The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office announced two updates in regard to last week’s shooting at the Kathy Apartments. First, the victim, identified as Ladracus Miller, 21, of Crowley, succumbed to his injuries over the weekend.
Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office have completed an investigation into an aggravated burglary which occurred in the 6200 block of Standard Mill Road near Rayne. The investigation began on Aug. 3.
Natural disasters have been known to bring out the best in south Louisiana residents.

Not too late to enter Miss Rayne pageant

Young ladies interested in competing for the title of Miss Rayne, 2016, still have time to enter the pageant, according to Suzette Leonards, pagean

Funding for Rayne Veterans Park gets boost

FOR VETERANS PARK: Three donations totalling $4,000 were presented to the Veterans Park Task Force during the July meeting of the Rayne City Council. All three donations were from members of the Privat family. On hand to accept the funds were, from left, veterans Mike Bourque, Robert Comeaux and Larry Guidry, task force chairman; Mayor Chuck Robichaux and veterans Andrus Fontenot, James Montgomery and Bob Landry. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

Funding efforts for the Rayne Veterans Park got an unexpected boost in the form of recent donations from members of the Privat family.

Landfill hours may be reduced

CROWLEY - The Acadia Parish Sanitary Landfill may be open only six days a week in the foreseeable future.

Man wanted in Mermentau shooting

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.

Work starts at long-awaited Rayne Veterans Park

A bulldozer clears ground as work on the long-awaited Rayne Veterans park began late last week. Located at the intersection of Gossen Park Drive and Oak Street, the park will honor veterans of all services.

Work has begun on Veterans Park.
Earth-moving equipment was at the site last Thursday morning (July 7), marking the beginning of construction at the long-awaited park.

Post 77 American Legion, Auxiliary install officers

LEADERSHIP INSTALLED - Installed as the leaders of Arceneaux Post 77’s Legion and Auxiliary were Auxiliary President Bonnie Simon and Post 77 Commander David Simon. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - Arceneaux Post No. 77 and Auxiliary Unit No. 77 of the American Legion held a joint installation of officers Tuesday evening, July 5, at the American Legion Home.
Following the presentation of colors for the 2016 event, Chaplain Robert Comeaux offered the opening prayer. Commander David Simon led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Planning continues for Miss Rayne 2016 pageant; contestants sought

MAKING MISS RAYNE PLANS - The reigning Miss Rayne Victoria Richard, left, and Miss Rayne Pageant Director Suzette Leonards were busy this week making final plans for the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant slated Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Civic Center. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Final plans are complete and details are being finalized for the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant, according to Suzette Leonards, pageant director.

Rayne mayor condemns social media accusers

Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux said he will not be intimidated by the organizers of a couple of social media sites who have consistently accused h

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WOLVES IN TODAY’S FOOTBALL JAMBOREE - The Rayne High Wolves Football Team were busy this week as they were readying for today’s 2016 Acadia Parish Jamboree at Iota High School. The Wolves are scheduled to meet the hosting Bulldogs in the second game of the night. The Jamboree will begin at 6 p.m. with Church Point meeting Crowley High. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Following last week’s historic flooding that halted all extra curricular activities while southern Louisiana tried to survive the worst flooding witnessed in almost 100 years, the 2016 football sea

Lifestyle

As the Grand Opera House enters its 2016-2017 season, it is once again offering a variety of excellent entertainment.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Bethel C.M.E Church, 320 West Hutchinson Avenue, Crowley, for Lucille Corbins. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. at the church.

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