Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Businessman Kevin Moody has been named the winner of the 2014 Civic Cup award.
The grades are in and Acadia Parish has improved its District Performance Score and held its “B” letter grade. Up from 87.3 in 2013, Acadia drew an 89.7 DPS in 2014, both of which show the school district as a “B” district. The district is now just ahead of the state average of 89.2.

Dr. Mark E. Zappi, center, dean of the University of Louisiana of Lafayette’s engineering program, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Welcoming him and his program were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Katie Chiasson.

One thing became abundantly evident at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s engineering program is a huge asset to the state.

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Dr. Mark E. Zappi, center, dean of the University of Louisiana of Lafayette’s engineering program, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Welcoming him and his program were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Katie Chiasson.

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Accident shuts down interstate

Update: Louisiana State Police, Troop I, is handling the investigation, with the Acadia Parish Sheriff'so Office assisting. Also assisting are local fire departments. In fact, almost all fire departments, including volunteer fire departments, responded and assisted from throughout Acadia Parish.

Top hospital personnel provide look at Acadia General

Sandy Melancon, far left, and President Mary Zaunbrecher, far right, welcomed personnel from Acadia General Hospital to talk about the changes going on at the hospital since Lafayette General Hospital took over in June. They were, from left, Associate Administrator Zach Landry, CFO Charmaine R. Vidrine and CEO Heather L. Harper.

 If people were looking for change when Lafayette General Hospital took over Crowley’s hospital, they got it as Acadia General Hospital has, and continues to push a change in the culture of the hospital.

New building drawing rave reviews

Burger Zone owner Sheryl Barltett, forefront, enjoys working in the restaurant’s spacious, new kitchen.

Operations are underway at the tall, bright yellow building on North Parkerson Avenue that has been drawing the eyes of Crowley residents for the past several months. 

Horse Farm presentation heard by Rotarians

From left, Raymond Hébert, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Acadiana, invited the Rotary Club of Crowley to participate in CFA’s Acadiana Mega Raffle, while program organizer Sandy Melancon and President Mary Zaunbrecher welcomed guest speaker Elizabeth “EB” Brooks to discuss the Horse Farm project in Lafayette.

If only half of the ambitious undertaking of Lafayette Central Park, the nonprofit organization in charge of the Horse Farm, comes to fruition with the project, the city of Lafayette and surrounding areas will have a gem for years to come.

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GETTING IT THROUGH - Rayne High’s Katie Benoit gets a spike past an Iota defender during their win last week. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home for Alfred J. Simoneaux, 69, who died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at 7:25 p.m.

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