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Gregory "Greg" Paul Soileau

Eunice–It is with deep sadness the family of Gregory “Greg” Paul Soileau announces his passing at the age of 74, on August 17, 2022 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was a lifelong resident of Eunice, Louisiana. A Celebration of Greg’s Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at Ardoin’s Funeral Home Chapel in Eunice with David Guillory, officiating…
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Eunice Police Radio log

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs. Traffic stops are not normally included. August 16 00:47 Caller in the 2000 block of West Magnolia advised that someone is around her home and all the car doors were opened. 07:11 Disturbance reported in the 500 block of College. 08:55 Lobby complaint in reference to theft of medication. 09:35 Caller in the 200…
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Crowd tells a story about animal issues in Eunice

A meeting on a proposed animal control ordinance for St. Landry Parish drew two people. That’s compared to at least 30 people at a similar meeting in Opelousas. Parish President Jessie Bellard thinks the Aug. 11 Eunice meeting crowd size was a result of not as many animal problems on the west side of the parish. “Eunice takes care of their’s so well,” he said. “Red does a good job over here. He…

Family provides update on Kinder man who was shot

Kinder, LA (KPLC) - On August 15, The father of Landon Schmitz released an update on Facebook about the current condition of the 18-year-old who was shot at a camp on Old Ferry Road last week. “God is awesome!,” Nick Schmitz said as he talked about the improvements in Landon’s...

United Way To Help Louisiana Residents With Electric Bill

The United Way of Southwest Louisiana and Entergy Louisiana have formed a partnership to help residents in Southwest Louisiana pay their electric bills. Entergy Louisiana prices have skyrocketed over the last few months and customers all over the state are struggling to cover the cost. However, it appears that there may be a light at the end of the tunnel.
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St Landry Sheriff’s Office to offer multi-state concealed permit training class Saturday

The St Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office is hosting a concealed carry permit training class at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at 211 West Park Ave., Eunice. The course is $100 and $80 for a spouse or renewal. The course includes fingerprints, notary or online help, application, classroom, range, and a hot Cajun meal. The course is taught by the certified police training staff of the sheriff’s office with over…

Le Cajun Music Festival and Awards this weekend

RAYNE, La. (KLFY) — The Le Cajun Music Festival and Awards will be taking place this Friday and Saturday at the Rayne Civic Center. The festivities are being hosted by the Cajun French Music Association whose goal at the moment is to get more young people involved in the Cajun music world. CFMA just wants to “keep the culture going.”

The 40th Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival

About the Original Southwest Zydeco Festival:The Treasures of Opelousas, a group of concerned citizens, feared that Zydeco and Creole music were dying; in response, they organized the first festival. With the guidance and sponsorship from the Southern Development Foundation, the first Zydeco Festival in 1982 was started in a bean field in Plaisance, Louisiana on the outskirts of Opelousas.

Acadiana Kickoff Tour 2022: Eunice

Eunice sat at 2-4 in the middle of the 2021 season and found a spark to go on a five-game win streak. In back-to-back seasons, the Bobcats' year ended with a loss to Edna Karr in the playoffs.