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Rotary seeks nominations for Administrative Professional

The Eunice Rotary Club is seeking nominations for the 2019 Eunice Administrative Professional of the Year. The winner will receive a free trip to Branson, Missouri; courtesy of KEUN Radio, $500 spending money from the Rotary Club, a plaque and a flower arrangement.
The event will be held May 1.
Nomination letters can be mailed to Pucheu Law Office at P.O. Box 1109, Eunice, LA 70535, Attn: Admin Asst Day.
The deadline for nomination is April 26.
The Rotary’s Club 33rd annual luncheon will be held at noon May 1 at St. Thomas More Social Hall.

Recognizing academic excellence. Acadian Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Joyce Neville presents Dr. Chip Hebert, St. Edmund School Board and Scholastic Booster Club member a $1,000 donation during a pizza party for all schools Literary Rally winners. To Hebert’s right is Principal Beth Christ. The booster club recognizes and promotes academic achievement.

From The Eunice News files

Pulling together. “Soft hands” is a baseball term referring to a fielder’s ability to pluck hard-hits balls off the turf. Eunice High baseball players warming up together before Monday’s game against LaGrange appear to be testing those fingertips. From left are Jacob Fontenot, Kendall Sam, Mitchell Fuselier and Martin Simien.
Down come the old, up goes the new. Cleco workers replace older transmission lines with a new one along South Third Street. The line replace is part of an on-going upgrading of the utility’s delivery system in Eunice.

My small vision of the 1918 flu

I got my flu shot early in the fall. I got the flu last week. Medical folks say that the shot will make your case milder even if you get the flu bug. There may be something to that; I had only one day of the “just take me out in the woods and shoot me” intensity. But if what I had was the mild version, I don’t want to see the other.

Survey ahows misperceptions about the state’s income, sales, gasoline tax rates

(April 4) – Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication found many Louisianans incorrectly believe the state income tax rate has increased in recent years (even though it has not). Researchers also found Louisiana residents have misperceptions of the state’s sales and gasoline tax rates.

Eunice High School students Cody LaLonde and Deacon Richard were recognized at the St. Landry Parish School Board meeting for winner fourth place at the State Social Studies Fair. The project was in sociology. Standing, from left, are Patrick Jenkins, superintendent; LaLonde and Richard; and Mary Ellen Donatto, a Eunice School Board member. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Eunice High students recognized

Eunice High School students Cody LaLonde and Deacon Richard were recognized at the St. Landry Parish School Board meeting for winner fourth place at the State Social Studies Fair. The project was in sociology. Standing, from left, are Patrick Jenkins, superintendent; LaLonde and Richard; and Mary Ellen Donatto, a Eunice School Board member. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

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