According to reports, Crowley Police arrested a man Wednesday evening who was being sought for making domestic threats. Initial reports say that the man armed himself - possibly with a knife - and a small standoff ensued. But, police were able to talk the man down and he was arrested without incident. No injuries were reported.
Following a successful first season, people in Crowley have eagerly been anticipating the Greetings from Levy Park music series second season. However, because of the fact that Mother Nature is often cruel in South Louisiana, they will have to remain patient for just a few more weeks.

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UPDATE: Per a Nixle alert, all lanes are open near milepost 88, eastbound, after the Tuesday morning crash. ---

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Protective order request dismissed

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 dismissed.

Crowley Rotarians hold annual club assembly

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 an

Body of fugitive found

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

True ‘blue’ schools

Acadia Parish Executive Director of Curriculum Margaret Jones, seated left, and standing from left, LDOE Network Leader Frances Touchet and Superintendent of Acadia Parish Schools John Bourque congratulated, Irma Trosclair, seated center, and Kim Cummins, seated right, for their schools nominations as National Blue Ribbons Schools.

Never say that lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice, at least not when referring to student achievement and Acadia Parish schools.
You see, it’s not everyday that a school district can boast two National Blue Ribbon schools nominees, but, this year, Acadia Parish does.
Of its six nominations, the Louisiana Department of Education has tagged two Acadia Parish schools — Martin Petitjean Elementary School (Rayne) and South Crowley Elementary School — for the national honor.



The Rayne High boys and girls track teams have begun their seasons under the direction of Coach Kaine Guidry.


Funeral services for Ruby L. Roberts, 65, will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 10 a.m. at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Rayne.

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