$3 million worth of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including the burglary of Rayne Pharmacy on Sept. 28, have been seized by State Police. The drugs were discovered in a storage unit in East Baton Rouge after a search warrant was executed on Oct. 23. (Submitted Photo)

Baton Rouge – Approximately $3 million of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including one in Rayne, have been seized by State Police.
Kenny Henderson will no longer be the executive director of the LHSAA, effective, Friday, Oct. 24. After several meetings, including two this week, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Executive Committee met again Thursday. Henderson tendered his resignation effective Oct. 24.

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Businessman Kevin Moody has been named the winner of the 2014 Civic Cup award.

$3 million worth of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including the burglary of Rayne Pharmacy on Sept. 28, have been seized by State Police. The drugs were discovered in a storage unit in East Baton Rouge after a search warrant was executed on Oct. 23. (Submitted Photo)

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

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McDade to serve 8 years in child deaths

Calling Shaqueta McDade “a good person who did something bad,” Judge Kristian Earles Tuesday sentenced her to 20 years in prison with 12 years suspended in the deaths of four of her children.

Girl Scouts voice need for volunteers at Rotary meeting

Girl Scouts of Louisiana Pines to the Gulf Membership Specialist Kim Heckard, center, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday about the need for volunteers in Acadia Parish to help Girl Scouts continue to grow in the area. Welcoming her were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Jill Signorelli, right.

Girl Scouts USA has made it the organization’s mission to become better known in the past few years, but those familiar with the program have known the good it can do for years now.

Board discusses energy efficiency

After some debate, the Acadia Parish School Board gave the green light to move forward in seeing what performance-based energy efficiency contract proposals could mean for schools in the district.

2 Rayne men arrested for robbery

Trent Duhon and Trevor Duhon.

A disturbance call at a local hotel on the Interstate 10 Frontage Road, has led to two Rayne men being arrested and the removal of four weapons from the streets of Crowley and Rayne. 

Harmon wanted for murder

Crowley Chief of Police K.P. Gibson has released the identity of the victim and suspect of Saturday evening’s homicide which occurred in the 1000 block of West Seventh Street .

The victim was Kenneth Drake of Crowley.

CPD investigating Saturday homicide; APSO arrests 2 in Friday shooting

Local law enforcement agencies have had a busy weekend in Acadia Parish.

The Crowley Police Department reports it is investigating a homicide which occurred at 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening.

The incident occurred in the 1000 block of West Seventh Street in Crowley.

Daily Manna Center director describes services to Rotarians

DAILY MANNA CENTER director Deacon Tommy Adams, second from left, described the Center’s operations Thursday, July 31, to members of the Rayne Rotary Club. PIctured, from left, are President Kyle Broussard, Adams, Curt Petitjean, and program director Pat Bordes, II.

“We’re fortunate; we have a lot of giving people,” remarked Deacon
Tommy Adams as he described the startup and services provided needy families by the Daily Manna Christian Service Center.

Branch native Dr. Ryan Cradeur opens emergency center in Texas

GRAND OPENING CEREMONIES were held for My Emergency Room 24/7 on July 26 by Dr. Ryan Cradeur, his partners, staff and family members with San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero welcoming the service to the Texas community. (Submitted Photo)

On July 26, a Rayne area native, Ryan David Cradeur, MD conducted a grand opening to his free standing emergency room in San Marcos, Texas.
He and two partners hope to provide quick and efficient patient care.

Early Friday shooting near Rayne

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is presently investigating an early morning shooting that occurred Friday, August 1, near Rayne.

Rayne July building permits are granted

Rayne Building Inspector Mark Daigle reports that four building permits were issued during July, all consisting of remodeling projects.

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Jada Ma’Rae Faith Young

Jada Ma’Rae Faith Young celebrated her third birthday on Saturday, Oct. 11, with a “Frozen”-themed party held at the Crowley residence of her “yanni.”

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