After a seven-hour evacuation time, Morse- and Mermentau Cove-area residents are being allowed to return home at this time. An evacuation was ordered due to a gas leak at about 8:15 a.m. Friday, April 17. The gas leak to several hours to take on.
The following was released by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office via Nixle alert: An evacuation is underway in the Mermentau Cove/Morse area due to a gas leak. Those living in a one mile radius of LaFosse Road and Everglade are being asked to turn off the gas in their homes and leave them at this time.
The Crowley Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a wanted fugitive. Algernon Wilson, 29, of Crowley is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches in height, weighing 195 pounds with short hair. His last known address is 524 Moore Ave. in Crowley.

Children’s Movie series continues at library

With the weather forecast to be rainy and downright yucky this coming weekend, Saturday will be the perfect time to visit the Crowley library and enjoy the monthly Saturday Morning Children’s Movie.
This Saturday (April 11), “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” will be shown beginning at 10 a.m. The movie is the third installment of the Night at the Museum series.

Opening the dialogue on long term placement

From left, Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, thanks Angelique Credeur (guest speaker) and Rotarian Bertha Mire (program organizer) for Tuesday’s program on long-term and short-term admissions to nursing homes.

There may not be a more difficult and/or awkward conversation to have with a loved one as the one that concerns nursing homes.
Often times, that conversation comes late in the game, when a loved has started changing as a person or has been admitted to a hospital and the need for long-term care has become obvious.
It’s perhaps what makes the discussion so difficult as the needs now outweigh the particular wants of the individual in question.

Proctor named to school board

Rev. James Proctor

For the next six months, a Proctor will be back on the Acadia Parish School Board.
Just a different one this time.
For years, Dr. Ezora Proctor was a part of the school board. Now her husband, Rev. James Proctor will be, at least temporarily, in service in District 1.

Bertrand talks planning, preparing for ‘Semester at Sea’

Shea Bertrand, second from left, was welcomed to the Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting Tuesday by Rotarians, from left, Mary Zaunbrecher (president), Peggy Sandidge and Kirk Schexnider. Bertrand spoke about his plans to partake in the Semester at Sea program.

Shea Bertrand has spent a good chunk of his young life helping others.

'Great experience'

Members of the M.H.S. Alumni Relay Team have been helping Luminaria Chair Thelma Fuselier, far left, set up this year’s Luminaria bags as well as in years past. Helping Fuselier recently were, from left, Connie Frugé, Paula Broussard and Glenda Guillory.

As the sun sets, things are typically just getting started for Relay For Life, but a few hours in, when the darkness truly hits, Relay grasps at your heartstrings.
It is then, typically at 9 p.m., that all the lights are turned off and the only light that lines the track are those from bags and torches honoring cancer survivors, recognizing caregivers and remembering someone who has lost his or her life to cancer.

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Sports

Rayne High’s Charlesha Dugas
District 4-4A MVP

In a season that fell just one game short of the Lady Wolves’ goal of the LHSAA Top 28 State Basketball Tournament, it seems All-District selections have fallen short, also.

Lifestyle

Fontenot displays a shirt created by LeMaire.

At the Crowley Art Association meeting held at The Gallery on Monday, April 13, artist Lyn Fontenot gave a presentation on the technique of using bleach to create designs on fabric developed by art

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