CROWELY - To celebrate their 82nd anniversary with Anheuser-Busch this year, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales team will make multiple appearances while in town from Wednesday, Oct. 14, to Sunday, Oct. 18.
CROWLEY - Early voting for the Oct. 24 gubernatorial elections will begin Saturday according to Acadia Parish Registrar of Voters Billie J. Meyer.
Dozens of West Crowley residents filled the seats in the Martin Luther King Jr. Center Tuesday night to hear the candidates for Acadia Parish sheriff answer questions from the mostly African-American area of the city.


Branch announces winners, express thanks for Family Fun Day, Cook-Off

BRANCH COOK-OFF WINNERS - Among the winners of the Rice and Gravy Cook-Off announced during the Branch Volunteer Fire Department’s 2015 Family Fun Day Benefit were, from left, Jackie Prejean, Kevin Lowry, Chuck Terro, Frank Meche, Jenyth Stelly, Deandre Stelly, Allyson Stelly and Lisa Mathews.

The 2015 Branch Volunteer Fire Department Family Fun Day Benefit and Rice and Gracy Cookoff was held Saturday, Sept.

First RHS lettermen’s jacket donated to school

SCHOOL DONATION - Rayne High Principal Wendall Prudhomme, right, accepts one of the very first lettermen’s jackets presented to a Rayne High athlete from John Tubb, a 1955 Rayne High graduate and a member of the first group to receive a RHS lettermen’s jacket. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The school year was 1952-53, when high school football was the only thing you looked forward to on Friday evenings.

MPE named ‘Blue Ribbon’ school

SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT - Students and staff celebrate the announcement of Martin Petitjean Elementary named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School during a surprise pep rally held Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the school’s commons area Tuesday afternoon. See Story on Page 3B. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Not one, but two schools in Acadia Parish have attained National Blue Ribbon recognition by the United States Department of Education.

The Clydesdale are coming

CROWELY - To celebrate their 82nd anniversary with Anheuser-Busch this year, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales team will make multiple appearances w

Police Jury committee meeting quick

It took police jurors longer to get to the courthouse for Tuesday night’s committee meetings than the meetings themselves lasted.

Knezek talks seizing opportunity

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, left, and program organizer Isabella dela Houssaye, right, welcomed Erick Knezek to speak on seizing opportunities.

Some see opportunity as mere luck, as in only the lucky ones are afforded opportunity.

Jury candidates talk issues at forum

The candidates for the Acadia Parish Police Jury who participated in Thursday’s Acadia Parish Political Forum were, front row from left, Terry LaCombe, Tony Broussard, Danny Hebert (unopposed), A.J. “Fatty” Broussard, Marron Lollis, Julie Borill, Felton “Tony” Moreau and Ronnie Fabacher. In the back row are, from left, Robert Guidry, David Savoy, Chuck Broussard, Dale Trahan, Kerry Kilgore, Aleke Kanonu Jr., Richard Faul and A.J. “Jay” Credeur.

During the Acadia Parish Political Forum Thursday evening, candidates for the seven police jury seats up for election addressed the Grand Opera Hou



Rayne's Darien Harmon (5) makes a cut around LaGrange defenders Friday evening during their opening district contest of the season. The Gators handed the Wolves a 32-7 loss. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - The roster was a little shorter than usual for the Wolves Friday night as Rayne hosted LaGrange.


CLASS OF 1965 GATHERS FOR GOLDEN REUNION - Members of the St. Joseph High School graduating class of 1954 who celebrated their 61-year class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at Chef Roy’s Frog City Café in Rayne were, seated from left, Helen Dischler Robles, Joyce Monceaux Alleman, Margaret Habetz Bouillion, Louetta Meche Simon, Mary Ann Prevost Breaux; standing front row, Margaret Pharr Zaunbrecher, Norma Guillot Landry, Betty Comeaux Perrodin, Selma Faulk Blanchard, Dolores Gilbert Thibodeaux; standing back row, Alfred Zaunbrecher, Josie Heinen Millet, Helen Gossen Arsement, Donald Petitjean and William LeBlanc. Absent are Merlin Hoffpauir and Audrey Mier Darce. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The 1954 graduating class of St. Joseph High School of Rayne held a class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at Chef Roy’s Frog City Café.


Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church for Mrs. Alma Moore Sinclair, 91, who passed away on Wednesday, Sept.

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