(File photo) The future of these modular buildings, once used to house prisoners at the Acadia Parish Jail, will once again be the topic of discussion when the police jury meets on Sept. 8.

CROWLEY - They declared them surplus and tried to sell them — twice — but there were no takers. Then they talked about having them demolished and hauled off.

Acadia General Hospital CEO Heather Harper spoke to the Crowley Lions Club on Tuesday. Harper touted the numerous upgrades and her plans for the future of the hospital. From the left are Crowley Lion Ann Mire, Harper and Lions Club President Bryan Borill.

The improvements made during Heather Harper’s first year as CEO of Acadia General Hospital have been obvious and well-documented. “I notice it as soon as I walk through the doors,” said Crowley Alderman Bryan Borill. “They used to not even greet you. And it’s the same thing throughout the building.”

“Skygazers with Baby on Box” - oil on canvas

During the month of September, visitors to The Gallery in Crowley will find themselves immersed in a magic world of fantastical flowers and whimsical birds, all of which are the creation of Dr. Lyn Fontenot.

(File photo) The future of these modular buildings, once used to house prisoners at the Acadia Parish Jail, will once again be the topic of discussion when the police jury meets on Sept. 8.

Acadia General Hospital CEO Heather Harper spoke to the Crowley Lions Club on Tuesday. Harper touted the numerous upgrades and her plans for the future of the hospital. From the left are Crowley Lion Ann Mire, Harper and Lions Club President Bryan Borill.

“Skygazers with Baby on Box” - oil on canvas

Fire Hydrant Testing This Weekend

The Rayne Volunteer Fire Department announces its members will be conducting annual fire hydrant tests on Friday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb.

Shelly P. Waters returns home to release new CD during March 14 Legion concert

Shelly Pellerin Waters in concert -- make plans to attend local concert on March 14 at the American Legion Home in Rayne.

Rayne’s own Shelly Waters will return home on Saturday, March 14, when she will release her latest CD, “Drive” in front of a home-town crowd at the

Tadpole, Deb Pageants scheduled by Jaycees

The Rayne Jaycees are now accepting entries for the 33rd Miss and Mr. Tadpole Pageant and the 12th Deb Frog Festival Queen’s Pageant.

Rayne Catholic Elementarynamed ‘Lighthouse’ school

Students, faculty and staff members of Rayne Catholic Elementary named a “Leader In Me” Lighthouse Award School.

The city of Rayne’s school system includes three schools who participate in the Leader In Me learning program, a 21st century leadership and life s

Rayne High Crawfish Boil Planned

The 2015 Annual Rayne High School Crawfish Boil will be held Wednesday, April 22, at the school’s north gym.

Rayne Rec Baseball, Softball Registration

Registration for the 2015 baseball/softball summer league of the Rayne Recreation Department will begin next week for the upcoming season as announ

Interstate reopens after crash

A two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler and pickup truck near the Rayne-Church Point exit took place Tuesday afternoon, choking eastbound interstate traffic to Crowley. (Photo by Lisa Soileaux, Rayne-Acadian Tribune)

Officers remain on the scene following an afternoon crash that involved a truck and 18-wheeler and sent one to the hospital.

Local, Area Bomb Threats Investigated

During the morning hours Tuesday, Rayne Police investigated a bomb threat made at Mouton Pharmacy (South Adams Ave.).

I-10 Wreck Near Rayne Exit

A two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler and pickup truck near the Rayne-Church Point exit took place at 1:30 p.m.

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Sports

PASS COMPLETION - Rayne High quarterback Jaylon Reed tosses a completion during the Wolves’ pre-season scrimmage against Opelousas. The Wolves will face Crowley High tonight (Thursday) during the 2015 Acadia Parish Jamboree. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - The Rayne High Wolves hosted Opelousas High on Friday, Aug. 21, during a pre-season scrimmage at Wolf Stadium.

Lifestyle

“Skygazers with Baby on Box” - oil on canvas

During the month of September, visitors to The Gallery in Crowley will find themselves immersed in a magic world of fantastical flowers and whimsical birds, all of which are the creation of Dr.

Obituaries

Patricia “Pat” Smith Granger, 75, of Lake Charles died peacefully, surrounded by her daughters, on Monday, Aug.

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