When textbook availability to students after school hours dwindled last year, parents were left up in arms. Superintendent John Bourque said that was among the biggest complaints when Common Core was fully implemented in schools last year.
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. 

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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Early voting for May 3 election slow

“Low and slow” is how the staff of the Registrar of Voters’ office described early voting for the May 3 election as of Thursday morning.

Art Association promotes its youth activities

Rotary Club of Crowley President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher, second from left, and program organizer Joe Freeland, far right, welcomed Robert Baxter, far left, and Rosslyn Moore, of the Crowley Art Association to the club’s meeting Tuesday to discuss the association’s children’s programs.

One thing is for certain, so long as they can, the Crowley Art Association is going to fight to keep giving children in the area a chance to learn about and create art.

4-H banquet recognizes outstanding members, volunteers and more

Not only recognized for her 40 years of service to the Acadia Parish 4-H program, but also announced as the 2014 4-H Hall of Fame inductee was Judia LaCombe, center. Presenting her the honor were 4-H agents Kayla Segura, left, and Megan Sarver, right.

Last week, outstanding 4-H members from across the parish were recognized as scholarships were awarded and volunteers were honored at the Acadia Parish 4-H Outstanding Members Banquet.

Pocking: South Louisiana’s tradition

The seemingly unbeatable Lucy Matthews, right, pocks with her great-granddaughter Karsen Yeager. Family and friends say Matthews has pocking down to an art.

Holidays typically bring out all sorts of family traditions.

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Sports

Rayne's Byron Mouton (6) takes a handoff from quarterback Jaylon Reed Friday evening as the Wolves defeated Abbeville 32-9 during their 2014 Homecoming Game. Mouton had 3 carries for 22 yards towards the Rayne win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Obituaries

Funeral services for Mr. Kerminth Cormier, 72, of Mire were held on Friday, September 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in Duhon Funeral Home Chapel, Rayne.  Father Mike Arnaud officiated.  

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