RAYNE HIGH GRADS HONORED - Members of the 20154 graduating class of Rayne High School honored Saturday morning with the distinguished title of “Mr. and Miss RHS” by Principal John Prudhomme (center) to Whitney Fontenot (left) and Ivy Thibodeaux (right). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Rayne High School graduated a total of 142 seniors during the 2015 commencement exercises at 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning, May 23, in the Rayne High north gym. Highlight of the commencement ceremonies was the naming of Whitney Fontenot and Ivy Thibodeaux as Mr. and Miss RHS of 2015.

Aaron Hagger

An investigation into alleged sex crimes has led to the arrest of a Crowley man. Crowley Police have arrested Aaron Hagger, 49, of Crowley.

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer M’Elise Trahan, right, thank their fellow Rotarian, Kirk Schexnider for his program on landscaping and gardening.

Rotarians at their wits end with their lawn and landscapes were in luck Tuesday as Kirk Schexnider provided several tips as part of his program at the club’s weekly meeting. Speaking on rainy weather, flowers and weeds specifically before fielding questions, Schexnider offered much insight into the world of landscaping.

RAYNE HIGH GRADS HONORED - Members of the 20154 graduating class of Rayne High School honored Saturday morning with the distinguished title of “Mr. and Miss RHS” by Principal John Prudhomme (center) to Whitney Fontenot (left) and Ivy Thibodeaux (right). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Aaron Hagger

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer M’Elise Trahan, right, thank their fellow Rotarian, Kirk Schexnider for his program on landscaping and gardening.

Fire Hydrant Testing This Weekend

The Rayne Volunteer Fire Department announces its members will be conducting annual fire hydrant tests on Friday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb.

Shelly P. Waters returns home to release new CD during March 14 Legion concert

Shelly Pellerin Waters in concert -- make plans to attend local concert on March 14 at the American Legion Home in Rayne.

Rayne’s own Shelly Waters will return home on Saturday, March 14, when she will release her latest CD, “Drive” in front of a home-town crowd at the

Tadpole, Deb Pageants scheduled by Jaycees

The Rayne Jaycees are now accepting entries for the 33rd Miss and Mr. Tadpole Pageant and the 12th Deb Frog Festival Queen’s Pageant.

Rayne Catholic Elementarynamed ‘Lighthouse’ school

Students, faculty and staff members of Rayne Catholic Elementary named a “Leader In Me” Lighthouse Award School.

The city of Rayne’s school system includes three schools who participate in the Leader In Me learning program, a 21st century leadership and life s

Rayne High Crawfish Boil Planned

The 2015 Annual Rayne High School Crawfish Boil will be held Wednesday, April 22, at the school’s north gym.

Rayne Rec Baseball, Softball Registration

Registration for the 2015 baseball/softball summer league of the Rayne Recreation Department will begin next week for the upcoming season as announ

Interstate reopens after crash

A two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler and pickup truck near the Rayne-Church Point exit took place Tuesday afternoon, choking eastbound interstate traffic to Crowley. (Photo by Lisa Soileaux, Rayne-Acadian Tribune)

Officers remain on the scene following an afternoon crash that involved a truck and 18-wheeler and sent one to the hospital.

Local, Area Bomb Threats Investigated

During the morning hours Tuesday, Rayne Police investigated a bomb threat made at Mouton Pharmacy (South Adams Ave.).

I-10 Wreck Near Rayne Exit

A two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler and pickup truck near the Rayne-Church Point exit took place at 1:30 p.m.

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Sports

EMERITUS AWARD - Marc Dupuy Jr. (right) is presented the Sportsman Emeritus Award by Ken Bordelon during the 2015 Acadiana Sportsman’s League Banquet. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The 2015 Acadiana Sportsmen's League Banquet was held Saturday, May 2, at the LSU/Ag Center in Crowley.
Among the presentations completed during the evening were:

Lifestyle

The cast members of “Into the Woods” deliver excellent individual performances while also combining for a strong whole.

By Saja Hoffpauir
Lifestyles Editor
“Into the Woods,” the first play presented by the newly-formed Bayou Broadway Productions is, in a word, outstanding.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne for Marie Miller, 75, who passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 5:49 a.m.

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