Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to locate a wanted fugitive. Crowley police have secured arrest warrants for Slye Mier, 18, of Crowley.
Acadia Parish’s 2015 Junior Livestock Show and Sale came to a close Saturday with champions recognized and prize-winning animals bought by local buyers. The following grand champions were recognized and their animals purchased Saturday: • Hog: Dylan Breaux, Iota High. Bought for $2,500 by NJ Hebert Trucking, Inc.

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.

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.

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.

Energy efficiency project ‘off to good start’

The first update on the district-wide energy efficiency project for Acadia Parish schools was a glowing one from Chip Moore of Johnson Controls Inc.
“Overall, our project has gotten off to a good start,” he said. “I’m happy with the progress.”

Chamber directors discuss Mardi Gras, financials

SPECIAL GIFT OF APPRECIATION - Mayor Roland Boudreaux (center) was presented a special appreciation plaque during the January meeting of the Rayne Chamber of Commerce by President Jimmy Prevost. Also in attendance who presented a report on the state level was State Representative Jack Montoucet (right). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

A number of end-of-the year items were discussed during the January 14th meeting of the Rayne Chamber of Commcerce, with the 2015 annual Mardi Gras

Grande Court Ball celebrates "A Night At The Oscars"

REIGN OVER MARDI GRAS BALL - Reigning over the 2015 Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras Ball held Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Rayne Civic Center by the Rayne Chamber of Commerce were Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras King IV John Jude Beslin and Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras Queen Claire Benoit. Additional court photos can be found in the Rayne Acadian-Tribune newspaper or at www.raynetoday.com. (Photo Courtesy/Colin Burnum)

“A Night at the Oscars” was the theme of the 4th Annual Rayne Chamber of Commerce Grande Court Mardi Gras Ball held Saturday, Jan.

Rotarians get cold facts on synthetic marijuana

Jackie Boddye, second from left, shows the effects drugs can have on the body through photos as well as some of the many items being used to conceal drugs in everyday life to interested Rotarians, from left, Crowley Rotary Club President Mary Zaunbrecher, Tracy Young (program organizer) and Vicki Ramos.

For the past year or two, the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office and various other law enforcement agencies in the area, as well as across t

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Sports

BIG BLOCK - Rayne’s Whitley Larry records a block during Lady Wolves’ district basketball action. The Wolves and Ladies will travel to Beau Chene Friday for another district contest. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The Wolves and Ladies traveled to Eunice on Friday for district basketball action.

Lifestyle

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among the youths taking part in the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Youth Musical were, front row from left, Jamaia Evans, Ariel Webster, Jakyjah Hawkins, Briane Melandon, Maryah Senegal; back row, Sabria Baker, Breanna Handy, Joshua Richard, Rachelle Reed and Tyra Thomas.

The National Association of University Women, Crowley Branch, hosted its Dr. Martin Luther King Youth Musical on Sunday, Jan. 18, at Agape New Vision Ministry Church in Crowley.

Obituaries

Joseph R. Meaux, 87, a longtime resident of Crowley, died peacefully on the morning of Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Encore Nursing Home. Mr.

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