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.

Pocking: South Louisiana’s tradition

The seemingly unbeatable Lucy Matthews, right, pocks with her great-granddaughter Karsen Yeager. Family and friends say Matthews has pocking down to an art.

Holidays typically bring out all sorts of family traditions.

Early voting slated

Early voting for the May 3 general election will begin Saturday, according to Billie Meyer, parish registrar of voters.

Mire Marching Band selected to perform at Branson

Members of the 2013-2014 Mire Elementary Scool Marching Band prepare for their May performance in Branson, Missouri, the first school band from Louisiana to be selected to perform in Branson.

 

Mire’s marching band gaining exposure

Mire Elementary’s Kaitlyn Barron directs the school’s band as they perform “Jambalaya” in preparation for their performance in Branson, Missouri as Band Director Michael Magee, back left, looks on.

The Mire Elementary Marching Band seems as though they are used to being the “first.”

Rotarians learn of Cleco’s community involvement

Rotary Club of Crowley President Scott Shumacher, right, welcomed, from left, Sabrina Salling and Bill Fontenot from CLECO to discuss the company with the club.

When Cleco looks at itself, according to Senior Vice President of Utility Operations Bill Fontenot, it sees a company that is serving “a

Crowley police arrest 2; fugitive caught in Texas

During a recent traffic stop, Crowley Police arrested Antonio Brooks, left, and David Chaisson Jr., center. The two were charged with possession of crack cocaine and with outstanding warrants from the police department for possession with intent to distribute schedule I and schedule II narcotics.
In an unrelated incident, Brandel Moore, right, was arrested by authorities in Brazoria County, Texas, for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute codeine and monies derived from drug proceeds. He is, however, also wanted in Crowley on numerous warrants.

Brooks, Chaisson arrested after traffic stop

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Sports

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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