Crowley Alderman Jeff Dore admires a vintage Corvette convertible, which was parked in the median in front of Crowley City Hall on North Parkerson Avenue Saturday morning. The Bayou State Corvette Club was in town, bringing over 20 Corvettes that were parked along the historic drag. Members of the club were given a tour of Crowley City Hall’s Ford Museum as well as the J.D. Miller Museum.
The Bayou State Corvette Club began to line up in front of the Grand Opera House and Crowley City Hall around 10 a.m. on Saturday.
From left, Brenda Briggs, Trent Angers and Viola Fontenot, offer their signatures to copies of “Growing Up in South Louisiana” to interested patrons. The book, edited by Angers, features 25 stories from 20 different authors about growing up in South Louisiana, including two by Fontenot and two more by Briggs’ father, Pierre Varmon Daigle. (Photo by Jeannine LeJeune)
There’s a deep-seeded appreciation for history in Crowley and the surrounding area.
CHILDREN’S FISHING DERBY WINNERS - Named top fishermen in their age groups during the 2016 Children’s Fishing Derby were, front row, from left, (most fish) Isabella Reiners, Demari Savoy, Mackenzie Olinger, Andrew Credeur; (largest fish) John Guidry, Aiden Maloney, Charlotte Doucet and Austin Lagrange; back row, Dee DeRouen with Acadiana Sportsmen’s League and Suzette Leonards with the City of Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)
The fishing poles and rod-n-reels were out and about on Saturday, June 18, for the 2016 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby held by the City of Rayne o
Numerous awards and recognitions were presented as members of the Rayne Lions Club gathered Thursday (June 16) to install a new slate of officers.
50 YEARS: Paul Kedinger, left, was recognized for 50 years in journalism during the 136th annual Louisiana Press Association convention held Friday and Saturday in Lake Charles. Making the presentation to Kedinger, who retired as managing editor of The Rayne Acadian-Tribune in April, was Tom Shearman III, center, outgoing LPA president; and Garland Forman, incoming president. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)
LAKE CHARLES - Paul Kedinger, who retired in April after 20 years as managing editor of The Rayne Acadian-Tribune, was recognized for five decades
Believe it or not, Paco’s is re-opening for one morning this weekend on Saturday, June 25, at 7 a.m. to all Lost Rayne members.