The "God Is Love" message painted in large white letters on Kenneth Bertrand's barn has "given a lot of pleasure to a lot of people."

When a woman showed up at his back door a few years ago, Kenneth Bertrand was confused. “She asked me if I remembered her,” said Bertrand with a smile. “I just shook my head and told her ‘no.’”

The Rotary Club of Crowley held its weekly meeting Tuesday. Program organizer Carolyn Barousse, third from left, welcomed Audry Spencer, second from left; Loretta Broussard, far left; and Betty Gums, far right; to the meeting Tuesday to talk about the ETCFE tutoring program.

To say that the past year has been a whirlwind for Audry Spencer may be an understatement. “I’ve received a lot of blessings lately,” she said at Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Crowley.
It took months of debate for the Acadia Parish School Board to finally come to an agreement, but after an 8-0 vote Monday night, the school district will be providing breakfast and lunches free of charge to 19 schools in the district.

The "God Is Love" message painted in large white letters on Kenneth Bertrand's barn has "given a lot of pleasure to a lot of people."

The Rotary Club of Crowley held its weekly meeting Tuesday. Program organizer Carolyn Barousse, third from left, welcomed Audry Spencer, second from left; Loretta Broussard, far left; and Betty Gums, far right; to the meeting Tuesday to talk about the ETCFE tutoring program.

Lavergne request is denied

The St. Landry Parish man who pleaded guilty to killing two women has been denied a third request for rehearing.

Rayne’s Brian Mouton among GGR honorees

AMONG HONOREES - Brian Mouton of Rayne, right, was one of 16 honorees recognized during the 2014 Girls and Guys Rock Louisiana Awards Show held at the CajunDome Convention Center. Making the presentation is Terrence Senegal.

 

Albro presents 'Evolution of Physical Therapy'

The Rotary Club of Crowley met Tuesday and learned about physical therapy from Rotarian Daryl Albro and were invited to the Crowley High Dinner Auction by guest and CHS football coach Josh Fontenot. Present were, from left, President-Elect M’Elise Trahan, Fontenot, Albro and Secretary Melinda Malmay.

In 1914, as the U.S. became involved in World War I, women with a base knowledge set were recruited as reconstruction aides to help with injured veterans.

Post Scripts for July 29, 2014

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Chamber names new leadership

From left, elected to serve as officers for the 2014-15 Chamber year were Kerry Gibson as chairperson, Jennifer T. Mixon as vice-chairperson and Robert Trahan as secretary/treasurer.

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce has announced the new leadership of the board of directors.

New Crowley royalty crowned

Chosen Saturday night as the new royalty to represent the City of Crowley were, from left, 2014 Junior Miss Crowley Jessica Lutisha Clayton, 2014 Miss Crowley Julian Rene Devillier and 2014 Teen Miss Crowley Victoria Marie Callahan.

There was an abundance of beauty, glitz and glamour in the Rice Capital of America last night as the 2014 Miss Crowley Pageants were held at the Grand Opera House of the South.

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Sports

MYRTA FAIR CRAIG PRESS BOX - Among those in attendance for the official sign dedication for the Myrta Fair Craig Press Box at Rayne High School were, front row, from left, Grace Hayes Craig, Bob Craig, B.I. Moody, Fair Craig Hash, Kim Craig Jones, Jim Craig Sr. representing their late dad, Jim Craig, and RHS Principal Wendall Prudomme; second row, Bobby Craig, Dr. Ed Milligan, Milo Nickel, Laura King Milligan, Reggie Milligan; top row, Lindsey Milligan Beggs, Emerson Milligan and Peyton Milligan. Attending but absent from picture are Sherry Day Craig, Baylor Beggs, Sawyer Beggs, Bo and Debbie Clement King, Kerri and Michael King, and Craig and Angela King, and grandchildren, Caleb King, Addison and Aidan Gonzalez. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

Lifestyle

BRIDAL SHOWER HONOREE - Hosting a bridal shower held in honor of Anna Rebecca LeBlanc, bride-elect of Rabis Nickson, were, seated from left, Norma LeBlanc, honoree’s mother, and Anna LeBlanc, honoree; standing, hosts sisters Karen Minix, Kaisha LeBlanc, Kaylin LeBlanc, Catina LeBlanc and Jana Grant.

 

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