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Crowley celebrates Arbor Day by planting tree

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CROWLEY, La. -

Crowley celebrated Arbor Day by planting a new tree.

City officials planted the tree during a ceremony at Mobley Field Friday morning.
     
Mayor Greg Jones also signed a proclamation declaring a holiday in the city.

"It's the 146th anniversary of Arbor Day. A fellow by the name of Martin started this in, I believe it was,1872, and Crowley celebrates it on the third Friday of January every year, and we are going to plant a tree for the tradition," said Mayor Jones.

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