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Rotarians get crash course in Acadia Parish history

William Thibodeaux, left, presented to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday a history of the formation of Acadia Parish. Welcoming him were, from left, President Mary Zaunbrecher and program organizer Ken Goss.

In anything political, a bit of shadiness and tawdriness can always be found if you look deep enough.

Why should the birth of Acadia Parish be any different?

Robichaux talks draft, signing process and more

Tuesday, the Rotary Club of Crowley welcomed UL Lafayette Baseball Coach Tony Robichaux, left, to its meeting where he discussed the baseball program’s current state. Welcoming him was President Mary Zaunbrecher.

Last year was a great year for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette athletically with baseball, softball, football and basketball all reaching postseason play.

Spencer updates club on tutoring program progress

The Rotary Club of Crowley held its weekly meeting Tuesday. Program organizer Carolyn Barousse, third from left, welcomed Audry Spencer, second from left; Loretta Broussard, far left; and Betty Gums, far right; to the meeting Tuesday to talk about the ETCFE tutoring program.

To say that the past year has been a whirlwind for Audry Spencer may be an understatement.

“I’ve received a lot of blessings lately,” she said at Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Crowley.

Bourque talks education at Rotary Club meeting

Acadia Parish Superintendent of Schools John Bourque, right, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s weekly meeting. He talked about the state of education in Acadia Parish as well as the overall picture moving forward as many questions still remain about Common Core and more. Welcoming him were, from left, Program Organizer Adrianne Vidrine and Rotary President Mary Zaunbrecher.

A lot has changed since Acadia Parish Superintendent of Schools John Bourque took over more than a decade ago – curricula, policies and even the school dynamics themselves.

Girl Scouts voice need for volunteers at Rotary meeting

Girl Scouts of Louisiana Pines to the Gulf Membership Specialist Kim Heckard, center, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday about the need for volunteers in Acadia Parish to help Girl Scouts continue to grow in the area. Welcoming her were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Jill Signorelli, right.

Girl Scouts USA has made it the organization’s mission to become better known in the past few years, but those familiar with the program have known the good it can do for years now.

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