The office of Crowley Chief of Police K.P. Gibson released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

Former Assistant District Attorney David Smith has been keeping busy moving into his new office this week following his election as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.

After months on the campaign trail and countless public appearances, one might think that newly-elected David Smith may take a few days off to relax before he is sworn in as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge. However, he is still waiting for the chance. 
A Crowley woman has filed a lawsuit against the city, the police chief and two officers based on an admission in October by the city council that steps mandated by state law for the hiring and promotion of police officers had not been taken.

Former Assistant District Attorney David Smith has been keeping busy moving into his new office this week following his election as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.

Myrta Fair Craig Press Box dedicated

MYRTA FAIR CRAIG PRESS BOX - Among those in attendance for the official sign dedication for the Myrta Fair Craig Press Box at Rayne High School were, front row, from left, Grace Hayes Craig, Bob Craig, B.I. Moody, Fair Craig Hash, Kim Craig Jones, Jim Craig Sr. representing their late dad, Jim Craig, and RHS Principal Wendall Prudomme; second row, Bobby Craig, Dr. Ed Milligan, Milo Nickel, Laura King Milligan, Reggie Milligan; top row, Lindsey Milligan Beggs, Emerson Milligan and Peyton Milligan. Attending but absent from picture are Sherry Day Craig, Baylor Beggs, Sawyer Beggs, Bo and Debbie Clement King, Kerri and Michael King, and Craig and Angela King, and grandchildren, Caleb King, Addison and Aidan Gonzalez. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

Madison Elise Vidal crowned new Miss Rayne

NEW MISS RAYNE CROWNED - Madison Elise Vidal is crowned Miss Rayne 2014 by last year’s honoree, Kaitlyn Thibodeaux, during Saturday’s pageant held at the Rayne City Center by the City of Rayne. Additional pictures and story of the event can be found inside on page 7. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

 

Bourque talks education at Rotary Club meeting

Acadia Parish Superintendent of Schools John Bourque, right, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s weekly meeting. He talked about the state of education in Acadia Parish as well as the overall picture moving forward as many questions still remain about Common Core and more. Welcoming him were, from left, Program Organizer Adrianne Vidrine and Rotary President Mary Zaunbrecher.

A lot has changed since Acadia Parish Superintendent of Schools John Bourque took over more than a decade ago – curricula, policies and

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McNeese's Allison Baggett

FRISCO, Texas--  McNeese junior guard Allison Baggett has been named this week’s Southland Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.

Lifestyle

The Crowley Garden Club presented the December Business Garden of the Month award to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, located at 224 W. 5th St. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Charlotte Freeland of the Crowley Garden Club and Fr. Mikel Polson and Eva Cormier, St. Michael Catholic Church. Also pictured is Fr. Polson’s dog, Cocoa.

Obituaries

RAYNE - Eugene John Sinegal Sr., 68, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Acadia General Hospital.

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