After two months of discussion on student transportation as well as several months of discussion on the BoardDocs program, the Acadia Parish School Board finally voted on the measures Monday night. Both received unanimous approval.
The Louisiana Department of Education has announced 101 proposed members of four committees of educators and other experts who will review and develop learning expectations for Louisiana students in English and mathematics.
June marks the first anniversary since Acadia General Hospital became a part of the Lafayette General Health system. Since the hospital, formerly American Legion Hospital, became a part of the LGH system, the improvements made have been obvious to both patients and employees.

Raising awareness on homeless’ plight

Rev. Stacy Miller, left, and Carolyn Quebedeaux lay inside of the box that Miller will be sleeping in Friday night outside The Welcome House shelter. The shelter is holding a “City of Boxes” fundraiser not only to raise money but also awareness of the conditions that homeless people face on a daily basis.


Election Day roundup

Many races were decided when voters from across Acadia Parish went to the polls on Tuesday — but some were not.



The City of Rayne is being joined by community partners, The Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire, to host the 2015 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 11


Mrs. Carl Michel Pettit

RAYNE - Heidi Danielle Daigle and Carl Michel Pettit were united in holy matrimony during an afternoon Nuptial Mass on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.


Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, at Cunningham C.M.E. Church, with Rev. W.K. Rucker officiating, for Sadie Bell Harmon, who died at approximately 12:15 p.m.

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