The office of Crowley Chief of Police K.P. Gibson released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

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 off to relax before he is sworn in as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge. However, he is still waiting for the chance. 
A Crowley woman has filed a lawsuit against the city, the police chief and two officers based on an admission in October by the city council that steps mandated by state law for the hiring and promotion of police officers had not been taken.

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.

2014 Miss Rayne Pageant nears, orientation planned

MISS RAYNE PREPARATIONS - Miss Rayne Chairperson Suzette Leonards, standing, and the reigning Miss Rayne Kaitlyn Thibodeaux, seated, are in the middle of making plans for the upcoming 2014 Miss Rayne Pageant on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Rayne Civic Center. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

Work lies ahead for Rotarians in new club year

Rotary Club of Crowley members listen intently as Peggy Sandidge discusses her subcommittee’s ongoing projects, which includes Miss Helen’s Soup Kitchen, the Welcome House and, now, the school supply drive.

Heads of Rotary Club of Crowley committees and subcommittees reported on the 2013-14 club year’s success before taking a look forward in

Driving big rigs a dangerous job

Workers clean up the site of an 18 wheeler accident near Shreveport last year. There have been three accidents involving 18 wheelers in the Acadiana area during the past week.

Last week’s head-on collision between two 18-wheelers was as rare as it was violent.

18-wheeler crashes into Rayne overpass

The cargo atop an 18-wheeler is lodged under the Rayne overpass. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - At approximately 1:30 p.m.

Rayne gas rupture causes I-10 stutdown

Rayne Police block off I-10 traffic during Tuesday afternoon wreck and gas rupture. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - In addition to a major traffic fatality on I-10 west of Rayne, local authorities were called to the northeast portion of the the city at th

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McNeese's Allison Baggett

FRISCO, Texas--  McNeese junior guard Allison Baggett has been named this week’s Southland Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.

Lifestyle

The Crowley Garden Club presented the December Business Garden of the Month award to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, located at 224 W. 5th St. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Charlotte Freeland of the Crowley Garden Club and Fr. Mikel Polson and Eva Cormier, St. Michael Catholic Church. Also pictured is Fr. Polson’s dog, Cocoa.

Obituaries

RAYNE - Eugene John Sinegal Sr., 68, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Acadia General Hospital.

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