The 71st Miss Eunice and Teen Miss Eunice Pageant was held Saturday evening inside Eunice High School’s auditorium.
The annual contest was sponsored by the Junior Auxiliary of Eunice.
The 2016 reigning queens Lynzi Trosclair, Miss Eunice, and Teen Miss Eunice McKenzie Smith crowned the new 2017 queens at the conclusion of the pageant.
Winning Miss Eunice Queen is Madison DeVillier. DeVillier, 18, is a senior at Eunice High School and the daughter of Claude and Missie DeVillier of Eunice.
The 15th annual Eunice Rotary Club Zydeco Triathalon was held Saturday at LSUE. The event raises more than $8,000 for the Eunice Community Health Clinic, a free health care provider for the working poor and under-insured. There were 240 participants registered for the event that includes swimming, bicycling and running. For the first time there were two competition divisions, Crawfish and Gators, for youngsters from 7 to 15 years old. Photos by Harlan Kirgan)