Notre Dame High School football players Jerry Menard (left) and Pete Petitjean check out the letterman’s jackets they received Wednesday morning at the school. All male and female athletes who earned letters were honored during a ceremony after the school’s weekly Mass.
Dylan Boudreaux spent his Labor Day holiday on a fishing and crabbing trip with his father, Bart Boudreaux; uncles, Todd and Josh Boudreaux; brother, Brandon; and sister, Jennifer. During his trip he caught a 31 inch red fish.
RICE PROCLAMATION: The City of Crowley will be among those celebrating September as National Rice Month thanks to a proclamation signed Wednesday, Sept. 1. Groups that witnessed the proclamation’s signing were the Acadia Parish Farm Bureau, Rice ambassadors, USA Rice Federation members, local LSU AgCenter personnel and the Acadia Volunteers for Family and Community. Those present for the signing were, first row, seated from left, Rosie Trahan, Adrianne Vidrine, Jackie Loewer, Crowley Mayor Greg Jones, Al Cramer, and Randy Jemison, USA Rice Federation; standing, Charlotte Jeffers, Alma Bieber, Lamar Bieber, Sylvia Habetz, Diana Francis, Austina Coolman, Kelly Hundley, Cathy Habetz, Gene Williams, Kayla Link, Barrett Courville, Mike Habetz, Dr. Steve Linscombe and Jerry Leonards. (LSN Photo by Jeannine LeJeune)
A man driving a Mitsubishi Raider lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a yard on Lovell St., ripping up a metal fence and knocking down a utility pole in the process. The driver suffered only minor injuries in the wreck and was charged with careless operation. Other charges may be pending.
Ross Elementary First Grade Teacher Christine Freeman keeps a close eye on her kids as they return from recess at the school Tuesday afternoon. The school received a gift yesterday as a swing set was donated to the school by community leaders. There will be a ribbon cutting Thursday at 5 p.m.
At a party celebrating her 100th birthday on August 21, 2010 Evelyn Hoffpauir Wagon is shown, left, being presented the first certificate honoring a 100-year-old Hoffpauir family member and a rose by Elaine Hoffpauir Simon, vice-president of the Hoffpauir Family Association. It’s part of a recently initiated project of honoring family members 90 years of age and older.
The Crowley Garden Club presented the August Garden of the Month to Rick Istre. The house, located at 425 Pine St. in Crowley, hosts flowers and plants including azaleas, knockout roses, orchid bushes, African irises, Louisiana irises and camilias. Istre cares for the garden himself. Present for the presentation, from left, were Istre and Rhonda Hamic and Gretchen Ohlenforst of the Crowley Garden Club.
St. Francis Elementary School welcomed their new principal, five new teachers, and one new office staff member. They are, from left, Troy Sarsfield, Athletic Director and Social Studies, Allison Welch, Pre-K, Kathy Tarullo, Pre-K, Cindy Habetz, Principal, Meagan Faulk, Second Grade, Yvette Hollier, Fifth Grade, and Angie Richard, Development.
This summer three St. Francis School 4-H’ers participated in state record book contests. They were, from left, Abby Miller who was a state winner in pet/livestock records; Brittany Roy who was a state winner in wildlife records; and Nicole Floyd who was a state winner in traditional records. On the right is St. Francis 4-H sponsor Mrs. Aline Hebert.