The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is presently investigating an early morning shooting that occurred Friday, August 1, near Rayne.According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, his office received a call at approximately 3:15 a.m. from an individual that reported that a male subject had been shot.  
As of today (Friday), those who punch an official at one of their children’s sporting events will face jail time.  This law, as well as 550 others, officially went into effect at midnight. The new laws and changes to existing laws were passed by the Louisiana Legislature this year. 
The St. Landry Parish man who pleaded guilty to killing two women has been denied a third request for rehearing.

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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.

Mapping Acadia

The partnership between the Acadia Parish Assessor’s Office and Fenstermaker, a company that is on the cutting edge of the latest computer mapping technology, continues

Accident shuts down interstate

Update: Louisiana State Police, Troop I, is handling the investigation, with the Acadia Parish Sheriff'so Office assisting. Also assisting are local fire departments.

Top hospital personnel provide look at Acadia General

Sandy Melancon, far left, and President Mary Zaunbrecher, far right, welcomed personnel from Acadia General Hospital to talk about the changes going on at the hospital since Lafayette General Hospital took over in June. They were, from left, Associate Administrator Zach Landry, CFO Charmaine R. Vidrine and CEO Heather L. Harper.

 If people were looking for change when Lafayette General Hospital took over Crowley’s hospital, they got it as Acadia General Hospital has, and continues to push a change in the culture



RAYNE PINTO FROG SOX - Members of the Rayne Pinto Nationals All-Stars, known as the Frog Sox, returned home this week from Schertz, Texas where they participated in the 2014 South Zone World Series. Team members include, kneeling from left, Parker Faust, Wayland Jude Meche, Kainon Suiter, John David Dupont, Grant Simon, Anthony Martin; second row, Hudson Hollier, Noah Meche, Brantley Habetz, John Ronkartz, Dylan Judice, Caiden Meche; back row, coaches Coy Guidry, Jonathan Habetz, Brian Ronkartz, Randy Judice and Jonathan Hebert.


By Lisa Soileaux


A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, August 2, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne, La. for Ms. Rose T.

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Crowley Post-Signal
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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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