Crowley residents were awakened Sunday morning, when a strong thunderstorm system passed through the area leaving a path of destruction in it’s wake.
PINEVILLE – As part of Cleco’s approved sale earlier this year, customers are set for a bill credit beginning in July. It is then that the electric utility will give its customers a $475 credit that will likely cover several months of free electricity for the average customer.
While the Acadia Parish School Board is always excited to congratulate its students, Monday night it had an opportunity to thank and applaud several of its educators.

Schexnider reflects on mission trip

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, far left, and program organizer Troy Breaux, far right, thanked fellow Rotarian Kirk Schexnider, third from left, for the program about his recent mission trip to Malawi, Africa, recently. He was joined by his mother, Mollie Schexnider.

For the first time in a long time last week, you could find Rotarian Kirk Schexnider sitting and visiting with his fellow club members at lunchtime

Iota Homecoming: Bulldogs to crown new queen

(Photo submitted) Iota High has selected 12 young ladies from its senior class as its 2015 Homecoming Court. During half time of the Bulldogs’ football contest Friday, Sept. 25, the queen will be crowned. The court includes, front row from left, Dinah Doucet, Jenna Dupre, “Katie” Stagg, Meghan Youngblood, McKinsey Abshire, Ashley Istre; back row, Emily Hillman, “Lily” LeDoux, Kennedy Sloane, Cameron Crochet, Rhianna Stephens and Katelynn Stephens.

A week of fun days – dress-up and activity – is under way at Iota High this week for Homecoming.

Emergency testing set in Crowley

With the evolution of different forms of communication that have been created over the last two decades (cell phones, internet, etc.), one may find

ND names 12 to homecoming court

Twelve ladies have been chosen as Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish’s 2015 Homecoming Court. Court members include, clockwise from left, Chaz Gibson, Bethany Leonards, Mima Doucet, Madison Thibodeaux, Caroline Gielen, Sarah Leonards, Julia Schmid, Olivia Barbin, Emily Lucas, Hunter LeBlanc, Grace Hensgens and Tabitha Leonards. The 2015 Queen will crowned during half time activities, Friday, Sept. 25, at Gardiner Memorial Stadium.

Notre Dame High School is pleased to announce the members of the 2015 Homecoming Court.

Edwards legacy discussed by panel

Panelists for the Edwin Edwards governor’s panel included, from left, Michael Martin, Raymond A. Jetson, Isabella Livaudais dela Houssaye, Gus Weill, Beth Courtney (moderator), William C. “Billy” Broadhurst and Leo Honeycutt. A reception was held at Crowley City Hall prior to the discussion held at the Rice Theatre Thursday night. (Photo submitted)

It probably isn’t hard to believe that a man as colorful as Edwin Edwards has many vivid stories that could be told about him.

RHS homecoming queen to be crowned

HOMECOMING COURT AWAITS ANNOUNCEMENT - One of these beautiful seniors will be announced as the new 2015 Rayne High School Homecoming Queen during halftime ceremonies Friday as the Wolves host Breaux Bridge during the annual Homecoming football game at Wolf Stadium. Homecoming Court members include, from left, Hailey Doucet, Victoria Richard, Erykah Price, Clare Alleman, Whitley Larry, Layni Boudreaux, Charlyne Peltier, Morgan Menard, Emily Dupont and Hannah Doucet. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

One of the 10 lovely young ladies selected to the Rayne High School Homecoming Court will be named the 2015 Homecoming Queen on Friday during halft

Leleux leads talk of the 79th International Rice Festival

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, left, and program organizer Gene Williams, right, thanked Elisabeth Leleux, not pictured, for leading the discussion of the 79th International Rice Festival.

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, gather around as organizers with the 79th International Rice Festival tell you about th

Purple Heart recipient shares his Vietnam War experiences

PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT Lloyd King, Jr., center, related his experiences as Vietnam War veteran and as a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart for members of the Rayne Rotary Club Thursday, Sept. 10. King was the guest of Cynthia Oliver, left, and welcomed by President Ken Arceneaux, right.

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Sports

Iota’s Teri Johnson reaches first base on an infield single Friday during the Lady Dogs’ 3-0 loss to Kaplan in a Class 3A quarterfinal contest at Sulphur’s Frasch Park. (D. Sexton)

SULPHUR -  Abbey Trahan is a name the Iota Lady Bullodgs would just as soon never hear again.

Lifestyle

Kollie and Darryl Doucet of Crowley are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Claire Doucet of Estherwood, to Devin Paul Hoffpauir of Estherwood.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, May 4, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Ronnie “Bert” Bertrand, 54, who died Monday, May 2, 2016, at 5 a.m. in Egan.

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