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;

UPDATE: Child found safely

UPDATE: Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office announces that the missing 4-year-old child has been located and is safe.
According to a Nixle alert from the sheriff's office, authorities are searching for a 4-year-old child taken early Friday morning.

Mardi Gras time is here, local events planned

The official start of the 2016 Mardi Gras season began this week on the Twelfth Night of Christmas, Jan. 6, and will last until Mardi Gras Day or “Fat Tuesday” on Feb. 9, the day before Ash Wednesday.
During that time, a number of Mardi Gras events, programs, parades and balls will be held and enjoyed by all.

UPDATE: Dupuis in custody

According to authorities, Nicholas James Dupuis, 33, of Crowley was arrested late Tuesday night and is now in police custody on the charges of firs

Operation Naughty

Michael Guidry

Rayne Chief of Police Carroll J. Stelly has released results of a lengthy narcotics investigation which was dubbed, “Operation Naughty.”

Fire ruled arson, murder

Nicholas James Dupuis, 33, of Crowley is wanted by law enforcement authorities for first-degree murder and arson. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

State Fire Marshal investigators, with assistance from the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office, continue to string together a chain of events that culmi

Monica’s Law in effect Friday

Monica Helo

Monica Helo was emphatic when she spoke to the Post-Signal during a recent interview.

MLK Day program set Jan. 18 in Rayne

RAYNE - The annual city-wide celebration of Martin Luther King’s life will be held on Monday, Jan. 18, at the Rayne Civic Center.

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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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