The Acadia Parish School Board untabled three items during a special session Wednesday and approved all three — two resolutions in regards to performance-based energy efficiency contract matters and the re-roofing project at 800 North Western Avenue in Crowley. It just took an hour to get there.

Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Rayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify several suspects involved in an attempted burglary. The crime occurred at the Classic Carwash located on South Adams in Rayne around 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 5. 
Kaleb Gibson, who was featured on Crime Stoppers several weeks ago, has been arrested and booked into the Acadia Parish Jail on numerous narcotics warrants. 

Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.

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Crane provides informative look into African culture

Complete with photos and items from Africa, Isabella D. Crane, center, presented a program on African currency and costume and provided insight on some of the continent’s varying cultures at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting. Serving as program organizer was Isabella delaHoussaye, left, and the meeting was led by President Scott Shumacher.

For years now, Isabella D. Crane has been interested in things from abroad – their cultures, their geopolitics, etc. – and she has traveled to these countries to learn more.

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.

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Sports

BRINGS HOME TOURNAMENT TROPHY - The Rayne High Volleyball Team participated in the 2014 Northside High Tournament over the weekend and brought home the first place trophy. Team members are, kneeling from left, Ashley Thibodeaux, Shelli Alleman, Karla Richard, Blakely Thomas, Charlyne Peltier; standing, Cee Jae Richard, Blair Bergeron, Katie Benoit, Layni Boudreaux, Charlesha Dugas, Tarya Kanonu, Tristan Mouton, Whitney Fontenot, Jacie Fontenot and Quintara Sinegal.

 

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, at St. Theresa Catholic Church for JoAnn Marie Lemon-Jackson, 54, who departed life on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Lafayette.

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