Selected as the 2014 Crowley High School Homecoming Court were, front row from left, Katelyn Richard, 2014 Football Sweetheart Hannah Abshire, Madison LeJeune; back row, Kelsey Milson, Dana’ Plummer, Nicole Taylor, Teara Breaux, Madelynn LeBouef, Melaina Doughty, and Bailee Villejoin. The court will be announced and the 2014 queen crowned during halftime of the Gents’ game against the Opelousas Tigers at Gardiner Memorial Stadium, Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.

Crowley High School will celebrate Homecoming 2014 with the theme “Ladies and Gents: Greater Than Gatsby.” CHS students will celebrate the week with class spirit competitions and dress-up days. 

Shelves have already been restocked after a fire Sunday.

It was far from business as usual at the Wal-Mart in Crowley Sunday night. At about 5:45 p.m., according to the Office of State Fire Marshal “Butch” Browning, a call was dispatched in regard to a fire at the Crowley Wal-Mart, located at 729 Odd Fellows Road.

From the left front row, Senator Mary Landrieu, ULL President Joseph Savoie, Acadia Parish Police Jury Member A.J. "Fatty" Broussard, State Representative Jack Montoucet and Ramesh Kolluru help cut the ribbon during the Cleco Alternative Energy Center’s grand opening. Standing in the back is Crowley Mayor Greg Jones.

After years of planning and preparation, the Cleco Alternative Energy Center held its grand opening at the Crowely facility Wednesday afternoon. The center, formed in partnership with the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, will provide research opportunities into alternative fuel sources.

Selected as the 2014 Crowley High School Homecoming Court were, front row from left, Katelyn Richard, 2014 Football Sweetheart Hannah Abshire, Madison LeJeune; back row, Kelsey Milson, Dana’ Plummer, Nicole Taylor, Teara Breaux, Madelynn LeBouef, Melaina Doughty, and Bailee Villejoin. The court will be announced and the 2014 queen crowned during halftime of the Gents’ game against the Opelousas Tigers at Gardiner Memorial Stadium, Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.

Shelves have already been restocked after a fire Sunday.

From the left front row, Senator Mary Landrieu, ULL President Joseph Savoie, Acadia Parish Police Jury Member A.J. "Fatty" Broussard, State Representative Jack Montoucet and Ramesh Kolluru help cut the ribbon during the Cleco Alternative Energy Center’s grand opening. Standing in the back is Crowley Mayor Greg Jones.

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Youngs preparing for mission trip to Romania

At Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting, from left, Alice Whiting delivered the vocational speaker and President-elect Mary Zaunbrecher welcomed guest speakers Paxton and Kelly Young as did program organizer Tracy Young. Paxton and Kelly Young were on hand to discuss their upcoming mission trip to Romania.

Kelly and Paxton Young will be going on their first international mission trip in July.

Fallen police officers remembered

Outside of the Crowley Police Department’s office is a memorial set up in memory of Patrolmen Ezra Foreman and Anthony Suire and Lt. Richard E. Newman Sr. (Photo by Jeannine LeJeune)

Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962 and first proclaimed by President John Kennedy, May 15 is recognized as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and th

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.

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Iota’s Adam Ardoin slips past a defender Thursday during the Bulldogs’ 34-0 loss at Welsh. Ardoin picked up 32 yards on five carries in the loss. (Photo by D. Sexton)

WELSH – Under the bright lights of Thursday night in Welsh, it became quickly and abundantly obvious that Iota was in for a long night.

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THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Crowley High School’s 2014 Homecoming Court was treated to an afternoon Mother-Daughter Tea, hosted by Myrtle Cain in the school’s F.A.C.S. department, Sunday, Sept. 21. Attending the event were court members, seated from left, Bailee Villejoin, Dana’ Plummer, Teara Breaux, Madelynn LeBouef, Melaina Doughty, Katelyn Richard, Nicole Taylor, Hannah Abshire (2014 Football Sweetheart), Kelsey Milson and Madison LeJeune; and mothers, standing, Kim Villejoin, Shadonda Plummer, Sheila Augustus, Ali Leleux, Raschelle Elkins, Dena Richard, Missy Taylor, Wanda Abshire, Jessica Arvie and Natalie LeJeune. Homecoming festivities will be held all week at the school, culminating Friday night with the crowning of the 2014 Homecoming Queen at the Gents’ game against the Opelousas Tigers at Gardiner Memorial Stadium, Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.

Obituaries

Funeral services for Dorothy Bola Petry Hoffpauir, 85, formerly of Crowley, will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. in Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Crowley. Reverend Ron Perry will officiate.

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