(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

Hudl.com is changing prep football preparations

From left, Gerald Dill, Rotary Club of Crowley program organizer for Tuesday’s meeting, and President Mary Zaunbrecher, welcomed Notre Dame coach Lewis Cook and defensive coordinator James McCleary to talk about the school’s usage of Hudl.com.

If two history lessons weren’t enough, the Rotary Club of Crowley headed back to high school Tuesday to see how things have changed for

Crowley High homecoming activities, court announced

Selected as the 2014 Crowley High School Homecoming Court were, front row from left, Katelyn Richard, 2014 Football Sweetheart Hannah Abshire, Madison LeJeune; back row, Kelsey Milson, Dana’ Plummer, Nicole Taylor, Teara Breaux, Madelynn LeBouef, Melaina Doughty, and Bailee Villejoin. The court will be announced and the 2014 queen crowned during halftime of the Gents’ game against the Opelousas Tigers at Gardiner Memorial Stadium, Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.

Crowley High School will celebrate Homecoming 2014 with the theme “Ladies and Gents: Greater Than Gatsby.”

‘This is only the beginning’

From the left front row, Senator Mary Landrieu, ULL President Joseph Savoie, Acadia Parish Police Jury Member A.J. "Fatty" Broussard, State Representative Jack Montoucet and Ramesh Kolluru help cut the ribbon during the Cleco Alternative Energy Center’s grand opening. Standing in the back is Crowley Mayor Greg Jones.

After years of planning and preparation, the Cleco Alternative Energy Center held its grand opening at the Crowely facility Wednesday af

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.

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PASS COMPLETION - Rayne High quarterback Jaylon Reed tosses a completion during the Wolves’ pre-season scrimmage against Opelousas. The Wolves will face Crowley High tonight (Thursday) during the 2015 Acadia Parish Jamboree. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - The Rayne High Wolves hosted Opelousas High on Friday, Aug. 21, during a pre-season scrimmage at Wolf Stadium.

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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

Patricia “Pat” Smith Granger, 75, of Lake Charles died peacefully, surrounded by her daughters, on Monday, Aug.

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