Rice Festival

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Crowley’s International Rice Festival was recognized as Festival of the Year in Division IV (large festivals) during the annual Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Convention this past weekend in Baton Rouge. Accepting the award on behalf of the festival were, from left, Elizabeth Monk, 2018 Festival President; Shanna Morgan, Festival Coordinator; and Chad Monceaux, 2018 Festival General Chairman.

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Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Vice President Gene’e Hebert, left, presented Sybil Lorraine Duncan with the LAFF Scholarship, during the Showcase and Lunch held this past Saturday in Baton Rouge.

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Crowley’s International Rice Festival was recognized as Festival of the Year in Division IV (large festivals) during the annual Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Convention this past weekend in Baton Rouge. Accepting the award on behalf of the festival were, seated from left, Julian LeBlanc, member-at-large; Chad Monceaux, past general chairman; Shanna Morgan, coordinator; Victoria Callahan, 82nd IRF Queen; Elizabeth Monk, 2018 president; and Josh Spell, 2019 general chairman; back row, Jason Monk, spouse of 2018 president; Louis Romero, presidential transportation chairman; Monique Romero, transportation committee co-chairman; Suzy Webb, board member and queen’s ball chairman; J.C. Webb, photography chairman; Kathryn Shea Duncan, social media and marketing chairman and 81st IRF Queen; Kathy Duncan, publicity/scrapbook chairman; Sybil Duncan, publicity/scrapbook committee member; and Jared Monk, by-laws chairman. Other awards won by the IRF were, Best Cap, Best Website and Best Marketing Items-Other.

IRF wins second straight ‘Festival of the Year’ honor

For the second consecutive year, Crowley’s International Rice Festival was named “Festival of the Year” at the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Convention this past year.

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Past Crowley Town Club Mardi Gras Kings and Queens who hosted the annual cocktail party held recently in honor of past Mardi Gras royalty and court members included, seated from left, Delores Nutt, Lisa Dupuis, Karen Spaetgens, King Cimmer LXIII Larry Dubose, his Queen Tina Reaux, Ellen Dailey, Katie Chiasson, Patti Brammer, Nancy Tislow, Nettie Constantin; first row standing, Hank Capel, Becky Lamm, Shane Goff, Deborah Nutt Whiting, Sandi Dore’, Judy Guillot, Laurie Suire, Jay Suire, Phyllis Owens, Chris Brammer, Marvin Constantin, Elliot Dore’; second row standing, Jimmy Dubose, Greg Jones, Scott Sibley, Larry Chiasson, Larry Cain and Blane Faulk.

Delores Nutt, King Cimmer LXIII Larry Dubose, Hank Capel, Maureen Dubose and Queen to King Cimmer LXIII Tina Reaux

Ann Sibley and Laci Brunt Bertrand

King Cimmer LVIII Greg Jones and his Queen Katie Chiasson

Denise Maddie, Clayton Dailey and Ellen Dailey

Lisa Dupuis and Jarrod Burleigh

President of Crowley Town Club King and Queen’s Association Elliot Dore’, Gilles Piron and Ruthie Piron

Town Revelers host annual cocktail party to honor past royalty

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