FEMA’S Peter Sessum wants to remind the residents of Acadia Parish that they are still working out of the Wells Fargo building on North Parkerson Avenue and that they are still here to answer questions and assist in anyway they can.
Whether it was declaring a spare bus with engine issues as surplus or hearing transportation reports, both Acadia Parish School Board committees saw a point of focus become the parish’s transportation situation.
CROWLEY – Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson has announced several recent narcotics arrests made by the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office: • Sammy J. Hollier, 50, Crowley, booked: possession of Schedule III, possession of Schedule IV and possession of drug paraphernalia;

Rayne Woodmen present 9-11 program

U.S. FLAGS PRESENTED - Robert Comeaux, center, president of the local Woodmen of the World Chapter, presented a United States Flag to the Rayne Police Department and the Rayne Volunteer Fire Department during the annual 9-11 Remembrance program held at the Legion Home. Accepting the flags were Rayne Fire Chief Allen “Noochie” Credeur, left, and Rayne Police Lt. Ryan Charles, right. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - During Thursday’s monthly meeting of the local Woodmen of the World Chapter, a solemn ceremony was held at the Legion Home in observance of

Rayne City Council discusses recent flooding

The majority of Monday’s City Council meeting was dedicated to discussions and reports of the recent flooding that blanketed southern Louisiana, i

Homecoming Week proclaimed for Rayne High School

HOMECOMING WEEK PROCLAIMED - During ceremonies Thursday morning at City Hall, Mayor Chuck Robichaux signed the official proclamation declaring Sept. 19-23 as “Rayne High School 2016 Homecoming Week.” School officials and Homecoming Court members on hand for the ceremonies were, seated from left, RHS Principal Wendall Prudhomme, faculty sponsor Mallory Stelly, Mayor Chuck Robichaux, faculty sponsor Paige Dupont, RHS Football Coach Curt Ware; standing, Homecoming Court members Destiny Alleman, Natalie Alleman, Tajané Butler, Kalon Bryd, Jada Castille, Whitney Comeaux, Chloe Duhon, Brailey Guidry, Naomi Istre, Madison Lavergne, Brooklyn Mire, and Blaire Thibodeaux. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The court has been selected, plans are complete, and alumni of Rayne High will return to their alma mater next week for the 2016 annual Homecoming

LSP arrests Trahan again

Louisiana State Police have once again arrested Maxine Trahan on warrants stemming from theft charges.
Trahan was arrested Wednesday on charges of exploitation of the infirmed and felony theft.

Tradition, faith celebrated

Ledgers and lesson plans from St. Francis School’s earliest days.

Whether it was Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel, a Basile native, joking about being in the big city or the numerous attendees reflecting on St.

APSB adopts 2016 millages

The Acadia Parish School Board has finally adopted its adjusted millage rates for Tax Year 2016 after an 8-0 roll call vote.

IHS homecoming court

Twelve Iota High seniors comprise this year’s homecoming court at the school. They include, from left, Alaina Doucet, Maci Stroderd, Keri Fuselier, Rebecca Fantroy, Kaitleen Daigle, Billie Toups, Shydee Johnson, Amber Lindig, Lauryn Daigle, Avery Wriborg, Adrienne Doucet and Olivia Rasberry.

Twelve young ladies from Iota High’s senior class will be recognized this week during Homecoming activities at the school.

Rayne Mardi Gras Court Named

ROYALTY NAMED: Members of the Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras Ball court were named during recent ceremonies. With the theme “Through the Looking Glass,” the court members include, kneeling from left, Annalise Fruge, Layne Autin and Klarisse Thibodeaux; seated from left, Blake Alleman, Suzette Leonards (queen), Jamie Bergeron (king) and Jennifer Autin; standing from left, Chad Dupuis, Ashley Brasseaux, Amber Richard, Michelle Arsement and Anthony Beslin. Not shown are Cecile Benoit and Drew Racca. The Grande Court Ball will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Although it’s just barely past Labor Day, planning is under way for the sixth annual Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras Ball.



Darien Harmon (16) takes a hand-off from Rayne High quarterback Donald Doucet (15) during Friday's 55-38 Homecoming win over DeQuincy. Harmon had 16 carries for 227 yards and three touchdowns during the Rayne High win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - In a marathon of a game Friday evening at Wolf Stadium capping off Homecoming Week, the Wolves of Rayne High collected over 600 offensive yards and lit up the scoreboard eight times for a 5


Members of the Crowley chapter of the Homeland Civic and Social Organization on hand for the organization’s annual “Crowley Day” event were, kneeling from left, Ollie Bias, Anthony Bias; first row standing, William Angel (president of the Houston Crowley Reunited Social and Charity Club), Theresa Thomas, Nelwyn Bolden (president), Lou Grant, Stephanie Goodwin, Marie Breaux, Sheral Garrick (events coordinator), Howard Guillory (founder); second row standing, J.D. Barley, Milton Goodwin (parliamentarian) and Walter Andrus (assistant secretary).

Once again this year the Crowley chapter of the Homeland Civic and Social Organization saw its annual Labor Day weekend event, “Crowley Day,” now in its 18th year, turn out to be a success.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for John Herman Schultz Jr., 77, who died Sept. 20, 2016, in Crowley.

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