Eunice Mayor Scott Fontenot, left, and Alderman at-large Jack Burson at the Nov. 13 city meeting. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Fontenot sees major initiatives on La. 13, downtown

Eunice Mayor Scott Fontenot says improving the La. 13 and downtown are his focus for the future.
Fontenot was elected to his first full four-year term in the Nov. 6 election after having served nearly three years as an interim mayor and the being elected for to filling about two years of the unexpired term of the late Mayor Rusty Moody.
“My vision for Eunice is to beautify this corridor that goes north and south through town,” he said at the Thursday Eunice Kiwanis Club meeting.

From The Eunice News files

From The Eunice News files
From the November 2004 files of The Eunice News.
Donald Martel and Buddy Street were pictured this week preparing a barbeque feast for the Eunice Men’s Tennis League members. The event, which fed dozens, featured the presentation of the winning team’s championship T-shirts, a prize to be coveted for sure.
This week the city of Eunice received $12,000 from the state to be used for cost associated with planning for the proposed recreation complex.

13 months in a row, Louisiana adds jobs again

Seasonally adjusted data released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics shows that seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased by 19,400 jobs to 1,989,700 since October 2017. For the past 13 months, seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs have posted over-the-year gains.
From October 2017, seasonally adjusted private-sector employment increased by 22,200 jobs to 1,665,900. Seasonally adjusted total private-sector employment has also added jobs over-the-year for the past 13 months.

Eat local, eat well in Louisiana

Our good cooking is one of the greatest things that sets south Louisiana apart from other places. Visitors are amazed when they get their first taste of what we can do with a big black pot and a pinch of this and dash of that. They discover that we eat better every day than most of them do when they put on a family feast for Thanksgiving.


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