A Texas woman is looking for information on the Craig family and, what better place to look than in an area in which the Craigs made such a giant i
Rose Schexnider, right, was honored as the 2015-16 Rotarian of the Year during the annual installation banquet Thursday, June 23. Making the presentation to Schexnider, who also was installed as president of the Rotary Club of Rayne, is outgoing president Ken Arceneaux. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)
The Rotary Club of Rayne’s new president for the coming year was recognized as the hardest working Rotarian of the past year during the club’s rece
Memories of Paco’s - : Favorite memories of Paco’s Café was heard during a “history field trip” sponsored Saturday morning by local historial Tony Olinger. The event was held in the original Paco’s Café building in the 200 block of South Adams Avenue in Rayne and featured strong coffee and a “Closest to Paco’s Biscuit” contest, won by Paco’s grandson and namesake, Louis Borne, left, presented an etched rolling pin by Olinger, right. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)
Gone was the long counter and the strong smell of coffee brewing on the stove, but the temporary “re-opening” of Paco’s Saturday morning was a memo
Concerns about the drainage ditch that runs along the eastern edge of Gossen Memorial Park were heard by the First Ward Drainage District board Mon
There are only a few more days until the term of KP Gibson as Acadia Parish sheriff begins.
Crowley Alderman Jeff Dore admires a vintage Corvette convertible, which was parked in the median in front of Crowley City Hall on North Parkerson Avenue Saturday morning. The Bayou State Corvette Club was in town, bringing over 20 Corvettes that were parked along the historic drag. Members of the club were given a tour of Crowley City Hall’s Ford Museum as well as the J.D. Miller Museum.
The Bayou State Corvette Club began to line up in front of the Grand Opera House and Crowley City Hall around 10 a.m. on Saturday.
From left, Brenda Briggs, Trent Angers and Viola Fontenot, offer their signatures to copies of “Growing Up in South Louisiana” to interested patrons. The book, edited by Angers, features 25 stories from 20 different authors about growing up in South Louisiana, including two by Fontenot and two more by Briggs’ father, Pierre Varmon Daigle. (Photo by Jeannine LeJeune)
There’s a deep-seeded appreciation for history in Crowley and the surrounding area.
CHILDREN’S FISHING DERBY WINNERS - Named top fishermen in their age groups during the 2016 Children’s Fishing Derby were, front row, from left, (most fish) Isabella Reiners, Demari Savoy, Mackenzie Olinger, Andrew Credeur; (largest fish) John Guidry, Aiden Maloney, Charlotte Doucet and Austin Lagrange; back row, Dee DeRouen with Acadiana Sportsmen’s League and Suzette Leonards with the City of Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)
The fishing poles and rod-n-reels were out and about on Saturday, June 18, for the 2016 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby held by the City of Rayne o
Numerous awards and recognitions were presented as members of the Rayne Lions Club gathered Thursday (June 16) to install a new slate of officers.