Tuesday, the Rotary Club of Crowley welcomed UL Lafayette Baseball Coach Tony Robichaux, left, to its meeting where he discussed the baseball program’s current state. Welcoming him was President Mary Zaunbrecher.

Last year was a great year for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette athletically with baseball, softball, football and basketball all reaching postseason play.

Rep. Charles Boustany spoke to the Crowley Lions Club and other during a luncheon at the Rice Palace on Tuesday. From the left are, Lions Club President Bryan Borill, Boustany, Lion Ann Mire and Lion Tim Mader.

Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, addressed area residents during a Crowley Lions Club luncheon at the Rice Palace on Tuesday, speaking enthusiastically about how Louisiana is faring well — thriving in certain areas — while most other states are suffering economic problems.
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.

Tuesday, the Rotary Club of Crowley welcomed UL Lafayette Baseball Coach Tony Robichaux, left, to its meeting where he discussed the baseball program’s current state. Welcoming him was President Mary Zaunbrecher.

Rep. Charles Boustany spoke to the Crowley Lions Club and other during a luncheon at the Rice Palace on Tuesday. From the left are, Lions Club President Bryan Borill, Boustany, Lion Ann Mire and Lion Tim Mader.

Schexnider returning to Africa

Crowley’s Kirk Schexnider with several children during his visit to Malawi last year. He is looking for community support for his visit this year to help with his travel and building supplies. (Photo courtesy of Kirk Schexnider)

Kirk Schexnider isn’t one to leave a job incomplete.

LEAP, iLEAP scores show improvement

The end of the school year for students means celebrating a year of hard work.
For students, and the teachers that worked hard with them this year, the release of the parish’s LEAP and iLEAP results are definite cause for celebration in Acadia Parish.

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.

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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.

 

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