Shane Flaherty, left, a California native and Keith Lelievre of Mississippi carried some sheetrock Tuesday morning as they help to rebuild the home of an elderly Crowley woman who had yet to move home following the August flood.

Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson, left photo, and Crowley Chief of Police Jimmy Broussard, right photo, discuss the goings-on of their agencies since taking office last year, and their future plans, during the Crowley Chamber of Commerce’s sold out Network@Noon event Friday.

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Standing behind students from Vickie Milson’s second grade and Caitlyn Scanlan’s third grade classes at Ross Elementary are, from left, Stacie Kupsa, school librarian; Cynthia Winbush, NAUW Crowley branch president; Dr. Ezora Proctor, city alderwoman and member of NAUW; Rev. James Proctor, Acadia Parish School Board member and Paula Cutrer, school principal. NAUW recently kicked off a literacy and physical fitness project, funded by a grant at the school that will carry on throughout the year and impact churches and schools alike.


The second annual Rayne Mardi Gras Parade is ready to roll down the streets of Rayne on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 3 p.m., according to Brian Mouton, 2017 parade chairman.

The long-awaited upgrade of the Martin Luther King Community Center may be moving closer to fruition.

SEEKING CONTESTANTS: Frog Derby Queen Shelby Bordes and Frog Jockey Queen Micah Guidry, center, are joined by Director Dommie Perez and Lion Linda Credeur as they invite all Acadia Parish high school young ladies to attend a Frog Derby orientation meeting on Wednesday, March 29, at the Rayne Lions Hut near the Civic Center. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The annual Frog Derby competition, sponsored every year by the Rayne Lions Club since the 1940s, is seeking contestants for the 2017 crown.


LADY WOLVES BASKETBALL TEAM - Members of the 2016-2017 Rayne HIgh School Lady Wolves Basketball Team include, seated from left, Ashlyn Faucheaux, Bra’dajah Senegal, Keysuana Moore, Tajané Moore, Ke’asa Chevis, Caroline Zimmerman; kneeling, Abbie Royer, Tiesha Young, Paige Figaro, Torionna Charlot, Trivion Francis, Anastasia Dixon, Kacelyn Dugas; standing, Coach Chester Randell, Devin Sias, Tyanne Moseley, Amari Collins, Kelsey Kelly and Lauren Bernard. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

SHREVEPORT - With a win on Friday over Morgan City in the first round of the 2016-2017 state basketball playoffs, the No.

Rayne High’s Brittney Broussard, seated center, made it official last week when she signed a letter of intent to continue her softball career at Boosier Parish Community College.

Rayne High's Tajane Butler struggles to retain possession of the ball during the Lady Wolves' first-round win over Morgan City High during the 2017 state basketball playoffs. They will travel to Shreveport on Monday to meet Huntington High in second round action. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - Right out the gate, the No.


Sitting in an empty committee hearing room in the U.S. Senate in Washington, it struck me: We really are on our own with flood recovery. Three small-business representatives traveled to D.C.

There is no point denying or sugar-coating the plain fact that the voters this election year face a choice between two of the worst candidates in living memory.


Mrs. Nicholas Anthony Walts

A seven o’clock evening Nuptial Mass on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at the Cathedral of St.

Pat Andrepont, second from left, presented a program entitled “Reflections from the Road” at the February meeting of the Attakapas Study Club of Crowley. Welcoming her were hostesses Jackie Buescher, far left, Ella Mae Bertrand, far right, and Liz Regan, back.

The Attakapas Study Club of Crowley met on Feb. 8 at the home of Liz Regan, with thirteen members and two guests present.

Shirley Griffin presented a program, “Meet Miss Gussie,” at the meeting of Laureate Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held at her home on Feb. 7.

Members of Laureate Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Shirley Griffin on Feb. 7.

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