Rayne Police are investigating a pair of shootings that occurred in a span of about 36 hours. The first occurred Sunday at the Burger King restaurant here and left one man in the hospital and another on the run from police.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
Taking the stage in the Acadia Players’ production of “Holy Ground” are, seated from left, Shage Guynes, Eric Drake, Louis MIre, Andrew Mire, Jude Schexnyder; standing, Taylor Fontenot, Frank Andrus Jr., Alyson Hetzel, Jason Werth Jr., Samantha Leger, Ron Ronkartz, Lily Mire, Amanda Caldwell.

The Acadia Players have a new production premiering this weekend, and it sure is an interesting one. The play, “Holy Ground,” bills itself as “A Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Semi-Musical in an Immersion Environment.” Try saying that five times fast.
RAYNE - Rayne Chief of Police Carroll J. Stelly announced his Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a shooting that occurred today (Sunday) in Rayne.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
Taking the stage in the Acadia Players’ production of “Holy Ground” are, seated from left, Shage Guynes, Eric Drake, Louis MIre, Andrew Mire, Jude Schexnyder; standing, Taylor Fontenot, Frank Andrus Jr., Alyson Hetzel, Jason Werth Jr., Samantha Leger, Ron Ronkartz, Lily Mire, Amanda Caldwell.

Police Jury adopts $31.5M budget

It took a little bit of last-minute maneuvering of funds, but the Acadia Parish Police Jury adopted a balanced budget for fiscal 2016 during its fi

Cradeur sworn in as City Clerk

City Attorney Tom Regan swears in Erin Cradeur as Crowley’s City Clerk. Cradeur replaces longtime City Clerk Judy Istre.

The Crowley City Council met Tuesday night for their final meeting of 2015.

Project ‘substantially completed’

The Acadia Parish School Board has declared that the Performance Based Energy Efficiency Services Project conducted by Johnson Controls, Inc.

At NDHS, Cook’s legacy grows even stronger

When describing the style of Notre Dame High’s successful football teams over the years, one could easily pull an article written following the tea

School honor not taken ‘Light’-ly

It was all smiles at Ross Elementary’s Synergy Assembly Friday morning when Principal Paula Cutrera, with the help of some of her students, announced that the school had earned the recognition of being a Leader in Me Lighthouse School.

Ross Elementary has become an old pro at The Leader in Me Process in many ways.

Rayne Legion plans December band events

RAYNE - Arceneaux Post 77 of the American Legion has a full slate of entertainment for the month of December, including a special New Year’s Eve ce

Rayne’s historical artifacts featured at ‘Lost Rayne’ book signing event

Author Tony Olinger, who co-authored two previous Arcadia Books, “Images of America – Rayne” and “Images of America - Rayne’s People and Places” with Cheryl Richard Boudreaux, was on hand signing copies of the recently released pictorial history, “Lost Rayne”. The cost of the book is $21.99 each. Here Olinger is personalizes a book for Tony Credeur. Additional copies can be purchased at Olinger’s Radio Shack.(Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

While author Tony Olinger was autographing copies of “Lost Rayne,” the lastest pictorial history of the Frog Capital of the World, some 200 area re

Rayne Christmas Parade Dec. 10

The City of Rayne will host its 2015 annual Christmas Parade on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. 

Kennedy talks budgets, health care

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy, left, addresses the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday at its weekly meeting. Running through several points in Louisiana’s budget, Kennedy spent a bulk of his time on health care costs. Club President Pat Miers, right, and program organizer Carolyn Barousse welcomed Kennedy Tuesday.

When John Kennedy, treasurer for the state of Louisiana, spoke at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s weekly meeting Tuesday, he explained he was an open

Area urged to ‘Shop Small’ Saturday

Crowley Main Street businesses are excited to be a part of Small Business Saturday. Representing the many participants are, from left, Connie John, Crowley Main Street; Tori Carriere, Boutique Forty-Six; Alexa Henry, holding Brantly Henry and Bobbi Leonards, Seredipite; Hannah Myers, Brandt’s Jewelry; Michelle Arceneaux, H&R Block; Jean Gaspard, The Gallery; Janet Cuccio, 2nd Time Around; and Candise Hanks, Cramer Equipment and Supply.

While some probably have been unintentionally participating for years, this year will mark the fifth organized Small Business Saturday in Crowley.

MPE receives National ‘Blue Ribbon’ school award

NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AWARD - Among the numerous individuals and organizations who provided assistance to Martin Petitjean Elementary for learning skills and donations were also recognized during the Friday morning awards presentation of the National Blue Ribbon Award were, from left, Hunter Hall (Senator Cassidy’s Office), Brian Mouton, Laurie Suire (Project Front Yard), Rayne Mayor Chuck Robichaux, Kim Cummins (MPE Principal), Adam Hensgens (Congressman Boustany’s Office), Francis Touchet (Louisiana Department of Education), Jason Huffman (United Way), Regina Myers (MPE Disciplinarian), Jimbo Petitjean (Acadia Parish Assessor), Francis Bihm (Rayne Chamber of Commerce), John E. Bourque (APSB Superintendent) and Stacey Romero (United Way). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

During the school’s weekly Friday morning pep rally emceed by student leaders of the Leader In Me program, Martin Petitjean Elementary was official

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Sports

The City of Rayne will be joined by a number of community partners to presented the 2016 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 11, at the ponds located on the grounds of Maison d’Memoir

Obituaries

Funeral services for Mary Etta Senegal Coleman, 80, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at Starlight Baptist Church with Rev. Cozy Gage officiating.

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