(File photo) The Crowley Fire Department and other community members help prepare plates of jambalaya for the evacuees staying in Crowley at the fire station.

Moments of coming together have always been the bright spot of national tragedies. Most recently, and locally, it can be seen in “Lafayette Strong” following the shooting last month at The Grand 16 Theatre on Johnson Street.
Lt. Clay Higgins, St. Landry CrimeStoppers’ intimidating media sensation, will be speaking at a luncheon hosted by the Acadian Baptist Center near Richard on Sept 15. Music for the event will be provided by Benji Richard and the emcee will be Gene Lee, a pastor at First Baptist Church of Rayne.
The Crowley Fire Department was awarded an Assistance for Firefighters Grant last week. According to Fire Chief Jody Viator, the grant was a long time coming for the department.

(File photo) The Crowley Fire Department and other community members help prepare plates of jambalaya for the evacuees staying in Crowley at the fire station.

Junior, senior courts honored at Rayne Sweetheart Ball

2015 SWEETHEART BALL JUNIOR COURT MEMBERS - Junior court members introduced during the 2015 Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball were, seated from left, Madison Vidal, Alyssa Simoneaux, Cecily Schexnyder, McKenzie Meche, Kristen Meche, Elizabeth Ledet, Claire Hebert, Sydney Guidry, Allie Gossen, Aline Gossen, Mayci Gonzales, Whitney Fontenot, Jillian Boone and Caroline Bergeron; standing, Nicholas Guidry, Michael Gossen, Troy Breaux, Grant Abshire, Nicholas Dore, Damon Comeaux, Brice Meche, Hunter Keely, Jordan Daigle, Ben Zaunbrecher, Cameron Guidry, Ivy Thibodeaux, Dylan Meche, Matthew Touchette and John Besse. Absent is Kate Broussard. (Photo Courtesy/Colin Burnum Photography)

The 2015 Beta Sigma Phi Annual Sweetheart Ball was held Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Rayne Civic Center by the local Beta Sigma Phi chapters.

Savoie takes fellow Rotarians on historic ride

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, thanks Rotarian David Savoie for his program on the John Deere Battalion.

Rotarian David Savoie finally had the opportunity to do a program he has “been wanting to do” for quite some time.

Fire Hydrant Testing This Weekend

The Rayne Volunteer Fire Department announces its members will be conducting annual fire hydrant tests on Friday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb.

Shelly P. Waters returns home to release new CD during March 14 Legion concert

Shelly Pellerin Waters in concert -- make plans to attend local concert on March 14 at the American Legion Home in Rayne.

Rayne’s own Shelly Waters will return home on Saturday, March 14, when she will release her latest CD, “Drive” in front of a home-town crowd at the

Tadpole, Deb Pageants scheduled by Jaycees

The Rayne Jaycees are now accepting entries for the 33rd Miss and Mr. Tadpole Pageant and the 12th Deb Frog Festival Queen’s Pageant.

Rayne Catholic Elementarynamed ‘Lighthouse’ school

Students, faculty and staff members of Rayne Catholic Elementary named a “Leader In Me” Lighthouse Award School.

The city of Rayne’s school system includes three schools who participate in the Leader In Me learning program, a 21st century leadership and life s

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Sports

PASS COMPLETION - Rayne High quarterback Jaylon Reed tosses a completion during the Wolves’ pre-season scrimmage against Opelousas. The Wolves will face Crowley High tonight (Thursday) during the 2015 Acadia Parish Jamboree. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - The Rayne High Wolves hosted Opelousas High on Friday, Aug. 21, during a pre-season scrimmage at Wolf Stadium.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Vincent Funeral Home - Kaplan honoring the life of Reese Broussard, 64, who died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at his residence.

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