Rice Festival

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Crowley Post-Signal staff members were on hand to congratulate Josh Spell, general chairman of the 83rd International Rice Festival, during the surprise announcement that this year’s Rice and Creole Cookbook is dedicated to him. Taking part in the presentation were, from left, Steve Bandy, managing editor; Harold Gonzales, publisher; Spell; Desiray Seaux, staff writer; Alicia Huesers, advertising representative; Janet Doucet, advertising director; Hazel Nolan, receptionist; Saja Hoffpauir, lifestyles editor; and Kathy Duncan, production manager.

Cookbook dedication

Louisiana State Newspapers and The Crowley Post-Signal have announced that the 2019 Rice and Creole Cookbook is being dedicated to longtime festival volunteer and current International Rice Festiva

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Mayor Tim Monceaux, from left, Rice Festival General Chairman Josh Spell and Police Chief Jimmy Broussard remind that festival goers must purchase a new armband (at a cost of $1) each day of Rice Festival if they want to drink alcoholic beverages on the street.

Rice Festival officials remind that armbands needed to imbibe

Celebrating its 83rd year, the Rice Festival will kick off Thursday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m.


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