The "God Is Love" message painted in large white letters on Kenneth Bertrand's barn has "given a lot of pleasure to a lot of people."

When a woman showed up at his back door a few years ago, Kenneth Bertrand was confused. “She asked me if I remembered her,” said Bertrand with a smile. “I just shook my head and told her ‘no.’”

The Rotary Club of Crowley held its weekly meeting Tuesday. Program organizer Carolyn Barousse, third from left, welcomed Audry Spencer, second from left; Loretta Broussard, far left; and Betty Gums, far right; to the meeting Tuesday to talk about the ETCFE tutoring program.

To say that the past year has been a whirlwind for Audry Spencer may be an understatement. “I’ve received a lot of blessings lately,” she said at Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Crowley.
It took months of debate for the Acadia Parish School Board to finally come to an agreement, but after an 8-0 vote Monday night, the school district will be providing breakfast and lunches free of charge to 19 schools in the district.

The "God Is Love" message painted in large white letters on Kenneth Bertrand's barn has "given a lot of pleasure to a lot of people."

The Rotary Club of Crowley held its weekly meeting Tuesday. Program organizer Carolyn Barousse, third from left, welcomed Audry Spencer, second from left; Loretta Broussard, far left; and Betty Gums, far right; to the meeting Tuesday to talk about the ETCFE tutoring program.

Early voting for May 3 election slow

“Low and slow” is how the staff of the Registrar of Voters’ office described early voting for the May 3 election as of Thursday morning.

Art Association promotes its youth activities

Rotary Club of Crowley President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher, second from left, and program organizer Joe Freeland, far right, welcomed Robert Baxter, far left, and Rosslyn Moore, of the Crowley Art Association to the club’s meeting Tuesday to discuss the association’s children’s programs.

One thing is for certain, so long as they can, the Crowley Art Association is going to fight to keep giving children in the area a chance to learn about and create art.

4-H banquet recognizes outstanding members, volunteers and more

Not only recognized for her 40 years of service to the Acadia Parish 4-H program, but also announced as the 2014 4-H Hall of Fame inductee was Judia LaCombe, center. Presenting her the honor were 4-H agents Kayla Segura, left, and Megan Sarver, right.

Last week, outstanding 4-H members from across the parish were recognized as scholarships were awarded and volunteers were honored at the Acadia Parish 4-H Outstanding Members Banquet.

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Sports

Crowley High freshman Donald Francis brings down a St. Louis running back last week during the Gents’ scrimmage against the Saints in Lake Charles.

CROWLEY – Area prep football fans got a small taste of what is in store for their local teams last week when each of the five Acadia Parish teams participated in their annual scrimmages.

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.

 

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Crowley for Ernest Edward LeLeu, 86, who died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. at noon in Baker.

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