After a seven-hour evacuation time, Morse- and Mermentau Cove-area residents are being allowed to return home at this time. An evacuation was ordered due to a gas leak at about 8:15 a.m. Friday, April 17. The gas leak to several hours to take on.
The following was released by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office via Nixle alert: An evacuation is underway in the Mermentau Cove/Morse area due to a gas leak. Those living in a one mile radius of LaFosse Road and Everglade are being asked to turn off the gas in their homes and leave them at this time.
The Crowley Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a wanted fugitive. Algernon Wilson, 29, of Crowley is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches in height, weighing 195 pounds with short hair. His last known address is 524 Moore Ave. in Crowley.

David stresses seat belts importances to Rotary

As Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, seated, listens, Master Trooper Brooks David, public information officer with Louisiana State Police Troop I, speaks about the importance of wearing a seat belt and many other topics at the club’s weekly meeting.

Master Trooper Brooks David, public information officer for Louisiana State Police Troop I, can tell you the worst part of his job witho

City officials to take oaths Dec. 29

Judge Jim Cunningham

Incoming elected city officials for the City of Rayne will take their oaths of office in ceremonies on Monday, Dec. 29, beginning at 6 p.m.

BSP Sweetheart Court announced

YOUNG LADIES OF JUNIOR COURT - Young ladies selected as members of the junior court for the upcoming Beta Sigma Phi 2015 Sweetheart Ball are, seated from left, Caroline Bergeron, Jillian Boone, Kate Broussard, Whitney Fontenot, Mayci Gonzales, Aline Gossen, Allie Gossen; standing, Sydni Guidry, Claire Hebert, Elizabeth Ledet, Kristen Meche, McKenzie Meche, Cecily Schexnyder, Alyssa Simoneaux and Madison Vidal. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Junior and senior court members for the upcoming 2015 Annual Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball have been announced.

Getting settled after busy year

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

Rotarians discuss membership locally, worldwide

Rayne Rotary Club Past President Nick Simoneaux, right, spoke on district membership to the Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting Tuesday. He was welcomed by Crowley Club President-Elect Pat Miers.

Though visiting Rotarians – in elected offices as well as just members – have long-since told the Rotary Club of Crowle

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Sports

Rayne High’s Charlesha Dugas
District 4-4A MVP

In a season that fell just one game short of the Lady Wolves’ goal of the LHSAA Top 28 State Basketball Tournament, it seems All-District selections have fallen short, also.

Lifestyle

Fontenot displays a shirt created by LeMaire.

At the Crowley Art Association meeting held at The Gallery on Monday, April 13, artist Lyn Fontenot gave a presentation on the technique of using bleach to create designs on fabric developed by art

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