By Tom Dodge The high school football regular season doesn’t begin until next Friday, but the jamborees will give the local fans a preview what they can expect from their respective teams. The fourth annual Joe Nagata Memorial jamboree will be held on Friday at St. Edmund's Blue Jay Field.

Federal Emergency Management Agency workers prepare for operations in Word Ministries on Tuesday. The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center should be in operation there from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and thereafter seven days a week. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency opened a Disaster Recovery Center Wednesday at Word Ministries, 1960 West Laurel in Eunice. The center first opened from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Today, the center is to open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and continue those hours seven days a week, Traci Brenner, center manager said.

The Rev. Caleb Semien stands by a Federal Emergency Management Agency vehicle parked in front of Word Ministries. FEMA is to operate a Disaster Recovery Center at the church. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Word Ministries in Eunice is, perhaps, a church in the right place and at the right time. On Monday, the former Walmart building that is home to Word Ministries, was selected as the site of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Recovery Center.

Federal Emergency Management Agency workers prepare for operations in Word Ministries on Tuesday. The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center should be in operation there from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and thereafter seven days a week. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The Rev. Caleb Semien stands by a Federal Emergency Management Agency vehicle parked in front of Word Ministries. FEMA is to operate a Disaster Recovery Center at the church. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

More than 14,000 households receive Disaster Food Assistance

National Guard soldiers and Louisiana State Police were on hand at the Southeast Community Center in Eunice where the state Department of Children and Family Services issued disaster food benefits. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services issued more than $5.8 million in disaster food benefits to 14,267 households who applied for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program aid statewide by Tuesday.

FEMA opens Eunice office

Federal Emergency Management Agency workers prepare for operations in Word Ministries on Tuesday. The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center should be in operation there from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and thereafter seven days a week. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency opened a Disaster Recovery Center Wednesday at Word Ministries, 1960 West Laurel in Eunice.

Church finds itself in the center of flood recovery

The Rev. Caleb Semien stands by a Federal Emergency Management Agency vehicle parked in front of Word Ministries. FEMA is to operate a Disaster Recovery Center at the church. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Word Ministries in Eunice is, perhaps, a church in the right place and at the right time.
On Monday, the former Walmart building that is home to Word Ministries, was selected as the site of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Recovery Center.

News notes

Auditions for Players’ last show Aug. 30, 31
Auditions will be held for the last show of the 47th season of the Eunice Players’ Theatre on Tuesday and Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Spencer Thibodeaux and Andrea Leger

Greg and Sheila Leger of Eunice are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Andrea Leger, to Spencer Thibodeaux, son of Kent and Vickie Thibodeaux of Church Point.

Obituaries

RAYNE - Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, at a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne for Wanda Gail Redd Kedinger, 72, who died Tuesday, Aug.

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