Dozens of West Crowley residents filled the seats in the Martin Luther King Jr. Center Tuesday night to hear the candidates for Acadia Parish sheriff answer questions from the mostly African-American area of the city.
It took police jurors longer to get to the courthouse for Tuesday night’s committee meetings than the meetings themselves lasted. Though three sessions with single agenda items listed were scheduled to be held, only one, very brief meeting was conducted.
After facing a daunting list of 14 proposals in 2014, voters this year should feel some relief in having only four proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot.

New Jr. Duck Festival Queen

Congratulations are extended to Payton Broussard, daughter of Stuart and Angie Broussard of Rayne, who was crowned the 2015 Jr.

Jury flooded with drainage issues

Whether or not to approve the development of a subdivision in the Mire area that is prone to flooding, but not actually in a designated “Flood Zone

Council rescinds condemnation

During the Crowley City Council’s meeting Tuesday night, it was business as usual as they dealt with issues such as condemnations, issuing liquor p

Qualifying opens for Oct. 24 vote

Candidate qualifying for the Oct. 24 primary elections began Tuesday morning with very few surprises in Acadia Parish.

Mouton brothers share love for the game, community

20 YEARS OF MEMORIES - Twin brothers Byron (left) and Brian Mouton display the trophies garnered by the 6th Man Program this summer while standing in front of the picture of the 1995 State Basketball Championship photo that hangs in the lobby of Rayne High. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

It has been 20 years since the 1995 Rayne High School Basketball Team brought home the state basketball championship.

Boil advisory issued for Estherwood

Via its Facebook page, the village of Estherwood announced that part of the community is under a boil advisory until further notice.

Modular jail cells back in spotlight

(File photo) The future of these modular buildings, once used to house prisoners at the Acadia Parish Jail, will once again be the topic of discussion when the police jury meets on Sept. 8.

CROWLEY - They declared them surplus and tried to sell them — twice — but there were no takers.

Acadia General's Heather Harper addresses Crowley Lions Club

Acadia General Hospital CEO Heather Harper spoke to the Crowley Lions Club on Tuesday. Harper touted the numerous upgrades and her plans for the future of the hospital. From the left are Crowley Lion Ann Mire, Harper and Lions Club President Bryan Borill.

The improvements made during Heather Harper’s first year as CEO of Acadia General Hospital have been obvious and well-documented.

ER campaign gaining momentum

(File photo) Most treatment areas in the current emergency room are separated by curtains. Solid walls will separate the rooms in the expansion.

The capital campaign to fund construction of a new emergency room at Acadia General Hospital is gaining momentum.

Robichaux focuses on growth as a person with team

UL Lafayette Coach Tony Robichaux, third from left, spoke on the behind-the-scenes work Ragin’ Cajuns baseball does with the players to make them better people. With him are, from left, vocational speaker Alice Whiting, President Pat Miers and program organizer Melinda Malmay.

Tony Robichaux knows that, without his hometown of Crowley and God, he wouldn’t be where he is today.



Rayne's Cameron Gibson (20) blocks a Eunice extra point attempt as the Wolves fell to the Bobcats 19-7 during the Friday evening non-district contest. The Wolves open their district slate this Friday as they will host LaGrange. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

EUNICE - In an even contest between the Rayne High Wolves and the Eunice Bobcats through three quarters of play, Eunice used the final 12 minutes to score two touchdowns and pull out a 19-7 win ove


Mrs. Kaleb Jude Cormier

The Point-aux-Loups Springs Ballroom in Iota was the setting for the lovely evening wedding that united Emily Paige Boullion and Kaleb Jude Cormier, both of Crowley, in holy matrimony on Saturday,

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