Through the courtesy and service of the American Red Cross, a shelter has been set up at the International Rice Festival Building for those displaced by the flooding in Crowley.
Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard has announced that a curfew is imposed tonight for the affected areas of the City of Crowley.
During a morning meeting at state Rep. Jack Montoucet’s office, a group of area leaders, first responders and public officials gathered to address the weekend storm’s aftermath and how to best help parish residents.

Kennedy talks budgets, health care

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy, left, addresses the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday at its weekly meeting. Running through several points in Louisiana’s budget, Kennedy spent a bulk of his time on health care costs. Club President Pat Miers, right, and program organizer Carolyn Barousse welcomed Kennedy Tuesday.

When John Kennedy, treasurer for the state of Louisiana, spoke at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s weekly meeting Tuesday, he explained he was an open

Area urged to ‘Shop Small’ Saturday

Crowley Main Street businesses are excited to be a part of Small Business Saturday. Representing the many participants are, from left, Connie John, Crowley Main Street; Tori Carriere, Boutique Forty-Six; Alexa Henry, holding Brantly Henry and Bobbi Leonards, Seredipite; Hannah Myers, Brandt’s Jewelry; Michelle Arceneaux, H&R Block; Jean Gaspard, The Gallery; Janet Cuccio, 2nd Time Around; and Candise Hanks, Cramer Equipment and Supply.

While some probably have been unintentionally participating for years, this year will mark the fifth organized Small Business Saturday in Crowley.

MPE receives National ‘Blue Ribbon’ school award

NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AWARD - Among the numerous individuals and organizations who provided assistance to Martin Petitjean Elementary for learning skills and donations were also recognized during the Friday morning awards presentation of the National Blue Ribbon Award were, from left, Hunter Hall (Senator Cassidy’s Office), Brian Mouton, Laurie Suire (Project Front Yard), Rayne Mayor Chuck Robichaux, Kim Cummins (MPE Principal), Adam Hensgens (Congressman Boustany’s Office), Francis Touchet (Louisiana Department of Education), Jason Huffman (United Way), Regina Myers (MPE Disciplinarian), Jimbo Petitjean (Acadia Parish Assessor), Francis Bihm (Rayne Chamber of Commerce), John E. Bourque (APSB Superintendent) and Stacey Romero (United Way). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

During the school’s weekly Friday morning pep rally emceed by student leaders of the Leader In Me program, Martin Petitjean Elementary was official

‘One parish, one city, two teams’

From left, Crowley High Coach Josh Fontenot and Notre Dame Coach Lewis Cook each addressed the crowd Tuesday at a citywide pep rally as both teams hope to continue their goal of a championship season.

For Jude Sittig, Angelique Credeur, Cory Gatte, Michelle Veillon and the rest of the group from both Southwind and Encore Healthcare to put togethe

Rayne’s Isaac Toups among ‘Top Chefs’ fall contestants

Rayne native and New Orleans chef Isaac Toups will debut his cooking skills on Top Chef’s new series set to air Dec. 2nd on the Bravo Network.

The popular “Top Chef” series will begin its 13th season on the Bravo Network in December and Rayne residents may by interested in one of this year

The message is 'unity'

Rotary Club of Crowley President-Elect Tracy Young, far right, welcomed members of One Acadiana to the groups lunch meeting Tuesday. They included from left, Anita Begnaud, Missy Bienvenu Andrade, Amy Thibodeaux, Jason El Koubi and Joseph Zanco.

Odds are, at some point Tuesday, you probably crossed paths with Jason El Koubi, president and CEO of One Acadiana.

Acadia Parish Teacher of the Year Luncheon held

TOP TEACHER HONOREES - Teachers of the Year honored during the 2015-2016 Acadia Parish Teacher of the Year Luncheon as top teachers in their grade category as parish finalists were, from left, Janne Crews of Crowley Kindergarten (elementary), Crystal DeMoura of Mire Elementary (middle school) and Ashley Theriot of Iota High (high school). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The 2015-2016 Acadia Parish Teacher of the Year Luncheon was held Tuesday, Nov.

Holiday royalty crowned

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Annalise Marie Arceneaux, daughter of Allison and Timmy Arceneaux, was crowned as the 2015 Miss Merry Christmas Thursday night.

CROWLEY - Annalise Marie Arceneaux, a student at St.

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WOLVES IN TODAY’S FOOTBALL JAMBOREE - The Rayne High Wolves Football Team were busy this week as they were readying for today’s 2016 Acadia Parish Jamboree at Iota High School. The Wolves are scheduled to meet the hosting Bulldogs in the second game of the night. The Jamboree will begin at 6 p.m. with Church Point meeting Crowley High. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Following last week’s historic flooding that halted all extra curricular activities while southern Louisiana tried to survive the worst flooding witnessed in almost 100 years, the 2016 football sea

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Paul Major Gagliano

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Major Gagliano of Fort Polk are announcing the birth of a son, Paul Major Gagliano, who was born at 1:47 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Crowley for Robert “Tody Boy” Perry, 89, who passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:40 a.m.

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