FIRE STATION DAMAGED: Rayne volunteer firemen were clearing brick and cement debris late Monday morning after a portion of the fire station’s exterior wall was pulled down as fire truck No. 15 was responding to a chemical alarm sounded at the Baker-Hughes plant off Highway 90 in the Rayne-Crowley industrial park.

Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

The Crowley Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate four wanted fugitives.
Ahead of the in effect date for the Community Eligibility Provision, Acadia Parish School District’s Child Nutrition Supervisor Adrianne Vidrine has outline the particulars of the program being instituted in 19 schools across the district.

Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

D-Day invasion 70 years ago today

Today, Friday, June 6, is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II — the largest seaborne invasion in history.

Rotarians learn about state’s Youth Challenge Program

Master Sgt. Richard Bullock, left, and Col. Michael Borrel, right, presented the program at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting, discussing the Louisiana National Guard’s Youth Challenge Program. Helping welcome Bullock and Borrel were, center from left, Rotarian Isabella delaHoussaye and President-Elect and program organizer, Mary Zaunbrecher.

For many at-risk teenagers, life doesn’t hold a lot of hope and opportunities.

Board adopts 2014 tax millages; recognizes state fair winners

From left, Arielle Johnson and Shy Vincent placed first at the state social studies fair at the elementary school level while Lilly Smith placed first at the high school level this year.

By a unanimous roll call vote, the Acadia Parish School Board adopted a resolution to adopt the millage rates for the 2014 tax year at its June meeting Monday night.

‘A new era of health care’

The new sign in front of Acadia General Hospital (AGH) was unveiled Monday morning during a ceremony in front of the hospital. Standing in front of the sign are, from left, Caroline Marceaux, AGH chief nursing officer; Charmaine Vidrine, AGH interim CEO; Dr. Cason delaHoussaye, board of directors chairman; Zach Landry, AGH administrative assistant; and David Callecod, president/CEO Lafayette General Health.

If the optimism expressed by the speakers as well as those in attendance is any indication, Monday was a big day for the people in Acadia Parish.

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Sports

Crowley’s Mikal Hebert and Alex Ashby (9) bring down an Iota ball carrier Thursday evening during the Gents’ 40-6 victory over the Bulldogs in the opening game of the Acadia Parish Jamboree at Church Point High School.

CHURCH POINT – The Iota Bulldogs may have landed the first blow, but it was the Crowley Gents who delivered the haymaker in the two teams’ 2014 Acadia Parish Jamboree game Thursday.

Lifestyle

BRIDAL SHOWER HONOREE - Hosting a bridal shower held in honor of Anna Rebecca LeBlanc, bride-elect of Rabis Nickson, were, seated from left, Norma LeBlanc, honoree’s mother, and Anna LeBlanc, honoree; standing, hosts sisters Karen Minix, Kaisha LeBlanc, Kaylin LeBlanc, Catina LeBlanc and Jana Grant.

 

Obituaries

Rayne—A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Bernice Joseph Mouton, 68, of Rayne will be celebrated on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:30 A.M.

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