Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Crowley Police Department is investigating criminal damage which occurred at Louisiana Rice Mill, located at 600 W. First St., during the night of July 24.

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.

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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.

‘A new era of health care’

The new sign in front of Acadia General Hospital (AGH) was unveiled Monday morning during a ceremony in front of the hospital. Standing in front of the sign are, from left, Caroline Marceaux, AGH chief nursing officer; Charmaine Vidrine, AGH interim CEO; Dr. Cason delaHoussaye, board of directors chairman; Zach Landry, AGH administrative assistant; and David Callecod, president/CEO Lafayette General Health.

If the optimism expressed by the speakers as well as those in attendance is any indication, Monday was a big day for the people in Acadia Parish.

Schexnider returning to Africa

Crowley’s Kirk Schexnider with several children during his visit to Malawi last year. He is looking for community support for his visit this year to help with his travel and building supplies. (Photo courtesy of Kirk Schexnider)

Kirk Schexnider isn’t one to leave a job incomplete.

LEAP, iLEAP scores show improvement

The end of the school year for students means celebrating a year of hard work.
For students, and the teachers that worked hard with them this year, the release of the parish’s LEAP and iLEAP results are definite cause for celebration in Acadia Parish.

Crowley man dies in single-vehicle crash

A single vehicle crash on Interstate 10, west of Crowley, has claimed the life of a Crowley man.
Saturday night, at 6:22 p.m., 26-year-old Kori Sarver of Crowley was driving1999 Ford Mustang eastbound on I-10. For reasons still under investigation, Sarver’s vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and overturned. Sarver, who was wearing a seatbelt, died as a result of the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Acadia Parish Coroner.

53 graduate from Midland

Midland High's unofficial valedictorians, the four 4.0 graduates of 2014 receiving their diplomas, from left, were Roxy Richard, Blaire Champagne, Elie Falcon and Katie Woods.

It was a night of recognition and celebration as 53 seniors were awarded diplomas and went from Midland High School seniors to alumni Friday night.

Crowley High bestows 125 with diplomas

Assistant Principal Alton Allen, left, announced the 2014 appointee into the Crowley High School Hall of Fame as Leighton Killmer.

In a packed gym, 125 were given diplomas and graduated from Crowley High School Thursday night to become “citizens of the world,” as Principal Perry Myles put it.

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Hayden Erbe has yet to pitch his first inning for the Crowley Gents, but he already has some CHS players and fans counting the days until he does.

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The Acadia Players are hard at work on their new dinner theater production, “The Bold, The Young, and The Murdered,” which will debut Saturday night at Chef Roy’s in Rayne. ABOVE: Theater-goers will have to be quick to keep up with the action, as the stage is filled with players in the first 20 minutes. Among them are, bottom from left, Michaela Jabusch, Sydney Gilder, Tiffany Reed and Lynne Broussard (standing); top, Zach Thibodeaux, Tina Reaux, Randy LaCombe, Allyson Heyzel, Luke Arsement and Dylan Stewart.

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