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.

City, Jury agree to repair road

In a joint project, the city of Crowley and the Acadia Parish Police Jury will repair about 1,600 feet of Forest Drive.

Jury adopts $32.6M budget

With very little fanfare, the Acadia Parish Police Jury adopted a $32.6 million operating budget for 2015 Tuesday night

Council honors Melancon

Prior to the Crowley City Council’s monthly meeting, Mayor Greg Jones and the rest of the council took a minute to hono

Rotarians treated to book reading, Christmas songs

As program organizer, and “sound guy” Lee Lawrence, back, looks on author Leif Pederson ended his Rotary program Tuesday with a few Christmas songs.

It was only about one year ago that Leif Pederson was visiting with the Rotary Club of Crowley about his first book and his plans moving

Almost time to head home

Rayne Catholic and Notre Dame High have been among the schools playing host to foreign exchange students from Guatemala for the past seven weeks. This week marks the final week the students will be attending the Acadia Parish schools before heading home Friday. Students include, from left, Gustavo “Gus” Godoy, Nicole Falla, Mario “Andy” Skinner-Klee, Marianelha “Ella” Montepeque, Lourdes Berreondo, Maria Paula Diaz (Rayne Catholic), Diego Reynoso and Helder “Chino” Torres.

For the final week, Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish, St.

Action taken on policy changes

 It didn’t take long for the Acadia Parish School Board to get to work at the December general meeting Monday night.

Puissegur recalls ‘a date that will live in infamy’

Former U.S. Navy Radio Operator Bill Puissegur shows Crowley Librarian/Historian Ann Mire some pictures of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Today is the 73rd anniversary of the “date which will live in infamy.”

On Dec. 7, 1941, Rayne native Bill Puissegur, a 19-year-old U.S.

Rayne election results told

The Rayne City Council will have a new look for the coming term following Saturday's runoff election.

Rayne Cemetery Vandalism Reported

One of many graves vandalized at St. Joseph Cemetery #2 in Rayne.

On December 2, 2014, Rayne Police Department received a call about several graves located in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2 being vandalized.



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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