Acadia Parish’s 2015 Junior Livestock Show and Sale came to a close Saturday with champions recognized and prize-winning animals bought by local buyers. The following grand champions were recognized and their animals purchased Saturday: • Hog: Dylan Breaux, Iota High. Bought for $2,500 by NJ Hebert Trucking, Inc.

Acadia Parish Executive Director of Curriculum Margaret Jones, seated left, and standing from left, LDOE Network Leader Frances Touchet and Superintendent of Acadia Parish Schools John Bourque congratulated, Irma Trosclair, seated center, and Kim Cummins, seated right, for their schools nominations as National Blue Ribbons Schools.

Never say that lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice, at least not when referring to student achievement and Acadia Parish schools. You see, it’s not everyday that a school district can boast two National Blue Ribbon schools nominees, but, this year, Acadia Parish does.
The first update on the district-wide energy efficiency project for Acadia Parish schools was a glowing one from Chip Moore of Johnson Controls Inc. “Overall, our project has gotten off to a good start,” he said. “I’m happy with the progress.”

Acadia Parish Executive Director of Curriculum Margaret Jones, seated left, and standing from left, LDOE Network Leader Frances Touchet and Superintendent of Acadia Parish Schools John Bourque congratulated, Irma Trosclair, seated center, and Kim Cummins, seated right, for their schools nominations as National Blue Ribbons Schools.

City officials to take oaths Dec. 29

Judge Jim Cunningham

Incoming elected city officials for the City of Rayne will take their oaths of office in ceremonies on Monday, Dec. 29, beginning at 6 p.m.

BSP Sweetheart Court announced

YOUNG LADIES OF JUNIOR COURT - Young ladies selected as members of the junior court for the upcoming Beta Sigma Phi 2015 Sweetheart Ball are, seated from left, Caroline Bergeron, Jillian Boone, Kate Broussard, Whitney Fontenot, Mayci Gonzales, Aline Gossen, Allie Gossen; standing, Sydni Guidry, Claire Hebert, Elizabeth Ledet, Kristen Meche, McKenzie Meche, Cecily Schexnyder, Alyssa Simoneaux and Madison Vidal. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Junior and senior court members for the upcoming 2015 Annual Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball have been announced.

Getting settled after busy year

Former Assistant District Attorney David Smith has been keeping busy moving into his new office this week following his election as Acadia Parish’s newest district judge.

After months on the campaign trail and countless public appearances, one might think that newly-elected David Smith may take a few days

Rotarians discuss membership locally, worldwide

Rayne Rotary Club Past President Nick Simoneaux, right, spoke on district membership to the Rotary Club of Crowley’s meeting Tuesday. He was welcomed by Crowley Club President-Elect Pat Miers.

Though visiting Rotarians – in elected offices as well as just members – have long-since told the Rotary Club of Crowle

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Sports

BIG BLOCK - Rayne’s Whitley Larry records a block during Lady Wolves’ district basketball action. The Wolves and Ladies will travel to Beau Chene Friday for another district contest. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The Wolves and Ladies traveled to Eunice on Friday for district basketball action.

Lifestyle

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among the youths taking part in the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Youth Musical were, front row from left, Jamaia Evans, Ariel Webster, Jakyjah Hawkins, Briane Melandon, Maryah Senegal; back row, Sabria Baker, Breanna Handy, Joshua Richard, Rachelle Reed and Tyra Thomas.

The National Association of University Women, Crowley Branch, hosted its Dr. Martin Luther King Youth Musical on Sunday, Jan. 18, at Agape New Vision Ministry Church in Crowley.

Obituaries

Joseph R. Meaux, 87, a longtime resident of Crowley, died peacefully on the morning of Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Encore Nursing Home. Mr.

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