Nurse Cassandra Thomas, and Sandra Smith, CNA, serve themselves breakfast during an event at Acadian Medical Center. Nursing staff at the hospital were treated to breakfast Wednesday as part of National Nurses Week. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Nursing staff at Acadian Medical Center were treated to breakfast Wednesday as part of National Nurses Week.

Superintendent Edward Brown listens to a board member during St. Landry Parish School Board committee meeting on April 25. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The St. Landry Parish School Board voted 8-3 to not renew the contract of Superintendent Edward Brown at meeting Thursday. Brown, a 42-year veteran of the school system, was up for a contract decision in September. His contract ends Dec. 30.
Three companies that have made presentations about energy-saving plans to the St. Landry Parish School Board will be asked to return with brief presentations.

Nurse Cassandra Thomas, and Sandra Smith, CNA, serve themselves breakfast during an event at Acadian Medical Center. Nursing staff at the hospital were treated to breakfast Wednesday as part of National Nurses Week. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Superintendent Edward Brown listens to a board member during St. Landry Parish School Board committee meeting on April 25. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Mercy Regional Medical Center celebrates National Nurse’s Week

Nurse Cassandra Thomas, and Sandra Smith, CNA, serve themselves breakfast during an event at Acadian Medical Center. Nursing staff at the hospital were treated to breakfast Wednesday as part of National Nurses Week. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Nursing staff at Acadian Medical Center were treated to breakfast Wednesday as part of National Nurses Week.

St. Landry Parish School Board rejects new contract for superintendent

Superintendent Edward Brown listens to a board member during St. Landry Parish School Board committee meeting on April 25. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The St. Landry Parish School Board voted 8-3 to not renew the contract of Superintendent Edward Brown at meeting Thursday.
Brown, a 42-year veteran of the school system, was up for a contract decision in September. His contract ends Dec. 30.

News notes

“Genealogy 101” set May 7
 “Genealogy 101”, a workshop/round table, will be held Saturday, May 7 at 9:30 a.m., at the Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette.  

Parish experiences growth in tourism

From left, attending a St. Landry Parish meeting on tourism hosted by the St. Landry Parish Tourism Commission, are Dwight Jodon, Pat Dossman, Kelly Pitre and Candace Reeves, all of Eunice. The meeting was held in Opelousas Tuesday. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Louisiana experienced a record-breaking number of visitors in 2015 and that tourism success rippled into St. Landry Parish, Celeste Gomez, St. Landry Parish Tourism executive director, said Tuesday to about 40 people attending the St. Landry Parish Tourism Industry Luncheon in Opelousas.

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Riding the Horses fair ride at St. Edmund Spring Fair are Michael Oliver, left, Anna Claire Briscoe and Maria Heinen, and Dr. Monty Heinen. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Obituaries

EUNICE-It is with great sadness that the family of Carla Therese Sattler announces her passing on Thursday, May 05, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 62.

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