According to a nixle alert by Louisiana State Police, Troop I, all lanes of Interstate 10 are reopened after a Saturday Haz-Mat incident. Authorities closed all lanes of the interstate near milepost 78 just after 5 p.m. Saturday.

Chosen Saturday night as the new royalty to represent the City of Crowley were, from left, 2014 Junior Miss Crowley Jessica Lutisha Clayton, 2014 Miss Crowley Julian Rene Devillier and 2014 Teen Miss Crowley Victoria Marie Callahan.

There was an abundance of beauty, glitz and glamour in the Rice Capital of America last night as the 2014 Miss Crowley Pageants were held at the Grand Opera House of the South.
The Rayne Police Department announced Saturday that Lamar Malbrough, 23, was taken into custody Friday by the U.S. Marshal's Service and Rayne Police Department in Crowley today, shortly after 1 p.m. 

Chosen Saturday night as the new royalty to represent the City of Crowley were, from left, 2014 Junior Miss Crowley Jessica Lutisha Clayton, 2014 Miss Crowley Julian Rene Devillier and 2014 Teen Miss Crowley Victoria Marie Callahan.

D-Day invasion 70 years ago today

Today, Friday, June 6, is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II — the largest seaborne invasion in history.

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.

For many at-risk teenagers, life doesn’t hold a lot of hope and opportunities.

Board adopts 2014 tax millages; recognizes state fair winners

From left, Arielle Johnson and Shy Vincent placed first at the state social studies fair at the elementary school level while Lilly Smith placed first at the high school level this year.

By a unanimous roll call vote, the Acadia Parish School Board adopted a resolution to adopt the millage rates for the 2014 tax year at its June meeting Monday night.

‘A new era of health care’

The new sign in front of Acadia General Hospital (AGH) was unveiled Monday morning during a ceremony in front of the hospital. Standing in front of the sign are, from left, Caroline Marceaux, AGH chief nursing officer; Charmaine Vidrine, AGH interim CEO; Dr. Cason delaHoussaye, board of directors chairman; Zach Landry, AGH administrative assistant; and David Callecod, president/CEO Lafayette General Health.

If the optimism expressed by the speakers as well as those in attendance is any indication, Monday was a big day for the people in Acadia Parish.

Schexnider returning to Africa

Crowley’s Kirk Schexnider with several children during his visit to Malawi last year. He is looking for community support for his visit this year to help with his travel and building supplies. (Photo courtesy of Kirk Schexnider)

Kirk Schexnider isn’t one to leave a job incomplete.

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For the Crowley Mustangs, there was a hot offensive start to its appearance in the South Zone Tournament, Brown Bracket, in Burleson, Texas, Thursday night.

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Chosen Saturday night as the new royalty to represent the City of Crowley were, from left, 2014 Junior Miss Crowley Jessica Lutisha Clayton, 2014 Miss Crowley Julian Rene Devillier and 2014 Teen Miss Crowley Victoria Marie Callahan.

There was an abundance of beauty, glitz and glamour in the Rice Capital of America last night as the 2014 Miss Crowley Pageants were held at the Grand Opera House of the South.

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