Jimmy Broussard was still getting acclimated to his new office Tuesday morning. Broussard will be sworn in as Crowley’s Chief of Police today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Crowley City Court building.

Jimmy Broussard has worn many hats in the city of Crowley over the years; reverend of the First Presbyterian Church of Crowley, former president of the Acadia Players and, the one that gave him the desire to pursue the position he is being sworn into today, former Crowley Police Officer.

From left, orthopedic surgeon Paul Novakovich, M.D., and neurologist Damon Patterson, M.D.

Lafayette General Health is expanding medical services in Crowley by bringing in two experienced specialists to offer clinical services.

Memories of Paco’s - : Favorite memories of Paco’s Café was heard during a “history field trip” sponsored Saturday morning by local historial Tony Olinger. The event was held in the original Paco’s Café building in the 200 block of South Adams Avenue in Rayne and featured strong coffee and a “Closest to Paco’s Biscuit” contest, won by Paco’s grandson and namesake, Louis Borne, left, presented an etched rolling pin by Olinger, right. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Gone was the long counter and the strong smell of coffee brewing on the stove, but the temporary “re-opening” of Paco’s Saturday morning was a memorable event for many.

Jimmy Broussard was still getting acclimated to his new office Tuesday morning. Broussard will be sworn in as Crowley’s Chief of Police today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Crowley City Court building.

From left, orthopedic surgeon Paul Novakovich, M.D., and neurologist Damon Patterson, M.D.

Memories of Paco’s - : Favorite memories of Paco’s Café was heard during a “history field trip” sponsored Saturday morning by local historial Tony Olinger. The event was held in the original Paco’s Café building in the 200 block of South Adams Avenue in Rayne and featured strong coffee and a “Closest to Paco’s Biscuit” contest, won by Paco’s grandson and namesake, Louis Borne, left, presented an etched rolling pin by Olinger, right. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

New title, funding and dedication

From the left, Charlotte Jeffers, Sheri Myers and Laurie Suire attended the Film-Com convention in Nashville, Tennessee, to promote the movie “Glitch,” which was formerly named “The Angel Channel.” The movie is set to be filmed in Crowley. (Photo Submitted)

When Sheri Myers came to Crowley in 2011, she had a screenplay, big dreams and had seemingly found the perfect location for a movie she had written

West Nile found in Acadia

A sentinel chicken in Acadia parish has tested positive for indicators of the West Nile virus.

Board to sell surplus parcel of land

The surplus parcel of land adjacent to TLVM Properties, LLC, measuring about 0.68 acres, will be sold by the Acadia Parish School Board to Albarado Properties for $90,050 and will subsequently be sold to Thomas L. McNeely III by Albarado Properties.

It was a saga, of sorts, that started months ago, but now, by action of the Acadia Parish School Board Wednesday night, some finality is coming for

Rayne High Band Banquet honorees

Rayne High band students who were awarded during the 2014-2015 and of the school year band banquet were, seated from left, Victoria Royer, Robyn Ba

JOHN PAUL THE GREAT ACADEMY GRADUATION

The 2015 graduation Mass and ceremony for seniors at John Paul the Great Academy, Lafayette, was celebrated on Saturday, May 16, at St.

Frog Capital Classic Car & Hot Rod show winners listed

CAR SHOW WINNERS AWARDED - Winners named in their categories during the 2015 Annual Frog Capital Classic Car & Hot Rod Show held Saturday, June 6, on the Frog Festival grounds in Rayne were, front row, from left, division winners, Siggy DeRouen - Best of Show, Larry Broussard - Best Interior, Brian Nabbs - Best Paint, James Camille - Best Engine, Kevin Bonin - Best Restored, Jason Escogne - Coolest Cruiser, Blake Marks - Best Rat Rod; back row, committee members, Sonya Simon, Dawn Rosinski, Gary Doucet, Louis “Bee Doo” Meche, Stuart Broussard and Chris Suire. All proceeds will benefit Hero Hunts Disabled Heroes in the local and Acadiana area. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

RAYNE - The Rayne Frog Association presented the 2015 Annual Frog Capital Classic Car & Hot Rod Show on Saturday, June 6, under the pavilion on

Annual Children’s Fishing Derby set by City of Rayne

FISHING DEBRY DONATION - During the June meeting of the Acadiana Sportsmen’s League, the club made a donation to the City of Rayne for the upcoming 2015 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby. Among those on hand for the check presentation were, from left, Buddy Toups, Dee DeRouen, Suzette Leonards representing the City of Rayne, and Joe Guidry. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The City of Rayne is being joined by three community partners, The Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire, to host the 2

Baton Rouge Rotarian speaks on memoir, life

Cheri McDaniel, center, from the Baton Rouge Capital City Rotary Club, reviewed her memoir and the story behind it as she spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Among the club members present were, from left, Melinda Malmay, President Mary Zaunbrecher, Peggy Sandidge and Sprague Williams.

Cheri McDaniel’s book tour for her memoir “He Lays the Stones For Our Steps: Living Life Abundantly in the Face of Adversity” has been winding down

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Sports

TOURNAMENT CHAMPS - The Rayne 8U (Pinto Girls) All-Stars played in the their Pony Sectional Tournament over the weekend (June 24-26) in Ville Platte where they placed first by beating Ville Platte All-Stars in the championship. Team members are: (bottom row) Lanie Marks, Eva Myer, Tatum Hill, Saylr Mouton, Audrey Mahaffey, Analiese Guidry, and Tylee Alleman (middle row) Hayden Cary, Cate Guidry, Ashlyn Habetz, Ashley Little, Audra Savoy, Ahni Dailey, and Alyssa Bertrand (top row) coaches Wesley Guidry, Mark Alleman, Charlie Bach and Amy Marks.

The 2016 all-star season continued over the weekend with softball and baseball teams representing the Rayne Recreation in area tournaments.

Lifestyle

Joey Wynn - HIlary Villien

Mr. Gary and Mrs. Vanessa Villien of Maurice are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hilary Anne Villien, to Joey Bascom Wynn, son of Mr. William and Mrs.

Obituaries

Claudia “Miss Lou” Thibodeaux

RAYNE - Funeral services were held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Sunday, June 26, at 2 p.m.

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