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.

Crane provides informative look into African culture

Complete with photos and items from Africa, Isabella D. Crane, center, presented a program on African currency and costume and provided insight on some of the continent’s varying cultures at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting. Serving as program organizer was Isabella delaHoussaye, left, and the meeting was led by President Scott Shumacher.

For years now, Isabella D. Crane has been interested in things from abroad – their cultures, their geopolitics, etc. – and she has traveled to these countries to learn more.

Rotarians learn about state’s Youth Challenge Program

Master Sgt. Richard Bullock, left, and Col. Michael Borrel, right, presented the program at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting, discussing the Louisiana National Guard’s Youth Challenge Program. Helping welcome Bullock and Borrel were, center from left, Rotarian Isabella delaHoussaye and President-Elect and program organizer, Mary Zaunbrecher.

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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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