ROBERTS COVE - The 2016 Annual Roberts Cove Germanfest will be held on the grounds of St. Leo IV Catholic Church (7212 Roberts Cove Road) on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2. The church is located approximately 3 miles from Interstate 10, Exit 87, then left on Louisiana Highway 98.
The Crowley Garden Club has announced that it will once again host the Front Door Decorating Contest for the 80th International Rice Festival. The contest, which is open to both businesses and individuals, is intended to promote the International Rice Festival, the rice industry and an interest in floral design.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among those honored at the 80th International Rice Festival Queen’s Ball and Honoree Cocktail Party were, seated from left, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jared Monk, Elizabeth Lawson Monk, Dianna Abell, 2016 IRF President Elisabeth Leleux, 2016 IRF Queen Camille Quebodeaux, 2016 IRF Junior Queen Emmy Navarre, 2016 IRF Chairman Patty Simon, Karen Leonards, 2016 IRF Children’s Parade Grand Marshall Kelly Cart Leonards, 2016 IRF Festival Coordinator Roxie Viator; standing, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jason Monk, 2016 IRF Honoree Charles “Chuck” Abell Jr., Albert Leleux, 2016 IRF Vice Chairman Chad Monceaux, 2016 IRF Farmer of the Year Donald A. Leonards, Jude Leonards and Jody Viator.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among those honored at the 80th International Rice Festival Queen’s Ball and Honoree Cocktail Party were, seated from left, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jared Monk, Elizabeth Lawson Monk, Dianna Abell, 2016 IRF President Elisabeth Leleux, 2016 IRF Queen Camille Quebodeaux, 2016 IRF Junior Queen Emmy Navarre, 2016 IRF Chairman Patty Simon, Karen Leonards, 2016 IRF Children’s Parade Grand Marshall Kelly Cart Leonards, 2016 IRF Festival Coordinator Roxie Viator; standing, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jason Monk, 2016 IRF Honoree Charles “Chuck” Abell Jr., Albert Leleux, 2016 IRF Vice Chairman Chad Monceaux, 2016 IRF Farmer of the Year Donald A. Leonards, Jude Leonards and Jody Viator.

Kibodeaux stresses online safety

Rotary Club of Crowley President Tracy Young, left, thanks Georgiana Kibodeaux with Louisiana State Police for her presentation on online dangers for juveniles.

Though she needed to condense her typical hour long presentation down to less than half that time, Georgiana Kibodeaux knew she needed to stick wit

Early voting dates, more announced

Billie Meyer, Acadia Parish registrar of voters, issued a series of press releases on Monday regarding the upcoming Nov.

CHS celebrates homecoming

Eleven Crowley High seniors comprise this year’s homecoming court at the school. They include, first row from left, from left, DeAndre’a Winters, Madelyn Hanks, Vanessa Taylor, Mallarie Leleux, Savannaha Alleman, Alexis Bernard, and Miya Augustus; back row, Saddie Brooks (football sweetheart), Maya Clement, Jeanne Miller, Tra’Naye Brooks and Allison Smith. (Photo courtesy Petry Photography)

Crowley High School will celebrate Homecoming 2016 with the theme “CHS in Wonderland.”

Lafayette escapee captured in Rayne

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A Lafayette Parish inmate that walked away from a transitional housing unit was captured by Rayne Police Officers at a local dollar store late last

Rayne High celebrates homecoming

HOMECOMING COURT AND ESCORTS - Members of the 2016 Rayne High Homecoming Court, along with their senior football escorts, are readying for Friday’s Homecoming Game when the Wolves will host DeQuincy High. The special halftime ceremonies will see one of the 12 young ladies crowned the new Homecoming Queen. Court members and their escorts include, front row, from left, Jada Castille, Tajané Butler, Naomie Istre, Madison Lavergne, Brooklyn Mire; second row Chloe Duhon, Brailey Guidry, Blaire Thibodeaux, Whitney Comeaux; third row, Kalon Byrd, Natalie Alleman, Destiny Alleman; first row escorts, Jake Richard, Torin Benoit, Antwuan Espree, Donald Doucet, Cameron Gibson, Gavin Arceneaux; back row, DJ Stelly, Richard Breaux, Cooper Bourque, Timi Bruce and Jaylon Reed. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Traditional events and programs associated with Rayne High’s homecoming week are being enjoyed on and off campus throughout the week.

Constitution Week proclaimed

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
On Friday, Sept. 16, Crowley Mayor Greg Jones, left, signed a proclamation recognizing Sept. 17 through 23 as Constitution Week in the city of Crowley. On hand for the signing was Charlene Guidry LaCombe, Daughters of the American Revolution Acadia Chapter regent.

Constitution Week, celebrated annually during the week of September 17-23, is the commemoration of America’s most important document.

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

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UP FOR KILL - Emma Pastor goes up for a kill during Rayne HIgh volleyball action. The Lady Wolves will host Northwest High today (Thursday) during a district contest. Pastor recorded 16 kills during the win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The Lady Wolves Volleyball Team began their district slate on Wednesday, Sept. 21, with a five-set win over Crowley High.

Lifestyle

On Saturday, Sept. 24, approximately 150 people turned out to join in celebrating the 100th birthday of Crowley’s Eva George Clement.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Crowley for Norman Lee Saxton, 61, who died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.

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