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.

‘Arts in the Prairie’ held at Maison Daboval

HOSTED ARTS IN THE PRAIRIE - Serving as hosts and special guests for the Arts in the Prairie Celebration held Saturday, Dec. 6, at Maison Daboval Bed and Breakfest in Rayne by the Rayne Historical District Association were, front row, from left, Aubree Lane Guidry, second row, Gene and Martha Royer, owners/operators; guest speaker Darrell Bourque, and Bart Wild of Wild Productions; back row, Claire Domingue, homemade pie demonstrations. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - The Rayne Historical District Association hosted a special day-long event on Saturday, Dec.

John discusses oil, gas industry

Speaking to the Rotary Club of Crowley Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association President Chris John discussed the good and bad news facing the oil and gas industry locally, as well as nationally and internationally.

Speaking to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday, Chris John referenced “A Tale of Two Cities” when discussing the oil and gas industry.

Hard freeze expected by mid-week

The line of showers and thunderstorms that drenched Acadia Parish Friday night and Saturday moved out of the area Satur

Guidry in custody

Damien Guidry, who has been sought by the Crowley Police Department for home invasion and attempted murder, was arrested in Jeff Davis P

Anonymous donors provide 28 families with Christmas gifts

CHRISTMAS GIFTS, provided by donors who wish to remain anonymous, filled two rooms in City Hall as Suzette Leonards, right, assisted by her son, Seth, center and his friend, Noah Daigle, organized toys which were destined to brighten Christmas for 28 needy families in Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Paul Kedinger)

Twenty-eight local families will have a bright Christmas this year due to the generosity of people who wish to be anonymous, notes Suzette Leonards

Nita McCall wins $750 holiday shopping spree

CHRISTMAS CASH WINNER Nita McCall, left, receives $750 in gift certificates provided by local merchants from Tribune Advertising representative Josie Henry on Monday, Dec. 22. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Nita McCall’s entry was declared the winner of a $750 holiday shopping spree sponsored by the Rayne Acadian-Tribune and local merchants.

Second Chance Paws continues to grow in 5th year

Rotary Club of Crowley program organizer Dana Huval, far left, and Secretary Melinda Malmay, far right, welcomed, from left, Gail Lormand and Angie Foreman from Second Chance Paws to their meeting this week.

Since forming in 2009, there are probably a great deal of dogs running around Acadiana that have Second Chance Paws to thank for their l

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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.

Obituaries

Rayne- Wilma Bazile Julian passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015, at the age of 87. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at 10:30 a.m.

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