FIRE STATION DAMAGED: Rayne volunteer firemen were clearing brick and cement debris late Monday morning after a portion of the fire station’s exterior wall was pulled down as fire truck No. 15 was responding to a chemical alarm sounded at the Baker-Hughes plant off Highway 90 in the Rayne-Crowley industrial park.

Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

The Crowley Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate four wanted fugitives.
Ahead of the in effect date for the Community Eligibility Provision, Acadia Parish School District’s Child Nutrition Supervisor Adrianne Vidrine has outline the particulars of the program being instituted in 19 schools across the district.

Charlie Evans Jr. and Wilson Marks III

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 chil

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 fo

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 .

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

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Sports

Crowley High freshman Donald Francis brings down a St. Louis running back last week during the Gents’ scrimmage against the Saints in Lake Charles.

CROWLEY – Area prep football fans got a small taste of what is in store for their local teams last week when each of the five Acadia Parish teams participated in their annual scrimmages.

Lifestyle

BRIDAL SHOWER HONOREE - Hosting a bridal shower held in honor of Anna Rebecca LeBlanc, bride-elect of Rabis Nickson, were, seated from left, Norma LeBlanc, honoree’s mother, and Anna LeBlanc, honoree; standing, hosts sisters Karen Minix, Kaisha LeBlanc, Kaylin LeBlanc, Catina LeBlanc and Jana Grant.

 

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for Nicrest Thibodeaux, 85, who died at 9:30 p.m. Monday, Aug.

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