Sixty-five years after dying in a prisoners of war camp during the Korean War, Sgt. 1st Class Lawrence "Mike" Smith was returned to his hometown of Crowley Wednesday.
Blessings of local and area cemeteries, in addition to Masses scheduled in observance of All Saints and All Souls Day, have been announced by area churches.
Cemetery blessings include:
At the request of officials from Rayne Guest Home, the city council took no action Monday on a request to waive the elevation requirements for the new $8.5 million expansion project.
Mike Pastor with American Legion Post 15 would like to ask any veterans who are able to gather in front of Crowley City Hall on Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.