Liz Pleasant
Acadia Parish Volunteer of the Year

A volunteer at a Rayne school has been recognized for her untiring record of service. During a reception held Tuesday, June 14, at White Oaks Plantation in Baton Rouge, Rayne’s Lizbeth Pleasant was honored as the 2016 Acadia Parish Volunteer of the Year.
For a 42-year-old man, Staff Sgt. Heath C. Leleux has led a life that most elderly men would be proud of.
CROWLEY - A release party for a book that tells what life was like growing up in South Louisiana in the 1930s, ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s will be held Thursday, June 23.

Liz Pleasant
Acadia Parish Volunteer of the Year

Rayne House Fire is Total Loss

Members of the Rayne Volunteer Fire Department was called to 906 West Jefferson Davis Ave. Wednesday evening for a house fire.

Rayne child hit on Boulevard during Friday accident

Rayne Police direct traffic following a Friday afternoon accident on The Boulevard near City Hall. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

In an attempt to cross The Boulevard near Rayne City Hall, a child was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon, Jan. 15, 2016.

New jury seated

Elected as officers of the Acadia Parish Police Jury for the coming year are, from left, Robert Guidry, vice president; and David Savoy, president.

David Savoy will serve as president of the Acadia Parish Police Jury for the coming year.

UPDATE: Child found safely

UPDATE: Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office announces that the missing 4-year-old child has been located and is safe.
According to a Nixle alert from the sheriff's office, authorities are searching for a 4-year-old child taken early Friday morning.

Mardi Gras time is here, local events planned

The official start of the 2016 Mardi Gras season began this week on the Twelfth Night of Christmas, Jan. 6, and will last until Mardi Gras Day or “Fat Tuesday” on Feb. 9, the day before Ash Wednesday.
During that time, a number of Mardi Gras events, programs, parades and balls will be held and enjoyed by all.

UPDATE: Dupuis in custody

According to authorities, Nicholas James Dupuis, 33, of Crowley was arrested late Tuesday night and is now in police custody on the charges of firs

Operation Naughty

Michael Guidry

Rayne Chief of Police Carroll J. Stelly has released results of a lengthy narcotics investigation which was dubbed, “Operation Naughty.”

Fire ruled arson, murder

Nicholas James Dupuis, 33, of Crowley is wanted by law enforcement authorities for first-degree murder and arson. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

State Fire Marshal investigators, with assistance from the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office, continue to string together a chain of events that culmi

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Sports

CHILDREN’S FISHING DERBY WINNERS - Named top fishermen in their age groups during the 2016 Children’s Fishing Derby were, front row, from left, (most fish) Isabella Reiners, Demari Savoy, Mackenzie Olinger, Andrew Credeur; (largest fish) John Guidry, Aiden Maloney, Charlotte Doucet and Austin Lagrange; back row, Dee DeRouen with Acadiana Sportsmen’s League and Suzette Leonards with the City of Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The fishing poles and rod-n-reels were out and about on Saturday, June 18, for the 2016 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby held by the City of Rayne on the grounds of Maison d’Memoire (Ken and Lynn Gu

Lifestyle

Mrs. Mark Stuart Brown Jr.

RAYNE - A seven o’clock evening Nuptial Mass was held Saturday, June 18, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church joining Mayme Elizabeth Cook of Rayne and Mark Stuart Brown Jr.

Obituaries

Jeanette Elizabeth Hornsby

Roberts Cove - A Mass of Christian Burial for Jeanette Elizabeth Ardoin Hornsby, 61, of Kinder, will be celebrated on Thursday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in St.

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