Tommy Myers shows off rosaries he crafted from Job’s Tears and China balls. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Many in Louisiana know what it’s like to evacuate for a hurricane, taking only what is necessary, but the ancestors of many in Louisiana did not get to bring anything with them when they arrived first in Louisiana.

Lance Hatten, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park superintendent, left, announced a $23,000 grant to the Experience Louisiana Festival at the Prairie Acadiana Cultural Center Wednesday. Also shown are Angela Rathle, supervising park ranger, and Angelle Bellard, park ranger at the center in Eunice. The Experience Louisiana Festival is scheduled Oct. 17 and 18 at the Louisiana State University Eunice campus. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

National Park Service Superintendent Lance Hatten announced Wednesday that the Experience Louisiana Festival has received a $23,000 grant through the service’s Lower Mississippi Delta Initiative.
Unemployment rates dipped slightly in St. Landry and Evangeline parishes and edged up in Acadia Parish compared to rates a year ago in July.

Tommy Myers shows off rosaries he crafted from Job’s Tears and China balls. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Lance Hatten, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park superintendent, left, announced a $23,000 grant to the Experience Louisiana Festival at the Prairie Acadiana Cultural Center Wednesday. Also shown are Angela Rathle, supervising park ranger, and Angelle Bellard, park ranger at the center in Eunice. The Experience Louisiana Festival is scheduled Oct. 17 and 18 at the Louisiana State University Eunice campus. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

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Eunice police radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
Sept. 2
04:59 Man his spouse was followed home by some males and they are knocking on the door in the 800 block of South Beulah.
06:00 Two loose pit bulls in the 100 block of South Pinecrest.

Eunice man discovered rosary craft at Folklife Festival

Tommy Myers shows off rosaries he crafted from Job’s Tears and China balls. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Many in Louisiana know what it’s like to evacuate for a hurricane, taking only what is necessary, but the ancestors of many in Louisiana did not get to bring anything with them when they arrived first in Louisiana.

Park Service supports Experience Louisiana Festival with $23K grant

Lance Hatten, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park superintendent, left, announced a $23,000 grant to the Experience Louisiana Festival at the Prairie Acadiana Cultural Center Wednesday. Also shown are Angela Rathle, supervising park ranger, and Angelle Bellard, park ranger at the center in Eunice. The Experience Louisiana Festival is scheduled Oct. 17 and 18 at the Louisiana State University Eunice campus. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

National Park Service Superintendent Lance Hatten announced Wednesday that the Experience Louisiana Festival has received a $23,000 grant through the service’s Lower Mississippi Delta Initiative.

Eunice police radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio logs.
Sept. 1
07:38 Traffic stop at Oak and 9th. One citation and two violations.
09:17 Theft in the 300 block of Eisenhower.
11:58 Traffic wreck on private property at Pizza Hut.

Eunice police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice police.
Sept. 1
Christina M. Veillon, 43, 300 block of Miguel Road, Basile. DWI second offense, careless operation, hit and run and driver’s license not on person.

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