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.

Join summer reading fun, movies at Rayne Library

SUMMER READING FUN - Little ones enjoyed the first weekly “Story Time” held every Thursday at the Rayne Library, part of the annual Summer Reading Program. The “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” program is held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room at the Rayne Library, while movies can be enjoyed every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Readers of all ages are invited to explore active events like sports and fitness as the Rayne Library presents “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” during

Rayne Man Charged With Stabbing Nephew

Wilfred Grant

A Rayne man was jailed after he allegedly stabbed his nephew during an altercation outside a convenience store here Wednesday (June 8) night.

Leadership Award recipient has Rayne ties

Dr. Sam Jeong

DALLAS - One of the co-recipients of the 2016 Medical School Student Leadership Award at Seldin College this year has ties to Rayne.

RV DONATION TO VETERANS PARK

Members of the Monaco America RV Club who visited the city May 23-27 during their 2016 visit, presented a donation for the upcoming Veterans Park t

RV DONATION TO DAILY MANNA CENTER

During their recent visit to Rayne, members of the Monaco America RV Club made a donation of needed goods for the Daily Manna Center.

Rice field day June 29 in Crowley

CROWLEY – One of the world’s leading rice geneticists will speak at the annual field day at the LSU AgCenter H.

Ribbon cut for new LEPA plant

RIBBON CUTTING - At the ribbon cutting of the new LEPA electric plant are, from left, Vidalia Mayor Hyram Copeland, State Rep. Beryl Amedee, Plaquemine Mayor Mary Sue Gulotta, Rayne Mayor Chuck Robichaux, LEPA General Manager Cordell Grand, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, and Al Levron, Terrebonne Parish Manager representing Houma.

MORGAN CITY - The City of Rayne took another step in securing stable electrical rates for its customers for years to come with the formal dedicatio

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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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Phone: 337-684-5711
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