Lt. Clay Higgins, St. Landry CrimeStoppers’ intimidating media sensation, will be speaking at a luncheon hosted by the Acadian Baptist Center near Richard on Sept 15. Music for the event will be provided by Benji Richard and the emcee will be Gene Lee, a pastor at First Baptist Church of Rayne.
The Crowley Fire Department was awarded an Assistance for Firefighters Grant last week. According to Fire Chief Jody Viator, the grant was a long time coming for the department.
It wasn’t without its hiccups, but by all indicators, the opening of the 2015-16 school year may have been one of Acadia Parish’s best.

Benefit creates parking dilemma

For the past two weeks Crowley and Acadia Parish have rallied around the Thompson and Habetz families following the tragic accident on Friday, Marc

Rotarians introduced to world of online retail sales blogging

ONLINE BLOG RETAIL SALES was described of members of the Rayne Rotary Club Thursday, March 12, by Amy Schwarzenbach, center, of Commandress. She was the guest of Natashaz Domagalski, right, and welcomed by President Kyle Broussard, left.

Rayne Rotarians were introduced to the world of online retail sales Thursday, March 12, as Amy Schwarzenbach described the creation of Commandress.

First Communion held at St. Joseph

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION was administered to 51 young members of St. Joesph Catholic Church during a 10 am. Mass on Saturday, March 14.

Fred Gossen honored

AWARD PRESENTATION: The 2015 St. Joseph Award for “That Man Is You” was presented to Frederick J.

Two Vehicle Accident

A two-vehicle accident was responded to Friday morning on The Boulevard near I-10 by Rayne Firemen, Rayne Police and Acadian Ambulance as a driver

Rayne named District Cleanest City Winner

DISTRICT JUDGES WELCOMED - During ceremonies Tuesday morning at City Hall, Rayne welcomed the district judges for the 2015 Cleanest City Contest.

Andrus Fontenot is 2015 Frog Festival Grand Marshal

Andrus Fontenot, 2015 Frog Festival Grand Marshal

Jimmy Prevost, president of the Rayne Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, and Roy Credeur, festival chairman, are announcing Andrus Fontenot wil

Score Superior At Band Festival

Members of the Rayne High School Band displays the trophy received for scoring all ones, rating superior at the 2014-2015 District Band Festival he

Weekend pageants name new Frog Festival queens

NEW FROG FESTIVAL QUEENS NAMED - On Saturday, March 14, the new 2015-2016 Rayne Frog Festival Queens were named during the annual Frog Festival Queen’s Ball held at the Rayne Civic Center. Named to represent the city and the Frog Festival for the coming year are, from left, Jr. Frog Festival Queen Kailey Hollier, Ms. Frog Festival Queen Dana Dupree Fontenot, Frog Festival Queen Carly Chaumont, and Teen Frog Festival Queen Gabrielle “Gabby” Guilbeau.

Not one, but four beautiful young ladies were named new Rayne Frog Festival royalty on Saturday, March 14, during the 2015 Frog Festival Queen’s Pa

Young Ladies Invited For Frog Derby Orientation

FROG DERBY INVITATION - Rayne Lions Club Chairman Luke Beslin, right, and the reigning Frog Derby Queen Victoria Richard, left, invite young ladies

SLEMCO to award $40,000 in scholarships

SLEMCO is now accepting applications for 20 college scholarships -- each worth $2,000 -- to be awarded in a random drawing at the electric cooperat

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Sports

PASS COMPLETION - Rayne High quarterback Jaylon Reed tosses a completion during the Wolves’ pre-season scrimmage against Opelousas. The Wolves will face Crowley High tonight (Thursday) during the 2015 Acadia Parish Jamboree. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - The Rayne High Wolves hosted Opelousas High on Friday, Aug. 21, during a pre-season scrimmage at Wolf Stadium.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Vincent Funeral Home - Kaplan honoring the life of Reese Broussard, 64, who died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at his residence.

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