Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Rayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify several suspects involved in an attempted burglary. The crime occurred at the Classic Carwash located on South Adams in Rayne around 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 5. 
Kaleb Gibson, who was featured on Crime Stoppers several weeks ago, has been arrested and booked into the Acadia Parish Jail on numerous narcotics warrants. 
Chief KP Gibson reports that Crowley Police have arrested a Crowley resident and have charged him with multiple counts of vehicle burglary and theft.  The incident occurred on Sept. 7. 

Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.


Qualifying begins Wednesday

For those on the fence about running for any number of the political offices on the November ballot, the time to make that decision is drawing near.

Capital City Press buys LSN papers

Capital City Press, the parent company of The Advocate, and Louisiana State Newspapers have completed an agreement for The Advocate to acquire the assets of fo

2nd suspect caught

Via Nixle alert, the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office announced that the second suspect sought in an alleged aggravated assault Thursday afternoon has been caught.


Rayne's A&O, Sisters host Back to School Event/Family Fun Day

A & O AND SISTERS HOST FAMILY EVENT - Members of the A&O 21st Century Club and the Sisters of A&O who hosted the 2014 Back to School Event and Family Fun Day were, seated, Sisters of A & O members Sadie Wheeler, Mahilda Beverly, Cutina Jolivette, Kristen Jolivette, Nicole Anderson, De De Simmons, Anna Mae Randall, Rosa Mouton, Gwen Mouton, and Larissa Arceneaux; standing, A & 0 Members Cleveland Guidry, Jeremy Thomas, Phil Woods, Reggie Mouton, Chris Duhon, William Board, Eric Jolivette, Wallace Young, Brian Seth Mouton, Ezzie Charles, Lester Washington, Jessie White and Felton Charles.


Sporting clay shoot to benefit state Lions Children’s Camp

RAYNE LIONS CLUB members were invited to participate in a sporting clay shoot to benefit the Louisianaae Lions Camp Thursday night, Aug. 7. by Kelly Suire, center a member of the Louisiana Lions Camp Staff Alumni Association, who was accompanied by her husband, Terry, left, and welcomed by President Tim Prevost.

A sporting clay shoot to benefit the Louisiana Lions Camp was described for local Lions Club members Thursday, Aug. 7, by by Kelly Suire.

Section 8 director Leonards describes housing program

SUZETTE LEONARDS, executive director of the Rayne Section 8 Housing Program, center, described the program to Rayne Rotary Club members on Thursday, Aug. 7. She is pictured with Fran Bihm, program coordinator, left, and President Kyle Broussard.

“I don’t want them to think that Section 8 is permanent; it’s not a lifestyle,” remarked Suzette Leonards, executive director of the city’s Section 8 Housing Program, during her presentation to mem

KC Council plans Labor Day raffle

FIRST TICKET SOLD: Father Kendal Faulk, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, right, purchased the first Knights of Columbus raffle ticket from Albert Johnson, grand knight of Council 1897.

Rayne’s Knights of Columbus Council 1897 announces the drawing for its annual Labor Day raffle will be held on Sept. 1.

Charlene Richard Mass held

CELEBRATING ANNIVERSARY MASS - The 55th Anniversary of Charlene Richard’s death was celebrated on Friday, August 8 at a 6 p.m. mass at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard. Fr. Bill Melancon of Erath was the celebrant. Others are from left, Deacon Tim Markentel, Fr Alphonse Tynese, Fr. Melancon, Msgr. Robert Romero and Korey Lavergne.

Council acts on state grant to upgrade pump station

After four repeated attempts to secure funds to solve the problem of manholes overflowing on Section Street, the Rayne City Council approved eight resolutions Monday night to qualify for a Louisian



Notre Dame’s Tyler Binder (32) and Hayden Bourgeois (18) break up a pass Thursday during the Pios’ 51-21 thrashing of Breaux Bridge at Gardiner Memorial Stadium. Notre Dame’s defense limited the Tigers to just 142 yards of total offense on the night. (Photo by Jason Faul)

CROWLEY – The more he tried to deflect attention toward the actual game itself, the more it seemed people wanted to talk about the real reason they would be there Thursday night.


Sandra Jane Oubre passed away on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at the Baton Rouge General Hospital, her two sons by her side.

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