The Eunice Tigers bunched their few hits together to defeat the Camp Claiborne baseball team 3-2. Fielding by local flashy shortstop Alvin Dark led the Tigers.
A Eunice teenager recently released from the state hospital for the criminally insane confessed to shooting a woman “because he felt like doing it." He came upon here sleeping in a car, shot her in the head and stuffed her in the car’s truck, he told police.
Private D.W. Watson of Eunice, one of the first trainee-graduates of the Field Artillery Replacement Training Center at Fort Bragg, N.C. has been assigned to Camp Forest, Tenn. as an anti-tank cannoneer.
The Army has obtained agreements to use more than 540,000 St. Landry Parish acres for maneuvers later this summer. About 125,000 men of the “south” army will be concentrated in the Dubuisson and Whiteville areas.
Flying Cadet Elzia Ledoux, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ledoux, will be commissioned a 2nd lieutenant at Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas next month.
St. Landry Parish will receive $43,321 as the first payment for the upcoming school year, according to Supt. of Public Education John Cox. Total distribution for all parishes will be $1.2 million.
Cash and Carry Grocery has opened next door to Derbes Drug Store on Laurel in the Miller building formerly occupied by Francis “Brother” Guillory. The grocery is owned by Homer Beeson, formerly of Pitkin.
John Manuel, principal of Chataignier High School, has been appointed Professor of Agriculture at Southwestern Louisiana Institute.
Bob Crosby and the Dixieland Dispensers will play at the Cedar Lane Club on July 27. He is the younger brother of Bing Crosby.
Opelousas police have killed 50 unmuzzled stray dogs in a drive that began early this month after two persons were attacked by savage canines.
Wilbur Ardoin has purchased the service station at Fourth & Laurel from George Flowers. Ardoin owns the funeral home bearing his last name.