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.

Rayne officers ‘humbled’ by Baton Rouge experience

TWO RAYNE PATROL OFFICERS, Jeremy Abshire, left, and Kyle Seaux, right, were among the law enforcement officers from across the state who volunteered their services in Baton Rouge following the July 17 ambush shooting there that left three officers dead and three more wounded. With the local officers is Police Chief Carroll J. Stelly. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

Rayne Patrol Officers Jeremy Abshire and Kyle Seaux said they wouldn’t trade the two days they spent in Baton Rouge for anything.

Police jury zips through agenda

CROWLEY - It took a little less than an hour for the Acadia Parish Police Jury to zip through a fairly routine agenda Tuesday, bogging down only wh

Community says ‘thank-you’ to Rayne police

POLICE RECOGNITION: Al and Burgundy Olivier, who spearheaded the program to present “thank-you” bags to all full-time employees of the Rayne Police Department, are thanked by Police Chief Carroll J. Stelly, right, following the ceremony Friday morning at the department’s CID building. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

In the wake of the July 17 shooting that took the lives of three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers and wounded three others, the state — and, in

CP arrested for domestic incident

A Church Point police officer was arrested Saturday and continues to sit in jail stemming from a domestic incident in the town.

Crowley crowns its queens

Junior Miss Crowley Kailey Blair Hollier, Teen Miss Crowley Jessica Lutisha Clayton and 80th Miss Crowley Kathryn Shea Duncan

The Grand Opera House was filled with beauty and glamour last night as it served as the venue for the 2016 Miss, Teen Miss and Junior Miss Crowley

City-Wide Family Fun Day, Back to School event set for August 7

Totes filled with back to school supplies provided during the last year's City-Wide Family Fun Day, Back to School event.

Every year, hundreds of children in the Rayne community go to school without the necessary supplies — no paper, pens, pencils, or other essential s

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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

Willis James
Credeur

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel for Willis James Credeur, 68, who died Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016, at Rayne Guest Home.

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