RAYNE - Police are looking for a man who fired several shots into a local business Saturday afternoon. Police Chief Carroll J. Stelly said officers responded to multiple calls just after 1 p.m. Saturday concerning a black male shooting at people at the King City convenience store on West Jeff Davis Avenue.

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 girl in 2015.

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, July 30, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Grand Opera House and will include a live performance by Colby Latiolais and Ambush.

Troy Menard

Madison Claire Ebanks, McKenzie Lane Jabusch, Brooklynn Tarese Johnson

Blood drive today in Iota

Acadia Parish residents are being called upon to help Miss Crowley and her family replenish the blood supply used during her recent illn

Spotlighting the Luminaria Ceremony

Over the course of the Luminaria Ceremony, attendees begin to refill the track and make special note of luminaria that circle the track.

In roughly 76 days, Acadia Parish will hold its annual Relay For Life event and with it will come the annual moving ceremony – the Lumin

Rayne Police make 3 arrests

In three separate incidents, the Rayne Police Department recently arrested three individuals.

Global market Farm Day focus

The importance of the global market was the focus of discussion during the eighth annual Farm Day Forum hosted by U.S.

Donation sought in benefit

Donations are needed for a benefit hamburger sale to help Officer Harold "Jamie" Doucet and his family who lost their home and all their belongs to

20th Leadership EXCEL class

The members of the 20th Leadership EXCEL class are, seated rom left, Geralyn Meyers, Bethany Webb, Trudy Marceaux, Tina Perry, Mona Fontenot, Darcie Desselle, Jolie Picou, Charlotte Fruge Martin and Church Point Mayor Roger Boudreaux; standing from left, Dwayne Fulton, Brandon Thibodeaux, Scott Lowry, Glenn Hebert, Kevin Spell, Chanyon Robinson, George Pourciau, Paul Molbert, Ken Goss Sr., Michael Doughty, Charlie Butler, Brian Leger and Joey Comeaux.



Registration will begin next week for Rayne’s 2016 season of the city’s flag football and volleyball leagues, as announced by Rayne Recreation Director Dwayne Derise.


Mrs. Robert Dale Wimberly Jr.

RAYNE - On Saturday, the ninth of July, 2016, at six-thirty in the evening before family and friends, Gretchen Renee Swinkey and Robert Dale Wimberly, Jr.


Frank “Bod” was born in Crowley on Oct. 6, 1934, to Frank Miller Sr. and Marie Courville Miller. He was called to his Heavenly Father on July 26, 2016.

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Crowley Post-Signal
P.O. Box 1589, Crowley, LA 70527
Phone: 337-783-3450
Fax: 337-788-0949

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Phone: 337-334-3186
Fax: 337-334-8474

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Phone: 337-684-5711
Fax: 337-684-5793

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