For some years now, Acadia Parish’s dual enrollment programs have been growing. Academically, high schools have offered college math and English courses to college-bound seniors.

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AGH Physicians – “The Healers & Hero’s” – in attendance at the April 15 gala event held at the Grand Opera House were, from left, Dr. Ron Menard, Dr. Mark Dawson, Dr. Dwayne Bergeaux, Dr. Max Trahan, Dr. Marin Dawson-Caswell, Dr. Pam Darr, Dr. Carl Richard, Dr. Ro Risa Reina, Dr. John Gonzalez, Dr. Stephen Cannon, Dr. Nancy Walker, Dr. Michelle Owens, Dr. Ghayas Qureshi and Dr. James “Jimmy” Oglesby.

More than 350 supporters attended Acadia General Hospital’s 2016 Gala held at the Grand Opera House in Crowley on Friday, April 15. The annual event raised $132,000 to benefit the expansion for the hospital’s new emergency room. Since the inaugural gala in 2015, more than $700,000 has been raised for the capital campaign project.

Acadia General Hospital Interim CEO Don Trexler speaks on the ongoing work at the hospital. External and internal renovations and work along with changing services are just scratching the surface of the many things the hospital is working toward accomplishing this year.

Acadia General Hospital Interim CEO Don Trexler blames the 10 pounds he’s gained in the past two months on his new home in southwest Louisiana. “Boudin and cracklins are absolutely crazy good here,” he said as he joked about the changes in his diet since switching to Acadia General.

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AGH Physicians – “The Healers & Hero’s” – in attendance at the April 15 gala event held at the Grand Opera House were, from left, Dr. Ron Menard, Dr. Mark Dawson, Dr. Dwayne Bergeaux, Dr. Max Trahan, Dr. Marin Dawson-Caswell, Dr. Pam Darr, Dr. Carl Richard, Dr. Ro Risa Reina, Dr. John Gonzalez, Dr. Stephen Cannon, Dr. Nancy Walker, Dr. Michelle Owens, Dr. Ghayas Qureshi and Dr. James “Jimmy” Oglesby.

Acadia General Hospital Interim CEO Don Trexler speaks on the ongoing work at the hospital. External and internal renovations and work along with changing services are just scratching the surface of the many things the hospital is working toward accomplishing this year.

Smile, you may be on PJ camera

Next time you go to a meeting of the Acadia Parish Police Jury, be sure to smile — you may be on camera.

Police Jury adopts $31.5M budget

It took a little bit of last-minute maneuvering of funds, but the Acadia Parish Police Jury adopted a balanced budget for fiscal 2016 during its fi

Cradeur sworn in as City Clerk

City Attorney Tom Regan swears in Erin Cradeur as Crowley’s City Clerk. Cradeur replaces longtime City Clerk Judy Istre.

The Crowley City Council met Tuesday night for their final meeting of 2015.

Project ‘substantially completed’

The Acadia Parish School Board has declared that the Performance Based Energy Efficiency Services Project conducted by Johnson Controls, Inc.

At NDHS, Cook’s legacy grows even stronger

When describing the style of Notre Dame High’s successful football teams over the years, one could easily pull an article written following the tea

School honor not taken ‘Light’-ly

It was all smiles at Ross Elementary’s Synergy Assembly Friday morning when Principal Paula Cutrera, with the help of some of her students, announced that the school had earned the recognition of being a Leader in Me Lighthouse School.

Ross Elementary has become an old pro at The Leader in Me Process in many ways.

Rayne Legion plans December band events

RAYNE - Arceneaux Post 77 of the American Legion has a full slate of entertainment for the month of December, including a special New Year’s Eve ce

Rayne’s historical artifacts featured at ‘Lost Rayne’ book signing event

Author Tony Olinger, who co-authored two previous Arcadia Books, “Images of America – Rayne” and “Images of America - Rayne’s People and Places” with Cheryl Richard Boudreaux, was on hand signing copies of the recently released pictorial history, “Lost Rayne”. The cost of the book is $21.99 each. Here Olinger is personalizes a book for Tony Credeur. Additional copies can be purchased at Olinger’s Radio Shack.(Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

While author Tony Olinger was autographing copies of “Lost Rayne,” the lastest pictorial history of the Frog Capital of the World, some 200 area re

Rayne Christmas Parade Dec. 10

The City of Rayne will host its 2015 annual Christmas Parade on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. 

Kennedy talks budgets, health care

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy, left, addresses the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday at its weekly meeting. Running through several points in Louisiana’s budget, Kennedy spent a bulk of his time on health care costs. Club President Pat Miers, right, and program organizer Carolyn Barousse welcomed Kennedy Tuesday.

When John Kennedy, treasurer for the state of Louisiana, spoke at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s weekly meeting Tuesday, he explained he was an open

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Rayne senior guard Charlesha Dugas

It was almost all about New Orleans when it came to the major awards on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A All-State basketball teams.

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AGH Physicians – “The Healers & Hero’s” – in attendance at the April 15 gala event held at the Grand Opera House were, from left, Dr. Ron Menard, Dr. Mark Dawson, Dr. Dwayne Bergeaux, Dr. Max Trahan, Dr. Marin Dawson-Caswell, Dr. Pam Darr, Dr. Carl Richard, Dr. Ro Risa Reina, Dr. John Gonzalez, Dr. Stephen Cannon, Dr. Nancy Walker, Dr. Michelle Owens, Dr. Ghayas Qureshi and Dr. James “Jimmy” Oglesby.

More than 350 supporters attended Acadia General Hospital’s 2016 Gala held at the Grand Opera House in Crowley on Friday, April 15.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian burial for Willie Bernard Jr., 74, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30, in St. Teresa Catholic Church in Crowley. Father Godwin Imoru will officiate.

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