RAYNE - Police are looking for a man who fired several shots into a local business Saturday afternoon. Police Chief Carroll J. Stelly said officers responded to multiple calls just after 1 p.m. Saturday concerning a black male shooting at people at the King City convenience store on West Jeff Davis Avenue.

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CROWLEY – A former Rayne police officer was sentenced to six years at hard labor with three being suspended for lewd behavior with a 13-year-old girl in 2015.

Madison Claire Ebanks, McKenzie Lane Jabusch, Brooklynn Tarese Johnson

The Crowley Professional Women’s Club will host the 80th Annual Miss Crowley Pageant and the 2016 Teen and Junior Miss Crowley Pageants on Saturday, July 30, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Grand Opera House and will include a live performance by Colby Latiolais and Ambush.

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Madison Claire Ebanks, McKenzie Lane Jabusch, Brooklynn Tarese Johnson

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.

Mouton brothers share love for the game, community

20 YEARS OF MEMORIES - Twin brothers Byron (left) and Brian Mouton display the trophies garnered by the 6th Man Program this summer while standing in front of the picture of the 1995 State Basketball Championship photo that hangs in the lobby of Rayne High. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

It has been 20 years since the 1995 Rayne High School Basketball Team brought home the state basketball championship.

Boil advisory issued for Estherwood

Via its Facebook page, the village of Estherwood announced that part of the community is under a boil advisory until further notice.

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Sports

Registration will begin next week for Rayne’s 2016 season of the city’s flag football and volleyball leagues, as announced by Rayne Recreation Director Dwayne Derise.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Robert Dale Wimberly Jr.

RAYNE - On Saturday, the ninth of July, 2016, at six-thirty in the evening before family and friends, Gretchen Renee Swinkey and Robert Dale Wimberly, Jr.

Obituaries

Frank “Bod” was born in Crowley on Oct. 6, 1934, to Frank Miller Sr. and Marie Courville Miller. He was called to his Heavenly Father on July 26, 2016.

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