Cancer survivors Gale Spell (right) and Greg Richard (left) spoke of their experiences with the disease during opening ceremonies of Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2015, held Saturday night in Rayne.

For Greg Richard, the journey is all too fresh; whereas for Gale Spell, the word was “surreal.” For those that surrounded the stage at the opening of the 2015 Relay For Life of Acadia Parish Saturday evening, the night’s journey was a bit of both and coupled with the pair’s gut-wrenching stories, a little too real.

A large oak tree blocked The Boulevard at Central Rayne Kindergarten and caused major power lines, posts and sign damage during the Monday morning storm that swept through the area. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

A number of large trees were toppled Monday in the early daylight hours, causing damage throughout the City of Rayne. The Boulevard at Central Rayne Kindergarten was remains closed due to a large oak falling and damaging major power lines, posts and signs.

Acadia Parish 4-H agents Kayla Haydel, left in both photos, and Megan Sarver, right in both, presented awards recognizing two individuals in the opening of the 2015 Acadia Parish Achievement Day. In the left photo, center, Julie Hebert, is presented a gift for being named the 2015 honoree. In the right photo, center, Ethan Breaux was presented a frame copy of his winning program cover design entry.

Julie Hebert will be the first to tell you she is a fan of quotes and sayings. So, there was no better time to pull her 4-H-related quotes out of the bag than Friday morning when she was recognized as the 2015 Acadia Parish 4-H Achievement Day honoree.

Cancer survivors Gale Spell (right) and Greg Richard (left) spoke of their experiences with the disease during opening ceremonies of Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2015, held Saturday night in Rayne.

A large oak tree blocked The Boulevard at Central Rayne Kindergarten and caused major power lines, posts and sign damage during the Monday morning storm that swept through the area. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Acadia Parish 4-H agents Kayla Haydel, left in both photos, and Megan Sarver, right in both, presented awards recognizing two individuals in the opening of the 2015 Acadia Parish Achievement Day. In the left photo, center, Julie Hebert, is presented a gift for being named the 2015 honoree. In the right photo, center, Ethan Breaux was presented a frame copy of his winning program cover design entry.

Police Jury elects officers

Elected Tuesday night as officers of the Acadia Parish Police Jury for 2015 are, from left, Robert Guidry, vice president, and Julie Borill, president, who is handed teh gavel by outgoing president David Savoy.

For only the second time in it’s history, the Acadia Parish Police Jury has a female as its president.

City Council appoints local officials

New Council members, Dr. Ezora Proctor (second from left) and Tim Monceaux (right) got acclimated to the city counciil’s procedures with the help of Vernon “Step” Martin (left) and Elliot Doré (second from right).

With the new term beginning, the Crowley City Council on Tuesday appointed three council members and several city offic

New school board begins new term

Members of the Acadia Parish School Board sworn in Monday night included, from left, Delo Hebert, Milton Simar, David Lalande, Doug LaCombe, John Suire, Gene Daigle and James Higginbotham. Board member Israel Syria was unable to attend Monday’s meeting. Administrating the oath of office to the board was attorney Robert Hammond.

Seven opening items saw a new board sworn in, leadership re-elected and many recognized at the Acadia Parish School Boa

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CROWLEY - The Northside Christian Warriors had Class 3A Patterson on the ropes early in the two teams’ game Monday evening at Miller Stadium.

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