Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Businessman Kevin Moody has been named the winner of the 2014 Civic Cup award.
The grades are in and Acadia Parish has improved its District Performance Score and held its “B” letter grade. Up from 87.3 in 2013, Acadia drew an 89.7 DPS in 2014, both of which show the school district as a “B” district. The district is now just ahead of the state average of 89.2.

Dr. Mark E. Zappi, center, dean of the University of Louisiana of Lafayette’s engineering program, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Welcoming him and his program were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Katie Chiasson.

One thing became abundantly evident at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s engineering program is a huge asset to the state.

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Dr. Mark E. Zappi, center, dean of the University of Louisiana of Lafayette’s engineering program, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Welcoming him and his program were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Katie Chiasson.

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Notre Dame High School graduates 111 Friday

Receiving Notre Dame’s highest honor, the Catholic Action Award, this year were, from left, Amy Boudreaux and Brent Didier, They were presented the award by, from left, Msgr. Jeff DeBlanc and the Rev. Matthew Higginbotham.

With numerous family and friends in attendance, 111 young men and women became the newest graduates of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish Friday morning.

Stringfellow talks sleep apnea with Rotarians

Dr. Paul Stringfellow, center, was on hand for the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting to talk about sleep apnea with the group. Program organizer Brent Benson, left, and Past-President Elliot Doré welcomed Stringfellow.

Years ago, sleep apnea was a moment’s discussion in medical school and the public didn’t see it as a real medical condition.

‘Coffee with a Cop’ program slated

The Crowley Police Department is inviting the public to a new event which will kick off Saturday, May 17.

The event will last from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. and with the inaugural session to be held at the Rice Palace.

Parish raises funds for cancer at Relay For Life

Members of Boy Scouts Troop 70 led the way for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2014’s survivors’ lap as part of opening ceremonies. The troop, along with Girls Scout Troop 2345, also presented the colors during the ceremony.

The weather held out, but a busy weekend dampened attendance at Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2014.

That, however, does not mean the event was not a success. It was.

Police make obstruction arrest

Sharonda McZeal

Crowley Police have arrested Sharonda McZeal, 18, of Crowley. 

McZeal was arrested for obstruction of justice. She was charged, according to police, for being directly involved with aiding a known and wanted fugitive.

Woodlawn’s anonymous patriot

For the past few months, an unknown person(s) has been placing American flags at the grave sites of U.S. service veterans.

At first the American flags began to appear at the gravesites of veterans along the boulevard near the entrance of Woodlawn Cemetery. Then they began to pop up next to the headstones of other veterans in different areas of the cemetery.

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GETTING IT THROUGH - Rayne High’s Katie Benoit gets a spike past an Iota defender during their win last week. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home for Alfred J. Simoneaux, 69, who died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at 7:25 p.m.

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