After an open date last week, the Blue Jays return to District 5-1A action as St. Edmund entertains False River Academy on Friday night. “We used the time off to get back to the fundamentals and get guys healthy,” SEH head coach Thomas David said.

Briggs Brown

Art Walk will kick off Main to Main celebrations in November on Saturday at 7 p.m. on South Second Street. And the same same night, the 30th anniversary of th Cajun French Music Association will be celebrated at the weekly Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Show at the Liberty Theater.
The Bobcats are faced with a must-win game this week as Eunice visits Crowley in a District 4-4A battle. “We have always had good games with Crowley,” EHS head coach Paul Trosclair said. “We usually get after it pretty good.”

Briggs Brown


St. Landry arrests

Oct. 30
Nelva Elaine Jones, age 61, 251 South Cane St., Eunice, LA, bench warrant, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule II drugs, obstruction of justice.
Chantel Rogers, age 30, 2204 Babe St., Opelousas, LA, theft by fraud.

Eunice arrests

Oct. 29
Jody Thomas, 35, 193 Devillier Road, theft warrant, entry/remain on premises after being forbidden warrant.

Radio Logs

October 29
0746 Ungovernable female juvenile, 100 block Gaspard.
0829 Horse in road, Brother J.
1131 Accident, Sittig Road and La. 13.
1450 Disturbance, 1500 block Peach.
1726 Ungovernable juvenile, 100 block Jennifer.

Evangeline arrests

The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office reported six recent bookings into the parish jail.
Arrested were the following persons:

Safety tips for Trick or Treat

Trick-or-treating will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday night (Oct. 30) in the city limits of Eunice. Trick or Treat on Second Street will be held from 5-8 p.m. from Laurel to Park. Police Chief Ronald Dies offered tips to make the evening safer.

Satellite political forum final one prior to primary vote

Dist. Atty. Earl Taylor responds to question while his challenger in the Nov. 4 primary, Ellis Daigle, awaits his turn.

The Satellite Civic and Social Club’s political forum Monday night was like most such events -- candidates re-hashed much of what they’ve said in two months of campaigning but did generate some news.
The 200 or so on hand learned:

St. Landry arrests

Oct. 29
James Kevin Comeaux, age 48, 156 Darjean St., Opelousas, LA, theft of goods, 2 bench warrants.

Radio Logs

October 28
0347 Vehicle keyed, 100 block Mamie.
0512 Dumpster diver, Eunice Elementary.
0757 Criminal damage, Eunice Elementary.
0938 Criminal damage, Tamaran.
1054 Accident, MLK & Laurel.
1137 Criminal damage, 400 block Kyries Hebert.

Collision at Duson & Laurel, one driver to hospital

Driver of the red Ford was taken to the hospital following a collision with the Honda in right background at Duson & Laurel early Tuesday afternoon.

One driver was taken to Acadian Medical Center after an accident at C.C. Duson & Laurel about 2 p.m. Tuesday.
A Honda SUV and a Ford SUV collided at the signal-controlled intersection, with the Ford being flipped onto its roof.

St. Landry arrests

Oct. 28
Curtis Joseph Chavis, age 49, 1527 Federal Rd., Opelousas, La, theft of goods.
Pierce Matthew Pitre, age 21, 3591 Hwy. 104, Opelousas, LA, simple burglary, 3 bench warrants.

Radio Logs

October 27
0013 Drive-by, eight shots fired, 200 block Mill.
0014 Drive-by, shots fired, 500 block South 7th.
0053 Drive-by vehicle stopped, North 3rd & Peach, two adults, two juveniles, one child.
0549 Criminal damage, 600 block Nimitz.



16 Year Olds Survive Boating Incident

Two 16 year old boys from the Crowley area survived a boating incident on the Indian Creek Reservoir in Rapides Parish on Oct. 26.


Myra Miller

The city of Eunice celebrates Halloween tonight from the hours of 6-8 p.m.


Ochsner CEO
NEW ORLEANS – Services for Ochsner Health System CEO Emeritus Dr. Frank Riddick, Jr. will be Nov. 3. He died Oct. 29.

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