“Low and slow” is how the staff of the Registrar of Voters’ office described early voting for the May 3 election as of Thursday morning. “It hasn’t even been steady,” said Registrar Billie J. Meyer. “It’s a lot lower than I had hoped it would be.”

Catherine Fontenot

The LSU Office of the Dean of Students announces it will present the Tiger Twelve Class of 2014 at a ceremony to be held Saturday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in the Rotunda of the LSU Business Education Complex. Among the Tiger Twelve Class of 2014 is Basile native Catherine Fontenot.
Help stamp out hunger Saturday, May 10, for America’s largest anti-hunger food drive. Help families meet their basic needs for food by participating in the 22nd annual National Association of Letter Carriers food drive in partnership with United Way of Acadiana, the USPS and Food Net.

Catherine Fontenot

Art Association promotes its youth activities

Rotary Club of Crowley President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher, second from left, and program organizer Joe Freeland, far right, welcomed Robert Baxter, far left, and Rosslyn Moore, of the Crowley Art Association to the club’s meeting Tuesday to discuss the association’s children’s programs.

One thing is for certain, so long as they can, the Crowley Art Association is going to fight to keep giving children in the area a chance to learn about and create art.

4-H banquet recognizes outstanding members, volunteers and more

Not only recognized for her 40 years of service to the Acadia Parish 4-H program, but also announced as the 2014 4-H Hall of Fame inductee was Judia LaCombe, center. Presenting her the honor were 4-H agents Kayla Segura, left, and Megan Sarver, right.

Last week, outstanding 4-H members from across the parish were recognized as scholarships were awarded and volunteers were honored at the Acadia Parish 4-H Outstanding Members Banquet.

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Sports

Notre Dame’s Grace Morgan competes in the high jump Wednesday at the District 6-3A Track and Field Championships hosted by Erath High School. Morgan won the event with a leap of 5-2 to advance to next week’s regional meet at Abbeville High. (Photo by Jason Faul)

ERATH – For Notre Dame coach Jimmy McCleary, some of what he saw on Wednesday was expected.
But there were some things he saw that were totally unexpected.

Lifestyle

OVERALL DESIGN WINNER - Sepha Guidry’s design in the “Younger Than Springtime” multi-rhythmic category was awarded the Designer’s Choice Award during the 2014 Annual Flower Show presented by the Rayne Garden Club. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

 

By Lisa Soileaux

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 26, at 11 a.m. at St.

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