The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office released the following information via Nixle alert. Jordy Thibodeaux, described as a white male wearing a black shirt and gray sweat pants with lots of facial hair and possibly barefoot. Thibodeaux is wanted for shooting at a residence in Mermentau.
CROWLEY - Those looking for some good entertainment in Crowley this Saturday night need look no further than the historic Rice Theatre, where the original play “The Funeral” will be performed.

Rev. James and Dr. Ezora Proctor periodically visit Ross Head Start throughout the school year to read to several classes and present the students with books to take home to promote literacy.

Rev. James Proctor and his wife, Crowley Alderwoman Ezora Proctor, have been pillars of the community for as long as most residents can remember.

Rev. James and Dr. Ezora Proctor periodically visit Ross Head Start throughout the school year to read to several classes and present the students with books to take home to promote literacy.

Purple Heart recipient shares his Vietnam War experiences

PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT Lloyd King, Jr., center, related his experiences as Vietnam War veteran and as a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart for members of the Rayne Rotary Club Thursday, Sept. 10. King was the guest of Cynthia Oliver, left, and welcomed by President Ken Arceneaux, right.

Melvin Finley steps down as pastor; sons to assume Abundant Life roles

NEW PASTORS NAMED: The sons of retiring Pastor Melvin Finley will assume pastoral duties at Abundant LIfe Church. His oldest son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Karen Finley, willl serve as lead pastors of Abundant Life Assembly, while his youngest son and daughter-in-law, Tod and Melanie Finley, will serve as assistant pastors and worship leader.

After 37 years, Pastor Melvin Finley is stepping back as the pastor of Abundant Life Church in Rayne.

Woodmen, Legion to host 9-11 ceremony

The public is invited to participate in a 9-11 Honor and Remembrance Ceremony hosted by Woodmen Life Chapter 31 at the Rayne Depot Square on Friday

Legion events planned by Post 77

A number of upcoming events were discussed during Tuesday’s meeting of American Legion’s Arceneaux Post 77,.

DU Sponsor Banquet slated

The Church Point-Rayne Chapter of Ducks Unlimited has announced its 2015 Annual Sponsor’s Banquet will be held Wednesday, Sept.

New Jr. Duck Festival Queen

Congratulations are extended to Payton Broussard, daughter of Stuart and Angie Broussard of Rayne, who was crowned the 2015 Jr.

Jury flooded with drainage issues

Whether or not to approve the development of a subdivision in the Mire area that is prone to flooding, but not actually in a designated “Flood Zone

Council rescinds condemnation

During the Crowley City Council’s meeting Tuesday night, it was business as usual as they dealt with issues such as condemnations, issuing liquor p

Qualifying opens for Oct. 24 vote

Candidate qualifying for the Oct. 24 primary elections began Tuesday morning with very few surprises in Acadia Parish.

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Sports

TAKE THIRD AT NATIONALS - Members of the Girl’s Mustang All-Stars (Gators) who attended the 2016 PONY South Zone World Series Tournament held in Youngsville where they placed third among 22 teams were, bottom row, from left, Addison Richard, Ella Guidry, Analie Dupuis, Emily Marks, Abigail Richard; second row, Natalia Zaunbecher, Ani Comeaux, Annabeth Savoy, Kallie Venable, Bailee Royer, Graci Alleman, Macy Dailey; back row, Head Coach Shannon Royer, Assistant Coach Keith Richard and Assistant Coach Donnie Venable.

Not one, but four girl’s all-star teams represented the City of Rayne and the Rayne Recreation Department during the 2016 PONY South Zone World Series over the weekend.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Joey Bascom Wynn

LAFAYETTE - Hilary Anne Villien and Joey Bascom Wynn were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church on Friday, the first day of July of 2016, during a Nuptial

Obituaries

Memorial services will be held at a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, July 23, at St.

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