The office of Crowley Chief of Police K.P. Gibson released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

Former Assistant District Attorney David Smith has been keeping busy moving into his new office this week following his election as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.

After months on the campaign trail and countless public appearances, one might think that newly-elected David Smith may take a few days off to relax before he is sworn in as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge. However, he is still waiting for the chance. 
A Crowley woman has filed a lawsuit against the city, the police chief and two officers based on an admission in October by the city council that steps mandated by state law for the hiring and promotion of police officers had not been taken.

Former Assistant District Attorney David Smith has been keeping busy moving into his new office this week following his election as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.

Girl Scouts voice need for volunteers at Rotary meeting

Girl Scouts of Louisiana Pines to the Gulf Membership Specialist Kim Heckard, center, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday about the need for volunteers in Acadia Parish to help Girl Scouts continue to grow in the area. Welcoming her were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Jill Signorelli, right.

Girl Scouts USA has made it the organization’s mission to become better known in the past few years, but those familiar

Daily Manna Center director describes services to Rotarians

DAILY MANNA CENTER director Deacon Tommy Adams, second from left, described the Center’s operations Thursday, July 31, to members of the Rayne Rotary Club. PIctured, from left, are President Kyle Broussard, Adams, Curt Petitjean, and program director Pat Bordes, II.

“We’re fortunate; we have a lot of giving people,” remarked Deacon

Branch native Dr. Ryan Cradeur opens emergency center in Texas

GRAND OPENING CEREMONIES were held for My Emergency Room 24/7 on July 26 by Dr. Ryan Cradeur, his partners, staff and family members with San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero welcoming the service to the Texas community. (Submitted Photo)

On July 26, a Rayne area native, Ryan David Cradeur, MD conducted a grand opening to his free standing emergency room in San Marcos, Texas.

Early Friday shooting near Rayne

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is presently investigating an early morning shooting that occurred Friday, August 1, near Rayne.

Rayne July building permits are granted

Rayne Building Inspector Mark Daigle reports that four building permits were issued during July, all consisting of remodeling projects.

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Sports

McNeese's Allison Baggett

FRISCO, Texas--  McNeese junior guard Allison Baggett has been named this week’s Southland Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.

Lifestyle

The Crowley Garden Club presented the December Business Garden of the Month award to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, located at 224 W. 5th St. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Charlotte Freeland of the Crowley Garden Club and Fr. Mikel Polson and Eva Cormier, St. Michael Catholic Church. Also pictured is Fr. Polson’s dog, Cocoa.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 20, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Robert L.

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