Liz Pleasant
Acadia Parish Volunteer of the Year

A volunteer at a Rayne school has been recognized for her untiring record of service. During a reception held Tuesday, June 14, at White Oaks Plantation in Baton Rouge, Rayne’s Lizbeth Pleasant was honored as the 2016 Acadia Parish Volunteer of the Year.
For a 42-year-old man, Staff Sgt. Heath C. Leleux has led a life that most elderly men would be proud of.
CROWLEY - A release party for a book that tells what life was like growing up in South Louisiana in the 1930s, ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s will be held Thursday, June 23.

Liz Pleasant
Acadia Parish Volunteer of the Year

DU Membership Banquet slated

The 2015 Annual Ducks Unlimited Membership Banquet for the Church Point-Rayne Chapter will be held Tuesday, Oct.

Sign unveiled for Cpl. Matthew Richard Highway

Rep. Jack Montoucet, D-Crowley, stands beside one of the signs that will officially designate a portion of the Iota Highway (Louisiana Highway 91) as Corporal Matthew Thomas Richard Memorial Highway. The sign was officially unveiled Tuesday.

Along the winding curves of the Iota Highway, south of Iota’s town limits, family, friends, local dignitaries, police officers and more gathered ar

Safety emphasized during festival

With the opening of the 79th version of the International Rice Festival just two days away, Crowley Chief of Police K.P.

Who will be the next queen?

Julian Rene Devillier, Camille Quebodeaux, Ashley Thibodeaux

The candidates vying for the title of 79th International Rice Festival Queen have been announced, and the young women are set to take the stage on

Branch announces winners, express thanks for Family Fun Day, Cook-Off

BRANCH COOK-OFF WINNERS - Among the winners of the Rice and Gravy Cook-Off announced during the Branch Volunteer Fire Department’s 2015 Family Fun Day Benefit were, from left, Jackie Prejean, Kevin Lowry, Chuck Terro, Frank Meche, Jenyth Stelly, Deandre Stelly, Allyson Stelly and Lisa Mathews.

The 2015 Branch Volunteer Fire Department Family Fun Day Benefit and Rice and Gracy Cookoff was held Saturday, Sept.

First RHS lettermen’s jacket donated to school

SCHOOL DONATION - Rayne High Principal Wendall Prudhomme, right, accepts one of the very first lettermen’s jackets presented to a Rayne High athlete from John Tubb, a 1955 Rayne High graduate and a member of the first group to receive a RHS lettermen’s jacket. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The school year was 1952-53, when high school football was the only thing you looked forward to on Friday evenings.

MPE named ‘Blue Ribbon’ school

SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT - Students and staff celebrate the announcement of Martin Petitjean Elementary named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School during a surprise pep rally held Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the school’s commons area Tuesday afternoon. See Story on Page 3B. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Not one, but two schools in Acadia Parish have attained National Blue Ribbon recognition by the United States Department of Education.

The Clydesdale are coming

To celebrate their 82nd anniversary with Anheuser-Busch this year, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales team will make multiple appearances while in to

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Sports

CHILDREN’S FISHING DERBY WINNERS - Named top fishermen in their age groups during the 2016 Children’s Fishing Derby were, front row, from left, (most fish) Isabella Reiners, Demari Savoy, Mackenzie Olinger, Andrew Credeur; (largest fish) John Guidry, Aiden Maloney, Charlotte Doucet and Austin Lagrange; back row, Dee DeRouen with Acadiana Sportsmen’s League and Suzette Leonards with the City of Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The fishing poles and rod-n-reels were out and about on Saturday, June 18, for the 2016 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby held by the City of Rayne on the grounds of Maison d’Memoire (Ken and Lynn Gu

Lifestyle

Mrs. Mark Stuart Brown Jr.

RAYNE - A seven o’clock evening Nuptial Mass was held Saturday, June 18, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church joining Mayme Elizabeth Cook of Rayne and Mark Stuart Brown Jr.

Obituaries

Jeanette Elizabeth Hornsby

Roberts Cove - A Mass of Christian Burial for Jeanette Elizabeth Ardoin Hornsby, 61, of Kinder, will be celebrated on Thursday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in St.

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