One of many crashes Wednesday afternoon on I-10 between Rayne and Crowley. (Photo Submitted)

Motorists are urged to avoid the I-10 section between Rayne and Crowley (mile marker 85) due to a number of crashes involving numerous vehicles, including a number of 18-wheelers which occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
A homecoming after-party Saturday in Jennings ended with several juveniles hospitalized after a fight erupted involving a number of students from Acadia Parish.
The Rayne Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will host two nights of political forums for local candidates on Monday, Oct. 6, and Wednesday, Oct. 8.Originally, the Chamber had set aside three nights for the candidate forums.

One of many crashes Wednesday afternoon on I-10 between Rayne and Crowley. (Photo Submitted)

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Albro presents 'Evolution of Physical Therapy'

The Rotary Club of Crowley met Tuesday and learned about physical therapy from Rotarian Daryl Albro and were invited to the Crowley High Dinner Auction by guest and CHS football coach Josh Fontenot. Present were, from left, President-Elect M’Elise Trahan, Fontenot, Albro and Secretary Melinda Malmay.

In 1914, as the U.S. became involved in World War I, women with a base knowledge set were recruited as reconstruction aides to help with injured veterans.

Post Scripts for July 29, 2014

Since 1887, The Crowley Post-Signal and its predecessors have been the newspaper of choice for readers who want the most complete record of Crowley’s history, personalit

Chamber names new leadership

From left, elected to serve as officers for the 2014-15 Chamber year were Kerry Gibson as chairperson, Jennifer T. Mixon as vice-chairperson and Robert Trahan as secretary/treasurer.

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce has announced the new leadership of the board of directors.

New Crowley royalty crowned

Chosen Saturday night as the new royalty to represent the City of Crowley were, from left, 2014 Junior Miss Crowley Jessica Lutisha Clayton, 2014 Miss Crowley Julian Rene Devillier and 2014 Teen Miss Crowley Victoria Marie Callahan.

There was an abundance of beauty, glitz and glamour in the Rice Capital of America last night as the 2014 Miss Crowley Pageants were held at the Grand Opera House of the South.

2014 Miss Rayne Pageant nears, orientation planned

MISS RAYNE PREPARATIONS - Miss Rayne Chairperson Suzette Leonards, standing, and the reigning Miss Rayne Kaitlyn Thibodeaux, seated, are in the middle of making plans for the upcoming 2014 Miss Rayne Pageant on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Rayne Civic Center. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

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Notre Dame's Lance Bertrand gets taken down from behind by a Breaux Bridge defender during a recent game. (Photo by Jason Faul)

CLASS 5A
Team rec 1st pts last
1, Rummel 4-0 (12) 144 1
2, Destrehan 4-0  127 2
3, Byrd 4-0  119 3
4, Ponchatoula 4-0  110 4
5, Catholic-BR 3-1  79 5

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THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Crowley High School’s 2014 Homecoming Court was treated to an afternoon Mother-Daughter Tea, hosted by Myrtle Cain in the school’s F.A.C.S. department, Sunday, Sept. 21. Attending the event were court members, seated from left, Bailee Villejoin, Dana’ Plummer, Teara Breaux, Madelynn LeBouef, Melaina Doughty, Katelyn Richard, Nicole Taylor, Hannah Abshire (2014 Football Sweetheart), Kelsey Milson and Madison LeJeune; and mothers, standing, Kim Villejoin, Shadonda Plummer, Sheila Augustus, Ali Leleux, Raschelle Elkins, Dena Richard, Missy Taylor, Wanda Abshire, Jessica Arvie and Natalie LeJeune. Homecoming festivities will be held all week at the school, culminating Friday night with the crowning of the 2014 Homecoming Queen at the Gents’ game against the Opelousas Tigers at Gardiner Memorial Stadium, Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.

Obituaries

Delphine Chester was called home to be with her Holy Father and family who preceded her into heaven on Saturday, Sept.

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