After accusing Estherwood Mayor Anthony Borill and Acadia Parish Police Jury President Julie Borill of harassment following an alleged months-long intimate relationship with the couple, petitioner John Wesley Brown seemed to wilt under the questioning of Crowley attorney Lyle Fogleman Wednesday morning, resulting in the cases against both being

Community Service Committee Chairwoman Melinda Malmay, standing, fields questions about the committee’s work. Chairs of the other committee, seated from left, Susan Comeaux (International Service), Adrianne Vidrine (Youth Service), Scott Privat (Club Service) and Amy Thibodeaux (Vocational Service) also fielded questions during the Rotary Club of Crowley’s club assembly.

Each year in January, the Rotary Club of Crowley takes a break from weekly informative programs to discuss the club’s work and find ways to grow and improve each year. Tuesday, it was time again for the Crowley Rotary Club’s club assembly, where the committee chairs took over the meeting.
Authorities in Acadia Parish are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Crowley man after his body was discovered in a field located in the 6500 block of Ebenezer Road Monday morning.

Community Service Committee Chairwoman Melinda Malmay, standing, fields questions about the committee’s work. Chairs of the other committee, seated from left, Susan Comeaux (International Service), Adrianne Vidrine (Youth Service), Scott Privat (Club Service) and Amy Thibodeaux (Vocational Service) also fielded questions during the Rotary Club of Crowley’s club assembly.

Chamber directors discuss Mardi Gras, financials

SPECIAL GIFT OF APPRECIATION - Mayor Roland Boudreaux (center) was presented a special appreciation plaque during the January meeting of the Rayne Chamber of Commerce by President Jimmy Prevost. Also in attendance who presented a report on the state level was State Representative Jack Montoucet (right). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

A number of end-of-the year items were discussed during the January 14th meeting of the Rayne Chamber of Commcerce, with the 2015 annual Mardi Gras

Grande Court Ball celebrates "A Night At The Oscars"

REIGN OVER MARDI GRAS BALL - Reigning over the 2015 Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras Ball held Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Rayne Civic Center by the Rayne Chamber of Commerce were Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras King IV John Jude Beslin and Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras Queen Claire Benoit. Additional court photos can be found in the Rayne Acadian-Tribune newspaper or at www.raynetoday.com. (Photo Courtesy/Colin Burnum Photography)

“A Night at the Oscars” was the theme of the 4th Annual Rayne Chamber of Commerce Grande Court Mardi Gras Ball held Saturday, Jan.

Rotarians get cold facts on synthetic marijuana

Jackie Boddye, second from left, shows the effects drugs can have on the body through photos as well as some of the many items being used to conceal drugs in everyday life to interested Rotarians, from left, Crowley Rotary Club President Mary Zaunbrecher, Tracy Young (program organizer) and Vicki Ramos.

For the past year or two, the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office and various other law enforcement agencies in the area, as well as across t

In Teen Scene: All's fair in love, war and cupcakes

The winning displays and cakes from each Food and Nutrition Class at Iota High did not disappoint; (1) the Mardi Gras Float cupcakes were as tasty as they were fun atop their homemade float in second hour; (2) the Beach Bash cupcakes brought the beach right to fourth hour; and (3) the fun of the circus was on full display in fifth hour.

Note: This is a special look inside 'Teen Scene', a semi-annual special edition that features and focuses on teenagers in the parish.

Crowley honors King's dream

Dr. Ricky E. Carter, pastor of Good Hope Baptist Church, was the keynote speaker at Monday’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. The event, sponsored by the Crowley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is annually held at the Martin Luther King Center in Crowley on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

While offices and schools were closed Monday, the city of Crowley took a moment to reflect on the message Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Guillot talks Revelers, Mardi Gras

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and Program Chairperson Carolyn Barousse, right, welcomed Judy Guillot, director of this year’s Krewe of Town Revelers ball, to the club’s meeting. Guillot discussed this year’s ball, “00 Cimmer” and much more.

It takes a lot of work to put on a ball; it takes even more to outdo the previous year’s event, just ask the Krewe of T

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ALL-STAR PLAYER - LSU’s DJ Welter was one of seven LSU Tigers who took part in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl held Jan. 17 in Carson, Calif.

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RAYNE –– Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 7, 2015, at 11 a.m. in St.

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