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Gilbert Phillips of Eunice and his son Kason Jones drove up to pick up a Grab & Go meal at the Southeast Neighborhood Center Tuesday. Jordan Oglesby meets Phillips at the vehicle with a bagged lunch and snack. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Grab & Go meals available

Restoring God’s Glory Ministries is part of the summer feeding program for kids. Lunches will be available through Aug. 5, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southeast Center.
The Grab & Go curb side pick up includes a cooked lunch, a snack, milk and juice. Delivery is available upon request. Forms must be completed prior to receiving eligible meals. For more details and information, call 337-230-6206.

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The AeroShell Aerobatic team will appear on Saturday at the St. Landry Parish Airport’s second annual Fly-in and Vintage Warbird Epo scheduled Friday through Sunday. The AeroShell team will not to aerobatics, but will do fly overs. The team is shown at an air show in Biloxi, Mississippi, in 2019. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

AeroShell Aerobatic team joins fly-in at Opelousas

The AeroShell Aerobatic team will appear at the St. Landry Parish Airport’s second annual Fly-in and Vintage Warbird Epo scheduled Friday through Sunday.
The AeroShell Aerobatic team will arrive Saturday morning and perform some non-aerobatic flying, formation flyovers and then stop in for a visit before departing Saturday afternoon.
The centerpiece of the fly-in is World War II B-17 bomber. Also planned for the show is a C-45, Helldiver, T-6 and Stearman biplane.
Visitors will get an opportunity to see the B-17 up close, tour the aircraft and see it in flight.

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The House passed a bill by Rep. Richard Nelson, R-Mandeville, who is seeking a compromise on so-called “tort reform” legislation.

House OKs compromise ‘tort reform,’ COVID suit protection for schools

The House passed a potential compromise bill Tuesday aimed at winning support from Gov. John Bel Edwards, who vetoed an earlier effort that sought to lower car insurance rates by limiting injury lawsuits.
The bill, by Rep. Richard Nelson, R-Mandeville, passed 82-9, with 21 Democrats voting for it. Nelson said he was trying to break the logjam on an issue that Republicans have billed as one of their biggest priorities during this legislative season.

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By David Jacobs The Center Square More than 450,000 Louisiana small businesses may be eligible for grants under a federally funded COVID-19 relief program, State Treasurer John Schroder said Monday. The Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program fund contains

More than 450,000 Louisiana small businesses may be eligible for grants under a federally funded COVID-19 relief program, State Treasurer John Schroder said Monday.
The Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program fund contains $300 million. So if Schroder’s estimate is close to accurate, the grants for each business could be less than $700, though there is no way to know yet how many will apply or how much they will request. The maximum possible grant amount is $15,000.
“It’s not going to go far,” Schroder said.

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Eunice News political announcement policy

The Eunice News will publish announcements for candidates in the Nov. 3 primary election at no charge when accompanied by payment for advertising.
A candidate’s commitment to run $250 of advertising must be paid in advance before an announcement is published; however, the advertising can run at any time during the campaign.
Political announcements for the Nov. 3 election must be submitted to The Eunice News by Oct. 5.

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