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

Church proposing rehab center for Crowley, area

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, center, welcomed, from left, Josh Scanlan and Gerard Morgan who discussed The Way Training Center with the club Tuesday.

Two men affiliated with Northside Assembly of God have a vision for Crowley that, if successful, just might bring the small city forward by leaps a

City projects, improvements completed

ZAUNBRECHER ROAD COMPLETED - The long-awaited re-pavement of Zaunbrecher Road and American Legion Drive has been completed, one of many projects and improvements completed for the citizens of Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

A number of city projects and improvements have been completed just in time for holiday travel.
The long-awaited American Legion Drive and Zaunbrecher Road re-pavement project, part of the Hwy 90 re-pavng project, is now complete with striping and shoulder work recently finished by state employees. The smooth surface provides a comfortable ride for citizens and visitors, alike.

Post 77 plans Legion events, programs

Events were planned during Tuesday’s meeting of American Legion’s Arceneaux Post 77 for the month of December by Commander David Simon.
Nominations for the upcoming Fire Fighter, Law Enforcement Officer, and Educator of the Year are presently being distributed for awards.

Feast of St. Nicholas tradition observed in Roberts Cove

FEAST DAY CELEBRATION: St. Nicholas, portrayed by Jason Zaunbrecher, and his helpers, Black Peter, portrayed by Andrew Habetz, and Santa Claus, portrayed by Mickey Morgan, continued a Roberts Cove tradition of visiting parishioners of St. Leo IV Church on Sunday, Dec. 6. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

For parishioners of St. Leo IV Catholic Church in Roberts Cove, the tradition of celebrating the Feast of St. Nicholas was held Sunday, Dec. 6, the actual feast day of St. Nicholas. On that day, the young and not so young eagerly awaited the arrive of St. Nicholas, his helper and companion Black Peter and Santa Claus.

Christmas Parade set to roll Dec. 12 in Duson

Barbara Falcon Breaux
Duson Parade Grand Marshal

DUSON - The Duson welcoming committee is proud to announce that Santa will be in Duson on Saturday, Dec. 12, for the 2015 Annual Duson Christmas Parade.
The parade will begin at 12 noon and will travel down A Street from Toby Mouton Road to First Street, then onto South Richfield back to Toby Mouton Road where the parade ends at the Town Hall.

KC street drive set in Rayne

The Knights of Columbus, Council 1897 of Rayne, will once again coordinate a street drive to benefit Daily Manna Christian Service Center.

BVFD sets food drive on Dec. 11

The Branch Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor its seventh annual food drive and pictures with Santa Claus and Sparky on Friday, Dec.

A & O 21st Century Club presents Beautillion

BEAUTILLION COURT INTRODUCED - Members of the 2015 Beautillion Court, including the Beaus and their escorts, introduced during the 19th Annual Beautillion presented by the A & O 21st Century Club of Rayne were, seated from left, escorts Kierra Kemper, Diajh Young, Jalaysia Hebert, Tajane Butler, Shantirra Ceasar, Natasha Roberts and Shandra Jolivette; standing, Beaus Joshua LaBostrie, Jayson Thomas, Jacqco Price, Malik Butler, Notorrious McClelland, Don ‘Dre Wheeler and Dillon Charlot.

The A & O 21st Century Club, Inc. staged its 19th Annual Beautillion on Saturday, Nov.

RHS school-wide fundraiser planned

Rayne High School students, faculty and staff are sponsoring a fundraiser benefitting two school programs, Rayne Alive!

Smile, you may be on PJ camera

Next time you go to a meeting of the Acadia Parish Police Jury, be sure to smile — you may be on camera.

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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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