Troy Sarsfield, seated, designer of the 2018 Carnival d’Acadie poster, signed posters recently at City Hall. Standing with a poster is Mayor Greg A. Jones. The posters are on sale at Crowley City Hall. Cost is $20 signed and $10 unsigned. For general information on the festivities, booth space, entertainment and parade call Events Coordinator, Margaret Young or Sarah Fontenot, assistant, at 783-0824.

Mardi Gras excitement growing

The flags have been hung, the balls have begun and now the official Carnival d’Acadie Mardi Gras poster has been released.
Mardi Gras is in the air in the Rice Capitol.

Members of the Leadership Excel Class XXIV include, first row, from left, Rachel Broussard, Acadia-St. Landry Hospital; Tiffany Richey, Education Professional; Claire Benoit, Rayne Building & Loan; Ali Klentzman, Acadia General Hospital; Candi Richard, Church Point Wholesale; Jazzy Leger, Church Point High School; second row, from left, Chris Kratzer, Acadia General Hospital; Angie Bourgeois, Central Rayne Kindergarten; Kayla Duhon, Dugas Soileau & Breaux CPAs; Megan Malmay, Crowley Chamber of Commerce; Dale Robertson, Griffith Lumber; Tears Mickens, JD Bank; Jenny Foreman, Bank of Commerce & Trust; third row, from left, Paul Molbert, Advisory Board Chairman/Lafayette General Health System; Jay Domingue, Reach4 Communications; Jeremy Leleux, First National Bank; Brian Oustalet, Bubba Oustalet Automotive Group; Chance Oustalet, Bubba Oustalet Chevrolet Cadillac; Eric Gautreaux, Jeff Davis Electric Co-op; and Jimmy Prevost, Rayne Realty/Prevost Insurance.

Leadership Excel Class XXIV kicks off year

The 24th class of the Leadership EXCEL program kicked off a new year with a two-day retreat held at the First United Methodist Church of Crowley on Thursday, Jan. 18, and Friday, Jan. 19.

Representing the family of the late Rayne City Judge Denald Beslin at the 2018 annual Red Mass held Friday, Jan. 5, at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette, were, from left, Travis Beslin, Denise B. Trahan, Claire A. Beslin, Crowley City Judge M’elise B. Trahan and 15th Judicial District Judge John D. Trahan. Not pictured but also present and representing the Beslin family were John Jude Beslin, Rayne attorney Luke Beslin, and Anne B. Credeur.

Judge Denald Beslin remembered during 15th JDC Red Mass

Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel celebrated the 2018 annual Red Mass on Friday, Jan. 5, at noon at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette.


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