After the passing of Acadia Parish School Board Member Israel Syria on March 19, the board will look to find a temporary resolution to the vacancy left and a permanent one during a special session Wednesday, April 1.

Members of the M.H.S. Alumni Relay Team have been helping Luminaria Chair Thelma Fuselier, far left, set up this year’s Luminaria bags as well as in years past. Helping Fuselier recently were, from left, Connie Frugé, Paula Broussard and Glenda Guillory.

As the sun sets, things are typically just getting started for Relay For Life, but a few hours in, when the darkness truly hits, Relay grasps at your heartstrings.
On Saturday, March 28, at 01:50 a.m., the Rayne Police Department responded to multiple calls-for-service regarding an in-progress shots fired incident at the Frog City Travel Plaza, located at 1418 N. Polk St. in Rayne.

Members of the M.H.S. Alumni Relay Team have been helping Luminaria Chair Thelma Fuselier, far left, set up this year’s Luminaria bags as well as in years past. Helping Fuselier recently were, from left, Connie Frugé, Paula Broussard and Glenda Guillory.

Theunissen descendants gather for reunion

REUNION HONOREES - Members of the eldest generation, survving children of Joseph Daniel Theunissen and Helen Meyer Theunissen, in attendance for the Theunissen family reunion were, from left, Matilda Johnson, Hilda Haure and Louise Landry, all of Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The St. Leo Catholic Church Hall in Roberts Cove served as the setting on Saturday, Feb.

Rayne High HOSA students place at State Conference, qualify for HOSA Nationals

QUALIFIED FOR NATIONALS - Members of the Rayne High School chapter of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) recently attended the 2015 State HOSA Conference in Alexandria with all participating delegates placing and qualifying for nationals in their respective competitions. HOSA members attending were, front row, from left, Megan Marcantel, Cheryln Fusilier, Caroline Bergeron, Lindsey Runner, Kaleigh Cormier, Destini Carrier; back row, Whitney Fontenot, Charlyne Peltier, Evan Alleman, Mallory Runner, Brooklynn Mire and sponsor Cassie Ancelet.

Members of the Rayne High School chapter of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) attended the 2014-2015 State HOSA Conference held in Alex

Gour of Honor Held for Scouts

COURT OF HONOR: Boy Scout Troop 61 conducted a court of honor Wednesday night, March 4, in the Rayne Volunteer Fire Department’s headquarters.

Outstanding business, employee honored

GARY AND LAURA MATTE was named co-recipients of the 2015 Outstanding Business Person of the Year during the Rayne Business Appreciation Night at the Civic Center. Presenting the award was Chamber President Jimmy Prevost. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Gary and Laura Matte were named co-recipients of the 2015 Outstanding Business Person of the Year and Lilly “Raine’ Rhodes were honored as the 2015

'Contentious session' expected

Those who sponsored and participated in the Acadia Parish Legislative Luncheon included, front row from left, Katie Chiasson, Cleco Power; Alaina Segura, Centerpoint Energy; Sen. Dan ‘Blade’ Morrish; Sen. Jonathan Perry; Rep. Jack Montoucet; and Crowley Chamber President Amy Thibodeaux. In the back row are Kerry Gibson; Darrell Minix, Centerpoint Energy; Fran Bihm, Rayne Chamber of Commerce; Sabrina Salling, Cleco; Willie Bergeron, Cleco; and Jimmy Prevost, Rayne Chamber.

At the Acadia Parish Legislative Luncheon Monday at the LSU AgCenter, Sen. Dan “Blade” Morrish, Rep. Jack Montoucet and Sen.

Friday accident leaves community shaken

Students gather at Crowley High School Monday morning for a “Meet me at the Pole Prayer” to show support for the families of the students who were in a violent Friday accident which left Redemptorist School student Halle Thompson dead and CHS student Brooke Habetz in critical condition. (Submitted Photo)

The school week here got off to a somber start on Monday with students at Redemptorist Catholic School and Crowley High School still reeling from t

Fatal crash in Acadia Parish

According to Louisiana State Police, one person was critically injured and another killed in a Friday afternoon crash in Acadia Parish.

Mire Band plans fourth performing trip, events planned

FISH FRY BAND FUNDRAISER - Mire Band students, parents and volunteers were busy on Wednesday, Feb. 18, for the 2015 Mire Band Fish Fry to raise funds for the group’s performance trip to Disney World.

The Mire Marching Band, including students from both Mire Elementary and Branch Elementary Schools, have again been invited to perform at Disney Wo

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Sports

The Rayne High boys and girls track teams have begun their seasons under the direction of Coach Kaine Guidry.

Lifestyle

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Pageant contestants enjoying the reception held for them on Monday, March 23, were, first row from left, Jada M. Young, Zalene Meche, Jer’mynee Andrus, Ty’Rihana J. Clark; second row, Janiah Williams, Khaelin A. Sampson, De’Liyah A. Williams, D’Ziyree Thorne; third row, Rasheed Charles, Ja’Kaiya Jones, Destiny Jones, Erianna LeBlanc, Amari P. Scott and McKenzi L. Gums.

 

Obituaries

Funeral services for Ruby L. Roberts, 65, will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 10 a.m. at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Rayne.

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