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.

School Board budget on par

The Acadia Parish School Board is set to adopt a tight budget for fiscal year 2016-17 budget Monday.

2016 Frog Derby Queen crowned, tradition continues

NEW FROG DERBY COURT NAMED - The Rayne Lions Club again hosted the annual Frog Derby Saturday morning of the 2016 Rayne Frog Festival. Named to the new court and participants were, front row, from left, new 2016 Frog Derby Queen Shelby Bordese, new 2016 Frog Jockey Queen Micah Guidry, 1st Maid Skyler Broussard, 2nd Maid Blaire Thibodeaux, and Director Lion Dommie Perez; back row, Lion Tim Prevost, Lion Chairman Luke Beslin and Lion Craig Houston. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Tradition continued Saturday morning of the 2016 Rayne Frog Festival as new royalty was crowned during the annual Rayne Lions Club Frog Derby, the

10 Notre Dame grads rank summa cum laude

Ten 2016 graduates of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish will graduate Summa Cum Laude, with a 4.0 GPA in the Honors Curriculum on Friday, May

44th Frog Festival a ‘great success’

NEW FROG DERBY ROYALTY - Named Saturday morning during the 44th Annual Frog Festival were the new 2016 Frog Derby Queen Shelby Bordes, left, and 2016 Frog Jockey Queen Micah Guidry, right, one of many events enjoyed during the 2016 Rayne Frog Festival. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The weather was great, the frogs were plentiful and the attendance was near — if not — record-setting for this past weekend’s 44th annual Rayne Fro

Constantin elevated to Eagle Scout at recent Honor Court

New Eagle Scout Draker Constantin joined by his parents, Dineen and David Constantin and Scoutmaster Lee Hebert.

Among the honors bestowed during a recent Court of Honor held at the Rayne Fire Station, Drake Constantin was elevated to the rank of Eagle, the hi

Inaugural Law Enforcement Conference topic of OneBreakfast

ONEBREAKFAST ATTENDEES: Among those attending the recent OneBreakfast session in the Mural Room in Rayne were, front from left, Carl Thibodeaux, Church Point assistant chief of police; Iota Chief Damon Daigle; OneAcadia board members Danny Nugier, Chris LeBas, Kim Bernard, and Tom Trahan; back from left, Scott Privat, assistant district attorney, 15th Judicial District; Tony Olinger, Rayne Police Department; Rayne Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux; Crowley Chief-elect Jimmy Broussard; Duson Chief Kip Judice; Rayne Chief Carrol Stelly; Crowley Chief and Acadia Parish Sheriff-elect K.P. Gibson; Church Point Chief Albert Venable; Pat Bordes, OneAcadia board chairman; and Bryan Francis, OneAcadia board and Public Safety Committee chairman. Not pictured is Laurie Suire, OneAcadia president and CEO.

RAYNE - The City of Rayne recently hosted OneAcadia’s OneBreakfast, a regular gathering of Acadia Parish Law Enforcement leaders.

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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.

Obituaries

Willis James
Credeur

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel for Willis James Credeur, 68, who died Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016, at Rayne Guest Home.

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