Gov. Bobby Jindal has threatened to pull the plug on the Common Core academic standards if the Louisiana Legislature doesn’t choose to do so on its own.
Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon has announced its participation in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which is Saturday, April 26.
The Crowley Police Department has issued a Nixle alert on an ongoing scam in the area. According to the alert, calls are being placed to residents claiming electricity and/or gas will be cut off for non-payment.

Frantzen shining light on growing employment problem

Kohlie Frantzen, second from left, spoke at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting Tuesday about his ongoing involvement in the push for data sharing and helping transitioning service personnel find jobs upon their return home. Welcoming him were, from left, Isabella delaHoussaye, Carolyn Barousse and Scott Shumacher.

When news broke some months ago that the government was scaling back military numbers, it was met with mix reactions.

Dancing With the Stars, in a Caring Way announces next pairing

Patti Lawrence and Bryan Borill and choreographer Lou Britt

When it comes to fundraising for a benevolent cause, the Rotary Club of Crowley, Crowley Christian Care and the Community Outreach Corporation just may be unparalleled.

Cajun Heli Fest is this weekend

RAMS members, from left, Richard Miller, Ed Habetz, Darwin Hayes and Allan Pousson visited Habetz Field on Tuesday in preparation for Cajun Heli Fest this weekend.

This weekend, March 28-29, the Rice Area Modelers Society (RAMS) are gathering once again for the Cajun Heli Fest, a radio-controlled helicopter fly-in which brings in m

Ms. Wheelchair, Louisiana, speaks at Rotary Club

Back row from left, Program organizer Melinda Malmay and President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher, welcomed Ms. Wheelchair, Louisiana Leah Hoffpauir, front row, left, and guests, Anita Gray, front row, right, and Roxanne Bingham, back row, right, to the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting.

For many, life is about goals, at least that’s what Leah Hoffpauir’s life has been about.

Dancing With the Stars announces next couple, choreographer

Laurie Suire and Trenton Leonards, couple, and Ashley Baudoin, choreographer

If you are looking for an evening of entertainment with a benevolent side to it, then plan to be at the Grand Opera House of the South on the first weekend in May for th

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Sports

SENIORS HONORED - During their last home softball game, senior members of the Rayne High 2013-2014 softball team were honored. Seniors hoored were Katelyn LeDoux (left) joined by her parents, David and Deliah LeDoux, and Christen Gaspard (right) joined by her mother, Kami Rivet. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

By LIsa Soileaux

Lifestyle

OVERALL DESIGN WINNER - Sepha Guidry’s design in the “Younger Than Springtime” multi-rhythmic category was awarded the Designer’s Choice Award during the 2014 Annual Flower Show presented by the Rayne Garden Club. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

 

By Lisa Soileaux

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 26, at 11 a.m. at St.

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