A bar located just outside the northern limits of the city on La. 13 was closed and four persons were arrested on vice charges.
A special education class has been organized at Eunice Elementary with Mrs. Paul Mayeux as teacher. Principal Louis Dischler, Jr. said 12 pupils are in the class.
Charles Naymon Wooten of Eunice is one of three LSU Law School Seniors participating in a regional moot court competition at the University of Texas.
Army Pvt. Louis A. Heinen, son of P.J. Heinen of East Maple, has arrived for duty on Okinawa. He is a 1955 graduate of St. Edmund High.
Local experts think the new group Doug Ardoin and the Boogie Kings have a future in the music business. Ardoin and Harris Miller started playing together in 1956. A while latter, Elbert Miller joined them on drums. Then came Byron Launey of Mamou, tenor sax, and Maurice Guillory, bass guitar.
Acadia Baptist Academy officially opened its new building, which has administration facilities, classrooms, library and a chapel, as well as a gym and auditorium. John D. Belcher, Sr. was the contractor.
George Penn won the state championship for “A modified” stock cars at the Louisiana drag championships in Hammond. His 1957 Chevy did the quarter mile in 97 mph. Those who’ve helped on his car include Edgar Pitre, Tom Logan, Bobby Soileau, Tom Logan, Jr. and Jerry Francois.
A Beta Club chapter has been formed at St. Edmund High. Officers are Bill McManus, president; Pearlie Achten, vice president; Sylvia Reed, secretary; Sherran Verges, treasurer; and Celeste Sabatier, reporter.
Mr. and Mrs. V.L. DeVillier have resumed management of Oleander Restaurant. The weekly Friday special is speckled trout tenderloin, stuffed flounder, frog legs, softshell crabs, stuffed shrimp and jumbo fried shrimp.
The City Council declared a public emergency to purchase a new police car. The only bidder was Gilbert Chevrolet, $823 with trade-in.
Jere Longman was named outstanding Kiwanian during the Eunice club’s annual Ladies Night. He was cited for his club work and work as Civil Defense director for the city.
Frazier Ceaser was named Outstanding Negro Citizen by the Knights of St. Peter Claver. He was recognized for leadership in several organizations and his work in the upkeep of St. Mathilda Catholic Cemetery.
Seniors on the honor roll this grading period at Eunice High include Elaine Courville, Lorine Hackler, Sammy McManus and Stephen Riley. All A’s and B’s are necessary.
A gumbo supper was held at the Open House of the new Highland Elementary. Alton Durand is principal.
Negotiations are nearly complete for the purchase of 10 acres on which a 12-room elementary school will be built. The site is owned by the Alexson Miller estate and is north of the Missouri-Pacific railroad and west of North 8th street.
Eunice merchants sold out of Christmas trees a week before the holiday.
Sylvia Reed and Charles Guillory were named Eunice’s Outstanding Teenagers at the second annual Teenage Jamboree at the National Guard Armory. Miss Reed, 16, is a junior at St. Edmund; Guillory is senior class president at St. Edmund.
Bobbie Sue Burnett was named Miss Keyette of 1958 by the Eunice High Key Club.