Crowley Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred in the parking lot of Wal-Mart, located at 729 Odd Fellows Road.
Rayne Police are investigating a pair of shootings that occurred in a span of about 36 hours. The first occurred Sunday at the Burger King restaurant here and left one man in the hospital and another on the run from police.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
Taking the stage in the Acadia Players’ production of “Holy Ground” are, seated from left, Shage Guynes, Eric Drake, Louis MIre, Andrew Mire, Jude Schexnyder; standing, Taylor Fontenot, Frank Andrus Jr., Alyson Hetzel, Jason Werth Jr., Samantha Leger, Ron Ronkartz, Lily Mire, Amanda Caldwell.

The Acadia Players have a new production premiering this weekend, and it sure is an interesting one. The play, “Holy Ground,” bills itself as “A Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Semi-Musical in an Immersion Environment.” Try saying that five times fast.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
Taking the stage in the Acadia Players’ production of “Holy Ground” are, seated from left, Shage Guynes, Eric Drake, Louis MIre, Andrew Mire, Jude Schexnyder; standing, Taylor Fontenot, Frank Andrus Jr., Alyson Hetzel, Jason Werth Jr., Samantha Leger, Ron Ronkartz, Lily Mire, Amanda Caldwell.

Rayne House Fire is Total Loss

Members of the Rayne Volunteer Fire Department was called to 906 West Jefferson Davis Ave. Wednesday evening for a house fire.

Rayne child hit on Boulevard during Friday accident

Rayne Police direct traffic following a Friday afternoon accident on The Boulevard near City Hall. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

In an attempt to cross The Boulevard near Rayne City Hall, a child was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon, Jan. 15, 2016.

New jury seated

Elected as officers of the Acadia Parish Police Jury for the coming year are, from left, Robert Guidry, vice president; and David Savoy, president.

David Savoy will serve as president of the Acadia Parish Police Jury for the coming year.

UPDATE: Child found safely

UPDATE: Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office announces that the missing 4-year-old child has been located and is safe.
According to a Nixle alert from the sheriff's office, authorities are searching for a 4-year-old child taken early Friday morning.

Mardi Gras time is here, local events planned

The official start of the 2016 Mardi Gras season began this week on the Twelfth Night of Christmas, Jan. 6, and will last until Mardi Gras Day or “Fat Tuesday” on Feb. 9, the day before Ash Wednesday.
During that time, a number of Mardi Gras events, programs, parades and balls will be held and enjoyed by all.

UPDATE: Dupuis in custody

According to authorities, Nicholas James Dupuis, 33, of Crowley was arrested late Tuesday night and is now in police custody on the charges of firs

Operation Naughty

Michael Guidry

Rayne Chief of Police Carroll J. Stelly has released results of a lengthy narcotics investigation which was dubbed, “Operation Naughty.”

Fire ruled arson, murder

Nicholas James Dupuis, 33, of Crowley is wanted by law enforcement authorities for first-degree murder and arson. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

State Fire Marshal investigators, with assistance from the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office, continue to string together a chain of events that culmi

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Sports

The City of Rayne will be joined by a number of community partners to presented the 2016 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 11, at the ponds located on the grounds of Maison d’Memoir

Obituaries

Ivey Joseph George Guidry, 88, a life-long resident of Crowley passed away Friday, May 27, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at St.

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