FEMA’S Peter Sessum wants to remind the residents of Acadia Parish that they are still working out of the Wells Fargo building on North Parkerson Avenue and that they are still here to answer questions and assist in anyway they can.
Whether it was declaring a spare bus with engine issues as surplus or hearing transportation reports, both Acadia Parish School Board committees saw a point of focus become the parish’s transportation situation.
CROWLEY – Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson has announced several recent narcotics arrests made by the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office: • Sammy J. Hollier, 50, Crowley, booked: possession of Schedule III, possession of Schedule IV and possession of drug paraphernalia;

Camille Quebodeaux crowned new Rice Queen

Camille Elise Quebodeaux, daughter of Racquel and Kevin Quebodeaux, was crowned the 79th International Rice Festival Queen Saturday morning. Quebodeaux represented the Creole Farmers Market/Ms. St. Martin.

The weather could not have been more beautiful Saturday morning when seven young women took the stage for the 79th International Rice Festival Quee

Rice and Creole Cookery Winners announced

Randy Jemison of the USA Rice Federation, far left, and Letha Vincent, IRF Rice and Creole Cookery Contest chairmen, far right, were on hand to pre

Navarre, Hensgens named Junior Rice royalty Friday

It was a tough decision, but, from left, Emmy Navarre and Charlie Hensgens were eventually chosen Friday as the 79th International Rice Festival’s Junior Rice Queen and King. Navarre is a second grader at South Crowley Elementary and Hensgens is a first grader at St. Michael School.

It certainly was not the easiest of tasks, but after morning interviews and waves to the crowd and judges alike, junior royalty for the Internation

Welcome to our party

While the vendors, work crews and festival officials are busy worrying about putting the finishing touches on the festival grounds for the 79th Int

DU Membership Banquet slated

The 2015 Annual Ducks Unlimited Membership Banquet for the Church Point-Rayne Chapter will be held Tuesday, Oct.

Sign unveiled for Cpl. Matthew Richard Highway

Rep. Jack Montoucet, D-Crowley, stands beside one of the signs that will officially designate a portion of the Iota Highway (Louisiana Highway 91) as Corporal Matthew Thomas Richard Memorial Highway. The sign was officially unveiled Tuesday.

Along the winding curves of the Iota Highway, south of Iota’s town limits, family, friends, local dignitaries, police officers and more gathered ar

Safety emphasized during festival

With the opening of the 79th version of the International Rice Festival just two days away, Crowley Chief of Police K.P.

Who will be the next queen?

Julian Rene Devillier, Camille Quebodeaux, Ashley Thibodeaux

The candidates vying for the title of 79th International Rice Festival Queen have been announced, and the young women are set to take the stage on

Branch announces winners, express thanks for Family Fun Day, Cook-Off

BRANCH COOK-OFF WINNERS - Among the winners of the Rice and Gravy Cook-Off announced during the Branch Volunteer Fire Department’s 2015 Family Fun Day Benefit were, from left, Jackie Prejean, Kevin Lowry, Chuck Terro, Frank Meche, Jenyth Stelly, Deandre Stelly, Allyson Stelly and Lisa Mathews.

The 2015 Branch Volunteer Fire Department Family Fun Day Benefit and Rice and Gracy Cookoff was held Saturday, Sept.

First RHS lettermen’s jacket donated to school

SCHOOL DONATION - Rayne High Principal Wendall Prudhomme, right, accepts one of the very first lettermen’s jackets presented to a Rayne High athlete from John Tubb, a 1955 Rayne High graduate and a member of the first group to receive a RHS lettermen’s jacket. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The school year was 1952-53, when high school football was the only thing you looked forward to on Friday evenings.

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Darien Harmon (16) takes a hand-off from Rayne High quarterback Donald Doucet (15) during Friday's 55-38 Homecoming win over DeQuincy. Harmon had 16 carries for 227 yards and three touchdowns during the Rayne High win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - In a marathon of a game Friday evening at Wolf Stadium capping off Homecoming Week, the Wolves of Rayne High collected over 600 offensive yards and lit up the scoreboard eight times for a 5

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Members of the Crowley chapter of the Homeland Civic and Social Organization on hand for the organization’s annual “Crowley Day” event were, kneeling from left, Ollie Bias, Anthony Bias; first row standing, William Angel (president of the Houston Crowley Reunited Social and Charity Club), Theresa Thomas, Nelwyn Bolden (president), Lou Grant, Stephanie Goodwin, Marie Breaux, Sheral Garrick (events coordinator), Howard Guillory (founder); second row standing, J.D. Barley, Milton Goodwin (parliamentarian) and Walter Andrus (assistant secretary).

Once again this year the Crowley chapter of the Homeland Civic and Social Organization saw its annual Labor Day weekend event, “Crowley Day,” now in its 18th year, turn out to be a success.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for John Herman Schultz Jr., 77, who died Sept. 20, 2016, in Crowley.

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