After taking action and recommending considering the Community Eligibility Program, the Acadia Parish School Board has called a special session for Monday, Aug. 25, to decide its fate for the 2014-15 school year.
The following is the full list of qualifers that will appear on various ballots across Acadia Parish this November: (D) - Democrat (R) - Republican (L) - Libertarian (O) - Other (NP) - No Party (i) - Incumbent  
Via the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office's Nixle alert system, the Acadia Parish Police Jury has advised the public of the reopening of a bridge in the parish. The bridge on Gumpoint Road, just south of Cole Gully Road, was reopened Friday afternoon.

Frantzen shining light on growing employment problem

Kohlie Frantzen, second from left, spoke at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting Tuesday about his ongoing involvement in the push for data sharing and helping transitioning service personnel find jobs upon their return home. Welcoming him were, from left, Isabella delaHoussaye, Carolyn Barousse and Scott Shumacher.

When news broke some months ago that the government was scaling back military numbers, it was met with mix reactions.

Cajun Heli Fest is this weekend

RAMS members, from left, Richard Miller, Ed Habetz, Darwin Hayes and Allan Pousson visited Habetz Field on Tuesday in preparation for Cajun Heli Fest this weekend.

This weekend, March 28-29, the Rice Area Modelers Society (RAMS) are gathering once again for the Cajun Heli Fest, a radio-controlled helicopter fly-in which brings in m

Tuesday afternoon wreck in Rayne

Overturned vehicle involved in two-car accident in Rayne Tuesday afternoon. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

A two-car crash at the intersection of Hwy 35 south and Thayer Street resulted in an overturned vehicle and a trapped driver Tuesday afternoon in Rayne.

Ms. Wheelchair, Louisiana, speaks at Rotary Club

Back row from left, Program organizer Melinda Malmay and President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher, welcomed Ms. Wheelchair, Louisiana Leah Hoffpauir, front row, left, and guests, Anita Gray, front row, right, and Roxanne Bingham, back row, right, to the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting.

For many, life is about goals, at least that’s what Leah Hoffpauir’s life has been about.

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(LSN photo by Barry Spears)

In the approximately 60 plays Iota’s first team offense and defense played Thursday night, head coach Neal

Lifestyle

BABY SHOWER HOSTS - Serving as baby hosts for a baby shower in honor of Mrs. Tyler (Melissa) Thibault were, from left, Mary-Kathryn D. McGuffee, Annette O. Simon, Maggie Doucet, maternal grandmother-to-be Margaret L. Doucet, honoree Melissa D. Thibault, paternal grandmother-to-be Beth D. Wren, Lauren Thibault and Margaret G. Doucet.

 

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 22, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John Catholic Church honoring the life of Gregory Joseph Leonards, 65, who died Sunday, Aug.

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