Tony Robichaux knows that, without his hometown of Crowley and God, he wouldn’t be where he is today.
Moments of coming together have always been the bright spot of national tragedies. Most recently, and locally, it can be seen in “Lafayette Strong” following the shooting last month at The Grand 16 Theatre on Johnson Street.
But, 10 years ago, an entire nation rallied around Louisiana’s beloved New Orleans and Acadia Parish was among those to rally.
A & O AND SISTERS HOST FAMILY EVENT - Members of the A&O 21st Century Club and the Sisters of A&O who hosted the 2015 Back to School Event and Family Fun Day were, seated, Sisters of A & O members Cutina Jolivette, Gwendolyn Mouton, Anna Mae Randall, Rose Mouton, Danielle Reed, Marjorie Baptiste, Dee De Simmons, Kristen Jolivette, Larissa Arceneaux, Nicole Anderson; second row, Brian Mouton, Ezzie Charles, Lester Washington, Wallace Young, Reggie Mouton, Alex Guidry, Chris Duhon, Jeremy Thomas, Cleveland Guidry, William Board; top row, Phil Woods, Devico Charles, Tim Mayfield, Toby Chevis, Dwayne Smith and Jessie White. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)
The 13th Annual City-Wide Back to School Event and Family Fun Day. was held Sunday, Aug.