According to a Nixle alert Tuesday night, the Acadia Parish Police Jury announced the closure of the Avenue F Bridge near Crowley from Lovell Street to Walnut Street until further notice. Motorists are advised to choose alternate routes when traveling.

Rotary Club of Crowley members listen intently as Peggy Sandidge discusses her subcommittee’s ongoing projects, which includes Miss Helen’s Soup Kitchen, the Welcome House and, now, the school supply drive.

Heads of Rotary Club of Crowley committees and subcommittees reported on the 2013-14 club year’s success before taking a look forward into 2014-15.
United Blood Services is reminding area residents that donating blood is a patriotic act, through the shirts they are giving on July blood drives. The shirt has the words “Donate for Life” written in stars and stripes and features military-style dog tags.

Rotary Club of Crowley members listen intently as Peggy Sandidge discusses her subcommittee’s ongoing projects, which includes Miss Helen’s Soup Kitchen, the Welcome House and, now, the school supply drive.

Sheriff’s Office announces recent, unrelated arrests; requests information on wanted individual

Wanted individual Melanie Sarver

Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon stated that 32-year-old Kelly Dugas of the 2900 block of Higginbotham Highway in Church Point has been arrested following an investigation into an in

Triumph, tragedy headline 2013

There was no shortage of excitement for this year’s International Rice Festival, particularly for the grand parade, which featured a special performance by the Southern University Marching Band. (File photo)

Locally, as well as nationally and internationally, 2013 was a year of both jubilation and misfortune.

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RAYNE BOYS PINTO FROG SOX RUNNERS-UP - Members of the Rayne Boys Pinto Frog Sox baseball team comprised of all-star members of the 2014 Rayne Recreation summer league were awarded the runner-up banner during their Super Regionals held over the weekend in Youngsville, qualifying for their Zone Tournament for the 8-and-Under World Series next week in Schertz, Texas near San Antonio. Team members and coaches are, kneeling from left, Hudson Hollier, Parker Faust, Dylan Judice, Grant Simon; standing, Anthony Martin, Kainon Suiter, John David Dupont, Caiden Meche, John Ronkartz, Noah Meche, Brantley Habetz, Wayland Jude Meche; back row, coaches Randy Judice, Jonathon Hebert, Jonathan Habetz, Coy Guidry and Brian Ronkartz.

 

By Lisa Soileaux

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