FEMA’S Peter Sessum wants to remind the residents of Acadia Parish that they are still working out of the Wells Fargo building on North Parkerson Avenue and that they are still here to answer questions and assist in anyway they can.
Whether it was declaring a spare bus with engine issues as surplus or hearing transportation reports, both Acadia Parish School Board committees saw a point of focus become the parish’s transportation situation.
CROWLEY – Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson has announced several recent narcotics arrests made by the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office: • Sammy J. Hollier, 50, Crowley, booked: possession of Schedule III, possession of Schedule IV and possession of drug paraphernalia;

Political forum set Feb. 23

As was announced by Alderwoman Ezora Proctor during last week’s Crowley City Council meeting, a candidate forum for those vying for the Crowley Chief of Police seat will be held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreational Center on Tuesday, Feb, 23, at 6:30 p.m.

TOPS payments cut by 20 percent

If Gov. John Bel Edwards’ speech Thursday night did anything in regard to higher education, it moved the doomsday clock to 11:59, and counting.

Montoucet irked at Edwards’ critics

Those who have followed District 42 Rep. Jack Montoucet’s career as a legislator know that if there has been one constant in his political stance, it has been his criticism of Gov. Bobby Jindal.

Bertrand gets life, no parole

Kerry Wayne Bertrand received the mandatory sentence of life with hard labor without the benefit of parole for the second-degree murder of Skylar C

Police Jury names new sect.-treas.

Laura Faul of Egan will replace two-term secretary-treasurer Richard “Dickie” Latiolais on the Acadia Parish Police Jury administrative staff.

City council considers bids, issues permits

During a rather brief meeting of the Crowley City Council, the group discussed awarding construction contracts, issuing liquor licenses and the pro

Murder trial continues

Testimony continued Wednesday in the second-degree murder trial of Kerry Bertrand, who is charged in the Aug.

Bertrand murder trial begins

Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of Kerry Bertrand, who stands accused of second-degree murder in the death of his stepdaughter, Skylar Cr

Legislative Breakfast set Thursday

In preparation for the 2016 Special and Regular Legislative Sessions, the Crowley Chamber of Commerce and the Rayne Chamber of Commerce will co-hos

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Sports

Darien Harmon (16) takes a hand-off from Rayne High quarterback Donald Doucet (15) during Friday's 55-38 Homecoming win over DeQuincy. Harmon had 16 carries for 227 yards and three touchdowns during the Rayne High win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - In a marathon of a game Friday evening at Wolf Stadium capping off Homecoming Week, the Wolves of Rayne High collected over 600 offensive yards and lit up the scoreboard eight times for a 5

Lifestyle

MISS RAYNE COURT AND BEAUTIES - Catherine Castille, center, the new 2016 Miss Rayne, was surrounded by her court and Miss Rayne beauties during the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant held Sunday at the Rayne Civic Center. Joining the new Miss Rayne were, from left, Meka Cormier, LaShonda Delco, 1st Maid Brooklyn Mire, Breanna Rice, Haylee Young, 2nd Maid Corinne Doucet and 3rd Maid Blair Bergeron. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Complete with costumes and travel decor, “Around The World” was the theme Sunday afternoon as the Rayne Civic Center was the site for the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant.

Obituaries

Eugenie “Jeannie”
Ann Bourque
Melancon

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at a 2 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne for Eugenie “Jeannie” Ann Bourque Melancon, 76, who died Monday Sept.

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