A family in Eunice is without a home today after a fire destroyed their house yesterday afternoon. Multiple fire agencies in Acadia and St.

Landry parishes responded to the fire in the 5700 block of Eunice Iota Highway after receiving the call around 3:30 p.m.  Four people were home during the time of the fire, but they were able to exit the house safely, a family member says. The family’s three dogs died in the fire.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but fire investigators believe the fire started in the attic of the home.  The family is also accepting clothing.

You may drop off those donations to Laura and Allen Gonsuron at La Pay E Bas RV Park, located at 699 Arpent Drive, Eunice, 70535. UPDATE: A 16-year-old girl is now back at home safe in Lafayette, a family member says.

Ville Platte police are searching for a man, who has been missing since yesterday. A 23-year-old man is dead following an overnight shooting near the Southeast Neighborhood Center in Eunice.   An Acadiana couple is hosting its annual pre-Christmas family dinner this weekend, a tradition spanning over 30 years. Read more from katc.com…

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