Jimmy Broussard was still getting acclimated to his new office Tuesday morning. Broussard will be sworn in as Crowley’s Chief of Police today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Crowley City Court building.

Jimmy Broussard has worn many hats in the city of Crowley over the years; reverend of the First Presbyterian Church of Crowley, former president of the Acadia Players and, the one that gave him the desire to pursue the position he is being sworn into today, former Crowley Police Officer.

From left, orthopedic surgeon Paul Novakovich, M.D., and neurologist Damon Patterson, M.D.

Lafayette General Health is expanding medical services in Crowley by bringing in two experienced specialists to offer clinical services.

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.

Jimmy Broussard was still getting acclimated to his new office Tuesday morning. Broussard will be sworn in as Crowley’s Chief of Police today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Crowley City Court building.

From left, orthopedic surgeon Paul Novakovich, M.D., and neurologist Damon Patterson, M.D.

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)

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

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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