RAYNE - Police are looking for a man who fired several shots into a local business Saturday afternoon. Police Chief Carroll J. Stelly said officers responded to multiple calls just after 1 p.m. Saturday concerning a black male shooting at people at the King City convenience store on West Jeff Davis Avenue.

Troy Menard

CROWLEY – A former Rayne police officer was sentenced to six years at hard labor with three being suspended for lewd behavior with a 13-year-old girl in 2015.

Madison Claire Ebanks, McKenzie Lane Jabusch, Brooklynn Tarese Johnson

The Crowley Professional Women’s Club will host the 80th Annual Miss Crowley Pageant and the 2016 Teen and Junior Miss Crowley Pageants on Saturday, July 30, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Grand Opera House and will include a live performance by Colby Latiolais and Ambush.

Troy Menard

Madison Claire Ebanks, McKenzie Lane Jabusch, Brooklynn Tarese Johnson

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

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.

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Sports

Registration will begin next week for Rayne’s 2016 season of the city’s flag football and volleyball leagues, as announced by Rayne Recreation Director Dwayne Derise.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Robert Dale Wimberly Jr.

RAYNE - On Saturday, the ninth of July, 2016, at six-thirty in the evening before family and friends, Gretchen Renee Swinkey and Robert Dale Wimberly, Jr.

Obituaries

Frank “Bod” was born in Crowley on Oct. 6, 1934, to Frank Miller Sr. and Marie Courville Miller. He was called to his Heavenly Father on July 26, 2016.

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