Joe Nagata spent 22 seasons walking the sidelines at Eunice High and St. Edmund. If his squads averaged 50 players a season, then the legendary coach touched more than 1,100 athletes in his head coaching tenure. Last year, the Joe Nagata Memorial Jamboree recognized all his former assistant coaches.

Amy Amiot of Eunice, center, holding two candles begins an intercession. LSUE radiology technology students wore purple shirts to the ceremony. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

A prayer and candlelight vigil remembered Macyi Breaux, a LSUE student who was one of 11 people shot during a one minute rampage at the Grand 16 Theatre in Lafayette, at the LSUE Catholic Student Center Tuesday evening.

Farmer Mike Fruge harvest soybeans last fall outside Eunice. Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry commissioner Mike Strain expects exports of Louisiana’s rice, wheat, poultry, soybeans and beef to Cuba to increase during the next few years. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

With the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba, port traffic in Louisiana as well as the exporting of the state’s rice, wheat and poultry commodities is expected to increase, according to Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry commissioner Mike Strain.

Amy Amiot of Eunice, center, holding two candles begins an intercession. LSUE radiology technology students wore purple shirts to the ceremony. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

Farmer Mike Fruge harvest soybeans last fall outside Eunice. Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry commissioner Mike Strain expects exports of Louisiana’s rice, wheat, poultry, soybeans and beef to Cuba to increase during the next few years. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

Radio Logs

September 12
0122 Fight Dugout.
0202 Traffic stop, arrest, Peach & MLK.
0709 Accident, 2nd & Maple.
0858 Theft, Sunrise.
1037 Simple battery, 700 block Richard.
1116 Hit and run, Slaughterhouse.

Eunice arrests

Sept. 12
Kellie Moreau, 37, Rayne, disturbing the peace by public intoxication, entry/remain after being forbidden.
Antonette Vallaire, 23, 1120 East Ardoin Apt. B, disturbing the peace.

St. Landry arrests

Sept. 12
Reggie Dwayne Green, age 29, 1180 Don Guilbeau Rd., Arnaudville, La, possession of schedule II drugs w/intent to distribute, possession of schedule III drugs, possession of marijuana, transactions involving proceeds from drugs.

Radio Logs

September 11
0911 Ungovernable juvenile, left campus, Eunice Jr. High.
1132 Fire, meth lab, State Police and clean-up company contacted, 500 block West Bacciochi.

Eunice arrests

Sept. 11
Juvenile, 11, theft of goods shoplifting.
Andy Fontenot, 45, 901 Williams Apt. 29, six counts each unauthorized use of an access card, forgery, identity theft.

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Sports

Joe Nagata spent 22 seasons walking the sidelines at Eunice High and St. Edmund.

Lifestyle

United Way’s annual ‘Stuff The Bus’ school drive event continues through Friday. One can drop off needed school supplies at a drop-off box at St. Landry Homestead at 840 East Laurel, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Obituaries

Eunice~It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Euna Bellard Andrepont announces her passing on Thursday, July 30, 2015 in Beaumont, TX at the age of 102.

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