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.

Clarity scarce in privacy laws

It’s still very much in flux.
That was the message Acadia Parish executive director of personnel and operations Ellan Kay Baggett delivered to the Personnel/Insurance/Curriculum Committee regarding the new state student privacy law Wednesday night.

Barnaba arrested in chicken theft

Authorities in Acadia Parish have arrested a Lafayette man following an investigation into the theft of chickens valued at over $6,700.

P.J. considers restitution for damages

The Acadia Parish Police Jury took the first step toward settling a two-year dispute with a property owner over damages caused by a parish road crew.

Plans for Ragin’ Cajuns athletics continue along

The Rotary Club of Crowley heard an update on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletic Department’s 11-project plan that has been incorporated into the university’s master plan of bettering the university. Director of Athletics Scott Farmer, fourth from left, along with athletic development officers Stefani Lotief and Danika Arenibas, second and third from left, respectively, spoke Tuesday to the club. With them is President Pat Miers, far left, and program organizer Melinda Malmay.

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Overnight crash claims 1 life

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigation a motor vehicle crash that took the life of a Rayne man early Saturday morning.

Legion Post 77, Auxiliary install officers

HORACE THIBODEAUX of American Legion Arceneaux Post 77 was presented a special 50-year membership plaque for his continuous Legion membership. Making the presentation was Commander David Simon, right. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - Arceneaux Post No. 77 and Auxiliary Unit No.

Mire firemen donate equipment to Lyons Point volunteers

FIRE APPARATUS DONATED: Members of the Mire and Lyons Point Volunteer Fire Departments signal the donation of an fire engine and ambulance, pictured behind them, by the Mire based Fire District 7 to Fire District 8 in Lyons Point. Pictured, from left, are Michael Ardoin, Mire Volunteer Board Secretary Dylan Romero, District 8 Chairman Gerald Sonnier, District 7 Chairman Jackie Prejean, Mire Fire Chief Shannon Richard, Cody Brown, Jake Richard and Olivia Thibodeaux. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

MIRE –– The Mire Volunteer Fire Department, under the direction of Acadia Parish Fire District 7, will donate two pieces of surplus fire apparatus



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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