When retiring Crowley Alderwoman Mary Melancon went to the Crowley Annex Building on Dec. 13, she was told she would be going to a party for Tim Monceaux, the man who will be replacing her in the Ward 4, Division B seat she has held for 20 years. 
Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Crowley Police Department is investigating the theft of a green John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle from Rue Aline Drive that occurred the night of Dec. 20. The vehicle was later located in a canal near North Avenue D and West Bayou Drive.
Legendary Cajun and Country artist and Rayne native  Jo-El Sonnier has been in the business for well over 50 years now and he has had huge success on both the Cajun and national Country circuits. He was rewarded recently with a Grammy nomination for his latest album, “The Legacy.”

Top hospital personnel provide look at Acadia General

Sandy Melancon, far left, and President Mary Zaunbrecher, far right, welcomed personnel from Acadia General Hospital to talk about the changes going on at the hospital since Lafayette General Hospital took over in June. They were, from left, Associate Administrator Zach Landry, CFO Charmaine R. Vidrine and CEO Heather L. Harper.

 If people were looking for change when Lafayette General Hospital took over Crowley’s hospital, they got it as Acadia General Hospital

New building drawing rave reviews

Burger Zone owner Sheryl Barltett, forefront, enjoys working in the restaurant’s spacious, new kitchen.

Operations are underway at the tall, bright yellow building on North Parkerson Avenue that has been drawing the eyes of Crowley resident

Horse Farm presentation heard by Rotarians

From left, Raymond Hébert, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Acadiana, invited the Rotary Club of Crowley to participate in CFA’s Acadiana Mega Raffle, while program organizer Sandy Melancon and President Mary Zaunbrecher welcomed guest speaker Elizabeth “EB” Brooks to discuss the Horse Farm project in Lafayette.

If only half of the ambitious undertaking of Lafayette Central Park, the nonprofit organization in charge of the Horse

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

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Crowley High’s Ty’Von Griffin was named to the 4-4A All-District team at running back after rushing for 1,688 yards and 27 touchdowns during his junior season. (Photo by Petry Photography)

CROWLEY – The Crowley Gents and the Rayne Wolves both experienced success on the playing field in 2014.

Obituaries

Funeral services for Ernia Mary Simoneaux, 70, will be held Tuesday, Dec. 23, at 1 p.m.

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