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.

Dr. Mark E. Zappi, center, dean of the University of Louisiana of Lafayette’s engineering program, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Welcoming him and his program were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Katie Chiasson.

One thing became abundantly evident at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s engineering program is a huge asset to the state.

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Dr. Mark E. Zappi, center, dean of the University of Louisiana of Lafayette’s engineering program, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Welcoming him and his program were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Katie Chiasson.

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Dancing With the Stars announces emcees, judges for 2014 event

Judges, from left, Donna Corley, Scott Privat and Gene Williams

With only three weeks remaining before the big event, members of the Rotary Club of Crowley, the Community Outreach Corporation and the Crowley Christian Care Center are finalizing the details of the second “Dancing with the Stars in a Caring Way.”

Savoy arrested on robbery warrant

Crowley Police have arrested Harold Savoy Jr., 34,  of Crowley on an outstanding warrant for armed robbery. 

Savoy and two other suspects are accused of robbing an individual on Oct. 18, 2013, at a local car wash. 

SLCC offers $60,000 in scholarships

More than $60,000 in scholarships is available for the upcoming academic year at South Louisiana Community College, including its Acadian Campus in Crowley.

Acadia designated as 'StormReady'

Andy Patrick, center, meteorologist in charge of the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, presents a certificate recognizing Acadia Parish as a StormReady Community to Acadia Parish Police Jury President David Savoy, left, and Lee Hebert, director of the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

Acadia Parish has been recertified as a StormReady Community.

Graham leads Rotary in discussion on state’s Sentencing Commission

Rotarian Clay Lejeune, far left, and President Scott Shumacher, far right, welcomed the vocational speech of Rotarian M’Elise Trahan, second from right, and, from left, Caitlin Graham and G. Paul Marx of the 15th Judicial District Public Defender’s Office, to the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting.

The Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement strives to improve the operations of the criminal justice and juvenile justice system as well as promote public safety by providing progressive leadership and coordination within the criminal justice community.

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GETTING IT THROUGH - Rayne High’s Katie Benoit gets a spike past an Iota defender during their win last week. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

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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