Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

The Crowley Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate four wanted fugitives.
Ahead of the in effect date for the Community Eligibility Provision, Acadia Parish School District’s Child Nutrition Supervisor Adrianne Vidrine has outline the particulars of the program being instituted in 19 schools across the district.
Via Crowley Police Department's Nixle alert system, Crowley Public Works announces sand bags will be issued until 3 p.m. Friday. Residents of Crowley are eligible and must present a valid driver's license to acquire bags. A maximum of six bags will be issued per license. Contact 337-783-0824 for more information.

Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

18-wheeler crashes into Rayne overpass

The cargo atop an 18-wheeler is lodged under the Rayne overpass. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - At approximately 1:30 p.m. today (Thursday) an 18-wheeler traveling south on Hwy 35 struck the underside of the I-10 overpass causing damage to the inside lane.

Rayne gas rupture causes I-10 stutdown

Rayne Police block off I-10 traffic during Tuesday afternoon wreck and gas rupture. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - In addition to a major traffic fatality on I-10 west of Rayne, local authorities were called to the northeast portion of the the city at the I-10/Hwy 35 intersection where a two-inch natura

UPDATE: All lanes of interstate reopened

Crowley Police have advised via Nixle alert that Interstate 10 at Exit 80 in Crowley is reopen to eastbound traffic.

RYLA participants reflect on time at camp

From left, Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher and program organizer Peggy Sandidge welcome this year’s RYLA participants, Adam Couture and Michael Bray, and, not pictured, Nicole Taylor. The three spoke of their time at RYLA and what they learned.

For roughly four days, three Crowley High School students joined over 60 other people (including camp sponsors) in Lake Fausse Pointe for this year’s RYLA Camp.



Crowley High freshman Donald Francis brings down a St. Louis running back last week during the Gents’ scrimmage against the Saints in Lake Charles.

CROWLEY – Area prep football fans got a small taste of what is in store for their local teams last week when each of the five Acadia Parish teams participated in their annual scrimmages.


BRIDAL SHOWER HONOREE - Hosting a bridal shower held in honor of Anna Rebecca LeBlanc, bride-elect of Rabis Nickson, were, seated from left, Norma LeBlanc, honoree’s mother, and Anna LeBlanc, honoree; standing, hosts sisters Karen Minix, Kaisha LeBlanc, Kaylin LeBlanc, Catina LeBlanc and Jana Grant.



A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for Nicrest Thibodeaux, 85, who died at 9:30 p.m. Monday, Aug.

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P.O. Box 1589, Crowley, LA 70527
Phone: 337-783-3450
Fax: 337-788-0949

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Phone: 337-334-3186
Fax: 337-334-8474

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Phone: 337-684-5711
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