RAYNE - Police are looking for a man who fired several shots into a local business Saturday afternoon. Police Chief Carroll J. Stelly said officers responded to multiple calls just after 1 p.m. Saturday concerning a black male shooting at people at the King City convenience store on West Jeff Davis Avenue.

Troy Menard

CROWLEY – A former Rayne police officer was sentenced to six years at hard labor with three being suspended for lewd behavior with a 13-year-old girl in 2015.

Madison Claire Ebanks, McKenzie Lane Jabusch, Brooklynn Tarese Johnson

The Crowley Professional Women’s Club will host the 80th Annual Miss Crowley Pageant and the 2016 Teen and Junior Miss Crowley Pageants on Saturday, July 30, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Grand Opera House and will include a live performance by Colby Latiolais and Ambush.

Troy Menard

Madison Claire Ebanks, McKenzie Lane Jabusch, Brooklynn Tarese Johnson

TOPS payments cut by 20 percent

If Gov. John Bel Edwards’ speech Thursday night did anything in regard to higher education, it moved the doomsday clock to 11:59, and counting.

Montoucet irked at Edwards’ critics

Those who have followed District 42 Rep. Jack Montoucet’s career as a legislator know that if there has been one constant in his political stance, it has been his criticism of Gov. Bobby Jindal.

Bertrand gets life, no parole

Kerry Wayne Bertrand received the mandatory sentence of life with hard labor without the benefit of parole for the second-degree murder of Skylar C

Police Jury names new sect.-treas.

Laura Faul of Egan will replace two-term secretary-treasurer Richard “Dickie” Latiolais on the Acadia Parish Police Jury administrative staff.

City council considers bids, issues permits

During a rather brief meeting of the Crowley City Council, the group discussed awarding construction contracts, issuing liquor licenses and the pro

Murder trial continues

Testimony continued Wednesday in the second-degree murder trial of Kerry Bertrand, who is charged in the Aug.

Bertrand murder trial begins

Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of Kerry Bertrand, who stands accused of second-degree murder in the death of his stepdaughter, Skylar Cr

Legislative Breakfast set Thursday

In preparation for the 2016 Special and Regular Legislative Sessions, the Crowley Chamber of Commerce and the Rayne Chamber of Commerce will co-hos

School board zips through agenda

Even with a few extra minutes sorting through logistics of a discussion item, the Acadia Parish School Board flew through more than 10 items Monday

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Sports

Registration will begin next week for Rayne’s 2016 season of the city’s flag football and volleyball leagues, as announced by Rayne Recreation Director Dwayne Derise.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Robert Dale Wimberly Jr.

RAYNE - On Saturday, the ninth of July, 2016, at six-thirty in the evening before family and friends, Gretchen Renee Swinkey and Robert Dale Wimberly, Jr.

Obituaries

Frank “Bod” was born in Crowley on Oct. 6, 1934, to Frank Miller Sr. and Marie Courville Miller. He was called to his Heavenly Father on July 26, 2016.

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