FIRE STATION DAMAGED: Rayne volunteer firemen were clearing brick and cement debris late Monday morning after a portion of the fire station’s exterior wall was pulled down as fire truck No. 15 was responding to a chemical alarm sounded at the Baker-Hughes plant off Highway 90 in the Rayne-Crowley industrial park.

Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

The Crowley Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate four wanted fugitives.
Ahead of the in effect date for the Community Eligibility Provision, Acadia Parish School District’s Child Nutrition Supervisor Adrianne Vidrine has outline the particulars of the program being instituted in 19 schools across the district.

Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

Damaris Harmon turns himself in

According to Crowley Chief of Police KP Gibson, Damaris Harmon has turned himself into authorities.

District 11 station nears completion

The future site of Fire Protection District 11’s fire station. According to Chief Chad Monceaux it will be open by the end of August weather permitting.

Chief Chad Monceaux, who will be leading Fire Protection District 11 once the new station is operational, has found himself looking at the skies recently. 

Local tracksters compete in Jr. Olympics

Gulf Coast Hurricane Track Club Coach Carlton Austin stands with the four Crowley athletes he brought to the 2014 USATF Junior Olympics Track and Field Championships in Houston, including, from left, Zur’Najah Poullard, Jaleya Wilson, Nilah Sibley and Jordan Matthews.

The Gulf Coast Hurricane Track Club does more than teach young athletes how to run faster and jump higher and farther.

Services set for Monday for L.J. Dailey

L.J. Dailey

L.J. Dailey, long active in the banking industry and in various civic and social events in Crowley died Tuesday morning, Aug. 5, in Lafayette. He was 75.

Rayne's ‘Paint the Piano’ project viewing, kick-off party held

PIANO PROJECT UNVEILED - Among the many supporters of the “Paint the Piano Project” in attendance for the initial piano unveiling were, seated, artist Sheila Faulk; standing, chairperson Madelene Boudreaux, Mayor Roland Boudreaux and events coordinator Erin Roy. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

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Sports

Crowley High freshman Donald Francis brings down a St. Louis running back last week during the Gents’ scrimmage against the Saints in Lake Charles.

CROWLEY – Area prep football fans got a small taste of what is in store for their local teams last week when each of the five Acadia Parish teams participated in their annual scrimmages.

Lifestyle

BRIDAL SHOWER HONOREE - Hosting a bridal shower held in honor of Anna Rebecca LeBlanc, bride-elect of Rabis Nickson, were, seated from left, Norma LeBlanc, honoree’s mother, and Anna LeBlanc, honoree; standing, hosts sisters Karen Minix, Kaisha LeBlanc, Kaylin LeBlanc, Catina LeBlanc and Jana Grant.

 

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for Nicrest Thibodeaux, 85, who died at 9:30 p.m. Monday, Aug.

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