Candidates lined up to officially throw their hats into the ring when qualifying for the Nov. 4 “Super Tuesday” elections opened Wednesday morning.
Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Crowley Police Department is investigating burglaries that occurred at Radio Shack and AT&T Wireless located at 753 Odd Fellows Rd. on Aug. 19, at approximately 4:10 a.m.

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.

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.

Parish raises funds for cancer at Relay For Life

Members of Boy Scouts Troop 70 led the way for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2014’s survivors’ lap as part of opening ceremonies. The troop, along with Girls Scout Troop 2345, also presented the colors during the ceremony.

The weather held out, but a busy weekend dampened attendance at Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2014.

Woodlawn’s anonymous patriot

For the past few months, an unknown person(s) has been placing American flags at the grave sites of U.S. service veterans.

At first the American flags began to appear at the gravesites of veterans along the boulevard near the entrance of Woodlawn Cemetery.

Transfer becomes official

From the left, Lafayette General Health President David Callecod, American Legion Hospital Board of Director’s Chairman Dr. Cason delaHoussaye and Director Steve Stefanski.

At a press conference at American Legion Hospital Tuesday, Lafayette General Health (LGH) formally announced the acquisition of the longtime Crowley hospital.

Rotary Club looks at Drug Enforcement Agency

DEA Agent Chad Berard, third from left, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting talking about his time with the agency. Welcoming him were Crowley Rotarians, from left, program organizer Ken Goss, President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher, and Past-president Mike Goss, who presided over Tuesday’s meeting.

When Drug Enforcement Agency Agent Chad Berard had the opportunity to get back to his home state of Louisiana several years ago, he leapt at it.

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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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