Those in attendance at a meeting regarding safety bracelets for the Rice Festival were, from left, Shirley Bratton, Optimist Club; Crowley Fire Chief Jody Viator, International Rice Festival; Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard; Donna Butler, Crowley Art Association; and Gayle Godeaux, Crowley Art Association.

Providing safety for children at festival

For the second year the Crowley Optimist Club will work with the Crowley Police Department and the International Rice Festival Office to expand the Bracelet Program for children in an effort to he

City and parish leaders joined school teachers and school board personnel in declaring September “Attendance Awareness Month.” From the left are Trenton Leonards, Crowley Chamber; Amy Thibodeaux (Crowley Chamber CEO); Crowley City Judge M’elise Trahan; South Crowley Elementary School Principal April Mixon; South Crowley Elementary student Catherine Kolb; Crowley Mayor Greg Jones, Acadia School Superintended John E. Bourque; Crowley Alderwoman Ezora Proctor; Crowley Chief of Police Jimmy Broussard; Antionette Pete (Acadia Parish School Board); and Crowley Alderman Elliot Dore.

Acadia Parish officials emphasize school attendance

The month of September has been designated as “Attendance Awareness Month” in schools and communities across the country and Acadia Parish is chiming in on the celebration.


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