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.

The Clydesdale are coming

To celebrate their 82nd anniversary with Anheuser-Busch this year, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales team will make multiple appearances while in to

Police Jury committee meeting quick

It took police jurors longer to get to the courthouse for Tuesday night’s committee meetings than the meetings themselves lasted.

Knezek talks seizing opportunity

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, left, and program organizer Isabella dela Houssaye, right, welcomed Erick Knezek to speak on seizing opportunities.

Some see opportunity as mere luck, as in only the lucky ones are afforded opportunity.

Jury candidates talk issues at forum

The candidates for the Acadia Parish Police Jury who participated in Thursday’s Acadia Parish Political Forum were, front row from left, Terry LaCombe, Tony Broussard, Danny Hebert (unopposed), A.J. “Fatty” Broussard, Marron Lollis, Julie Borill, Felton “Tony” Moreau and Ronnie Fabacher. In the back row are, from left, Robert Guidry, David Savoy, Chuck Broussard, Dale Trahan, Kerry Kilgore, Aleke Kanonu Jr., Richard Faul and A.J. “Jay” Credeur.

During the Acadia Parish Political Forum Thursday evening, candidates for the seven police jury seats up for election addressed the Grand Opera Hou

Recognitions, changes discussed at meeting

Principals Kim Cummins, left, and Irma Trosclair, right, accept certificates from the Acadia Parish School Board graciously and speak highly of their faculties and students who they say are the reason that Martin Petitjean Elementary and South Crowley Elementary were recognized among the 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

The Acadia Parish School Board has decided it’s time for a change.

Sheriff candidates square off

Candidates for sheriff in the Oct. 24 election — K.P. Gibson, left, and Keith Latiola — squared off in the Candidate Forum sponsored by the Crowley Chamber of Commerce and held Thursday night at The Grand Opera House.

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce hosted its Candidate Forum at the Grand Opera House Thursday night.

Blue Ribbon Award

South Crowley Elementary School Principal Irma Trosclair makes the announcement of the school’s honor to her faculty, staff and students. South Crowley Elementary School and Martin Petitjean Elementary School (Rayne) were each awarded Blue Ribbon recognition from the U.S. Department of Education, officially, Tuesday.

In a process that began last year, two Acadia Parish schools have earned an amazing honor.

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Sports

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

Lifestyle

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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