Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a homicide. Rayne Police are investigating a shooting incident which has left one man dead. The incident occurred early Saturday morning, March 28, at approximately 1:50 a.m. at Frog City Travel Plaza and it is believed people may have witnessed this shooting.

Shea Bertrand, second from left, was welcomed to the Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting Tuesday by Rotarians, from left, Mary Zaunbrecher (president), Peggy Sandidge and Kirk Schexnider. Bertrand spoke about his plans to partake in the Semester at Sea program.

Shea Bertrand has spent a good chunk of his young life helping others. He has helped his parents raise his two younger, autistic siblings, even serving as their home-school teacher. He has participated in mission trips. Now, he’s hoping to embark on a different kind of trip and educational experience.
After the passing of Acadia Parish School Board Member Israel Syria on March 19, the board will look to find a temporary resolution to the vacancy left and a permanent one during a special session Wednesday, April 1.

Shea Bertrand, second from left, was welcomed to the Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting Tuesday by Rotarians, from left, Mary Zaunbrecher (president), Peggy Sandidge and Kirk Schexnider. Bertrand spoke about his plans to partake in the Semester at Sea program.

Accident shuts down interstate

Update: Louisiana State Police, Troop I, is handling the investigation, with the Acadia Parish Sheriff'so Office assisting.

Top hospital personnel provide look at Acadia General

Sandy Melancon, far left, and President Mary Zaunbrecher, far right, welcomed personnel from Acadia General Hospital to talk about the changes going on at the hospital since Lafayette General Hospital took over in June. They were, from left, Associate Administrator Zach Landry, CFO Charmaine R. Vidrine and CEO Heather L. Harper.

 If people were looking for change when Lafayette General Hospital took over Crowley’s hospital, they got it as Acadia General Hospital

New building drawing rave reviews

Burger Zone owner Sheryl Barltett, forefront, enjoys working in the restaurant’s spacious, new kitchen.

Operations are underway at the tall, bright yellow building on North Parkerson Avenue that has been drawing the eyes of Crowley resident

Horse Farm presentation heard by Rotarians

From left, Raymond Hébert, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Acadiana, invited the Rotary Club of Crowley to participate in CFA’s Acadiana Mega Raffle, while program organizer Sandy Melancon and President Mary Zaunbrecher welcomed guest speaker Elizabeth “EB” Brooks to discuss the Horse Farm project in Lafayette.

If only half of the ambitious undertaking of Lafayette Central Park, the nonprofit organization in charge of the Horse

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Sports

CONTINUE SOFTBALL CAREER - Rayne High’s Kelcie Bourgeois signed a letter of intent to continue her softball career at Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport.

Lifestyle

ENGAGEMENT PARTY HONORS COUPLE - Principals in attendance for an engagement party held in honor of Lauren Boudreaux and Justin DeRouen were, from left, Howard DeRouen Jr., Dot Stelly, Lisa and Robert Menard, honorees Justin and Lauren, Joan and Damon Gatte, Tina and Howard DeRouen III. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

RAYNE - The Union Hall served as the setting on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, for an engagement party held in honor of Lauren Boudreaux and Justin DeRouen of Rayne.

Obituaries

Funeral services for Ruby L. Roberts, 65, will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 10 a.m. at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Rayne.

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