperative Extension Multipurpose Bldgs. — 2.12 mills; and
Senior Citizens Center — 1.52 mills.

Greater Union Baptist Church. (Photos courtesy of Community Foundation of Acadiana)

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Opelousas.

South Louisiana philanthropists establish St. Landry Church Fires Fund

The St. Landry Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, is accepting tax-deductible donations to support churches that were burned down in the parish of St. Landry in rural south Louisiana. Donations can be made to the St. Landry Parish Church Fires Fund online at stlandrychurchfires.org.
On and after March 26, three historic churches were burned to the ground. The churches were St. Mary Baptist Church in Port Barre, and Greater Union Baptist Church and Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Opelousas.

Eunice News ham winners

Winners in The Eunice News Easter Ham Giveaway are listed below. Hams are to be redeemed from Champagnes by April 30.
T-Boy Pitre — Coburn’s Supply Co.;
Francheska Primeaux — Southwest Loan Co.;
Lisa Fruge — EB Feucht & Son;
Tessa Jordan — Oil Xpress;
Juanita Freeman — All-State Credit;
Lauren Hughes — Smith’s True Value;
Sandra Wilkens — Al’s Paint & Body;
Sherry Menard — Sattler’s Supply Co.;
Kerry Fontenot — Champagne’s Supermarket;
Brittany Cobb — DC’s Sportsbar & Steakhouse;

Eunice News candidate announcement policy

The Eunice News will publish free announcements for candidates in the Oct. 12 Gubernatorial Primary Election.
The announcements are biographical only and limited to 400 words. They will contain no campaign promises, pledges or references to other candidates. That material should be included in paid political advertising.
The announcements are used on a first-come basis and publication date depends on space available.
A photo of the candidate is used if provided.
Announcements are due by Sept. 6.

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