78th International Rice Festival Queen Allison "Ali" Hoffpauir

It was a gorgeous morning Saturday as the 78th International Rice Festival Queen was selected from a bevy of outstanding candidates to represent “The King and Queen of Grains” throughout the coming year.

Shannon Dietz was named the 2014 International Rice Festival Rice and Creole Cookery Contest Chef de Riz.

From left, it was a Redemptorist Catholic sweep when Cameron Stelly and Vivian Barrouse were crowned the Junior King and Queen of the 78th International Rice Festival. Stelly is the son of Kelly Stelly and the late Corey Stelly. Barousse is the daughter of Robby and Mandy Barousse.

The International Rice Festival has new junior royalty that reigned over the 2014 Children’s Parade and will continue to do so throughout the year. Shelly Godeaux and Antoinette Pete served as emcees for the event and joyfully greeted the eager family and friends on hand 

78th International Rice Festival Queen Allison "Ali" Hoffpauir

Shannon Dietz was named the 2014 International Rice Festival Rice and Creole Cookery Contest Chef de Riz.

From left, it was a Redemptorist Catholic sweep when Cameron Stelly and Vivian Barrouse were crowned the Junior King and Queen of the 78th International Rice Festival. Stelly is the son of Kelly Stelly and the late Corey Stelly. Barousse is the daughter of Robby and Mandy Barousse.

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Chamber banquet set May 8

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce is encouraging the public to join them on Thursday, May 8, at the Grand Opera House of the South for their annual banquet, the highlight of the Chamber year.

Morrow Road project gets nod

A ruling handed down by a district judge on Monday has laid the groundwork for improvements to Morrow Road, according to information reported at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Acadia Parish Police Jury’s Road and Bridge Committee.

Rayne wins Cleanest City district title

Word was received from District 7 Chairperson Sepha Guidry of the City of Rayne named winner of the 2014 Cleanest City District Contest held yesterday.

Plans are now being made for the state competition planned for the first week of May.

ACT Prep Course announced

Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon announced that he will sponsor a final ACT Prep Course for this school year on Saturday, April 5, at the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office located at 1037 Capitol Road in Crowley.

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Notre Dame’s Tyler Binder nearly makes a leaping one-handed interception Friday during the Pios’ 41-0 victory over Erath. Binder logged five tackles on the night. (Photo by Christell Faul)

ERATH – A year later, with a new coach, a revised system, a healthy standout runningback and a three game win streak, Erath eerily suffered a nearly identical fate.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the First United Methodist Church for Reena Fleming Wilkerson, 95, who died at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct.

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