ROBERTS COVE - The 2016 Annual Roberts Cove Germanfest will be held on the grounds of St. Leo IV Catholic Church (7212 Roberts Cove Road) on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2. The church is located approximately 3 miles from Interstate 10, Exit 87, then left on Louisiana Highway 98.
The Crowley Garden Club has announced that it will once again host the Front Door Decorating Contest for the 80th International Rice Festival. The contest, which is open to both businesses and individuals, is intended to promote the International Rice Festival, the rice industry and an interest in floral design.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among those honored at the 80th International Rice Festival Queen’s Ball and Honoree Cocktail Party were, seated from left, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jared Monk, Elizabeth Lawson Monk, Dianna Abell, 2016 IRF President Elisabeth Leleux, 2016 IRF Queen Camille Quebodeaux, 2016 IRF Junior Queen Emmy Navarre, 2016 IRF Chairman Patty Simon, Karen Leonards, 2016 IRF Children’s Parade Grand Marshall Kelly Cart Leonards, 2016 IRF Festival Coordinator Roxie Viator; standing, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jason Monk, 2016 IRF Honoree Charles “Chuck” Abell Jr., Albert Leleux, 2016 IRF Vice Chairman Chad Monceaux, 2016 IRF Farmer of the Year Donald A. Leonards, Jude Leonards and Jody Viator.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among those honored at the 80th International Rice Festival Queen’s Ball and Honoree Cocktail Party were, seated from left, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jared Monk, Elizabeth Lawson Monk, Dianna Abell, 2016 IRF President Elisabeth Leleux, 2016 IRF Queen Camille Quebodeaux, 2016 IRF Junior Queen Emmy Navarre, 2016 IRF Chairman Patty Simon, Karen Leonards, 2016 IRF Children’s Parade Grand Marshall Kelly Cart Leonards, 2016 IRF Festival Coordinator Roxie Viator; standing, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jason Monk, 2016 IRF Honoree Charles “Chuck” Abell Jr., Albert Leleux, 2016 IRF Vice Chairman Chad Monceaux, 2016 IRF Farmer of the Year Donald A. Leonards, Jude Leonards and Jody Viator.

Mire gives Rotarians first look at ‘Crowley: Past and Present’

Rotary Club of Crowley President-elect Pat Miers, left, and program organizer for Tuesday’s meeting Alice Whiting, right, welcomed Ann Mire to speak on Crowley’s history as well as her latest project, “Crowley: Past and Present,” which combines scenes from a film created in 1915 and today along with pictures of the nearly 100 years in between.

Loyal readers of The Crowley Post-Signal have already been made aware of Ann Mire’s love of Crowley’s deep historic lore.

Cell phone ban: Yes? No? Maybe?

Judges of the 15th Judicial District do not have the authority to ban cell phones from the three courthouses in the district, according to state At

Post Scripts (June 9, 2015)

It appears the district judges may have overstepped their boundaries a little when they unilaterally ordered the banning of cell phones in the thre

Crop Duster crash in Acadia Parish

A Thursday afternoon plane crash is under investigation by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office and the Federal Aviation Adminstration.

Garbage collection woes aired

It may not be long before garbage trucks in the parish are equipped with cameras to determine who is and who isn’t getting their cans to the side of the road in a timely manner.

Children’s Fishing Derby set in Rayne

The City of Rayne is being joined by community partners, The Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire, to host the 2015 An

BoardDocs, bus contract approved

After two months of discussion on student transportation as well as several months of discussion on the BoardDocs program, the Acadia Parish School Board finally voted on the measures Monday night.
Both received unanimous approval.

Wall among proposed committee members

The Louisiana Department of Education has announced 101 proposed members of four committees of educators and other experts who will review and deve

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Sports

UP FOR KILL - Emma Pastor goes up for a kill during Rayne HIgh volleyball action. The Lady Wolves will host Northwest High today (Thursday) during a district contest. Pastor recorded 16 kills during the win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The Lady Wolves Volleyball Team began their district slate on Wednesday, Sept. 21, with a five-set win over Crowley High.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Crowley for Norman Lee Saxton, 61, who died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.

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