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.

Rayne Cemetery Vandalism Reported

One of many graves vandalized at St. Joseph Cemetery #2 in Rayne.

On December 2, 2014, Rayne Police Department received a call about several graves located in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2 being vandalized.

Rotary Day Saturday in Rayne

Local residents will be invited to learn more about the community services and projects of the Rayne Rotary Club during “Rotary Day” events on Satu

Rayne "Food Drive" held at Daily Manna Center

FOOD DRIVE: As part of the Acadiana Food Net Drive, Rayne’s Daily Manna Christian Service Center was accepting donations of non-perishable food ite

A & O 21st Century Club presents 2014 Beautillion

BEAUTILLION COURT INTRODUCED - Members of the 2014 Beautillion Court, including the Beaus and their escorts, introduced during the 18th Annual Beautillion presented by the A & O 21st Century Club of Rayne were, seated from left, escorts Chalesha Dugas, Tristan Mouton, Jasmine Mouton, Diamond Cole and Taylor Syrie; standing, Beaus Tyrin Gordon, Byron Mouton, De Ante` Carrier, Desmond Cole and Thalamus Livings Jr.

The A & O 21st Century Club, Inc. staged its 18th Annual Beautillion on Saturday, Nov.

Serial offender back in Crowley

In 2010, serial sex offender Lance Barton was sentenced to 25 years at hard labor by Judge Glennon Everett for the crimes of molestation

MHS celebrating homecoming, announces court

Members of the Midland High School 2014 Homecoming Court include, front row from left, Morgan Comeaux, Kayla Meche, Kristy Istre, 2014 Basketball Sweetheart Alysse Vondenstein, Keisha Miller, Taylor Schexnayder, Raven Touchet; back row, Johanna Guilbeaux, Macy Hoffpauir, Kaitlynn Lovelady, Shelbi Monceaux, Brittany Medows, Elizabeth Istre and Maci Premo. Also part of the court, but not picture, is Kelsey Istre.

This Friday’s basketball games for Midland High versus Kaplan will conclude the defending LHSAA Class B champions’ home

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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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