ROBERTS COVE - The 2016 Annual Roberts Cove Germanfest will be held on the grounds of St. Leo IV Catholic Church (7212 Roberts Cove Road) on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2. The church is located approximately 3 miles from Interstate 10, Exit 87, then left on Louisiana Highway 98.
The Crowley Garden Club has announced that it will once again host the Front Door Decorating Contest for the 80th International Rice Festival. The contest, which is open to both businesses and individuals, is intended to promote the International Rice Festival, the rice industry and an interest in floral design.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among those honored at the 80th International Rice Festival Queen’s Ball and Honoree Cocktail Party were, seated from left, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jared Monk, Elizabeth Lawson Monk, Dianna Abell, 2016 IRF President Elisabeth Leleux, 2016 IRF Queen Camille Quebodeaux, 2016 IRF Junior Queen Emmy Navarre, 2016 IRF Chairman Patty Simon, Karen Leonards, 2016 IRF Children’s Parade Grand Marshall Kelly Cart Leonards, 2016 IRF Festival Coordinator Roxie Viator; standing, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jason Monk, 2016 IRF Honoree Charles “Chuck” Abell Jr., Albert Leleux, 2016 IRF Vice Chairman Chad Monceaux, 2016 IRF Farmer of the Year Donald A. Leonards, Jude Leonards and Jody Viator.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among those honored at the 80th International Rice Festival Queen’s Ball and Honoree Cocktail Party were, seated from left, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jared Monk, Elizabeth Lawson Monk, Dianna Abell, 2016 IRF President Elisabeth Leleux, 2016 IRF Queen Camille Quebodeaux, 2016 IRF Junior Queen Emmy Navarre, 2016 IRF Chairman Patty Simon, Karen Leonards, 2016 IRF Children’s Parade Grand Marshall Kelly Cart Leonards, 2016 IRF Festival Coordinator Roxie Viator; standing, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jason Monk, 2016 IRF Honoree Charles “Chuck” Abell Jr., Albert Leleux, 2016 IRF Vice Chairman Chad Monceaux, 2016 IRF Farmer of the Year Donald A. Leonards, Jude Leonards and Jody Viator.

Miss Merry Christmas, Master Noel Royalty Named

CHRISTMAS ROYALTY - Master Noel Draken Bellard and Miss Merry Christmas Zoe Traore were selected Christmas royalty Sunday during the 2015 Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel Pageant hosted by the City of Rayne and Gamma Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Additional photos and the event story can be found inside on page 7. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Gamma Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi and the City of Rayne sponsored the 2015 Annual Little Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel Contest on Sunday

Hayes reflects on the lessons of Rotary

Rotary Club of Crowley Pat Miers, left, presented District 6200 Gov. Mike Hayes a small token from the club as well as roses for his wife who was unable to attend.

Any Rotarian can tell you of a moment, or two, or more that imparted valuable knowledge on them.

Gibson: ‘Tax rededication vote vital’

Despite the fact that he will be sworn in as Acadia Parish Sheriff on July 1, Crowley Chief of Police has no intention of slowing the fight for the

Rotarians recognize veterans, Paul Harris Fellows

At a banquet Tuesday night, the Rotary Club of Crowley recognized the veterans in attendance. They were from left, Rev. James Proctor, Rotarian; Dr. Cason delaHoussaye, husband of Rotarian Isabella delaHoussaye; Dr. Thomas “Bo” McNeely and Ralph Cowen, Rotarians; John Miers, husband of Rotarian Pat Miers (president); and Mike McBride and Scott Schumacher, Rotarians.

Gathered in the activities room of Southwind Healthcare and Rehabilitation, the Rotary Club of Crowley had much to be thankful for Tuesday night.

Legion events, programs planned by Post 77

A number of upcoming events were discussed during the November meeting of American Legion’s Arceneaux Post 77 as announced by Commander David Simon

Sisters of A&O present ‘Rayne In Pink’

A large crowd was in attendance for the balloon release held at the Depot Square for the 4th Annual “Rayne In Pink” events and program. Following the balloon release, participants marched to the Civic Center Green Room where the annual 2015 Fun Day was held. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The Sisters of A&O 21st Century Club hosted their 4th Annual “Rayne In Pink,” a breast cancer awareness march and fun day held for the entire c

Miss Merry Christmas, Master Noel

Gamma Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi and the City of Rayne, sponsors of the annual Little Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel Contest, have annou

2nd Farmer's Market This Weekend In Rayne

The city of Rayne and the Rayne Chamber of Commerce will host the second Rayne Farmer’s Market this weekend on Saturday, Nov. 14, between 7 a.m.

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Sports

UP FOR KILL - Emma Pastor goes up for a kill during Rayne HIgh volleyball action. The Lady Wolves will host Northwest High today (Thursday) during a district contest. Pastor recorded 16 kills during the win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The Lady Wolves Volleyball Team began their district slate on Wednesday, Sept. 21, with a five-set win over Crowley High.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Crowley for Norman Lee Saxton, 61, who died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.

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