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 slated

Early voting for the May 3 general election will begin Saturday, according to Billie Meyer, parish registrar of voters.

Mire Marching Band selected to perform at Branson

Members of the 2013-2014 Mire Elementary Scool Marching Band prepare for their May performance in Branson, Missouri, the first school band from Louisiana to be selected to perform in Branson.

 

Mire’s marching band gaining exposure

Mire Elementary’s Kaitlyn Barron directs the school’s band as they perform “Jambalaya” in preparation for their performance in Branson, Missouri as Band Director Michael Magee, back left, looks on.

The Mire Elementary Marching Band seems as though they are used to being the “first.”

Rotarians learn of Cleco’s community involvement

Rotary Club of Crowley President Scott Shumacher, right, welcomed, from left, Sabrina Salling and Bill Fontenot from CLECO to discuss the company with the club.

When Cleco looks at itself, according to Senior Vice President of Utility Operations Bill Fontenot, it sees a company that is serving “a product that is quality of life.”

Crowley police arrest 2; fugitive caught in Texas

During a recent traffic stop, Crowley Police arrested Antonio Brooks, left, and David Chaisson Jr., center. The two were charged with possession of crack cocaine and with outstanding warrants from the police department for possession with intent to distribute schedule I and schedule II narcotics.
In an unrelated incident, Brandel Moore, right, was arrested by authorities in Brazoria County, Texas, for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute codeine and monies derived from drug proceeds. He is, however, also wanted in Crowley on numerous warrants.

Brooks, Chaisson arrested after traffic stop

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Sports

Notre Dame’s Wyatt Sullivan (1) and Trey Vautrot (90) bring down a Teurlings running back during the Pios’ 17-14 loss to the Rebels in Lafayette. (Photo by Christell Faul)

LAFAYETTE – The game was everything you would expect when Notre Dame and Teurlings meet on the football field.

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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