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;

MPE named ‘Blue Ribbon’ school

SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT - Students and staff celebrate the announcement of Martin Petitjean Elementary named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School during a surprise pep rally held Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the school’s commons area Tuesday afternoon. See Story on Page 3B. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Not one, but two schools in Acadia Parish have attained National Blue Ribbon recognition by the United States Department of Education.

The Clydesdale are coming

To celebrate their 82nd anniversary with Anheuser-Busch this year, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales team will make multiple appearances while in to

Police Jury committee meeting quick

It took police jurors longer to get to the courthouse for Tuesday night’s committee meetings than the meetings themselves lasted.

Knezek talks seizing opportunity

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, left, and program organizer Isabella dela Houssaye, right, welcomed Erick Knezek to speak on seizing opportunities.

Some see opportunity as mere luck, as in only the lucky ones are afforded opportunity.

Jury candidates talk issues at forum

The candidates for the Acadia Parish Police Jury who participated in Thursday’s Acadia Parish Political Forum were, front row from left, Terry LaCombe, Tony Broussard, Danny Hebert (unopposed), A.J. “Fatty” Broussard, Marron Lollis, Julie Borill, Felton “Tony” Moreau and Ronnie Fabacher. In the back row are, from left, Robert Guidry, David Savoy, Chuck Broussard, Dale Trahan, Kerry Kilgore, Aleke Kanonu Jr., Richard Faul and A.J. “Jay” Credeur.

During the Acadia Parish Political Forum Thursday evening, candidates for the seven police jury seats up for election addressed the Grand Opera Hou

Recognitions, changes discussed at meeting

Principals Kim Cummins, left, and Irma Trosclair, right, accept certificates from the Acadia Parish School Board graciously and speak highly of their faculties and students who they say are the reason that Martin Petitjean Elementary and South Crowley Elementary were recognized among the 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

The Acadia Parish School Board has decided it’s time for a change.

Sheriff candidates square off

Candidates for sheriff in the Oct. 24 election — K.P. Gibson, left, and Keith Latiola — squared off in the Candidate Forum sponsored by the Crowley Chamber of Commerce and held Thursday night at The Grand Opera House.

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce hosted its Candidate Forum at the Grand Opera House Thursday night.

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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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