(File photo) The future of these modular buildings, once used to house prisoners at the Acadia Parish Jail, will once again be the topic of discussion when the police jury meets on Sept. 8.

CROWLEY - They declared them surplus and tried to sell them — twice — but there were no takers. Then they talked about having them demolished and hauled off.

Acadia General Hospital CEO Heather Harper spoke to the Crowley Lions Club on Tuesday. Harper touted the numerous upgrades and her plans for the future of the hospital. From the left are Crowley Lion Ann Mire, Harper and Lions Club President Bryan Borill.

The improvements made during Heather Harper’s first year as CEO of Acadia General Hospital have been obvious and well-documented. “I notice it as soon as I walk through the doors,” said Crowley Alderman Bryan Borill. “They used to not even greet you. And it’s the same thing throughout the building.”

“Skygazers with Baby on Box” - oil on canvas

During the month of September, visitors to The Gallery in Crowley will find themselves immersed in a magic world of fantastical flowers and whimsical birds, all of which are the creation of Dr. Lyn Fontenot.

(File photo) The future of these modular buildings, once used to house prisoners at the Acadia Parish Jail, will once again be the topic of discussion when the police jury meets on Sept. 8.

Acadia General Hospital CEO Heather Harper spoke to the Crowley Lions Club on Tuesday. Harper touted the numerous upgrades and her plans for the future of the hospital. From the left are Crowley Lion Ann Mire, Harper and Lions Club President Bryan Borill.

“Skygazers with Baby on Box” - oil on canvas

Kevin Besse earns doctorate

Rayne native Kevin Besse recently received his doctoral degree from the Frances Bolton School of Nursing in Ohio’s Case Western Reserve University.

Rayne businesses invited to Appreciation Night

Rayne businesses that have renewed or purchased a new occupational license in 2015 are invited to attend the Second Annual Rayne Business Appreciat

Get your Girl Scout cookies now

The annual arrival of those delicious Girl Scout Cookies took place Monday, Feb. 23, at The Union Hall.

Rayne High Band presented ‘Instruments A Comin’ award

IN ATTENDANCE FOR AWARD - Special guests in attendance for the presentation of a Instruments A Comin’ Lafayette Award of the Tipitina Foundation, made possible by the Nancy F. Link Foundation worth $60,000 in instruments were, front row, from left, RHS Principal Wendal Prudhomme, RHS Band Director Adrian Alba, Nancy F. Link (Nancy F. Link Foundation), Emily Menard (foundation program manager), and Angela Thompson (Tipitina Foundation); back row, Acadia Parish Superindent John E. Bourque, and School Board member David LaLande. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

On Tuesday, Feb.

Junior, senior courts honored at Rayne Sweetheart Ball

2015 SWEETHEART BALL JUNIOR COURT MEMBERS - Junior court members introduced during the 2015 Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball were, seated from left, Madison Vidal, Alyssa Simoneaux, Cecily Schexnyder, McKenzie Meche, Kristen Meche, Elizabeth Ledet, Claire Hebert, Sydney Guidry, Allie Gossen, Aline Gossen, Mayci Gonzales, Whitney Fontenot, Jillian Boone and Caroline Bergeron; standing, Nicholas Guidry, Michael Gossen, Troy Breaux, Grant Abshire, Nicholas Dore, Damon Comeaux, Brice Meche, Hunter Keely, Jordan Daigle, Ben Zaunbrecher, Cameron Guidry, Ivy Thibodeaux, Dylan Meche, Matthew Touchette and John Besse. Absent is Kate Broussard. (Photo Courtesy/Colin Burnum Photography)

The 2015 Beta Sigma Phi Annual Sweetheart Ball was held Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Rayne Civic Center by the local Beta Sigma Phi chapters.

Savoie takes fellow Rotarians on historic ride

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, thanks Rotarian David Savoie for his program on the John Deere Battalion.

Rotarian David Savoie finally had the opportunity to do a program he has “been wanting to do” for quite some time.

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Sports

PASS COMPLETION - Rayne High quarterback Jaylon Reed tosses a completion during the Wolves’ pre-season scrimmage against Opelousas. The Wolves will face Crowley High tonight (Thursday) during the 2015 Acadia Parish Jamboree. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - The Rayne High Wolves hosted Opelousas High on Friday, Aug. 21, during a pre-season scrimmage at Wolf Stadium.

Lifestyle

“Skygazers with Baby on Box” - oil on canvas

During the month of September, visitors to The Gallery in Crowley will find themselves immersed in a magic world of fantastical flowers and whimsical birds, all of which are the creation of Dr.

Obituaries

Patricia “Pat” Smith Granger, 75, of Lake Charles died peacefully, surrounded by her daughters, on Monday, Aug.

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