The office of Crowley Chief of Police K.P. Gibson released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

Former Assistant District Attorney David Smith has been keeping busy moving into his new office this week following his election as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.

After months on the campaign trail and countless public appearances, one might think that newly-elected David Smith may take a few days off to relax before he is sworn in as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge. However, he is still waiting for the chance. 
A Crowley woman has filed a lawsuit against the city, the police chief and two officers based on an admission in October by the city council that steps mandated by state law for the hiring and promotion of police officers had not been taken.

Former Assistant District Attorney David Smith has been keeping busy moving into his new office this week following his election as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.

Zappi talks engineering, partnerships with Rotary Club

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

78th Rice Festival queen crowned

78th International Rice Festival Queen Allison "Ali" Hoffpauir

It was a gorgeous morning Saturday as the 78th International Rice Festival Queen was selected from a bevy of outstanding candidates to represent “T

Crowning moment: Vivian Barousse, Cameron Stelly named junior royalty Friday

From left, it was a Redemptorist Catholic sweep when Cameron Stelly and Vivian Barrouse were crowned the Junior King and Queen of the 78th International Rice Festival. Stelly is the son of Kelly Stelly and the late Corey Stelly. Barousse is the daughter of Robby and Mandy Barousse.

The International Rice Festival has new junior royalty that reigned over the 2014 Children’s Parade and will continue to do so throughou

Notre Dame Homecoming Queen named, events enjoyed

ALINE MARIE GOSSEN, right, daughter of Jason and Amy Gossen, was crowned 2014 Notre Dame High Homecoming Queen during ceremonies at halftime of Friday night’s football game. Crowning this year’s royalty was Margaret Hundley, the 2005 homecoming queen. (Petry Photography)

 

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McNeese's Allison Baggett

FRISCO, Texas--  McNeese junior guard Allison Baggett has been named this week’s Southland Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.

Lifestyle

The Crowley Garden Club presented the December Business Garden of the Month award to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, located at 224 W. 5th St. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Charlotte Freeland of the Crowley Garden Club and Fr. Mikel Polson and Eva Cormier, St. Michael Catholic Church. Also pictured is Fr. Polson’s dog, Cocoa.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 20, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Robert L.

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