Through the courtesy and service of the American Red Cross, a shelter has been set up at the International Rice Festival Building for those displaced by the flooding in Crowley.
Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard has announced that a curfew is imposed tonight for the affected areas of the City of Crowley.
During a morning meeting at state Rep. Jack Montoucet’s office, a group of area leaders, first responders and public officials gathered to address the weekend storm’s aftermath and how to best help parish residents.

Field set for Nov. elections

BATON ROUGE – It’s election season in the U.S. and qualifying for November’s race closed Friday.

Acadia’s ACT scores continue rise

CROWLEY - Acadia Parish high school students continue to make very significant gains in their average ACT score, according to figures released earl

Rayne PD looking for gunman

RAYNE - Police are looking for a man who fired several shots into a local business Saturday afternoon.

Former police officer sentenced

Troy Menard

CROWLEY – A former Rayne police officer was sentenced to six years at hard labor with three being suspended for lewd behavior with a 13-year-old gi

Miss Crowley pageant contestants named

Madison Claire Ebanks, McKenzie Lane Jabusch, Brooklynn Tarese Johnson

The Crowley Professional Women’s Club will host the 80th Annual Miss Crowley Pageant and the 2016 Teen and Junior Miss Crowley Pageants on Saturday

Rayne man injured in shooting in Lafayette; suspect remains at large

LAFAYETTE - A Rayne man was among three victims in a shooting early Sunday morning in downtown Lafayette.
Identified only as a 34-year-old male, the Rayne man reportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to a hospital and remains in critical condition.

Not too late to enter Miss Rayne pageant

Young ladies interested in competing for the title of Miss Rayne, 2016, still have time to enter the pageant, according to Suzette Leonards, pagean

Funding for Rayne Veterans Park gets boost

FOR VETERANS PARK: Three donations totalling $4,000 were presented to the Veterans Park Task Force during the July meeting of the Rayne City Council. All three donations were from members of the Privat family. On hand to accept the funds were, from left, veterans Mike Bourque, Robert Comeaux and Larry Guidry, task force chairman; Mayor Chuck Robichaux and veterans Andrus Fontenot, James Montgomery and Bob Landry. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

Funding efforts for the Rayne Veterans Park got an unexpected boost in the form of recent donations from members of the Privat family.

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Sports

WOLVES IN TODAY’S FOOTBALL JAMBOREE - The Rayne High Wolves Football Team were busy this week as they were readying for today’s 2016 Acadia Parish Jamboree at Iota High School. The Wolves are scheduled to meet the hosting Bulldogs in the second game of the night. The Jamboree will begin at 6 p.m. with Church Point meeting Crowley High. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Following last week’s historic flooding that halted all extra curricular activities while southern Louisiana tried to survive the worst flooding witnessed in almost 100 years, the 2016 football sea

Lifestyle

Paul Major Gagliano

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Major Gagliano of Fort Polk are announcing the birth of a son, Paul Major Gagliano, who was born at 1:47 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Crowley for Robert “Tody Boy” Perry, 89, who passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:40 a.m.

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