Sheriff candidates square off

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Candidates for sheriff in the Oct. 24 election — K.P. Gibson, left, and Keith Latiola — squared off in the Candidate Forum sponsored by the Crowley Chamber of Commerce and held Thursday night at The Grand Opera House.

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce hosted its Candidate Forum at the Grand Opera House Thursday night.

Re-election bid quashed

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Left: Alton "Al" Stevenson
Right: Charles "Danny" Hebert

The Acadia Parish Police Jury will have at least one new face when it convenes in January.

Qualifying opens for Oct. 24 vote

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Candidate qualifying for the Oct. 24 primary elections began Tuesday morning with very few surprises in Acadia Parish.

Gibson is candidate for sheriff

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CROWLEY - K.P. Gibson has announced that he will be a candidate for the office of Acadia Parish Sheriff in the Oct. 24 elections.

Melancon won't seek re-election

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Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne A. Melancon announced Wednesday that he will not see re-election in October this year.