Crowley residents were awakened Sunday morning, when a strong thunderstorm system passed through the area leaving a path of destruction in it’s wake.
PINEVILLE – As part of Cleco’s approved sale earlier this year, customers are set for a bill credit beginning in July. It is then that the electric utility will give its customers a $475 credit that will likely cover several months of free electricity for the average customer.
While the Acadia Parish School Board is always excited to congratulate its students, Monday night it had an opportunity to thank and applaud several of its educators.

Get your Girl Scout cookies now

The annual arrival of those delicious Girl Scout Cookies took place Monday, Feb. 23, at The Union Hall.

Rayne High Band presented ‘Instruments A Comin’ award

IN ATTENDANCE FOR AWARD - Special guests in attendance for the presentation of a Instruments A Comin’ Lafayette Award of the Tipitina Foundation, made possible by the Nancy F. Link Foundation worth $60,000 in instruments were, front row, from left, RHS Principal Wendal Prudhomme, RHS Band Director Adrian Alba, Nancy F. Link (Nancy F. Link Foundation), Emily Menard (foundation program manager), and Angela Thompson (Tipitina Foundation); back row, Acadia Parish Superindent John E. Bourque, and School Board member David LaLande. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

On Tuesday, Feb.

Junior, senior courts honored at Rayne Sweetheart Ball

2015 SWEETHEART BALL JUNIOR COURT MEMBERS - Junior court members introduced during the 2015 Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball were, seated from left, Madison Vidal, Alyssa Simoneaux, Cecily Schexnyder, McKenzie Meche, Kristen Meche, Elizabeth Ledet, Claire Hebert, Sydney Guidry, Allie Gossen, Aline Gossen, Mayci Gonzales, Whitney Fontenot, Jillian Boone and Caroline Bergeron; standing, Nicholas Guidry, Michael Gossen, Troy Breaux, Grant Abshire, Nicholas Dore, Damon Comeaux, Brice Meche, Hunter Keely, Jordan Daigle, Ben Zaunbrecher, Cameron Guidry, Ivy Thibodeaux, Dylan Meche, Matthew Touchette and John Besse. Absent is Kate Broussard. (Photo Courtesy/Colin Burnum Photography)

The 2015 Beta Sigma Phi Annual Sweetheart Ball was held Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Rayne Civic Center by the local Beta Sigma Phi chapters.

Savoie takes fellow Rotarians on historic ride

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, thanks Rotarian David Savoie for his program on the John Deere Battalion.

Rotarian David Savoie finally had the opportunity to do a program he has “been wanting to do” for quite some time.

Relay registration giveaway extended

The weather did Relay For Life no favors Monday night, but with that, Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2015 organizers have extended their special g

Car crashes into School Board

Emergency personnel were called to the John A Bertrand Administrative Office at the Acadia Parish School Board just after 1 p.m.

Melancon won't seek re-election

Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne A. Melancon announced Wednesday that he will not see re-election in October this year.

Fire Hydrant Testing This Weekend

The Rayne Volunteer Fire Department announces its members will be conducting annual fire hydrant tests on Friday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb.

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LORETTA AND PAT BORDES were named the 2016 Golden Frog Festival Queen and King during a recent reception held at Rayne City Hall hosted by ABWA's Cajun Hospitality Chapter of Rayne. They were crowned by last year's honorees, Mary Alice and Michael Pastor.

Winford “Pat” Bordes and Loretta Ann Couville Bordes will reign as the 27th Golden Frog Festival King and Queen.

Obituaries

Russell
Joseph Menard

Funeral services were held at a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monday, May 2, at 2 p.m. for Russell Joseph Menard, 66, who died at Acadia General Hospital in Crowley.

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