One of many crashes Wednesday afternoon on I-10 between Rayne and Crowley. (Photo Submitted)

Motorists are urged to avoid the I-10 section between Rayne and Crowley (mile marker 85) due to a number of crashes involving numerous vehicles, including a number of 18-wheelers which occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
A homecoming after-party Saturday in Jennings ended with several juveniles hospitalized after a fight erupted involving a number of students from Acadia Parish.
The Rayne Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will host two nights of political forums for local candidates on Monday, Oct. 6, and Wednesday, Oct. 8.Originally, the Chamber had set aside three nights for the candidate forums.

One of many crashes Wednesday afternoon on I-10 between Rayne and Crowley. (Photo Submitted)

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96 become Iota High School graduates

LEFT: Iota High School Principal Cindy Abshire, right, presents the Bulldog of the Year Award to Madison Meche.
RIGHT: President of the class of 2014 Amelia Lejeune, left, shares a laugh and presents the Iota High key to the president of the 2015 class Emily Navarre during the school’s graduation ceremony Tuesday night.

Before a full Bulldog Stadium —  spilling out into the fence line — Iota High School held commencement ceremonies and conferred diplomas upon 96 Tuesday evening.

SLCC chancellor speaks to Rotary

In only its second year, Crowley High School’s Interact Club reported at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting great successes in growth and community involvement this year. The club also presented a donation to Rotary for the Polio Foundation. On hand for the presentation were, front row from left, Katie Monceaux, Petra Gamez, Rotary President-Elect Mary Zaunbrecher; back row, club sponsor Kalita Watson, Shawn Jackson, Dillon Corner and Rotarian Rev. James Proctor.

In a state that has an ongoing conversation about the condition of higher education each year, Southwest Louisiana Community College is trying to make an undeniable stamp on the Louisiana’s hierarc

Northside Christian School hands out 23 diplomas

Northside Christian School boasts three valedictorians this year with a 4.0 grade point average. They are, from left, Hannah Douget, Gavin Dietz and Alyson Woodard. (Photo by Danette Bourque)

Earlier in the school year, Northside Christian School made the decision to move its graduation ceremony to Sunday, May 18, citing the likelihood that its baseball team may be busy in th

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Notre Dame's Lance Bertrand gets taken down from behind by a Breaux Bridge defender during a recent game. (Photo by Jason Faul)

CLASS 5A
Team rec 1st pts last
1, Rummel 4-0 (12) 144 1
2, Destrehan 4-0  127 2
3, Byrd 4-0  119 3
4, Ponchatoula 4-0  110 4
5, Catholic-BR 3-1  79 5

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THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Crowley High School’s 2014 Homecoming Court was treated to an afternoon Mother-Daughter Tea, hosted by Myrtle Cain in the school’s F.A.C.S. department, Sunday, Sept. 21. Attending the event were court members, seated from left, Bailee Villejoin, Dana’ Plummer, Teara Breaux, Madelynn LeBouef, Melaina Doughty, Katelyn Richard, Nicole Taylor, Hannah Abshire (2014 Football Sweetheart), Kelsey Milson and Madison LeJeune; and mothers, standing, Kim Villejoin, Shadonda Plummer, Sheila Augustus, Ali Leleux, Raschelle Elkins, Dena Richard, Missy Taylor, Wanda Abshire, Jessica Arvie and Natalie LeJeune. Homecoming festivities will be held all week at the school, culminating Friday night with the crowning of the 2014 Homecoming Queen at the Gents’ game against the Opelousas Tigers at Gardiner Memorial Stadium, Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.

Obituaries

Delphine Chester was called home to be with her Holy Father and family who preceded her into heaven on Saturday, Sept.

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