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 Miss Crowley Pageants.
With the sale of a surplus parcel of land in the works, Acadia Parish School Board member Gene Daigle said he wants to see the $90,500 put to good use. “I want us to do something special with this,” he said as he formally proposed the idea to the Budget/Finance Committee this week that the funds be allocated to teacher supplies.
It’s still very much in flux. That was the message Acadia Parish executive director of personnel and operations Ellan Kay Baggett delivered to the Personnel/Insurance/Curriculum Committee regarding the new state student privacy law Wednesday night.

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

Local church hosts district mini-congress

MINI-CONGRESS PARTICIPANTS of the Seventh District Baptist Association, hosted by Starlight Baptist Church, included seated, from left, Rev. Freddie Brown, Rev. Freddie Jack, Pastor Nathan T. Stevens, Association President Gerald W. Perkins, Rev. Joe Green, Jr., and Rev. Joel Green, Sr.; standing, from left, Rev. Arthur Johnson, Rev. Jimmy Stevens, Rev. Keith Alfred, Rev. Albert Tezeno, Rev. William Hornsby, Rev. John Stevens, Association Secretary Martin L. McLendon, and Rev.Carl Sonnier.

The Seventh District Missionary Baptist Association District Mini-Congress of Christian Education was held at Starlight Baptist Church, on October

Eunice Rotary shows off ‘Experience Louisiana’

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, far left, welcomed Eunice Rotarians Pat Dossman, Dwight Jodon and Tony Fuselier to the Crowley club’s meeting Tuesday to talk about the Experience Louisiana Festival.

Sometimes a look back is all you need to look forward.

Boil advisory in Estherwood

The village of Estherwood is now under a boil advisory until further notice.

State Police seize narcotics taken in pharmacy thefts

$3 million worth of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including the burglary of Rayne Pharmacy on Sept. 28, have been seized by State Police. The drugs were discovered in a storage unit in East Baton Rouge after a search warrant was executed on Oct. 23. (Submitted Photo)

Baton Rouge – Approximately $3 million of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including one in Rayne, have been seized by

Zappi talks engineering, partnerships with Rotary Club

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

78th Rice Festival queen crowned

78th International Rice Festival Queen Allison "Ali" Hoffpauir

It was a gorgeous morning Saturday as the 78th International Rice Festival Queen was selected from a bevy of outstanding candidates to represent “T

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Sports

qualify for nationals - The boy’s Bronco All-Stars (Warriors) comprised of players from the 2015 Rayne Recreation Summer Baseball League, placed third during their super regionals held in Youngsville over the weekend, qualifying for their Zone National Tournament slated July 30-Aug. 3 in Burleson, Texas. Team members and coaches include, kneeling from left, Griffin Champagne, Grant Killmer, Max Vellion, Will Arceneaux, Lexx Guidry, Baylon Leon, Landon Richard; standing, assistant coach Quinn Guidry, Ma’kai Thompson, Colin Lacombe, Chandler Broussard, Lance Castille, Christopher Dailey and Head Coach Jeremy Breaux. Absent from photo is assistant coach Coby Guidry.

A number of Rayne all-star teams participated in weekend tournaments as post-season action continues.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Drake Allen Kelly

Madeline Annie Foreman of Rayne and Drake Allen Kelly of Eunice were united as husband and wife on Saturday, July 18, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne.

Obituaries

Rayne, LA --A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Viola "Taunt Toot" Credeur, 92, of Rayne will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rayne.

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