UPDATE: As of sundown on Saturday, July 13, Barry is now a strong tropical storm once again with 65 mph winds with the storm's center of circulation headed straight through Acadia Parish.
The City of Crowley began preparing for the latest tropical weather event one week ago.
City crews have been actively removing debris from ditches and clearing drainage catch basins.
UPDATE: Following repair work throughout the night, the Highway 35 bridge just north of Interstate 10 in Rayne that was closed Friday afternoon was reopened Saturday morning to normal traffic.
Family members have confirmed that Crowley native and Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns head basesball coach Tony Robichaux has died.
Police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred here early Monday morning.