The following is the full list of qualifers that will appear on various ballots across Acadia Parish this November: (D) - Democrat (R) - Republican (L) - Libertarian (O) - Other (NP) - No Party (i) - Incumbent  
Via the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office's Nixle alert system, the Acadia Parish Police Jury has advised the public of the reopening of a bridge in the parish. The bridge on Gumpoint Road, just south of Cole Gully Road, was reopened Friday afternoon.
Chief KP Gibson reports that two Crowley juveniles have been indicted by a grand jury as adults regarding an attempted murder investigation.  The incident occurred on April 26, 2014 in the 1200 block of Jacobs Avenue.

In need of a good home

Acadia Parish Animal Control Director Tim Benoit with a full bred Great Pyrenees that he recently picked up .

On Monday, the Post-Signal visited with Acadia Parish Animal Control Director Tim Benoit just before he was about to embark on the unenviable task of trying to catch a p

D-Day invasion 70 years ago today

Today, Friday, June 6, is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II — the largest seaborne invasion in history.

Rotarians learn about state’s Youth Challenge Program

Master Sgt. Richard Bullock, left, and Col. Michael Borrel, right, presented the program at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting, discussing the Louisiana National Guard’s Youth Challenge Program. Helping welcome Bullock and Borrel were, center from left, Rotarian Isabella delaHoussaye and President-Elect and program organizer, Mary Zaunbrecher.

For many at-risk teenagers, life doesn’t hold a lot of hope and opportunities.

Board adopts 2014 tax millages; recognizes state fair winners

From left, Arielle Johnson and Shy Vincent placed first at the state social studies fair at the elementary school level while Lilly Smith placed first at the high school level this year.

By a unanimous roll call vote, the Acadia Parish School Board adopted a resolution to adopt the millage rates for the 2014 tax year at its June meeting Monday night.

‘A new era of health care’

The new sign in front of Acadia General Hospital (AGH) was unveiled Monday morning during a ceremony in front of the hospital. Standing in front of the sign are, from left, Caroline Marceaux, AGH chief nursing officer; Charmaine Vidrine, AGH interim CEO; Dr. Cason delaHoussaye, board of directors chairman; Zach Landry, AGH administrative assistant; and David Callecod, president/CEO Lafayette General Health.

If the optimism expressed by the speakers as well as those in attendance is any indication, Monday was a big day for the people in Acadia Parish.

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(LSN photo by Barry Spears)

In the approximately 60 plays Iota’s first team offense and defense played Thursday night, head coach Neal

Lifestyle

BABY SHOWER HOSTS - Serving as baby hosts for a baby shower in honor of Mrs. Tyler (Melissa) Thibault were, from left, Mary-Kathryn D. McGuffee, Annette O. Simon, Maggie Doucet, maternal grandmother-to-be Margaret L. Doucet, honoree Melissa D. Thibault, paternal grandmother-to-be Beth D. Wren, Lauren Thibault and Margaret G. Doucet.

 

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 22, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John Catholic Church honoring the life of Gregory Joseph Leonards, 65, who died Sunday, Aug.

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