Every September, in honor of National Rice Month and in anticipation of the International Rice Festival, the Acadia Parish Farm Bureau and Falcon Rice Mill donate rice to a number of helping agencies. On hand for this year’s delivery of 460 pounds of rice to the Crowley Christian Care Center were, from left, Sondra Meyers, Jan Rivette, Cathy Habetz, Mike Habetz, Eldine Richard, Martha Scanlan, Farm Bureau Queen Kelsey Istre, Robbie Trahan and Roland Faulk. A donation is also made in February during Farm City Week.
THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
On hand for the presentation of the American flag donated by WoodmenLife Chapter 6 to American Legion Acadia Post 15 were, from left, Jeff Schendel, Post 15 vice commander; Joe Trahan, Post 15 color guard; Angella Hollier, WoodmenLife field representative; Lee John, WoodmenLife Chapter 6 president; Dr. Cason delaHoussaye; A. J. Jones, Post 15 adjutant; Robert Wright, Post 15 member; and Chris Leleux, Post 15 sergeant-at-arms.
On Wednesday, Sept. 9, WoodmenLife Chapter 6 in Crowley held an “In Honor and Remembrance” ceremony.
THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir
The program at the Attakapas Study Club’s first meeting of the new club year was presented by, from left, Bryan Borill, Judy R. Borill and Amy Lovell of Lamm Home Health and Hospice. Jean Oubre, fourth from left, served as a hostess, while the meeting was held at the home of Barbara Lengefeld, far right, club president. Also serving as a hostess, but not pictured was Shirley Griffin.
The Attakapas Study Club of Crowley held its first meeting of the new club year on Sept. 9 at the home of its president, Barbara Lengefeld.
LSN STAFF PHOTO / Paul Kedinger
The Hoffpauir Family Association recognized the youngest person, oldest person and person who traveled the farthest to attend the 50th annual family reunion held in Indian Bayou on Labor Day. Elaine Simon, association vice president, far left, presented certificates and gifts to, from left, the oldest, Mina Spell Ford, 96; the youngest, Gage Lalonde, 10 months (held by his mother Ashley); and the farthest traveler, Buddy Hoffpauir of Arizona. Congratulating them was Charlie Hoffpauir, association president, far right.
The Hoffpauir Family Association marked a milestone — the 50th annual family reunion — Labor Day morning when family members gathered in the Indian