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.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
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.

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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.

In front of the full banquet room at Rice Palace Friday, Sheriff KP Gibson and Crowley Chief of Police Jimmy Broussard came to a very simple agreement: their first 8 months in their new law enforce

Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux told members of the city council Monday night that he is reluctant to sign the final agreement with the state Department of Transportation and Development accepting

THREE CHIEFS: Heading up the list of line officers for the Rayne Volunteer Fire Department for the coming year are, from left, Chief Allen “Noochie” Credeur, First Assistant Chief Michael Cormier and Second Assistant Chief Phil Hebert. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Father Samuel Fontana, associate pastor at St.

Sports

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.

STATE WRESTLING CHAMPS - Two Rayne High wreslers brought home a state title in their weight division during he 2017 LHSAA Wrestling State Tournament, Tyler Carriere and Cooper Simon (front row), joined by coaches, from left, Cody Manuel, Patrick Fontenot, Trevor Carriere and Patrick “Pappy” Manuel.

Not one, but two members of the Rayne High wrestling team brought home state titles during the 2017 LHSAA Wrestling State Championships held over the weekend at the CenturyLink Center in Bossier Ci

Rayne’s Braylon “Speedy" Ordogne at Avondale Box-Off (photo) and also attended the 2017 Silver Gloves Nationals where he made his national boxing debut in USA Boxing action.

With a trip to the 2017 National Silver Gloves Tournament in Kansas City and a win during the Avondale Box-Off in New Orleans, Rayne’s own Braylon (Speedy) Ordogne has accumulated a 9-3 record and

Columns

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.

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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.

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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.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir
Acadia General Hospital CEO Don Trexler, far left, was the guest speaker at the February meeting of Les Dames Acadienne. Welcoming him were, from left, hostesses Carole Martin, Marie Vail Reid, Betty Simon and Bonnie Gaspard.

The monthly meeting of Les Dames Acadienne was held on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Acadia General Hospital.

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