Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Businessman Kevin Moody has been named the winner of the 2014 Civic Cup award.
The grades are in and Acadia Parish has improved its District Performance Score and held its “B” letter grade. Up from 87.3 in 2013, Acadia drew an 89.7 DPS in 2014, both of which show the school district as a “B” district. The district is now just ahead of the state average of 89.2.

Dr. Mark E. Zappi, center, dean of the University of Louisiana of Lafayette’s engineering program, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Welcoming him and his program were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Katie Chiasson.

One thing became abundantly evident at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s engineering program is a huge asset to the state.

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Dr. Mark E. Zappi, center, dean of the University of Louisiana of Lafayette’s engineering program, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Welcoming him and his program were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Katie Chiasson.

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Mire provides ‘Images’ book teaser to Rotarians

Ann Mire, left, signs one of her books, “Images of America: Crowley” for Chris Brammer, center, while Pat Miers, right, awaits her turn following the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting. Mire presented a program on her newly published book that definitely appeared to pique the interest of the Rotarians as a group eagerly awaited a chance to purchase copies after the meeting.

Ann Mire has quite the soft spot for history, particularly the history of this city.

“If you’re ever looking for an old picture, call me, I probably know where to look,” she said.

2014 Project Pink Pageants, raffle planned

PROJECT PINK RAFFLE - Miss Project Pink Sidney Fontenot displays the Seraphim Angel to be raffled at the 2014 Project Pink events on October 4th at the Rayne Civic Center.

 

Welcome House update provided to Rotarians

From left, Rotary Club of Crowley President Elect Pat Miers welcomed representatives from The Welcome House – Director Stacey Miller, Assistant Director Debbie Broussard and resident Sara Ramos – who provided a look inside the facility and more.

When it was his turn to organize the program for the day, Rotarian Ron Lawson realized that with a number of new members over the past few years, many may not be too familiar with the club’s work with The Welcome House.

City of Crowley, NAACP to offer free flu shots

On Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. until noon,  the Acadia Parish Chapter of the NAACP 6692 and the City of Crowley are joining forces with Walgreen’s for their annual Free Flu Shot Campaign.

9/11 ‘Honor & Remembrance’ ceremony held in Rayne

U.S. FLAG RAISED - Members of Arceneaux Post 77 of the local American Legion raised the flag and then lowered to half mast during ceremonies held Thursday at the Rayne Depot Square for the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - During a 9 a.m. solemn ceremony held at the Depot Square, the local chpater of the Woodmen of the World observed the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks of 2001.

Legion plans September dance

Positive reports of recent events held at the Legion Home were given during Tuesday’s meeting of Arceneaux Post 77, American Legion.

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GETTING IT THROUGH - Rayne High’s Katie Benoit gets a spike past an Iota defender during their win last week. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home for Alfred J. Simoneaux, 69, who died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at 7:25 p.m.

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