In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a victory that until very recently would have seemed unthinkable.
At least two area legislators are asking their fellow lawmakers join them in a veto override session.

TIM PREVOST, right, was named the recipient of the 2015 Lion of the Year Award during the club’s installation banquet held Thursday, June 18, at the Legion Home. Making the presentation was John Quebodeaux, committee chairman, left. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Paul Kedinger)

Tim Prevost, outgoing president of the Rayne Lions Club, was named the recipient of the 2015 Lion of the Year Award during the club’s installation banquet Thursday, June 18. In announcing and presenting the award, John Quebodeaux, committee chair, commended Prevost for assuming the leadership role and “mentoring young lions.”

TIM PREVOST, right, was named the recipient of the 2015 Lion of the Year Award during the club’s installation banquet held Thursday, June 18, at the Legion Home. Making the presentation was John Quebodeaux, committee chairman, left. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Paul Kedinger)

Damaris Harmon turns himself in

According to Crowley Chief of Police KP Gibson, Damaris Harmon has turned himself into authorities.

District 11 station nears completion

The future site of Fire Protection District 11’s fire station. According to Chief Chad Monceaux it will be open by the end of August weather permitting.

Chief Chad Monceaux, who will be leading Fire Protection District 11 once the new station is operational, has found himself looking at t

Local tracksters compete in Jr. Olympics

Gulf Coast Hurricane Track Club Coach Carlton Austin stands with the four Crowley athletes he brought to the 2014 USATF Junior Olympics Track and Field Championships in Houston, including, from left, Zur’Najah Poullard, Jaleya Wilson, Nilah Sibley and Jordan Matthews.

The Gulf Coast Hurricane Track Club does more than teach young athletes how to run faster and jump higher and farther.

Rayne's ‘Paint the Piano’ project viewing, kick-off party held

PIANO PROJECT UNVEILED - Among the many supporters of the “Paint the Piano Project” in attendance for the initial piano unveiling were, seated, artist Sheila Faulk; standing, chairperson Madelene Boudreaux, Mayor Roland Boudreaux and events coordinator Erin Roy. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

 

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RAYNE TAKES CROWLEY TOURNAMENT - Members of the Rayne Mustang Girls 10 and Under All-Stars (Wreckers) who claimed second place over the weekend all-star tournament held in Crowley were, seated from left, Macy Dailey, Victoria Peltier; kneeling, Claudia Kibodeaux, Analie Dupuis, Kate Daigle, Bailee Royer, Addison Richard; standing front row, Karlee Daigle, Graci Alleman, Elizabeth Comeaux, Addyson Gautreaux, Kamrie Breaux, Grayci Dupuis, Amelia Dailey, coach Dusty Stelly; standing back row, head coach Shannon Royer, coach McKenzie Dailey and coach Troy Kibodeaux.

Despite cancelled tounaments the previous weekend, Mother Nature cooperated over the weekend, allowing all Rayne all-star teams to participate in local and area tournaments.

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Betty Dupre and Francis Broussard, both of Crowley, and Anet and Ronnie Bertrand of Egan are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Keisha Broussard and Rand

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