Acadia Parish Superintendent of Schools John Bourque, right, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s weekly meeting. He talked about the state of education in Acadia Parish as well as the overall picture moving forward as many questions still remain about Common Core and more. Welcoming him were, from left, Program Organizer Adrianne Vidrine and Rotary President Mary Zaunbrecher.

A lot has changed since Acadia Parish Superintendent of Schools John Bourque took over more than a decade ago – curricula, policies and even the school dynamics themselves.
Rayne’s own “Lee” Benoit (born Bradley Dale Joseph Benoit) was inducted into the Cajun Music Hall of Fame at ceremonies held in his hometown Friday night. Benoit was inducted at the Le Cajun Award Ceremony held at the Civic Center in Rayne.
According to state police, Interstate 10 eastbound near milepost 85 has been re-opened as recovery work has moved onto the shoulder.

Acadia Parish Superintendent of Schools John Bourque, right, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s weekly meeting. He talked about the state of education in Acadia Parish as well as the overall picture moving forward as many questions still remain about Common Core and more. Welcoming him were, from left, Program Organizer Adrianne Vidrine and Rotary President Mary Zaunbrecher.

Crowley man dies in single-vehicle crash

A single vehicle crash on Interstate 10, west of Crowley, has claimed the life of a Crowley man.
Saturday night, at 6:22 p.m., 26-year-old Kori Sarver of Crowley was driving1999 Ford Mustang eastbound on I-10. For reasons still under investigation, Sarver’s vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and overturned. Sarver, who was wearing a seatbelt, died as a result of the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Acadia Parish Coroner.

53 graduate from Midland

Midland High's unofficial valedictorians, the four 4.0 graduates of 2014 receiving their diplomas, from left, were Roxy Richard, Blaire Champagne, Elie Falcon and Katie Woods.

It was a night of recognition and celebration as 53 seniors were awarded diplomas and went from Midland High School seniors to alumni Friday night.

Crowley High bestows 125 with diplomas

Assistant Principal Alton Allen, left, announced the 2014 appointee into the Crowley High School Hall of Fame as Leighton Killmer.

In a packed gym, 125 were given diplomas and graduated from Crowley High School Thursday night to become “citizens of the world,” as Principal Perry Myles put it.

96 become Iota High School graduates

LEFT: Iota High School Principal Cindy Abshire, right, presents the Bulldog of the Year Award to Madison Meche.
RIGHT: President of the class of 2014 Amelia Lejeune, left, shares a laugh and presents the Iota High key to the president of the 2015 class Emily Navarre during the school’s graduation ceremony Tuesday night.

Before a full Bulldog Stadium —  spilling out into the fence line — Iota High School held commencement ceremonies and conferred diplomas upon 96 Tuesday evening.

SLCC chancellor speaks to Rotary

In only its second year, Crowley High School’s Interact Club reported at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting great successes in growth and community involvement this year. The club also presented a donation to Rotary for the Polio Foundation. On hand for the presentation were, front row from left, Katie Monceaux, Petra Gamez, Rotary President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher; back row, club sponsor Kalita Watson, Shawn Jackson, Dillon Corner and Rotarian Rev. James Proctor.

In a state that has an ongoing conversation about the condition of higher education each year, Southwest Louisiana Community College is trying to make an undeniable stamp on the Louisiana’s hierarc

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Notre Dame coach Lewis Cook talks with quarterback Brad Stoma during a game last season. The Pios will travel to Lafayette on Thursday to participate in a scrimmage with St. Thomas More. (Photo by Jason Faul)

CROWLEY – When the Louisiana High School Athletic Association decided to split its football playoffs into two divisions last year — Select and Non-Select — the Notre Dame Pios found themselves thro

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