When textbook availability to students after school hours dwindled last year, parents were left up in arms. Superintendent John Bourque said that was among the biggest complaints when Common Core was fully implemented in schools last year.
The Acadia Parish School Board untabled three items during a special session Wednesday and approved all three — two resolutions in regards to performance-based energy efficiency contract matters and the re-roofing project at 800 North Western Avenue in Crowley. It just took an hour to get there.

Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Rayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify several suspects involved in an attempted burglary. The crime occurred at the Classic Carwash located on South Adams in Rayne around 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 5. 

Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.

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Local tracksters compete in Jr. Olympics

Gulf Coast Hurricane Track Club Coach Carlton Austin stands with the four Crowley athletes he brought to the 2014 USATF Junior Olympics Track and Field Championships in Houston, including, from left, Zur’Najah Poullard, Jaleya Wilson, Nilah Sibley and Jordan Matthews.

The Gulf Coast Hurricane Track Club does more than teach young athletes how to run faster and jump higher and farther.

Services set for Monday for L.J. Dailey

L.J. Dailey

L.J. Dailey, long active in the banking industry and in various civic and social events in Crowley died Tuesday morning, Aug. 5, in Lafayette. He was 75.

Rayne's ‘Paint the Piano’ project viewing, kick-off party held

PIANO PROJECT UNVEILED - Among the many supporters of the “Paint the Piano Project” in attendance for the initial piano unveiling were, seated, artist Sheila Faulk; standing, chairperson Madelene Boudreaux, Mayor Roland Boudreaux and events coordinator Erin Roy. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

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

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Rayne's Byron Mouton (6) takes a handoff from quarterback Jaylon Reed Friday evening as the Wolves defeated Abbeville 32-9 during their 2014 Homecoming Game. Mouton had 3 carries for 22 yards towards the Rayne win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Obituaries

Funeral services for Mr. Kerminth Cormier, 72, of Mire were held on Friday, September 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in Duhon Funeral Home Chapel, Rayne.  Father Mike Arnaud officiated.  

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