Tuesday, the Rotary Club of Crowley welcomed UL Lafayette Baseball Coach Tony Robichaux, left, to its meeting where he discussed the baseball program’s current state. Welcoming him was President Mary Zaunbrecher.

Last year was a great year for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette athletically with baseball, softball, football and basketball all reaching postseason play.

Rep. Charles Boustany spoke to the Crowley Lions Club and other during a luncheon at the Rice Palace on Tuesday. From the left are, Lions Club President Bryan Borill, Boustany, Lion Ann Mire and Lion Tim Mader.

Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, addressed area residents during a Crowley Lions Club luncheon at the Rice Palace on Tuesday, speaking enthusiastically about how Louisiana is faring well — thriving in certain areas — while most other states are suffering economic problems.
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.

Tuesday, the Rotary Club of Crowley welcomed UL Lafayette Baseball Coach Tony Robichaux, left, to its meeting where he discussed the baseball program’s current state. Welcoming him was President Mary Zaunbrecher.

Rep. Charles Boustany spoke to the Crowley Lions Club and other during a luncheon at the Rice Palace on Tuesday. From the left are, Lions Club President Bryan Borill, Boustany, Lion Ann Mire and Lion Tim Mader.

Mire’s marching band gaining exposure

Mire Elementary’s Kaitlyn Barron directs the school’s band as they perform “Jambalaya” in preparation for their performance in Branson, Missouri as Band Director Michael Magee, back left, looks on.

The Mire Elementary Marching Band seems as though they are used to being the “first.”

Rotarians learn of Cleco’s community involvement

Rotary Club of Crowley President Scott Shumacher, right, welcomed, from left, Sabrina Salling and Bill Fontenot from CLECO to discuss the company with the club.

When Cleco looks at itself, according to Senior Vice President of Utility Operations Bill Fontenot, it sees a company that is serving “a product that is quality of life.”

Crowley police arrest 2; fugitive caught in Texas

During a recent traffic stop, Crowley Police arrested Antonio Brooks, left, and David Chaisson Jr., center. The two were charged with possession of crack cocaine and with outstanding warrants from the police department for possession with intent to distribute schedule I and schedule II narcotics.
In an unrelated incident, Brandel Moore, right, was arrested by authorities in Brazoria County, Texas, for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute codeine and monies derived from drug proceeds. He is, however, also wanted in Crowley on numerous warrants.

Brooks, Chaisson arrested after traffic stop

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Sports

Crowley’s Mikal Hebert and Alex Ashby (9) bring down an Iota ball carrier Thursday evening during the Gents’ 40-6 victory over the Bulldogs in the opening game of the Acadia Parish Jamboree at Church Point High School.

CHURCH POINT – The Iota Bulldogs may have landed the first blow, but it was the Crowley Gents who delivered the haymaker in the two teams’ 2014 Acadia Parish Jamboree game Thursday.

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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