One of many crashes Wednesday afternoon on I-10 between Rayne and Crowley. (Photo Submitted)

Motorists are urged to avoid the I-10 section between Rayne and Crowley (mile marker 85) due to a number of crashes involving numerous vehicles, including a number of 18-wheelers which occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
A homecoming after-party Saturday in Jennings ended with several juveniles hospitalized after a fight erupted involving a number of students from Acadia Parish.
The Rayne Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will host two nights of political forums for local candidates on Monday, Oct. 6, and Wednesday, Oct. 8.Originally, the Chamber had set aside three nights for the candidate forums.

One of many crashes Wednesday afternoon on I-10 between Rayne and Crowley. (Photo Submitted)

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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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Sports

Notre Dame's Lance Bertrand gets taken down from behind by a Breaux Bridge defender during a recent game. (Photo by Jason Faul)

CLASS 5A
Team rec 1st pts last
1, Rummel 4-0 (12) 144 1
2, Destrehan 4-0  127 2
3, Byrd 4-0  119 3
4, Ponchatoula 4-0  110 4
5, Catholic-BR 3-1  79 5

Lifestyle

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Crowley High School’s 2014 Homecoming Court was treated to an afternoon Mother-Daughter Tea, hosted by Myrtle Cain in the school’s F.A.C.S. department, Sunday, Sept. 21. Attending the event were court members, seated from left, Bailee Villejoin, Dana’ Plummer, Teara Breaux, Madelynn LeBouef, Melaina Doughty, Katelyn Richard, Nicole Taylor, Hannah Abshire (2014 Football Sweetheart), Kelsey Milson and Madison LeJeune; and mothers, standing, Kim Villejoin, Shadonda Plummer, Sheila Augustus, Ali Leleux, Raschelle Elkins, Dena Richard, Missy Taylor, Wanda Abshire, Jessica Arvie and Natalie LeJeune. Homecoming festivities will be held all week at the school, culminating Friday night with the crowning of the 2014 Homecoming Queen at the Gents’ game against the Opelousas Tigers at Gardiner Memorial Stadium, Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.

Obituaries

Delphine Chester was called home to be with her Holy Father and family who preceded her into heaven on Saturday, Sept.

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