The office of Crowley Chief of Police K.P. Gibson released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

Former Assistant District Attorney David Smith has been keeping busy moving into his new office this week following his election as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.

After months on the campaign trail and countless public appearances, one might think that newly-elected David Smith may take a few days off to relax before he is sworn in as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge. However, he is still waiting for the chance. 
A Crowley woman has filed a lawsuit against the city, the police chief and two officers based on an admission in October by the city council that steps mandated by state law for the hiring and promotion of police officers had not been taken.

Former Assistant District Attorney David Smith has been keeping busy moving into his new office this week following his election as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.

Transfer becomes official

From the left, Lafayette General Health President David Callecod, American Legion Hospital Board of Director’s Chairman Dr. Cason delaHoussaye and Director Steve Stefanski.

At a press conference at American Legion Hospital Tuesday, Lafayette General Health (LGH) formally announced the acquis

Rotary Club looks at Drug Enforcement Agency

DEA Agent Chad Berard, third from left, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting talking about his time with the agency. Welcoming him were Crowley Rotarians, from left, program organizer Ken Goss, President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher, and Past-president Mike Goss, who presided over Tuesday’s meeting.

When Drug Enforcement Agency Agent Chad Berard had the opportunity to get back to his home state of Louisiana several years ago, he leap

‘Dancing With the Stars’ once again a success

Following Saturday night’s event, new Dancing With the Stars, in a Caring Way winners were crowned. From left, winners for the night were Jude Sittig, Sydni Hart (choreographer) and Nancy Broadhurst, and fan favorites April Mixon, Brenda Core (choreographer) and Henry Helo III. (Photo courtesy JC Webb)

Over the weekend, three Crowley charities presented the second annual Dancing With the Stars in a Caring and it was a rousing success.

APSO seeking info on runaway

The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has released the following alert via Nixle:

La. National Guard pins top Air Guard general officer

Newly promoted Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Chappuis, assistant adjutant general – Air, assists his wife, Cynthia, with support from Army Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, the adjutant general for the Louisiana National Guard, with the official “pinning” of his one-star insignia in a ceremony held at the Jackson Barracks Museum in New Orleans, May 4.

The Louisiana National Guard held a promotion ceremony for its La.

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McNeese's Allison Baggett

FRISCO, Texas--  McNeese junior guard Allison Baggett has been named this week’s Southland Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.

Lifestyle

The Crowley Garden Club presented the December Business Garden of the Month award to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, located at 224 W. 5th St. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Charlotte Freeland of the Crowley Garden Club and Fr. Mikel Polson and Eva Cormier, St. Michael Catholic Church. Also pictured is Fr. Polson’s dog, Cocoa.

Obituaries

RAYNE - Eugene John Sinegal Sr., 68, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Acadia General Hospital.

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