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.

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

I-10 traffic rerouted ... again

No serious injuries were reported, but westbound traffic on Interstate 10 was once again brought to a stand-still Tuesday, this time the result of

Broussard ready to be 'active chief'

Jimmy Broussard was still getting acclimated to his new office Tuesday morning. Broussard will be sworn in as Crowley’s Chief of Police today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Crowley City Court building.

Jimmy Broussard has worn many hats in the city of Crowley over the years; reverend of the First Presbyterian Church of Crowley, former president of the Acadia Players and, the one that gave him the desire to pursue the position he is being sworn into today, former Crowley Police Officer.
Prior to taking office, Broussard spoke about increasing patrols, hiring patrolmen and how strange it is to return to his former place of employment as the chief.
“People I used to work with pass me by in the hall and say “Hi Chief,” he said with a laugh. “I still turn around to see who’s behind me.”

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Registration will begin next week for Rayne’s 2016 season of the city’s flag football and volleyball leagues, as announced by Rayne Recreation Director Dwayne Derise.

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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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