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.

In the darkest times, a light shone

(File photo) The Crowley Fire Department and other community members help prepare plates of jambalaya for the evacuees staying in Crowley at the fire station.

Moments of coming together have always been the bright spot of national tragedies. Most recently, and locally, it can be seen in “Lafayette Strong” following the shooting last month at The Grand 16 Theatre on Johnson Street.
But, 10 years ago, an entire nation rallied around Louisiana’s beloved New Orleans and Acadia Parish was among those to rally.

Higgins to speak in Richard

Lt. Clay Higgins, St. Landry CrimeStoppers’ intimidating media sensation, will be speaking at a luncheon hosted by the Acadian Baptist Center near Richard on Sept 15.

Miss Rayne Pageant set, contestants sought

Young ladies interested in competing for Miss Rayne 2015 are being invited to attend an orientation at Rayne City Hall in the Council Chambers, 801

RHS band student tours with La. Stars Drum/Bugle

Rayne High’s Nick Arnaud prior to one of many performances this summer with the Louisiana Stars Drum and Bugle Corp.

Most high school students look forward to summer break to sleep in, family vacations, and just taking it easy as they prepare for the coming school

Local WOW Chapter Donates US Flags

WOW DONATES AMERICAN FLAGS - The local lodge of the Woodmen of the World (WOW) presented Mire Elementary School with a donation of several U.S.

Good reports for school’s opening

It wasn’t without its hiccups, but by all indicators, the opening of the 2015-16 school year may have been one of Acadia Parish’s best.

Miss Rayne Pageant Plans Continue

MISS RAYNE PAGEANT PLANS - Miss Rayne Director Suzette Leonards, left, and the reigning Miss Rayne Madison Vidal, right, continue plans for the upc

A&O, Sisters host back to school events/Family Fun Day

A & O AND SISTERS HOST FAMILY EVENT - Members of the A&O 21st Century Club and the Sisters of A&O who hosted the 2015 Back to School Event and Family Fun Day were, seated, Sisters of A & O members Cutina Jolivette, Gwendolyn Mouton, Anna Mae Randall, Rose Mouton, Danielle Reed, Marjorie Baptiste, Dee De Simmons, Kristen Jolivette, Larissa Arceneaux, Nicole Anderson; second row, Brian Mouton, Ezzie Charles, Lester Washington, Wallace Young, Reggie Mouton, Alex Guidry, Chris Duhon, Jeremy Thomas, Cleveland Guidry, William Board; top row, Phil Woods, Devico Charles, Tim Mayfield, Toby Chevis, Dwayne Smith and Jessie White. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The 13th Annual City-Wide Back to School Event and Family Fun Day. was held Sunday, Aug.

2015 Festival poster unveiled

Members of the International Rice Festival Board gathered at the Rice Palace Tuesday night for the unveiling of the official 2015 festival poster which was painted by Tony Bernard. Front row from left, Roxie Viator, Patty Simon, Elisabeth Leleux and Troy Perry. Standing are Kevin Spell, Jay Suire, Jody Viator, Chad Monceaux, 2014 Queen Ali Hoffpauir, Connie Nutt and Stella Morgan. (Submitted Photo)

On Tuesday evening at the Rice Palace in Crowley, the people that annually put on Crowley’s biggest show gathered for the unveiling of the official



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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