(File photo) The future of these modular buildings, once used to house prisoners at the Acadia Parish Jail, will once again be the topic of discussion when the police jury meets on Sept. 8.

CROWLEY - They declared them surplus and tried to sell them — twice — but there were no takers. Then they talked about having them demolished and hauled off.

Acadia General Hospital CEO Heather Harper spoke to the Crowley Lions Club on Tuesday. Harper touted the numerous upgrades and her plans for the future of the hospital. From the left are Crowley Lion Ann Mire, Harper and Lions Club President Bryan Borill.

The improvements made during Heather Harper’s first year as CEO of Acadia General Hospital have been obvious and well-documented. “I notice it as soon as I walk through the doors,” said Crowley Alderman Bryan Borill. “They used to not even greet you. And it’s the same thing throughout the building.”

“Skygazers with Baby on Box” - oil on canvas

During the month of September, visitors to The Gallery in Crowley will find themselves immersed in a magic world of fantastical flowers and whimsical birds, all of which are the creation of Dr. Lyn Fontenot.

(File photo) The future of these modular buildings, once used to house prisoners at the Acadia Parish Jail, will once again be the topic of discussion when the police jury meets on Sept. 8.

Acadia General Hospital CEO Heather Harper spoke to the Crowley Lions Club on Tuesday. Harper touted the numerous upgrades and her plans for the future of the hospital. From the left are Crowley Lion Ann Mire, Harper and Lions Club President Bryan Borill.

“Skygazers with Baby on Box” - oil on canvas

Boys/Girls State held at Northwestern, Rayne’s Alleman attends

PREPARE FOR BOYS STATE TRIP - Rayne’s Evan Alleman, center, joins other Acadia Parish students for their trip to Natchitoches for their participation in the 2015 Boys State program held on the Northwestern State University campus

NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Boys and Louisiana Girls State leadership and citizenship programs took place on the campus of Northwestern State Univ

2015 Children’s Fishing Derby winners announced

CHILDREN’S FISHING DERBY WINNERS - The City of Rayne was again joined by community partners (Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire) and hosted the 2015 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 11, at the ponds located on the grounds of Maison d’Memoire at 8450 Roberts Cove Road (Hwy. 98). Category winners and hosts included, seated from left, Isabella Reiners and Isabella Trahan (0-5 years), Jace Freeman and Drake Bellard (6-8 years); standing front row, Lions Club member Craig Houston, Mackenzie Olinger and William Guidry (9-12 years), Nolan Olinger and Luke Guidry (13-15 years), and City of Rayne Chairman Suzette Leonards; back row, ASL member Joe Guidry, Mayor Chuck Roichaux, and ASL members Charles Trahan and Dee DeRouren. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The City of Rayne was again joined by community partners Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire, to host the 2015 Annual

Rotary Club assembles plan for new year

Lily Smith, a senior at Crowley High, recently participated in RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) Camp and spoke Tuesday at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting.

At the beginning of every Rotary year, it’s tasked to the president of the club and its members to formulate a plan to create a successful year.
Tuesday, that was Crowley’s assignment in lieu of a typical meeting.
There was, however, a guest speaker on hand.

Family keepsake goes national

David and Wendy Moore with a copy of their family cookbook "Moore Recipes to Love."

David Moore’s passion for cooking was not handed down from a family of restauranteurs, nor was it from living in an area known for it’s wonderful cuisine.
Quite simply, it was born out of necessity.

Miss Crowley royalty crowned

2015 Junior Miss Crowley Jadyn Devillier, 2015 Miss Crowley Heather Trahan and 2015 Teen Miss Crowley Alyssa Williams

CROWLEY - The Grand Opera House was filled with beauty and glamour Saturday night as it served as the venue for the 2015 Miss, Teen Miss and Junior

Plans for Ragin’ Cajuns athletics continue along

The Rotary Club of Crowley heard an update on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletic Department’s 11-project plan that has been incorporated into the university’s master plan of bettering the university. Director of Athletics Scott Farmer, fourth from left, along with athletic development officers Stefani Lotief and Danika Arenibas, second and third from left, respectively, spoke Tuesday to the club. With them is President Pat Miers, far left, and program organizer Melinda Malmay.

At 10:30 a.m.

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Rayne's Trey Wilridge (28) slips between two Church Point defenders, setting up the Wolves' first touchdown Friday night. The Bears needed overtime to slip by Rayne for a 27-26 win. Wilridge collected 106 yards on 25 carries and scored two touchdowns on the night. (LSN Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - A game that was predicted to be the one to watch in the opening week of the 2015 football season was at Wolf Stadium Friday evening as the Rayne High Wolves hosted the Church Point Bears.

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“Skygazers with Baby on Box” - oil on canvas

During the month of September, visitors to The Gallery in Crowley will find themselves immersed in a magic world of fantastical flowers and whimsical birds, all of which are the creation of Dr.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel for Michael Keith Hanks, 24, who died at 11:36 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.

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