Jimmy Broussard was still getting acclimated to his new office Tuesday morning. Broussard will be sworn in as Crowley’s Chief of Police today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Crowley City Court building.

Jimmy Broussard has worn many hats in the city of Crowley over the years; reverend of the First Presbyterian Church of Crowley, former president of the Acadia Players and, the one that gave him the desire to pursue the position he is being sworn into today, former Crowley Police Officer.

From left, orthopedic surgeon Paul Novakovich, M.D., and neurologist Damon Patterson, M.D.

Lafayette General Health is expanding medical services in Crowley by bringing in two experienced specialists to offer clinical services.

Memories of Paco’s - : Favorite memories of Paco’s Café was heard during a “history field trip” sponsored Saturday morning by local historial Tony Olinger. The event was held in the original Paco’s Café building in the 200 block of South Adams Avenue in Rayne and featured strong coffee and a “Closest to Paco’s Biscuit” contest, won by Paco’s grandson and namesake, Louis Borne, left, presented an etched rolling pin by Olinger, right. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Gone was the long counter and the strong smell of coffee brewing on the stove, but the temporary “re-opening” of Paco’s Saturday morning was a memorable event for many.

Jimmy Broussard was still getting acclimated to his new office Tuesday morning. Broussard will be sworn in as Crowley’s Chief of Police today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Crowley City Court building.

From left, orthopedic surgeon Paul Novakovich, M.D., and neurologist Damon Patterson, M.D.

Memories of Paco’s - : Favorite memories of Paco’s Café was heard during a “history field trip” sponsored Saturday morning by local historial Tony Olinger. The event was held in the original Paco’s Café building in the 200 block of South Adams Avenue in Rayne and featured strong coffee and a “Closest to Paco’s Biscuit” contest, won by Paco’s grandson and namesake, Louis Borne, left, presented an etched rolling pin by Olinger, right. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Monica’s Law in effect Friday

Monica Helo

Monica Helo was emphatic when she spoke to the Post-Signal during a recent interview.

MLK Day program set Jan. 18 in Rayne

RAYNE - The annual city-wide celebration of Martin Luther King’s life will be held on Monday, Jan. 18, at the Rayne Civic Center.

Christmas Morning Fire In Rayne

EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING fire destroyed a family’s home at 409 7th Street. Nineteen Rayne volunteer firefighters answered the alarm at 12:07 a.m.

Tribune's 2015 Christmas Cash Winner

Alice Butler of Rayne, left, needed the assistance of Tribune Ad Representative Josie Henry, to display all the gift certificates she claimed as the winner of the Tribune’s $750 Shopping Spree.  (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Alice Butler got an early Christmas gift when she was declared the winner of the Rayne Acadian-Tribune’s  $750 Shopping Spree.

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

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Sports

TOURNAMENT CHAMPS - The Rayne 8U (Pinto Girls) All-Stars played in the their Pony Sectional Tournament over the weekend (June 24-26) in Ville Platte where they placed first by beating Ville Platte All-Stars in the championship. Team members are: (bottom row) Lanie Marks, Eva Myer, Tatum Hill, Saylr Mouton, Audrey Mahaffey, Analiese Guidry, and Tylee Alleman (middle row) Hayden Cary, Cate Guidry, Ashlyn Habetz, Ashley Little, Audra Savoy, Ahni Dailey, and Alyssa Bertrand (top row) coaches Wesley Guidry, Mark Alleman, Charlie Bach and Amy Marks.

The 2016 all-star season continued over the weekend with softball and baseball teams representing the Rayne Recreation in area tournaments.

Lifestyle

Joey Wynn - HIlary Villien

Mr. Gary and Mrs. Vanessa Villien of Maurice are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hilary Anne Villien, to Joey Bascom Wynn, son of Mr. William and Mrs.

Obituaries

Claudia “Miss Lou” Thibodeaux

RAYNE - Funeral services were held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Sunday, June 26, at 2 p.m.

Acadia Parish Today

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