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.

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.

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.

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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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