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.

Members of the M.H.S. Alumni Relay Team have been helping Luminaria Chair Thelma Fuselier, far left, set up this year’s Luminaria bags as well as in years past. Helping Fuselier recently were, from left, Connie Frugé, Paula Broussard and Glenda Guillory.

As the sun sets, things are typically just getting started for Relay For Life, but a few hours in, when the darkness truly hits, Relay grasps at your heartstrings.
On Saturday, March 28, at 01:50 a.m., the Rayne Police Department responded to multiple calls-for-service regarding an in-progress shots fired incident at the Frog City Travel Plaza, located at 1418 N. Polk St. in Rayne.

Members of the M.H.S. Alumni Relay Team have been helping Luminaria Chair Thelma Fuselier, far left, set up this year’s Luminaria bags as well as in years past. Helping Fuselier recently were, from left, Connie Frugé, Paula Broussard and Glenda Guillory.

Frog Festival Queen Honored At Queen of Queens

Frog Festival Queen Ashlee Guilbeau displays the beautiful Miss Congeniality plaque she was awarded at the 2015 Queen of Queen Pageant held Feb. 14 in Baton Rouge.

The Rayne Frog Festival and the City of Rayne was well-represented by Frog Festival Queen Ashlee Guilbeau as she attended the 2015 Queen of Queens

Gibson is candidate for sheriff

CROWLEY - K.P. Gibson has announced that he will be a candidate for the office of Acadia Parish Sheriff in the Oct. 24 elections.

Schexnider talks missions; Vocational Award presented

The Rotary Club of Crowley wrapped up its participation in a zone project, “Rotary Has Heart.” Showing off some of the collected items that will be donated to the Crowley Christian Care Center are, from left, Rotarian Rev. James Proctor, Marilyn Lawson (CCCC) and Rotarians Peggy Sandidge, Mary Zaunbrecher (Crowley club president) and Dr. Ezora Proctor (District 6200 governor).

There was much to be done at Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Crowley.

Board recognizes top students

The Acadia Parish School Board opened its February meeting to a packed meeting room. On hand for opening items were many of the Students of the Year. All were recognized at the meeting before enjoying a reception and gift bags in the adjacent building.

As evident by the packed meeting room, it was a night to recognize high-achieving students in the parish at Monday night’s meeting of the Acadia Pa

Kevin Besse earns doctorate

Rayne native Kevin Besse recently received his doctoral degree from the Frances Bolton School of Nursing in Ohio’s Case Western Reserve University.

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Sports

Notre Dame's Madelyn LeJeune was recently named to the LSWA Class 3A girls basketball All-State second team. (Photo by Christell Faul)

University Lab did it again at the Top 28 tournament, winning its second consecutive Class 3A state championships in both girls and boys basketball.

Lifestyle

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Pageant contestants enjoying the reception held for them on Monday, March 23, were, first row from left, Jada M. Young, Zalene Meche, Jer’mynee Andrus, Ty’Rihana J. Clark; second row, Janiah Williams, Khaelin A. Sampson, De’Liyah A. Williams, D’Ziyree Thorne; third row, Rasheed Charles, Ja’Kaiya Jones, Destiny Jones, Erianna LeBlanc, Amari P. Scott and McKenzi L. Gums.

 

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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