After the passing of Acadia Parish School Board Member Israel Syria on March 19, the board will look to find a temporary resolution to the vacancy left and a permanent one during a special session Wednesday, April 1.

Members of the M.H.S. Alumni Relay Team have been helping Luminaria Chair Thelma Fuselier, far left, set up this year’s Luminaria bags as well as in years past. Helping Fuselier recently were, from left, Connie Frugé, Paula Broussard and Glenda Guillory.

As the sun sets, things are typically just getting started for Relay For Life, but a few hours in, when the darkness truly hits, Relay grasps at your heartstrings.
On Saturday, March 28, at 01:50 a.m., the Rayne Police Department responded to multiple calls-for-service regarding an in-progress shots fired incident at the Frog City Travel Plaza, located at 1418 N. Polk St. in Rayne.

Members of the M.H.S. Alumni Relay Team have been helping Luminaria Chair Thelma Fuselier, far left, set up this year’s Luminaria bags as well as in years past. Helping Fuselier recently were, from left, Connie Frugé, Paula Broussard and Glenda Guillory.

MHS celebrating homecoming, announces court

Members of the Midland High School 2014 Homecoming Court include, front row from left, Morgan Comeaux, Kayla Meche, Kristy Istre, 2014 Basketball Sweetheart Alysse Vondenstein, Keisha Miller, Taylor Schexnayder, Raven Touchet; back row, Johanna Guilbeaux, Macy Hoffpauir, Kaitlynn Lovelady, Shelbi Monceaux, Brittany Medows, Elizabeth Istre and Maci Premo. Also part of the court, but not picture, is Kelsey Istre.

This Friday’s basketball games for Midland High versus Kaplan will conclude the defending LHSAA Class B champions’ home

Boustany speaks to Rotarians about CASA work

Bridget Edwards Boustany, center, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley about Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children, which she has volunteered her time with for the past two years. Welcoming her Tuesday were, President Mary Zaunbrecher and program organizer Joan Finley.

Often times, when police and/or child services are called to remove a child, or children, from the home, they are left nearly voiceless

Well-known Rayne native releases debut album

Shelly Pellerin Waters' new CD "Drive"

The early years — a little, blonde-haired Rayne girl performing at local festivals and special events —- local fans still remember Shelly Pellerin

Fourth graders visited by KLFY meteorologist

Iota Elementary fourth grade students pose with Heath Morton from KLFY News 10 after Morton spoke to them about the water cycle, hurricanes, tornadoes and much more. The school presented Morton a goodie bag to thank him for his time.

At Iota Elementary, the fourth graders recently-completed SRA (Science Research Associates, Inc.) unit has led to much more than just ba

Police arrest 2, seek 1 in shootings

Arrested were, from left, D'Avondre Williams and Aaronton Williams, and wanted is Damien Guidry.

Crowley Police, with the assistance of the Jennings Police Department, Welsh Police Department and the district attorney’s offices of Ac

Rayne Jaycees host 2014 Annual Diaper Derby

2014 DIAPER DERBY WINNER - The Rayne Jaycees once again hosted the annual Frog Festival Diaper Derby held Saturday morning of the 2014 Rayne Frog Festival. The top racers were, from left, Chairperson Jessica Cahanin, Diaper Power Adeline Graham with mother Aimee Graham, 1st Runner-Up Amie Beslin and mother Mary Beslin, and 2nd Runner-Up Connor Gibson with mother Constance Guillory. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Babies were sitting, laughing, crying and crawling towards the finish line Saturday morning during the Annual Diaper Derby held Saturday morning of

Rayne Christmas royalty crowned

CHRISTMAS ROYALTY NAMED  - The 2014 Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel courts as announced by Gamma Kappa of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority during the S

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The Rayne High boys and girls track teams have begun their seasons under the direction of Coach Kaine Guidry.

Lifestyle

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Pageant contestants enjoying the reception held for them on Monday, March 23, were, first row from left, Jada M. Young, Zalene Meche, Jer’mynee Andrus, Ty’Rihana J. Clark; second row, Janiah Williams, Khaelin A. Sampson, De’Liyah A. Williams, D’Ziyree Thorne; third row, Rasheed Charles, Ja’Kaiya Jones, Destiny Jones, Erianna LeBlanc, Amari P. Scott and McKenzi L. Gums.

 

Obituaries

Funeral services for Ruby L. Roberts, 65, will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 10 a.m. at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Rayne.

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