When asked to comment on Laurita Pete, some people found it tough to come up with enough adjectives to describe the woman who’s fourth term on the Crowley City Council was cut short due to medical reasons. 

As Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, seated, listens, Master Trooper Brooks David, public information officer with Louisiana State Police Troop I, speaks about the importance of wearing a seat belt and many other topics at the club’s weekly meeting.

Master Trooper Brooks David, public information officer for Louisiana State Police Troop I, can tell you the worst part of his job without a second thought – notification of a fatality to the next of kin.
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. 

As Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, seated, listens, Master Trooper Brooks David, public information officer with Louisiana State Police Troop I, speaks about the importance of wearing a seat belt and many other topics at the club’s weekly meeting.

Schexnider returning to Africa

Crowley’s Kirk Schexnider with several children during his visit to Malawi last year. He is looking for community support for his visit this year to help with his travel and building supplies. (Photo courtesy of Kirk Schexnider)

Kirk Schexnider isn’t one to leave a job incomplete.

LEAP, iLEAP scores show improvement

The end of the school year for students means celebrating a year of hard work.
For students, and the teachers that worked hard with them this year, the release of the parish’s LEAP and iLEAP results are definite cause for celebration in Acadia Parish.

Crowley man dies in single-vehicle crash

A single vehicle crash on Interstate 10, west of Crowley, has claimed the life of a Crowley man.
Saturday night, at 6:22 p.m., 26-year-old Kori Sarver of Crowley was driving1999 Ford Mustang eastbound on I-10. For reasons still under investigation, Sarver’s vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and overturned. Sarver, who was wearing a seatbelt, died as a result of the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Acadia Parish Coroner.

53 graduate from Midland

Midland High's unofficial valedictorians, the four 4.0 graduates of 2014 receiving their diplomas, from left, were Roxy Richard, Blaire Champagne, Elie Falcon and Katie Woods.

It was a night of recognition and celebration as 53 seniors were awarded diplomas and went from Midland High School seniors to alumni Friday night.

Crowley High bestows 125 with diplomas

Assistant Principal Alton Allen, left, announced the 2014 appointee into the Crowley High School Hall of Fame as Leighton Killmer.

In a packed gym, 125 were given diplomas and graduated from Crowley High School Thursday night to become “citizens of the world,” as Pri

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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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