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.

Landfill hours may be reduced

CROWLEY - The Acadia Parish Sanitary Landfill may be open only six days a week in the foreseeable future.

Man wanted in Mermentau shooting

The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office released the following information via Nixle alert.
Jordy Thibodeaux, described as a white male wearing a black shirt and gray sweat pants with lots of facial hair and possibly barefoot.

Work starts at long-awaited Rayne Veterans Park

A bulldozer clears ground as work on the long-awaited Rayne Veterans park began late last week. Located at the intersection of Gossen Park Drive and Oak Street, the park will honor veterans of all services.

Work has begun on Veterans Park.
Earth-moving equipment was at the site last Thursday morning (July 7), marking the beginning of construction at the long-awaited park.

Post 77 American Legion, Auxiliary install officers

LEADERSHIP INSTALLED - Installed as the leaders of Arceneaux Post 77’s Legion and Auxiliary were Auxiliary President Bonnie Simon and Post 77 Commander David Simon. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - Arceneaux Post No. 77 and Auxiliary Unit No. 77 of the American Legion held a joint installation of officers Tuesday evening, July 5, at the American Legion Home.
Following the presentation of colors for the 2016 event, Chaplain Robert Comeaux offered the opening prayer. Commander David Simon led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Planning continues for Miss Rayne 2016 pageant; contestants sought

MAKING MISS RAYNE PLANS - The reigning Miss Rayne Victoria Richard, left, and Miss Rayne Pageant Director Suzette Leonards were busy this week making final plans for the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant slated Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Civic Center. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Final plans are complete and details are being finalized for the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant, according to Suzette Leonards, pageant director.

Rayne mayor condemns social media accusers

Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux said he will not be intimidated by the organizers of a couple of social media sites who have consistently accused h

Marcus Jacques Proctor rites set

A special Home Going Celebration will be held Saturday, July 16, 2016, at the Northside Assembly of God Church, 809 East Northern Avenue in Crowley

P.J. committees zip through routine agendas

crowley - It’s not often that a landlord reduces the rent, but that’s exactly what the Acadia Parish Police Jury will consider when it meets on Jul

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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

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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

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Ruby D. Credeur, 87, at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne with Rev. Samuel Fontana as celebrant.

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