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.

Notre Dame Homecoming Queen named, events enjoyed

ALINE MARIE GOSSEN, right, daughter of Jason and Amy Gossen, was crowned 2014 Notre Dame High Homecoming Queen during ceremonies at halftime of Friday night’s football game. Crowning this year’s royalty was Margaret Hundley, the 2005 homecoming queen. (Petry Photography)

 

Schexnider reflects on mission trip to Malawi

Rotarian Kirk Schexnider, right, presented a program on his summer mission trip to Malawi at Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Crowley. Thanking him for his presentation were, from left, program organizer Dr. Craig Brammer and President Mary Zaunbrecher.

CROWLEY – Just by listening to him speak on the subject, the past two mission trips Kirk Schexnider took to Malawi have

MHS gym to be named for Briley

Clyde Briley addresses the board as the audience looks on, thanking them for the honor of having the Midland High School gymnasium named after him.

Monday night, at the Acadia Parish School Board’s October meeting, it was voted that Midland High School’s large gymnasium will be gettin

NDHS homecoming set, court told

NOTRE DAME HOMECOMING COURT - Members of the 2014 Homecoming Court at Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish are, front row, from left, Grace Ann Doucet, Kiley Hebert, Aline Gossen, Mary Frances Beslin, Mia Grissom, Elizabeth Ledet, Madeline Barbin; back row, Hannah Esthay, Allie Gossen, Taylor Satchell, Harley Bellard and Elizabeth Robichaux. (Photo Submitted)

 

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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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