Rayne Police are investigating a pair of shootings that occurred in a span of about 36 hours. The first occurred Sunday at the Burger King restaurant here and left one man in the hospital and another on the run from police.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
Taking the stage in the Acadia Players’ production of “Holy Ground” are, seated from left, Shage Guynes, Eric Drake, Louis MIre, Andrew Mire, Jude Schexnyder; standing, Taylor Fontenot, Frank Andrus Jr., Alyson Hetzel, Jason Werth Jr., Samantha Leger, Ron Ronkartz, Lily Mire, Amanda Caldwell.

The Acadia Players have a new production premiering this weekend, and it sure is an interesting one. The play, “Holy Ground,” bills itself as “A Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Semi-Musical in an Immersion Environment.” Try saying that five times fast.
RAYNE - Rayne Chief of Police Carroll J. Stelly announced his Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a shooting that occurred today (Sunday) in Rayne.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
Taking the stage in the Acadia Players’ production of “Holy Ground” are, seated from left, Shage Guynes, Eric Drake, Louis MIre, Andrew Mire, Jude Schexnyder; standing, Taylor Fontenot, Frank Andrus Jr., Alyson Hetzel, Jason Werth Jr., Samantha Leger, Ron Ronkartz, Lily Mire, Amanda Caldwell.

Germanfest This Weekend In Roberts Cove

Roberts Cove - Celebrate in German-style at the 21st Annual Roberts Cove Germanfest this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4, on the ground

Residency challenge decided

A lawsuit aimed at disqualifying one of two candidates for the Distrct 7 seat on the Acadia Parish Police Jury was dismissed earlier this week.

Crowley Chamber partners with school board for Senior Skills Workshop

Cindy Miller of First National Bank as well as the chairperson of Crowley Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee speaks to seniors from parish high schools about applying for a job, one of four focal points of the Chamber and school board’s joint effort to provide basic information to all seniors about many real-life aspects. (Photo by Jeannine LeJeune)

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Acadia Parish School Board, held its first “High School Seniors-Only” workshop Thursday at

Whitley Larry Named 2015 Rayne High Homecoming Queen

NEW QUEEN CROWNED - Whitley Larry is crowned the 2015 Homecoming Queen of Rayne High School by last year’s honoree, Tanner Wilson, during halftime ceremonies Friday night. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

During halftime ceremonies Friday evening of September 18, during the Rayne High School homecoming football game, Whitley Larry was crowned the 201

Miss Rayne Pageant This Weekend

Three young ladies will compete for the title of Miss Rayne 2015 this weekend on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. at the Rayne Civic Center.

Re-election bid quashed

Left: Alton "Al" Stevenson
Right: Charles "Danny" Hebert

The Acadia Parish Police Jury will have at least one new face when it convenes in January.

Schexnider reflects on mission trip

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, far left, and program organizer Troy Breaux, far right, thanked fellow Rotarian Kirk Schexnider, third from left, for the program about his recent mission trip to Malawi, Africa, recently. He was joined by his mother, Mollie Schexnider.

For the first time in a long time last week, you could find Rotarian Kirk Schexnider sitting and visiting with his fellow club members at lunchtime

Iota Homecoming: Bulldogs to crown new queen

(Photo submitted) Iota High has selected 12 young ladies from its senior class as its 2015 Homecoming Court. During half time of the Bulldogs’ football contest Friday, Sept. 25, the queen will be crowned. The court includes, front row from left, Dinah Doucet, Jenna Dupre, “Katie” Stagg, Meghan Youngblood, McKinsey Abshire, Ashley Istre; back row, Emily Hillman, “Lily” LeDoux, Kennedy Sloane, Cameron Crochet, Rhianna Stephens and Katelynn Stephens.

A week of fun days – dress-up and activity – is under way at Iota High this week for Homecoming.

Emergency testing set in Crowley

With the evolution of different forms of communication that have been created over the last two decades (cell phones, internet, etc.), one may find

ND names 12 to homecoming court

Twelve ladies have been chosen as Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish’s 2015 Homecoming Court. Court members include, clockwise from left, Chaz Gibson, Bethany Leonards, Mima Doucet, Madison Thibodeaux, Caroline Gielen, Sarah Leonards, Julia Schmid, Olivia Barbin, Emily Lucas, Hunter LeBlanc, Grace Hensgens and Tabitha Leonards. The 2015 Queen will crowned during half time activities, Friday, Sept. 25, at Gardiner Memorial Stadium.

Notre Dame High School is pleased to announce the members of the 2015 Homecoming Court.

Edwards legacy discussed by panel

Panelists for the Edwin Edwards governor’s panel included, from left, Michael Martin, Raymond A. Jetson, Isabella Livaudais dela Houssaye, Gus Weill, Beth Courtney (moderator), William C. “Billy” Broadhurst and Leo Honeycutt. A reception was held at Crowley City Hall prior to the discussion held at the Rice Theatre Thursday night. (Photo submitted)

It probably isn’t hard to believe that a man as colorful as Edwin Edwards has many vivid stories that could be told about him.

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Sports

The City of Rayne will be joined by a number of community partners to presented the 2016 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 11, at the ponds located on the grounds of Maison d’Memoir

Obituaries

Funeral services for Mary Etta Senegal Coleman, 80, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at Starlight Baptist Church with Rev. Cozy Gage officiating.

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