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.

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

New officers installed, Rotarians of the Year named at banquet

Past District 6200 Gov. Clarence Prudhomme, far left, installed the 2014-15 officers and directors at the club’s installation banquet Tuesday night. They were, from left, President-Elect Pat Miers, Secretary Melinda Malmay, Treasurer Troy Breaux, Debbie Spallino (who will be helping out with treasurer duties this year) and Directors Kirk Schexnider, Becky Lamm, Jill Signorelli and Suzy Webb. (Photo by JC Webb)

As the evening drew to a close, the night’s biggest honor – Rotarian of the Year – was still awaited.

Weather doesn’t dampen interest in 2014 Rice Field Day

A group of farmers, rice industry personnel and Rice Research Station personnel gather to await the beginning of Rice Field Day activities Wednesday. The annual event showcases the advances in rice farming as well as provides useful information across the field concerning the industry, legislation and more.

With light rain falling here and there, you might expect the turnout for the 2014 Rice Field Day at the LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station.

Break in burglaries case

Jarius Watson and a 16-year-old juvenile were arrested Saturday in connection with the burglary-string in the Historic District area of Crowley.

Alert citizens along with a quick action of the responding officer have led to the break in a string of residential burglaries in east Crowley over the past weekend. 

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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.

Obituaries

 Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 30, at a 2 p.m. in Martin & Castille’s La Fleur de Lis Chapel in Lafayette for Kathryn Sue Murray Dixon, 67, who died at 1:13 a.m.

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