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Former Tomb of the Unknown Soldier guard Sgt. Benton Thames spoke in Eunice Wednesday at VFW Post 8971. Above, St. Edmund students, from left, Henry Summerlin, Kaleb George, Nathan Andrepont, Emile Soileau, Philippe Soileau and Jacques Soileau are with Thames. In the photo at left, Nathan Andrepont and Henry Summerlin look over Thames’ duty record, which is on the back of a flag. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Tomb guard visits Eunice

Former Tomb of the Unknown Soldier guard Sgt. Benton Thames spoke in Eunice Wednesday at VFW Post 8971. Above, St. Edmund students, from left, Henry Summerlin, Kaleb George, Nathan Andrepont, Emile Soileau, Philippe Soileau and Jacques Soileau are with Thames. In the photo at left, Nathan Andrepont and Henry Summerlin look over Thames’ duty record, which is on the back of a flag. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Rice Arena board wants audit, Police Jury wants accountability

The Acadia Rice Arena will pay $11,500 for an audit of its 2015 finances and will appoint someone to supervise the time sheets of its two employees.
Greg Richard, chairman of the Arena’s board of directors, asked that the Acadia Parish Police Jury approve the board’s hiring of Kolder, Champagne and Slaven and Co., LLC, to provide a detailed audit of the year 2015.

Michelle Haj-Broussard, left, and Stephen Ortego spoke about a French immersion school at a St. Landry Parish School Board meeting Monday. The school was approved and is to open in 2018 in the former Sunset High School. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

French immersion charter school approved in St. Landry Parish

Michelle Haj-Broussard, left, and Stephen Ortego spoke about a French immersion school at a St. Landry Parish School Board meeting Monday. The school was approved and is to open in 2018 in the former Sunset High School. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

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