When textbook availability to students after school hours dwindled last year, parents were left up in arms. Superintendent John Bourque said that was among the biggest complaints when Common Core was fully implemented in schools last year.
The Acadia Parish School Board untabled three items during a special session Wednesday and approved all three — two resolutions in regards to performance-based energy efficiency contract matters and the re-roofing project at 800 North Western Avenue in Crowley. It just took an hour to get there.

Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Rayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify several suspects involved in an attempted burglary. The crime occurred at the Classic Carwash located on South Adams in Rayne around 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 5. 

Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.

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Charlene Richard Mass held

CELEBRATING ANNIVERSARY MASS - The 55th Anniversary of Charlene Richard’s death was celebrated on Friday, August 8 at a 6 p.m. mass at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard. Fr. Bill Melancon of Erath was the celebrant. Others are from left, Deacon Tim Markentel, Fr Alphonse Tynese, Fr. Melancon, Msgr. Robert Romero and Korey Lavergne.

Council acts on state grant to upgrade pump station

After four repeated attempts to secure funds to solve the problem of manholes overflowing on Section Street, the Rayne City Council approved eight resolutions Monday night to qualify for a Louisian

‘Boogas’ and ‘Boulee’ to perform here Aug. 23

LEGION BENEFIT: Bobby “Boogas” Page, left, and V.J. “Boulee” Boulet, along with Swamp Pop Express will perform at the Legion Hall in Rayne to benefit American Legion Post No. 77.

After many years, two of Rayne’s native sons are excited to be coming back to Rayne  to entertain area residents.

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 the skies recently. 

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Sports

BRINGS HOME TOURNAMENT TROPHY - The Rayne High Volleyball Team participated in the 2014 Northside High Tournament over the weekend and brought home the first place trophy. Team members are, kneeling from left, Ashley Thibodeaux, Shelli Alleman, Karla Richard, Blakely Thomas, Charlyne Peltier; standing, Cee Jae Richard, Blair Bergeron, Katie Benoit, Layni Boudreaux, Charlesha Dugas, Tarya Kanonu, Tristan Mouton, Whitney Fontenot, Jacie Fontenot and Quintara Sinegal.

 

Obituaries

Funeral services for Mr. Kerminth Cormier, 72, of Mire were held on Friday, September 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in Duhon Funeral Home Chapel, Rayne.  Father Mike Arnaud officiated.  

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