Newly-sworn in Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson discusses the outlook for the sheriff’s office with the Rotary Club of Crowley. He discussed some of the changes he has and will make in his first term of office as well as some of the successes he looks to build upon in the future.

There are only a few more days until the term of KP Gibson as Acadia Parish sheriff begins. And that has the man who was sworn in last week excited.
Crowley Alderwoman Dr. Ezora Proctor was one of eight people honored by the publication “Acadiana LifeStyle” as being a “Woman Making a Difference.” The publication stated that those who were honored were a “potpourri of humanitarians, philanthropists, movers and shakers.”

Crowley Alderman Jeff Dore admires a vintage Corvette convertible, which was parked in the median in front of Crowley City Hall on North Parkerson Avenue Saturday morning. The Bayou State Corvette Club was in town, bringing over 20 Corvettes that were parked along the historic drag. Members of the club were given a tour of Crowley City Hall’s Ford Museum as well as the J.D. Miller Museum.

The Bayou State Corvette Club began to line up in front of the Grand Opera House and Crowley City Hall around 10 a.m. on Saturday. By 10:20, the owners of over 20 of a variety of different modeled Corvettes had arrived and were on their way to Crowley City Hall.

Newly-sworn in Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson discusses the outlook for the sheriff’s office with the Rotary Club of Crowley. He discussed some of the changes he has and will make in his first term of office as well as some of the successes he looks to build upon in the future.

Crowley Alderman Jeff Dore admires a vintage Corvette convertible, which was parked in the median in front of Crowley City Hall on North Parkerson Avenue Saturday morning. The Bayou State Corvette Club was in town, bringing over 20 Corvettes that were parked along the historic drag. Members of the club were given a tour of Crowley City Hall’s Ford Museum as well as the J.D. Miller Museum.

Saturday shooting investigated

On Saturday night, the Crowley Police Department responded to reports of shots fired at two locations at nearly the same time.

Acadia holds steady with B

After much wait and debate, scores and grades for the state’s school districts and schools were released Thursday and, in Acadia, the news was that

Lighten the season with ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir
Members of the cast of the Acadia Players’ production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” include, seated, Sandy Marx; first row from left, Clay Zaunbrecher, Anna Arnaud, Aidyn Shreve, Karoline Loewer, Luci Mixon, Audrienne Mouton, Faith Zaunbrecher, Victoria Douget, Palmer Shreve, Reagan Suire, Zachary Mixon, Jacob Arnaud, Ty Zaunbrecher; Kathryn Loewer, Charlotte Doucet, Emma Lambert, Gabrielle Mouton, Emma Zaunbrecher, Hallie Stoma, Jacque Arnaud, Ashley Perrodin, Laurie Suire, Kimberly Clark; third row, Chris LeBas, Brock Credeur, Abby Ziegler, Grant Suire, Harrison Suire, Seth Leonards; and, not pictured, Sherry Cramer, Noble Hebert and Michael Ziegler.

The Acadia Players will take the stage at the Grand Opera House tonight, tomorrow night and twice on Sunday with one of everyone’s favorite Christm

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.

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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

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Nelson T. Jeanise, 76, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne with Rev. Sam Fontana as Celebrant.

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