Exercise your way to a healthier you

By Lee Ann Fields, LSU AG Center, Health topics
If you could increase your quality of life, would you? Would you like to add extra years to your life?
Dedicating just 30 minutes a day to exercise can do this for you and more! The National Institute on Aging states, “If exercise could be packed into a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.” Many of us wish exercise could be packaged in a pill form.

Lisa Trahan at Liberty Saturday

The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will have a performance by Lisa Trahan & L’esprit Cadien.
Show starts at 6 p.m. The Liberty opens at 4 p.m.
Tickets are $5 for adults, and children ages 7 to 12 are $3. Children, 6, and under, admission is free.
Starting at 10 a.m. at the Jean Lafitte, children can participate in arts and crafts, all free of charge.
Every Saturday: Savoy Music Center Jam Session from 9 a.m. to noon, information: 457-9563.

Pollination Celebration event set for Sept. 15

By Johnny Morgan,
HAMMOND — The LSU AgCenter and the Tangipahoa Parish Master Gardener Association will present a daylong Pollination Celebration for all ages at the AgCenter Hammond Research Station on Sept. 15.
The event, which will feature kids’ activities, speakers and make-and-take projects, will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m., said Whitney Wallace, LSU AgCenter agent in Tangipahoa Parish.
The day will include activities for adults and children throughout the research station gardens.

Eunice High School names homecoming court

Eunice High School named its homecoming court. All homecoming maids are seniors. Eunice High Bobcats will play against the Rayne Wolves for their homecoming game on Sept. 14. Eunice High will have its homecoming parade on Sept. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. Homecoming maids are, seated, from left, Katherine Aucoin, Brea Rougeau, Sarah Gotreaux, Kelsea Aguillard, and Mallory Thompson. In back, from left, are, A’mya Johnwell, Stacie White, Allie Leger, Alyssa Gianfala and Paisley Fruge. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Ashley Lodge donates school supplies to Central Middle

Top photo, On Aug. 8 The Ashley Lodge 232 F&AM PHA donated school supplies and made a generous financial contribution to students and Central Middle School. Every year Ashley Lodge 232 creates and participates in projects to help better the community of Eunice and surrounding area of St Landry Parish. From left, are Don Dupre Sr., Landry Ledet, Clayton Scott, Henry Curtis, Worshipful Master Don Dupre Jr., Secretary Michael Levier and Treasurer James Carrier. Above photo are Ashley Lodge representative with Central Middle School principal.


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