Jimmy Broussard was still getting acclimated to his new office Tuesday morning. Broussard will be sworn in as Crowley’s Chief of Police today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Crowley City Court building.

Jimmy Broussard has worn many hats in the city of Crowley over the years; reverend of the First Presbyterian Church of Crowley, former president of the Acadia Players and, the one that gave him the desire to pursue the position he is being sworn into today, former Crowley Police Officer.

From left, orthopedic surgeon Paul Novakovich, M.D., and neurologist Damon Patterson, M.D.

Lafayette General Health is expanding medical services in Crowley by bringing in two experienced specialists to offer clinical services.

Memories of Paco’s - : Favorite memories of Paco’s Café was heard during a “history field trip” sponsored Saturday morning by local historial Tony Olinger. The event was held in the original Paco’s Café building in the 200 block of South Adams Avenue in Rayne and featured strong coffee and a “Closest to Paco’s Biscuit” contest, won by Paco’s grandson and namesake, Louis Borne, left, presented an etched rolling pin by Olinger, right. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Gone was the long counter and the strong smell of coffee brewing on the stove, but the temporary “re-opening” of Paco’s Saturday morning was a memorable event for many.

Jimmy Broussard was still getting acclimated to his new office Tuesday morning. Broussard will be sworn in as Crowley’s Chief of Police today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Crowley City Court building.

From left, orthopedic surgeon Paul Novakovich, M.D., and neurologist Damon Patterson, M.D.

Memories of Paco’s - : Favorite memories of Paco’s Café was heard during a “history field trip” sponsored Saturday morning by local historial Tony Olinger. The event was held in the original Paco’s Café building in the 200 block of South Adams Avenue in Rayne and featured strong coffee and a “Closest to Paco’s Biscuit” contest, won by Paco’s grandson and namesake, Louis Borne, left, presented an etched rolling pin by Olinger, right. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Benefit creates parking dilemma

For the past two weeks Crowley and Acadia Parish have rallied around the Thompson and Habetz families following the tragic accident on Friday, Marc

Rotarians introduced to world of online retail sales blogging

ONLINE BLOG RETAIL SALES was described of members of the Rayne Rotary Club Thursday, March 12, by Amy Schwarzenbach, center, of Commandress. She was the guest of Natashaz Domagalski, right, and welcomed by President Kyle Broussard, left.

Rayne Rotarians were introduced to the world of online retail sales Thursday, March 12, as Amy Schwarzenbach described the creation of Commandress.

First Communion held at St. Joseph

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION was administered to 51 young members of St. Joesph Catholic Church during a 10 am. Mass on Saturday, March 14.

Fred Gossen honored

AWARD PRESENTATION: The 2015 St. Joseph Award for “That Man Is You” was presented to Frederick J.

Two Vehicle Accident

A two-vehicle accident was responded to Friday morning on The Boulevard near I-10 by Rayne Firemen, Rayne Police and Acadian Ambulance as a driver

Rayne named District Cleanest City Winner

DISTRICT JUDGES WELCOMED - During ceremonies Tuesday morning at City Hall, Rayne welcomed the district judges for the 2015 Cleanest City Contest.

Andrus Fontenot is 2015 Frog Festival Grand Marshal

Andrus Fontenot, 2015 Frog Festival Grand Marshal

Jimmy Prevost, president of the Rayne Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, and Roy Credeur, festival chairman, are announcing Andrus Fontenot wil

Score Superior At Band Festival

Members of the Rayne High School Band displays the trophy received for scoring all ones, rating superior at the 2014-2015 District Band Festival he

Weekend pageants name new Frog Festival queens

NEW FROG FESTIVAL QUEENS NAMED - On Saturday, March 14, the new 2015-2016 Rayne Frog Festival Queens were named during the annual Frog Festival Queen’s Ball held at the Rayne Civic Center. Named to represent the city and the Frog Festival for the coming year are, from left, Jr. Frog Festival Queen Kailey Hollier, Ms. Frog Festival Queen Dana Dupree Fontenot, Frog Festival Queen Carly Chaumont, and Teen Frog Festival Queen Gabrielle “Gabby” Guilbeau.

Not one, but four beautiful young ladies were named new Rayne Frog Festival royalty on Saturday, March 14, during the 2015 Frog Festival Queen’s Pa

SLEMCO to award $40,000 in scholarships

SLEMCO is now accepting applications for 20 college scholarships -- each worth $2,000 -- to be awarded in a random drawing at the electric cooperat

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Sports

TOURNAMENT CHAMPS - The Rayne 8U (Pinto Girls) All-Stars played in the their Pony Sectional Tournament over the weekend (June 24-26) in Ville Platte where they placed first by beating Ville Platte All-Stars in the championship. Team members are: (bottom row) Lanie Marks, Eva Myer, Tatum Hill, Saylr Mouton, Audrey Mahaffey, Analiese Guidry, and Tylee Alleman (middle row) Hayden Cary, Cate Guidry, Ashlyn Habetz, Ashley Little, Audra Savoy, Ahni Dailey, and Alyssa Bertrand (top row) coaches Wesley Guidry, Mark Alleman, Charlie Bach and Amy Marks.

The 2016 all-star season continued over the weekend with softball and baseball teams representing the Rayne Recreation in area tournaments.

Lifestyle

Joey Wynn - HIlary Villien

Mr. Gary and Mrs. Vanessa Villien of Maurice are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hilary Anne Villien, to Joey Bascom Wynn, son of Mr. William and Mrs.

Obituaries

Claudia “Miss Lou” Thibodeaux

RAYNE - Funeral services were held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Sunday, June 26, at 2 p.m.

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