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.

West Nile findings on increase in Acadia

Two sentinel chicken and a mosquito “pool” tested positive for the West Nile virus this week, according to Glenn Stokes, CEO of Mosquito Control Co

Rayne officer charged

Arrest warrants have been issued for a part-time Rayne police officer accused of inappropriate behavior with a minor.

Judge Genovese talks Louisiana’s court system

Judge James T. Genoves of the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, center, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. He spoke on the state’s court system. Greeting him were program organizer Judge M’Elise Trahan, left, and President Pat Miers.

Let’s put one thing to rest, Judge James T. Genovese doesn’t care for judicial activism.

APSO makes carnal knowledge arrest

(Photo courtesy of Jades-APSO)

Investigators with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Morse man and charged him with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile followin

Back to school time ... times five

SENIOR YEAR TIMES FIVE - Preparing for their senior year at Rayne High School are the Doucet quintuplets, from bottom to top, Harley, Hailey, Hunter, Haven and Hannah. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

With the start of the new school year just days away, parents from kindergarten to seniors are busy purchasing back-to-school supplies, some more t

A&O, Sisters plan back to school events

The A & O 21st Century Club, Inc., along with support from the Sisters of A & O and 6th Man Sports, will again host the annual Back to Scho

Lawn equipment theft from SLCC under investigation

The Crowley Police Department is investigating the felony theft of a yellow 60 inch Hustler Super Z Zero Turn mower and two Kee push mowers stolen during the early morning hours of July 24, from Southwest Louisiana Community College (SLCC), located at 1933 W. Hutchinson Ave. An abandoned trailer that was stolen that same morning from the Crowley City Barn, located on Jack Mitchell Avenue, was recovered at SLCC.

McDowell talks ‘Leader in Me’ with Rotarians

Leah McDowell, a former Martin Petitjean Elementary student, spoke about the Leader in Me Program to the Rotary Club of Corwley, which has effected her life tremendously. On hand Tuesday were, from left, program organizer John Suire, McDowell, Raven Babineaux, President Pat Miers and special guest Superintendent John Bourque.

It isn't often that someone can send a 9-year-old as a replacement speaker and it works perfectly.
Kim Cummins was at one point scheduled to serve as guest speaker for Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Crowley. When she realized she wouldn’t be able to make it, she called upon not only a girl with great knowledge of the Leader in Me Program, but a program participant.
Leah McDowell has long-since been one of Martin Petitjean Elementary School’s shining examples of the great success the program has created. That’s why she has spoken at educational symposiums with 500 or 1,000 educators sitting, staring and listening to her every word.



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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