Randy Courville, of Eunice, and Kathleen Bergeron, of Mamou, talked about their uncle, Lee Earl Aucoin, who was killed in action during World War II, at The Eunice News. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Lee Earl Aucoin’s name is among the names inscribed on one of the monuments at the Veterans Memorial brick-courtyard, located at Park Avenue and South 2nd Street in Eunice. Aucoin’s name is also associated with VFW Post 8971, Doucet-Aucoin, in Eunice.

Irma Darphin, of Iota, is one of the last World War II Army nurses in the state. She helped to treat soldiers injured in the Battle of the Bulge.
(Photo by Claudette Olivier)

A shy young girl from south Louisiana never thought she’d make so many friends or travel so far from home and perform a role in World War II.

Brian Thompson, left, Acadia Boy Scouts of America district chairman, presents Dale Sittig with the City of Eunice Distinguished Citizen award Thursday evening. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

The Evangeline Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America presented Dale Sittig with the City of Eunice Distinguished Citizen award Thursday night at Ruby’s Restaurant and Courtyard in Eunice.

Randy Courville, of Eunice, and Kathleen Bergeron, of Mamou, talked about their uncle, Lee Earl Aucoin, who was killed in action during World War II, at The Eunice News. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Irma Darphin, of Iota, is one of the last World War II Army nurses in the state. She helped to treat soldiers injured in the Battle of the Bulge.
(Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Brian Thompson, left, Acadia Boy Scouts of America district chairman, presents Dale Sittig with the City of Eunice Distinguished Citizen award Thursday evening. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

A TIME TO REMEMBER

Randy Courville, of Eunice, and Kathleen Bergeron, of Mamou, talked about their uncle, Lee Earl Aucoin, who was killed in action during World War II, at The Eunice News. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Lee Earl Aucoin’s name is among the names inscribed on one of the monuments at the Veterans Memorial brick-courtyard, located at Park Avenue and South 2nd Street in Eunice.
Aucoin’s name is also associated with VFW Post 8971, Doucet-Aucoin, in Eunice.

Sittig receives Scout award

Brian Thompson, left, Acadia Boy Scouts of America district chairman, presents Dale Sittig with the City of Eunice Distinguished Citizen award Thursday evening. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

The Evangeline Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America presented Dale Sittig with the City of Eunice Distinguished Citizen award Thursday night at Ruby’s Restaurant and Courtyard in Eunice.

Governor makes appointments to the LSU Board of Supervisors

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced on May 26 that he will appoint Stephen Perry, of New Orleans; James M. Williams, of New Orleans; and Glenn Armentor, of Lafayette; to the Board of Supervisors for Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College.

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Sports

The LSU Eunice baseball team was hoping to be at the NJCAA Division II World Series this weekend.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Nicholas Danny Setliff

The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Washington served as the setting for the evening Nuptial Mass uniting Kaycie Nicole Fontenot and Nicholas Danny Setliff in Holy Matrimony.
The ceremony was held Saturday, May 28 at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Jared Suire officiating.

Obituaries

BEAUMONT, TX ~ Geraldine (Jerry) Thomas, 67, of Beaumont, TX, former resident of Eunice, LA, departed this life on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

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