Morse Elementary is helping bring awareness to Rare Disease Day, and, in particular, Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy.

At Morse Elementary, there are many special children, but Thursday, the student body, faculty and staff of the school rallied around one that is asking for Acadiana’s help.

IN ATTENDANCE FOR AWARD - Special guests in attendance for the presentation of a Instruments A Comin’ Lafayette Award of the Tipitina Foundation, made possible by the Nancy F. Link Foundation worth $60,000 in instruments were, front row, from left, RHS Principal Wendal Prudhomme, RHS Band Director Adrian Alba, Nancy F. Link (Nancy F. Link Foundation), Emily Menard (foundation program manager), and Angela Thompson (Tipitina Foundation); back row, Acadia Parish Superindent John E. Bourque, and School Board member David LaLande. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

On Tuesday, Feb. 10, during a students of the Rayne High School Band were surprised to learn they were the recipients of a donation from the Tipitina's Foundation. Rayne High is the first in the Lafayette region and 95th school in the state to receive a donation since the formation of the foundation.

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, thanks Rotarian David Savoie for his program on the John Deere Battalion.

Rotarian David Savoie finally had the opportunity to do a program he has “been wanting to do” for quite some time. It started with Savoie taking Rotarians back to the year 1938. He began the program by setting the scene through the oration of a typical radio broadcast that depicted the landscape of the world through news and sports.

Morse Elementary is helping bring awareness to Rare Disease Day, and, in particular, Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy.

IN ATTENDANCE FOR AWARD - Special guests in attendance for the presentation of a Instruments A Comin’ Lafayette Award of the Tipitina Foundation, made possible by the Nancy F. Link Foundation worth $60,000 in instruments were, front row, from left, RHS Principal Wendal Prudhomme, RHS Band Director Adrian Alba, Nancy F. Link (Nancy F. Link Foundation), Emily Menard (foundation program manager), and Angela Thompson (Tipitina Foundation); back row, Acadia Parish Superindent John E. Bourque, and School Board member David LaLande. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, thanks Rotarian David Savoie for his program on the John Deere Battalion.

Rayne Garden Club marks Arbor Day with donation

ARBOR DAY DONATION - Ladies of the Rayne Garden Club and city officials on hand for the 2015 Arbor Day plant donation at The Depot Square were, front row, from left, Garden Club members Judy Guidry, Chairperson Lisa Soileaux, Julia Breaux, Hazel Prevost; back row, city employees Douglas Terro and Foots Senegal, Councilman Calise Michael Doucet, Police Chief Carroll Stelly, Mayor Chuck Robichaux, Councilman Jimmy Fontenot and Councilman Kenneth Guidry.

Ladies of the Rayne Garden Club made their annual Arbor Day donation on Wednesday, Jan. 28, this year to enhance the Rayne Depot Square.

Bouree tourney winners listed

BOUREE TOURNAMENT winners included, seated from left, Dudley Simon, first; Darla Bryson, second; and Ron Duhon, third; standing from left, are Elderberries contact person Elaine Myers; Peggy Trahan, fourth place winner; Lucille Gautreaux, fifth place; and director Jeanette Leger. Not pictured is Greg
Arabie, sixth place winner.

The Elderberries Senior Group’s Semi- annual bouree tournament was held Saturday, Jan. 31.

Rayne native honored by Hammond hospital

Alison Camp

General Surgery Charge Nurse Alison Camp, RN, has been honored in Hammond with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.

Volunteer firemen install officers

FIRE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS were installed Monday night. Pictured, first rowl from left are Allen “Noochie” Credeur, Phil Hebert, Toby Credeur, Michael Cormier, Joseph Credeur, Derek LeBlanc and Jeremy Labauve; second row, Joey Thibodeaux, Brandon Dupuis, Brett Alleman, Jake Venable, Trevor Meche, Josh Stelly, Josh Hollier, Eric Menard, and Chad Credeur; third row, Ryan Charles, Justin Granger, Carroll Stelly, Russel Nero, Nobert Benoit and Johnathan Hebert. Wade Hollier, kneeling, is department mascot.

Officers of the Rayne Volunteer Fire Department were installed by Judge Jim Cunningham during their annual banquet Monday night.

‘CHOICES’ set for fourth installment

PLANNING SESSION: Representatives of agencies which will participate in the production of the fourth annual ‘CHOICES” held a planning session at the Rayne fire station recently in advance of the mock automobile accident to be staged in Rayne in March.

The perils of distracted and drunk driving will again be driven home to Acadia Parish teenagers via the fourth annual CHOICES program, sponsored jo

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Sports

Midland’s Brooke Comeaux pulls up for a shot Tuesday during the Lady Rebels’ 37-28 Class B regional playoff loss at Anacoco. Comeaux scored eight points in the loss.

ANACOCO – The Midland Lady Rebels had their chances Tuesday in their Class B regional playoff showdown with Anacoco.
In fact, they had numerous chances.

Lifestyle

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Cast members in the Crowley High School Drama Club’s upcoming production of “Robin Hood and His Merry Men” include, front row from left, Madeline Kibodeaux, Cole-Ryan Henry; second row, Alyssa Huval, Sarah Hanks, Savana Green, Julia Sittig, Tra’Naye Brooks, Casey Benoit, Alaina Kibodeaux; third row, Caleb Henry, Tony Arsement, Aaron Booty, Maggie Arsement, Justin Simon, Brock Credeur, Kendrick Francis; fourth row, Kameryn Richard, Shawn Jackson, Doshia Byers, Tristin Robinson, Jasmine LeMaire, Maya Clement, Katelyn Richard, Luke Arsement, Alexis Bernard, Addison Green, Eric Lacombe, Jake Grotefend, Sara Arsement, and Hana Arsement. Also working on the production but not pictured are Courtney Suire and Samantha Leger.

 

Obituaries

Rayne- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at St.

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