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.

Residents urged to take precautions

Caroline Kennedy, Gracie Young and Trinity Young munch on snow cones as the heat index in Crowley approached 100 degrees Monday.

It’s no secret that summers in south Louisiana are unforgiving. 

Crowns donated as Crowley pageants near

Ahead of the final month of her reign, Miss Crowley 2013, Allison Hoffpauir, dresses a table full of photos and more memories from her 2013-14 reign. The table, along with others created by Teen Miss and Junior Miss Crowley, will be on display at City Hall during the month of July. The 2014 Miss Crowley pageants will be held July 26, and the final day to register to compete is Tuesday, July 1. Those interested can register at Crowley City Hall from noon until 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The Crowley Professional Women’s Club recently accepted donations of the crowns for the 2014 Miss, Teen Miss and Junior

Guidry named 2014 Lion of the Year

2014 LION OF THE YEAR honors were presented to Michael Guidry, left, by Daniel Simoneaux, chairman of the selection committee during the installation banquet of the Rayne club Thursday night.

Michael Guidry, the 2014 recipient of the Rayne Lions Club “Lion of the Year” Award was described as a member “who shows up whenever asked” to work

New officers installed, Rotarians of the Year named at banquet

Past District 6200 Gov. Clarence Prudhomme, far left, installed the 2014-15 officers and directors at the club’s installation banquet Tuesday night. They were, from left, President-Elect Pat Miers, Secretary Melinda Malmay, Treasurer Troy Breaux, Debbie Spallino (who will be helping out with treasurer duties this year) and Directors Kirk Schexnider, Becky Lamm, Jill Signorelli and Suzy Webb. (Photo by JC Webb)

As the evening drew to a close, the night’s biggest honor – Rotarian of the Year – was still awaited.

Weather doesn’t dampen interest in 2014 Rice Field Day

A group of farmers, rice industry personnel and Rice Research Station personnel gather to await the beginning of Rice Field Day activities Wednesday. The annual event showcases the advances in rice farming as well as provides useful information across the field concerning the industry, legislation and more.

With light rain falling here and there, you might expect the turnout for the 2014 Rice Field Day at the LSU AgCenter Ri

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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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