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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Notre Dame High School graduates 111 Friday

Receiving Notre Dame’s highest honor, the Catholic Action Award, this year were, from left, Amy Boudreaux and Brent Didier, They were presented the award by, from left, Msgr. Jeff DeBlanc and the Rev. Matthew Higginbotham.

With numerous family and friends in attendance, 111 young men and women became the newest graduates of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish Friday morning.

Stringfellow talks sleep apnea with Rotarians

Dr. Paul Stringfellow, center, was on hand for the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting to talk about sleep apnea with the group. Program organizer Brent Benson, left, and Past-President Elliot Doré welcomed Stringfellow.

Years ago, sleep apnea was a moment’s discussion in medical school and the public didn’t see it as a real medical condition.

Parish raises funds for cancer at Relay For Life

Members of Boy Scouts Troop 70 led the way for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2014’s survivors’ lap as part of opening ceremonies. The troop, along with Girls Scout Troop 2345, also presented the colors during the ceremony.

The weather held out, but a busy weekend dampened attendance at Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2014.

Woodlawn’s anonymous patriot

For the past few months, an unknown person(s) has been placing American flags at the grave sites of U.S. service veterans.

At first the American flags began to appear at the gravesites of veterans along the boulevard near the entrance of Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Sports

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

Lifestyle

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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