After taking action and recommending considering the Community Eligibility Program, the Acadia Parish School Board has called a special session for Monday, Aug. 25, to decide its fate for the 2014-15 school year.
The following is the full list of qualifers that will appear on various ballots across Acadia Parish this November: (D) - Democrat (R) - Republican (L) - Libertarian (O) - Other (NP) - No Party (i) - Incumbent  
Via the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office's Nixle alert system, the Acadia Parish Police Jury has advised the public of the reopening of a bridge in the parish. The bridge on Gumpoint Road, just south of Cole Gully Road, was reopened Friday afternoon.

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

Northside Christian School hands out 23 diplomas

Northside Christian School boasts three valedictorians this year with a 4.0 grade point average. They are, from left, Hannah Douget, Gavin Dietz and Alyson Woodard. (Photo by Danette Bourque)

Earlier in the school year, Northside Christian School made the decision to move its graduation ceremony to Sunday, May 18, citing the likelihood that its baseball team may be busy in th

Notre Dame High School graduates 111 Friday

Receiving Notre Dame’s highest honor, the Catholic Action Award, this year were, from left, Amy Boudreaux and Brent Didier, They were presented the award by, from left, Msgr. Jeff DeBlanc and the Rev. Matthew Higginbotham.

With numerous family and friends in attendance, 111 young men and women became the newest graduates of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish Friday morning.

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(LSN photo by Barry Spears)

In the approximately 60 plays Iota’s first team offense and defense played Thursday night, head coach Neal

Lifestyle

BABY SHOWER HOSTS - Serving as baby hosts for a baby shower in honor of Mrs. Tyler (Melissa) Thibault were, from left, Mary-Kathryn D. McGuffee, Annette O. Simon, Maggie Doucet, maternal grandmother-to-be Margaret L. Doucet, honoree Melissa D. Thibault, paternal grandmother-to-be Beth D. Wren, Lauren Thibault and Margaret G. Doucet.

 

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 22, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John Catholic Church honoring the life of Gregory Joseph Leonards, 65, who died Sunday, Aug.

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