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.

Newly-sworn in Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson discusses the outlook for the sheriff’s office with the Rotary Club of Crowley. He discussed some of the changes he has and will make in his first term of office as well as some of the successes he looks to build upon in the future.

There are only a few more days until the term of KP Gibson as Acadia Parish sheriff begins. And that has the man who was sworn in last week excited.
Crowley Alderwoman Dr. Ezora Proctor was one of eight people honored by the publication “Acadiana LifeStyle” as being a “Woman Making a Difference.” The publication stated that those who were honored were a “potpourri of humanitarians, philanthropists, movers and shakers.”

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)

Newly-sworn in Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson discusses the outlook for the sheriff’s office with the Rotary Club of Crowley. He discussed some of the changes he has and will make in his first term of office as well as some of the successes he looks to build upon in the future.

Rotarians recognize veterans, Paul Harris Fellows

At a banquet Tuesday night, the Rotary Club of Crowley recognized the veterans in attendance. They were from left, Rev. James Proctor, Rotarian; Dr. Cason delaHoussaye, husband of Rotarian Isabella delaHoussaye; Dr. Thomas “Bo” McNeely and Ralph Cowen, Rotarians; John Miers, husband of Rotarian Pat Miers (president); and Mike McBride and Scott Schumacher, Rotarians.

Gathered in the activities room of Southwind Healthcare and Rehabilitation, the Rotary Club of Crowley had much to be thankful for Tuesday night.

Legion events, programs planned by Post 77

A number of upcoming events were discussed during the November meeting of American Legion’s Arceneaux Post 77 as announced by Commander David Simon

Sisters of A&O present ‘Rayne In Pink’

A large crowd was in attendance for the balloon release held at the Depot Square for the 4th Annual “Rayne In Pink” events and program. Following the balloon release, participants marched to the Civic Center Green Room where the annual 2015 Fun Day was held. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The Sisters of A&O 21st Century Club hosted their 4th Annual “Rayne In Pink,” a breast cancer awareness march and fun day held for the entire c

Miss Merry Christmas, Master Noel

Gamma Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi and the City of Rayne, sponsors of the annual Little Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel Contest, have annou

2nd Farmer's Market This Weekend In Rayne

The city of Rayne and the Rayne Chamber of Commerce will host the second Rayne Farmer’s Market this weekend on Saturday, Nov. 14, between 7 a.m.

Parish pipeline ordinance on chopping block

A controversial ordinance that mandates public hearings for pipeline companies crossing Acadia Parish and fines those companies if such hearings ar

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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.

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