Kenny Henderson will no longer be the executive director of the LHSAA, effective, Friday, Oct. 24. After several meetings, including two this week, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Executive Committee met again Thursday. Henderson tendered his resignation effective Oct. 24.

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Businessman Kevin Moody has been named the winner of the 2014 Civic Cup award.
The grades are in and Acadia Parish has improved its District Performance Score and held its “B” letter grade. Up from 87.3 in 2013, Acadia drew an 89.7 DPS in 2014, both of which show the school district as a “B” district. The district is now just ahead of the state average of 89.2.

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

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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.

The facility will be renamed Acadia General 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.

‘Dancing With the Stars’ once again a success

Following Saturday night’s event, new Dancing With the Stars, in a Caring Way winners were crowned. From left, winners for the night were Jude Sittig, Sydni Hart (choreographer) and Nancy Broadhurst, and fan favorites April Mixon, Brenda Core (choreographer) and Henry Helo III. (Photo courtesy JC Webb)

Over the weekend, three Crowley charities presented the second annual Dancing With the Stars in a Caring and it was a rousing success.

APSO seeking info on runaway

The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has released the following alert via Nixle:

La. National Guard pins top Air Guard general officer

Newly promoted Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Chappuis, assistant adjutant general – Air, assists his wife, Cynthia, with support from Army Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, the adjutant general for the Louisiana National Guard, with the official “pinning” of his one-star insignia in a ceremony held at the Jackson Barracks Museum in New Orleans, May 4.

The Louisiana National Guard held a promotion ceremony for its La. Air National Guard (LAANG) top leader at the Jackson Barracks Museum in New Orleans, May 4.

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On hand for the Crowley Garden Club’s October meeting were, from left, Joan Hoffpauer, Bobbie delaHoussaye, Isabella delaHoussaye, Georgie Petitjean, Judy Lejeune, Gall, McBride, Janis Coignard and Marlene Brantley.

The October meeting of the Crowley Garden Club was held at the home of Sissy Gall, who, along with Ruth McBride, treated the members to a variety of sandwiches and sweets.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home for Alfred J. Simoneaux, 69, who died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at 7:25 p.m.

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