The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is presently investigating an early morning shooting that occurred Friday, August 1, near Rayne.According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, his office received a call at approximately 3:15 a.m. from an individual that reported that a male subject had been shot.  
As of today (Friday), those who punch an official at one of their children’s sporting events will face jail time.  This law, as well as 550 others, officially went into effect at midnight. The new laws and changes to existing laws were passed by the Louisiana Legislature this year. 
The St. Landry Parish man who pleaded guilty to killing two women has been denied a third request for rehearing.

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Early Friday shooting near Rayne

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is presently investigating an early morning shooting that occurred Friday, August 1, near Rayne.

Youngs preparing for mission trip to Romania

At Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting, from left, Alice Whiting delivered the vocational speaker and President-elect Mary Zaunbrecher welcomed guest speakers Paxton and Kelly Young as did program organizer Tracy Young. Paxton and Kelly Young were on hand to discuss their upcoming mission trip to Romania.

Kelly and Paxton Young will be going on their first international mission trip in July.

Fallen police officers remembered

Outside of the Crowley Police Department’s office is a memorial set up in memory of Patrolmen Ezra Foreman and Anthony Suire and Lt. Richard E. Newman Sr. (Photo by Jeannine LeJeune)

Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962 and first proclaimed by President John Kennedy, May 15 is recognized as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and th

Early voting for May 3 election slow

“Low and slow” is how the staff of the Registrar of Voters’ office described early voting for the May 3 election as of Thursday morning.



RAYNE PINTO FROG SOX - Members of the Rayne Pinto Nationals All-Stars, known as the Frog Sox, returned home this week from Schertz, Texas where they participated in the 2014 South Zone World Series. Team members include, kneeling from left, Parker Faust, Wayland Jude Meche, Kainon Suiter, John David Dupont, Grant Simon, Anthony Martin; second row, Hudson Hollier, Noah Meche, Brantley Habetz, John Ronkartz, Dylan Judice, Caiden Meche; back row, coaches Coy Guidry, Jonathan Habetz, Brian Ronkartz, Randy Judice and Jonathan Hebert.


By Lisa Soileaux


A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, August 2, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne, La. for Ms. Rose T.

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