Acadia Parish 4-H agents Kayla Haydel, left in both photos, and Megan Sarver, right in both, presented awards recognizing two individuals in the opening of the 2015 Acadia Parish Achievement Day. In the left photo, center, Julie Hebert, is presented a gift for being named the 2015 honoree. In the right photo, center, Ethan Breaux was presented a frame copy of his winning program cover design entry.

Julie Hebert will be the first to tell you she is a fan of quotes and sayings. So, there was no better time to pull her 4-H-related quotes out of the bag than Friday morning when she was recognized as the 2015 Acadia Parish 4-H Achievement Day honoree.

Ross Elementary first graders show off “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” the basis of the Leader in Me program which students, faculty and staff have all taken to at Ross Elementary.

A first grader calls to attention her fellow classmates with one simple word. “Class?” “Yes?” they respond in unison.
A two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning cause delays on I-10 just east of Rayne for westbound traffic. Rayne Police and Rayne Fire and Rescue were called to the accident that has traffic blocked. Injuries have been reported. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Acadia Parish 4-H agents Kayla Haydel, left in both photos, and Megan Sarver, right in both, presented awards recognizing two individuals in the opening of the 2015 Acadia Parish Achievement Day. In the left photo, center, Julie Hebert, is presented a gift for being named the 2015 honoree. In the right photo, center, Ethan Breaux was presented a frame copy of his winning program cover design entry.

Ross Elementary first graders show off “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” the basis of the Leader in Me program which students, faculty and staff have all taken to at Ross Elementary.

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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CROWLEY - The Northside Christian Warriors had Class 3A Patterson on the ropes early in the two teams’ game Monday evening at Miller Stadium.

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Zachary Landry, assistant administrator of Acadia General Hospital, far left, presented medals for 1,500 hours of volunteer service to, from right, Pink Ladies Leora Amy and Babs Simon.

 

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Rayne, LA - Funeral services for Gussie Marie Richard, 100, of Rayne will be held on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. in Gossen Funeral Home Chapel. Father Kendal Faulk will officiate.

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