FIRE STATION DAMAGED: Rayne volunteer firemen were clearing brick and cement debris late Monday morning after a portion of the fire station’s exterior wall was pulled down as fire truck No. 15 was responding to a chemical alarm sounded at the Baker-Hughes plant off Highway 90 in the Rayne-Crowley industrial park.

Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

The Crowley Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate four wanted fugitives.
Ahead of the in effect date for the Community Eligibility Provision, Acadia Parish School District’s Child Nutrition Supervisor Adrianne Vidrine has outline the particulars of the program being instituted in 19 schools across the district.

Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

New building drawing rave reviews

Burger Zone owner Sheryl Barltett, forefront, enjoys working in the restaurant’s spacious, new kitchen.

Operations are underway at the tall, bright yellow building on North Parkerson Avenue that has been drawing the eyes of Crowley residents for the past several months. 

Horse Farm presentation heard by Rotarians

From left, Raymond Hébert, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Acadiana, invited the Rotary Club of Crowley to participate in CFA’s Acadiana Mega Raffle, while program organizer Sandy Melancon and President Mary Zaunbrecher welcomed guest speaker Elizabeth “EB” Brooks to discuss the Horse Farm project in Lafayette.

If only half of the ambitious undertaking of Lafayette Central Park, the nonprofit organization in charge of the Horse Farm, comes to fruition with the project, the city

Residents urged to take precautions

Caroline Kennedy, Gracie Young and Trinity Young munch on snow cones as the heat index in Crowley approached 100 degrees Monday.

It’s no secret that summers in south Louisiana are unforgiving. 

Crowns donated as Crowley pageants near

Ahead of the final month of her reign, Miss Crowley 2013, Allison Hoffpauir, dresses a table full of photos and more memories from her 2013-14 reign. The table, along with others created by Teen Miss and Junior Miss Crowley, will be on display at City Hall during the month of July. The 2014 Miss Crowley pageants will be held July 26, and the final day to register to compete is Tuesday, July 1. Those interested can register at Crowley City Hall from noon until 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The Crowley Professional Women’s Club recently accepted donations of the crowns for the 2014 Miss, Teen Miss and Junior Miss Crowley Queens.

Guidry named 2014 Lion of the Year

2014 LION OF THE YEAR honors were presented to Michael Guidry, left, by Daniel Simoneaux, chairman of the selection committee during the installation banquet of the Rayne club Thursday night.

Michael Guidry, the 2014 recipient of the Rayne Lions Club “Lion of the Year” Award was described as a member “who shows up whenever asked” to work on club projects and events, reported Daniel Simo

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Sports

Crowley High freshman Donald Francis brings down a St. Louis running back last week during the Gents’ scrimmage against the Saints in Lake Charles.

CROWLEY – Area prep football fans got a small taste of what is in store for their local teams last week when each of the five Acadia Parish teams participated in their annual scrimmages.

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.

 

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for Nicrest Thibodeaux, 85, who died at 9:30 p.m. Monday, Aug.

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