FEMA’S Peter Sessum wants to remind the residents of Acadia Parish that they are still working out of the Wells Fargo building on North Parkerson Avenue and that they are still here to answer questions and assist in anyway they can.
Whether it was declaring a spare bus with engine issues as surplus or hearing transportation reports, both Acadia Parish School Board committees saw a point of focus become the parish’s transportation situation.
CROWLEY – Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson has announced several recent narcotics arrests made by the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office: • Sammy J. Hollier, 50, Crowley, booked: possession of Schedule III, possession of Schedule IV and possession of drug paraphernalia;

Sheriff candidates square off

Candidates for sheriff in the Oct. 24 election — K.P. Gibson, left, and Keith Latiola — squared off in the Candidate Forum sponsored by the Crowley Chamber of Commerce and held Thursday night at The Grand Opera House.

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce hosted its Candidate Forum at the Grand Opera House Thursday night.

Blue Ribbon Award

South Crowley Elementary School Principal Irma Trosclair makes the announcement of the school’s honor to her faculty, staff and students. South Crowley Elementary School and Martin Petitjean Elementary School (Rayne) were each awarded Blue Ribbon recognition from the U.S. Department of Education, officially, Tuesday.

In a process that began last year, two Acadia Parish schools have earned an amazing honor.

Victoria Richard named 2015 Miss Rayne

Victoria Richard is crowned Miss Rayne 2015 by last year's honoree, Madison Vidal during Saturday's Miss Rayne Pageant held at the Rayne Civic Center. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The Rayne Civic Center was transformed into a “Safari” setting Saturday evening as the City of Rayne sponsored the 2015-2016 Miss Rayne Pageant.

Germanfest This Weekend In Roberts Cove

Roberts Cove - Celebrate in German-style at the 21st Annual Roberts Cove Germanfest this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4, on the ground

Residency challenge decided

A lawsuit aimed at disqualifying one of two candidates for the Distrct 7 seat on the Acadia Parish Police Jury was dismissed earlier this week.

Crowley Chamber partners with school board for Senior Skills Workshop

Cindy Miller of First National Bank as well as the chairperson of Crowley Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee speaks to seniors from parish high schools about applying for a job, one of four focal points of the Chamber and school board’s joint effort to provide basic information to all seniors about many real-life aspects. (Photo by Jeannine LeJeune)

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Acadia Parish School Board, held its first “High School Seniors-Only” workshop Thursday at

Whitley Larry Named 2015 Rayne High Homecoming Queen

NEW QUEEN CROWNED - Whitley Larry is crowned the 2015 Homecoming Queen of Rayne High School by last year’s honoree, Tanner Wilson, during halftime ceremonies Friday night. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

During halftime ceremonies Friday evening of September 18, during the Rayne High School homecoming football game, Whitley Larry was crowned the 201

Miss Rayne Pageant This Weekend

Three young ladies will compete for the title of Miss Rayne 2015 this weekend on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. at the Rayne Civic Center.

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Sports

Darien Harmon (16) takes a hand-off from Rayne High quarterback Donald Doucet (15) during Friday's 55-38 Homecoming win over DeQuincy. Harmon had 16 carries for 227 yards and three touchdowns during the Rayne High win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - In a marathon of a game Friday evening at Wolf Stadium capping off Homecoming Week, the Wolves of Rayne High collected over 600 offensive yards and lit up the scoreboard eight times for a 5

Lifestyle

MISS RAYNE COURT AND BEAUTIES - Catherine Castille, center, the new 2016 Miss Rayne, was surrounded by her court and Miss Rayne beauties during the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant held Sunday at the Rayne Civic Center. Joining the new Miss Rayne were, from left, Meka Cormier, LaShonda Delco, 1st Maid Brooklyn Mire, Breanna Rice, Haylee Young, 2nd Maid Corinne Doucet and 3rd Maid Blair Bergeron. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Complete with costumes and travel decor, “Around The World” was the theme Sunday afternoon as the Rayne Civic Center was the site for the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant.

Obituaries

Eugenie “Jeannie”
Ann Bourque
Melancon

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at a 2 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne for Eugenie “Jeannie” Ann Bourque Melancon, 76, who died Monday Sept.

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