FEMA’S Peter Sessum wants to remind the residents of Acadia Parish that they are still working out of the Wells Fargo building on North Parkerson Avenue and that they are still here to answer questions and assist in anyway they can.
Whether it was declaring a spare bus with engine issues as surplus or hearing transportation reports, both Acadia Parish School Board committees saw a point of focus become the parish’s transportation situation.
CROWLEY – Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson has announced several recent narcotics arrests made by the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office: • Sammy J. Hollier, 50, Crowley, booked: possession of Schedule III, possession of Schedule IV and possession of drug paraphernalia;

Rayne Legion plans December band events

RAYNE - Arceneaux Post 77 of the American Legion has a full slate of entertainment for the month of December, including a special New Year’s Eve ce

Rayne’s historical artifacts featured at ‘Lost Rayne’ book signing event

Author Tony Olinger, who co-authored two previous Arcadia Books, “Images of America – Rayne” and “Images of America - Rayne’s People and Places” with Cheryl Richard Boudreaux, was on hand signing copies of the recently released pictorial history, “Lost Rayne”. The cost of the book is $21.99 each. Here Olinger is personalizes a book for Tony Credeur. Additional copies can be purchased at Olinger’s Radio Shack.(Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

While author Tony Olinger was autographing copies of “Lost Rayne,” the lastest pictorial history of the Frog Capital of the World, some 200 area re

Rayne Christmas Parade Dec. 10

The City of Rayne will host its 2015 annual Christmas Parade on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. 

Kennedy talks budgets, health care

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy, left, addresses the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday at its weekly meeting. Running through several points in Louisiana’s budget, Kennedy spent a bulk of his time on health care costs. Club President Pat Miers, right, and program organizer Carolyn Barousse welcomed Kennedy Tuesday.

When John Kennedy, treasurer for the state of Louisiana, spoke at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s weekly meeting Tuesday, he explained he was an open

Area urged to ‘Shop Small’ Saturday

Crowley Main Street businesses are excited to be a part of Small Business Saturday. Representing the many participants are, from left, Connie John, Crowley Main Street; Tori Carriere, Boutique Forty-Six; Alexa Henry, holding Brantly Henry and Bobbi Leonards, Seredipite; Hannah Myers, Brandt’s Jewelry; Michelle Arceneaux, H&R Block; Jean Gaspard, The Gallery; Janet Cuccio, 2nd Time Around; and Candise Hanks, Cramer Equipment and Supply.

While some probably have been unintentionally participating for years, this year will mark the fifth organized Small Business Saturday in Crowley.

MPE receives National ‘Blue Ribbon’ school award

NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AWARD - Among the numerous individuals and organizations who provided assistance to Martin Petitjean Elementary for learning skills and donations were also recognized during the Friday morning awards presentation of the National Blue Ribbon Award were, from left, Hunter Hall (Senator Cassidy’s Office), Brian Mouton, Laurie Suire (Project Front Yard), Rayne Mayor Chuck Robichaux, Kim Cummins (MPE Principal), Adam Hensgens (Congressman Boustany’s Office), Francis Touchet (Louisiana Department of Education), Jason Huffman (United Way), Regina Myers (MPE Disciplinarian), Jimbo Petitjean (Acadia Parish Assessor), Francis Bihm (Rayne Chamber of Commerce), John E. Bourque (APSB Superintendent) and Stacey Romero (United Way). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

During the school’s weekly Friday morning pep rally emceed by student leaders of the Leader In Me program, Martin Petitjean Elementary was official

‘One parish, one city, two teams’

From left, Crowley High Coach Josh Fontenot and Notre Dame Coach Lewis Cook each addressed the crowd Tuesday at a citywide pep rally as both teams hope to continue their goal of a championship season.

For Jude Sittig, Angelique Credeur, Cory Gatte, Michelle Veillon and the rest of the group from both Southwind and Encore Healthcare to put togethe

Rayne’s Isaac Toups among ‘Top Chefs’ fall contestants

Rayne native and New Orleans chef Isaac Toups will debut his cooking skills on Top Chef’s new series set to air Dec. 2nd on the Bravo Network.

The popular “Top Chef” series will begin its 13th season on the Bravo Network in December and Rayne residents may by interested in one of this year

The message is 'unity'

Rotary Club of Crowley President-Elect Tracy Young, far right, welcomed members of One Acadiana to the groups lunch meeting Tuesday. They included from left, Anita Begnaud, Missy Bienvenu Andrade, Amy Thibodeaux, Jason El Koubi and Joseph Zanco.

Odds are, at some point Tuesday, you probably crossed paths with Jason El Koubi, president and CEO of One Acadiana.

Acadia Parish Teacher of the Year Luncheon held

TOP TEACHER HONOREES - Teachers of the Year honored during the 2015-2016 Acadia Parish Teacher of the Year Luncheon as top teachers in their grade category as parish finalists were, from left, Janne Crews of Crowley Kindergarten (elementary), Crystal DeMoura of Mire Elementary (middle school) and Ashley Theriot of Iota High (high school). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The 2015-2016 Acadia Parish Teacher of the Year Luncheon was held Tuesday, Nov.

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Sports

Darien Harmon (16) takes a hand-off from Rayne High quarterback Donald Doucet (15) during Friday's 55-38 Homecoming win over DeQuincy. Harmon had 16 carries for 227 yards and three touchdowns during the Rayne High win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - In a marathon of a game Friday evening at Wolf Stadium capping off Homecoming Week, the Wolves of Rayne High collected over 600 offensive yards and lit up the scoreboard eight times for a 5

Lifestyle

MISS RAYNE COURT AND BEAUTIES - Catherine Castille, center, the new 2016 Miss Rayne, was surrounded by her court and Miss Rayne beauties during the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant held Sunday at the Rayne Civic Center. Joining the new Miss Rayne were, from left, Meka Cormier, LaShonda Delco, 1st Maid Brooklyn Mire, Breanna Rice, Haylee Young, 2nd Maid Corinne Doucet and 3rd Maid Blair Bergeron. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Complete with costumes and travel decor, “Around The World” was the theme Sunday afternoon as the Rayne Civic Center was the site for the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant.

Obituaries

Eugenie “Jeannie”
Ann Bourque
Melancon

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at a 2 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne for Eugenie “Jeannie” Ann Bourque Melancon, 76, who died Monday Sept.

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