Highlights of the Past
40 years ago
... The Crowley Garden Club placed a Garden of the Month sign on the lawn of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell John, 1632 N. Avenue D. The award was made for the landscaping design and upkeep.
... Members of the Notre Dame High School Year Book Staff for the 1979-80 school term included Angie LeLeux, editor in chief; Phyllis Houghton, Jeff Spallino, Becky McDonald, Deliah Leger, Jeanne Guidry, Janice Fruge, Kathy Clement, Tricia Benoit and Hidie Gielen, all editors.
... Students participating in essay contests at Egan Elementary included Ronnie LaVergne, Mitchell Regan, Verby Daigle, Kris Lacombe, Joey Miller, Gail Gonthier, Laura Trahan, Krista Latiolais, Kayla Leger, Trenia Schexnayder, Nancy Hebert, Kristine LeJeune, Johanna Monceaux, Jennifer Gary, Cindy Simar, Cynthia Schexnayder, Robert Trahan, Sean Richardson, Steven LeJeune, Roxie Hebert and Scott Stanford.
... Scouts participating in the “Trash Bash” along the Mermentau River were Douglas Shuff, Lance Croker, Mark Armentor, Joshua LeJeune, Donald Arceneaux, City Clerk Bonnie Dugas, Mayor Beniot, Russell Comeaux, Den mother Brenda Shuff, Corey Seaux and Christine Broussard.
... Selected as the cutest in the senior personalities at Notre Dame High School for the 1994-95 school term were Jeremy Lawless, son of Jared and Charmaigne Lawless of Rayne, and Marisa Habetz, daughter of Andrew and Jeanette Habetz of Rayne.
... The seventh graders at Estherwood Elementary displayed renderings of heart-shaped presidential portraits. The students participated in the presidential portrait project, which linked Valentines Day with Presidents Day. Those participating included David Roy, Kevin LeLeux, Ross Doughty, Conrad Roy, Melanie Romero, Lannie Vincent, Kourie Henry, Keri Thibodeaux, Joshua Ware, Jeremiah Benoit, Dustin Broussard, Tracy Hodge, Amanda Matte, Shavaun Fontenot, Greta Abshire, Trinity Hanks, Denise Myers, Desiree Borill, Mitchell Myers, Dawn Istre, Adam Borel, Charles LeJeune, Kevin Meyers, Joseph Burnett, Chris Stevens, Myka Hartwell, Tabitha Doucet, Hardy Trahan, Jamie Lonson, Clayton Breaux and Mrs. Dana Danna, instructor.
... Members in attendance of the Volunteers for Family and Consumer Science meeting held at the Foret Kitchen of Iota were Ruth Ann Klumpp, Elaine Chatagnier, Joyce LeJeune, Gretchen Chaumont, Wilma LeJeune, Audry Miller, Melba Smith and Gloria Gaspard.
... The Pink Lady board presented American Legion Hospital Administrator Terry Osborne with a check for the nursery. Those present for the donation were Gayle Godeaux, Lerdie Godeaux, Georgie Petitjean, Mary Briley, Elaine Robinson, Nettie Romero, Dean Gaspard, Helen Zaunbrecher, Sylvia Dischler, Thelma Istre, Yvonne Menard and Barbara Simon.
...The Crowley High Ladies finished second in Class AAA state powerlifting meet in Baton Rouge. Team members included Fallon Fontenot, Heather Trahan, Jessica Powell, Lainee Brooks, Troilette Wilridge, Megan Guidry, Emily Bouillion, Mary Burke, Kristian Hargrave, Jenae Bertand, Maranda Guidry and Coach Bryan Gary.