Seven recommendations by the Personnel, Insurance and Curriculum and Budget and Finance committees were unanimously approved as the Acadia Parish School Board made quick work of its August meeting’s agenda.

Singing hymns like “Amazing Grace,” a community choir (comprised mostly of members from Crowley and Welsh’s First Presbyterian churches) delighted the packed First Presbyterian Church of Crowley as part of Sunday’s 125th anniversary celebration service.

As candles flickered against stained glass windows in the afternoon, a packed house of worship helped First Presbyterian Church celebrate 125 years of service. “I’m not a prophet, but God told me it’s OK to have fun this afternoon,” said Rev. John Wamsley of Grace Presbyterian Church in Lafayette. Wamsley led the celebration service.

State Rep. Jack Montoucet, D-Crowley, spoke Friday morning to AP40 – Acadia Parish’s young professionals group – recapping the latest legislative session.

State Rep. Jack Montoucet has been doing this for eight years now, but this year was probably the worst. “It was probably the most grueling and horrible session I have ever been in,” he said.

Singing hymns like “Amazing Grace,” a community choir (comprised mostly of members from Crowley and Welsh’s First Presbyterian churches) delighted the packed First Presbyterian Church of Crowley as part of Sunday’s 125th anniversary celebration service.

State Rep. Jack Montoucet, D-Crowley, spoke Friday morning to AP40 – Acadia Parish’s young professionals group – recapping the latest legislative session.

Local church hosts district mini-congress

MINI-CONGRESS PARTICIPANTS of the Seventh District Baptist Association, hosted by Starlight Baptist Church, included seated, from left, Rev. Freddie Brown, Rev. Freddie Jack, Pastor Nathan T. Stevens, Association President Gerald W. Perkins, Rev. Joe Green, Jr., and Rev. Joel Green, Sr.; standing, from left, Rev. Arthur Johnson, Rev. Jimmy Stevens, Rev. Keith Alfred, Rev. Albert Tezeno, Rev. William Hornsby, Rev. John Stevens, Association Secretary Martin L. McLendon, and Rev.Carl Sonnier.

The Seventh District Missionary Baptist Association District Mini-Congress of Christian Education was held at Starlight Baptist Church, on October

Eunice Rotary shows off ‘Experience Louisiana’

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, far left, welcomed Eunice Rotarians Pat Dossman, Dwight Jodon and Tony Fuselier to the Crowley club’s meeting Tuesday to talk about the Experience Louisiana Festival.

Sometimes a look back is all you need to look forward.

Boil advisory in Estherwood

The village of Estherwood is now under a boil advisory until further notice.

State Police seize narcotics taken in pharmacy thefts

$3 million worth of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including the burglary of Rayne Pharmacy on Sept. 28, have been seized by State Police. The drugs were discovered in a storage unit in East Baton Rouge after a search warrant was executed on Oct. 23. (Submitted Photo)

Baton Rouge – Approximately $3 million of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including one in Rayne, have been seized by

Zappi talks engineering, partnerships with Rotary Club

Dr. Mark E. Zappi, center, dean of the University of Louisiana of Lafayette’s engineering program, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Welcoming him and his program were President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer Katie Chiasson.

One thing became abundantly evident at Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s engineering

78th Rice Festival queen crowned

78th International Rice Festival Queen Allison "Ali" Hoffpauir

It was a gorgeous morning Saturday as the 78th International Rice Festival Queen was selected from a bevy of outstanding candidates to represent “T

Crowning moment: Vivian Barousse, Cameron Stelly named junior royalty Friday

From left, it was a Redemptorist Catholic sweep when Cameron Stelly and Vivian Barrouse were crowned the Junior King and Queen of the 78th International Rice Festival. Stelly is the son of Kelly Stelly and the late Corey Stelly. Barousse is the daughter of Robby and Mandy Barousse.

The International Rice Festival has new junior royalty that reigned over the 2014 Children’s Parade and will continue to do so throughou

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Sports

CHILDREN’S FISHING DERBY WINNERS - The City of Rayne was again joined by community partners (Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire) and hosted the 2015 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 11, at the ponds located on the grounds of Maison d’Memoire at 8450 Roberts Cove Road (Hwy. 98). Category winners and hosts included, seated from left, Isabella Reiners and Isabella Trahan (0-5 years), Jace Freeman and Drake Bellard (6-8 years); standing front row, Lions Club member Craig Houston, Mackenzie Olinger and William Guidry (9-12 years), Nolan Olinger and Luke Guidry (13-15 years), and City of Rayne Chairman Suzette Leonards; back row, ASL member Joe Guidry, Mayor Chuck Roichaux, and ASL members Charles Trahan and Dee DeRouren. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The City of Rayne was again joined by community partners Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire, to host the 2015 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 11, at

Lifestyle

Mrs. Scott Michael Frugé

The beautiful Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings was the setting for the recent Nuptial Mass uniting Emily Claire Regan of Crowley and Scott Michael Frugé of Welsh.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m. at St.

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