Acadia Parish’s 2015 Junior Livestock Show and Sale came to a close Saturday with champions recognized and prize-winning animals bought by local buyers. The following grand champions were recognized and their animals purchased Saturday: • Hog: Dylan Breaux, Iota High. Bought for $2,500 by NJ Hebert Trucking, Inc.

Acadia Parish Executive Director of Curriculum Margaret Jones, seated left, and standing from left, LDOE Network Leader Frances Touchet and Superintendent of Acadia Parish Schools John Bourque congratulated, Irma Trosclair, seated center, and Kim Cummins, seated right, for their schools nominations as National Blue Ribbons Schools.

Never say that lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice, at least not when referring to student achievement and Acadia Parish schools. You see, it’s not everyday that a school district can boast two National Blue Ribbon schools nominees, but, this year, Acadia Parish does.
The first update on the district-wide energy efficiency project for Acadia Parish schools was a glowing one from Chip Moore of Johnson Controls Inc. “Overall, our project has gotten off to a good start,” he said. “I’m happy with the progress.”

Acadia Parish Executive Director of Curriculum Margaret Jones, seated left, and standing from left, LDOE Network Leader Frances Touchet and Superintendent of Acadia Parish Schools John Bourque congratulated, Irma Trosclair, seated center, and Kim Cummins, seated right, for their schools nominations as National Blue Ribbons Schools.

In Teen Scene: All's fair in love, war and cupcakes

The winning displays and cakes from each Food and Nutrition Class at Iota High did not disappoint; (1) the Mardi Gras Float cupcakes were as tasty as they were fun atop their homemade float in second hour; (2) the Beach Bash cupcakes brought the beach right to fourth hour; and (3) the fun of the circus was on full display in fifth hour.

Note: This is a special look inside 'Teen Scene', a semi-annual special edition that features and focuses on teenagers in the parish.

Crowley honors King's dream

Dr. Ricky E. Carter, pastor of Good Hope Baptist Church, was the keynote speaker at Monday’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. The event, sponsored by the Crowley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is annually held at the Martin Luther King Center in Crowley on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

While offices and schools were closed Monday, the city of Crowley took a moment to reflect on the message Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Guillot talks Revelers, Mardi Gras

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and Program Chairperson Carolyn Barousse, right, welcomed Judy Guillot, director of this year’s Krewe of Town Revelers ball, to the club’s meeting. Guillot discussed this year’s ball, “00 Cimmer” and much more.

It takes a lot of work to put on a ball; it takes even more to outdo the previous year’s event, just ask the Krewe of T

Police Jury elects officers

Elected Tuesday night as officers of the Acadia Parish Police Jury for 2015 are, from left, Robert Guidry, vice president, and Julie Borill, president, who is handed teh gavel by outgoing president David Savoy.

For only the second time in it’s history, the Acadia Parish Police Jury has a female as its president.

City Council appoints local officials

New Council members, Dr. Ezora Proctor (second from left) and Tim Monceaux (right) got acclimated to the city counciil’s procedures with the help of Vernon “Step” Martin (left) and Elliot Doré (second from right).

With the new term beginning, the Crowley City Council on Tuesday appointed three council members and several city offic

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Sports

BIG BLOCK - Rayne’s Whitley Larry records a block during Lady Wolves’ district basketball action. The Wolves and Ladies will travel to Beau Chene Friday for another district contest. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The Wolves and Ladies traveled to Eunice on Friday for district basketball action.

Lifestyle

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among the youths taking part in the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Youth Musical were, front row from left, Jamaia Evans, Ariel Webster, Jakyjah Hawkins, Briane Melandon, Maryah Senegal; back row, Sabria Baker, Breanna Handy, Joshua Richard, Rachelle Reed and Tyra Thomas.

The National Association of University Women, Crowley Branch, hosted its Dr. Martin Luther King Youth Musical on Sunday, Jan. 18, at Agape New Vision Ministry Church in Crowley.

Obituaries

Joseph R. Meaux, 87, a longtime resident of Crowley, died peacefully on the morning of Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Encore Nursing Home. Mr.

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