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.

New State Standards focus for committee

Among the few items in the Acadia Parish School Board’s committee meetings Monday night was a quick run-through of the proposed Louisiana State Standards that will be voted on by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education next week.

Rotary talks about Welcome House during Homeless Awareness Week

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, far left, thanked all parties involved in Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Crowley which focused on Homeless Awareness Week and The Welcome House. Participating Tuesday were, from left, Joe Freeland, program organizer and co-speaker; Jeannine LeJeune, vocational speaker; and Mary Zaunbrecher, program co-speaker.

Without fanfare, an awareness week is being observed throughout the area by those who live with the plight of homelessness.

Junior, senior courts honored at Sweetheart Ball

Junior Court young ladies and gentlemen for the 2016 Annual Sweetheart Ball are presented by ladies of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority on Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Rayne Civic Center.

The 2016 Beta Sigma Phi Annual Sweetheart Ball was held Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Rayne Civic Center by the local Beta Sigma Phi chapters.

Post 77 February Legion meeting held

The short agenda for the February meeting of Arceneaux Post 77, American Legion, held Tuesday was breezed through as noted by Commander David Simon

Hit-and-run incident under investigation at FNB

The Crowley Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run that occurred at First National Bank, located at 128 N. Parkerson Ave. in Crowley, on Feb. 17, at approximately 10:15 a.m.

AGH seeking new CEO

Lafayette General Health announced Monday tat a search for a new CEO at Acadia General Hospital will begin immediately.

Defenseless

The weary look on Kevin Donnelly face said it all.
It didn’t take long for the state budget cuts to hit the 15th Judicial District Court’s Public Defenders Program, of which the Acadia Parish Public Defenders Office is a part.

Jurors retain former officer

The transition to a new secretary-treasurer for the Acadia Parish Police Jury will be a smooth one thanks to action approved by the jury at a special meeting Tuesday morning.

Impact of CNCS evident

Program organizer Joan Finley, left, and Rotary President Pat Miers, right, welcomed Vickie Schenk to the club’s luncheon to speak on the Corporation for National and Community Service.

For many years now, Vickie Schenk has worked to promote the Corporation for National and Community Service and its work.

Political forum set Feb. 23

As was announced by Alderwoman Ezora Proctor during last week’s Crowley City Council meeting, a candidate forum for those vying for the Crowley Chief of Police seat will be held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreational Center on Tuesday, Feb, 23, at 6:30 p.m.

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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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