According to a Nixle alert Tuesday night, the Acadia Parish Police Jury announced the closure of the Avenue F Bridge near Crowley from Lovell Street to Walnut Street until further notice. Motorists are advised to choose alternate routes when traveling.

Rotary Club of Crowley members listen intently as Peggy Sandidge discusses her subcommittee’s ongoing projects, which includes Miss Helen’s Soup Kitchen, the Welcome House and, now, the school supply drive.

Heads of Rotary Club of Crowley committees and subcommittees reported on the 2013-14 club year’s success before taking a look forward into 2014-15.
United Blood Services is reminding area residents that donating blood is a patriotic act, through the shirts they are giving on July blood drives. The shirt has the words “Donate for Life” written in stars and stripes and features military-style dog tags.

Rotary Club of Crowley members listen intently as Peggy Sandidge discusses her subcommittee’s ongoing projects, which includes Miss Helen’s Soup Kitchen, the Welcome House and, now, the school supply drive.

Transfer becomes official

From the left, Lafayette General Health President David Callecod, American Legion Hospital Board of Director’s Chairman Dr. Cason delaHoussaye and Director Steve Stefanski.

At a press conference at American Legion Hospital Tuesday, Lafayette General Health (LGH) formally announced the acquisition of the longtime Crowley hospital.

Rotary Club looks at Drug Enforcement Agency

DEA Agent Chad Berard, third from left, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting talking about his time with the agency. Welcoming him were Crowley Rotarians, from left, program organizer Ken Goss, President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher, and Past-president Mike Goss, who presided over Tuesday’s meeting.

When Drug Enforcement Agency Agent Chad Berard had the opportunity to get back to his home state of Louisiana several years ago, he leapt at it.

‘Dancing With the Stars’ once again a success

Following Saturday night’s event, new Dancing With the Stars, in a Caring Way winners were crowned. From left, winners for the night were Jude Sittig, Sydni Hart (choreographer) and Nancy Broadhurst, and fan favorites April Mixon, Brenda Core (choreographer) and Henry Helo III. (Photo courtesy JC Webb)

Over the weekend, three Crowley charities presented the second annual Dancing With the Stars in a Caring and it was a rousing success.

La. National Guard pins top Air Guard general officer

Newly promoted Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Chappuis, assistant adjutant general – Air, assists his wife, Cynthia, with support from Army Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, the adjutant general for the Louisiana National Guard, with the official “pinning” of his one-star insignia in a ceremony held at the Jackson Barracks Museum in New Orleans, May 4.

The Louisiana National Guard held a promotion ceremony for its La. Air National Guard (LAANG) top leader at the Jackson Barracks Museum in New Orleans, May 4.

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ATTENDS ANNUAL CLASS REUNION - Classmates of the Rayne High School graduating class of 1951 who gathered for their annual class reunion on Saturday, June 21, at Chef Roy’s Frog City Café were, seated from left, Thelma Martin, Barbara R. Gossen, Josette P. Delahoussaye, Carolyn R. Tites, Evelyn S. Petitjean, Olita T. Matthews; standing, Joyce B. Arceneaux, Hadson Roy, Mercedes B. Hollier, Roland Molbert, Aubrey Mire, Bety T. Roy, Ralph Stutes, Hilton Quebodeaux, Richard Darce, Verna N. Kennedy and Elwood Trahan. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

 

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