Acadia Parish Clerk of Court Robbie Barousse swears in the people who will be running the town of Estherwood for the next four years. Those being sworn in are, from left, Police Chief Kevin LeBlanc, Alderwoman Donna Bertrand, Alderman Tim Savant, Mayor Anthony Borill and Alderman Don Popp. Following the ceremony family and friends of the new officials stayed to offer their congratulations and enjoy cold drinks, snacks and sandwiches. The ceremony and reception were held at Estherwood City Hall Tuesday evening. Estherwood town officials’ begin their terms of office on January 1, 2011.
Members of the Crowley Fire Department held a training session on Tuesday, November 23 at their training facility on W. Tenth Street in Crowley. The exercises included all members - volunteer and paid - of the department and involved situations such as entering a building and search and rescue.
Several student-athletes from UL-Lafayette traveled to North Crowley Elementary to read to the students and present ULL footballs to the class. Ragin’ Cajuns’ place kicker, Tyler Albrecht, was among the ULL players on hand Monday and read to Jeanette Runner’s first grade class. In the process, it appears the Cajuns picked up a few fans as well.
Cleco workers were recently out in full force to repair an electrical pole on the corner of Parkerson and 7th St. which was damaged in a car accident. The street was closed for most of the day while the workers completed their task.
Cleta Le Bleu Mire of Crowley decided to recognize All Saints Day by decorating her home on Avenue
G with pictures of the different Saints. Mire, who decorated her home last Friday, does not celebrate Halloween and wanted to be sure that the significance of All Saints Day was not lost on Crowley’s citizens.
Lucky for 4-month-old Kajen Michel Leger crawfish season doesn’t start for another few months. Kajen took our prize for most creative Halloween costume - yes the pot was part of it - during Friday’s Witchy Way. Kajen is the son of Keanon and Jenna Leger of Crowley.