The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office announced two updates in regard to last week’s shooting at the Kathy Apartments. First, the victim, identified as Ladracus Miller, 21, of Crowley, succumbed to his injuries over the weekend.
Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office have completed an investigation into an aggravated burglary which occurred in the 6200 block of Standard Mill Road near Rayne. The investigation began on Aug. 3.
Natural disasters have been known to bring out the best in south Louisiana residents.

Rice field day June 29 in Crowley

CROWLEY – One of the world’s leading rice geneticists will speak at the annual field day at the LSU AgCenter H.

Ribbon cut for new LEPA plant

RIBBON CUTTING - At the ribbon cutting of the new LEPA electric plant are, from left, Vidalia Mayor Hyram Copeland, State Rep. Beryl Amedee, Plaquemine Mayor Mary Sue Gulotta, Rayne Mayor Chuck Robichaux, LEPA General Manager Cordell Grand, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, and Al Levron, Terrebonne Parish Manager representing Houma.

MORGAN CITY - The City of Rayne took another step in securing stable electrical rates for its customers for years to come with the formal dedicatio

Opening ceremonies held for Rayne Rec season

OPENING DAY HONOREES - Honored and paid tribute during the opening day ceremonies for the 2016 Rayne Recreation Summer program were, Collin Tate, Madison Leger, Kate Daigle; standing from left, Rayne Recreation Director Dwayne Derise, Tara Richard and Doretta Gaspard of Chance Leger family, 2016 honoree Tammy Guidry, Chasity Mire and Roscoe Guidry of Coby Guidry family; Brent and April Leger of Chance Leger family. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Due to inclement weather, the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rayne Recreation Summer Baseball Softball Program was held Saturday, May 7, at Gossen Me

Post 77 hosts annual Memorial Day services

The remembrance poppy is an artificial flower used since 1921 to commemorate military personnel who died in war.

RAYNE - In additional to remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while protecting freedom around the world, veterans and Auxiliary member

Vandals sought at Rayne businesses

Toppled frog statue at Gossen Funeral Home was one of many scenes of vandalism that occurred over the Memorial Day weekend.

Rayne Police are investigating a rash of vandalism that occurred over the Memorial Day Weekend.

Memorial dedication held in Rayne

PARKWAY DEDICATED: During dedication ceremonies Thursday morning (May 26) at city hall, Louisiana Highway 35 through Rayne was designated as “Veterans Parkway” in honor of all local and area veterans — active, retired and deceased. Veterans on hand for the unveiling of the signage were, from left, Andrus Fontenot, Mike Bourque, Robert Comeaux, James Montgomery and Larry Guidry, who spearheaded the local efforts. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

Ceremonies held Thursday (May 26) officially designated Louisiana Highway 35 through Rayne as Veterans Parkway.

AgCenter hosting series of meetings

The LSU AgCenter is hosting a series of meetings for rice farmers in south and north Louisiana over the next couple of months.

2016 Flower Show Hosted by Rayne Garden Club

OVERALL DESIGN WINNER - Sepha Guidry’s design in the creative line floral design category was awarded the Designer’s Choice Overall Award during the 2016 Annual Flower Show presented by the Rayne Garden Club. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The Rayne Garden Club hosted its 2016 Annual Flower Show, “Spread A Little Sunshine,” on Friday, April 29, at Rayne City Hall.

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Sports

WOLVES IN TODAY’S FOOTBALL JAMBOREE - The Rayne High Wolves Football Team were busy this week as they were readying for today’s 2016 Acadia Parish Jamboree at Iota High School. The Wolves are scheduled to meet the hosting Bulldogs in the second game of the night. The Jamboree will begin at 6 p.m. with Church Point meeting Crowley High. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Following last week’s historic flooding that halted all extra curricular activities while southern Louisiana tried to survive the worst flooding witnessed in almost 100 years, the 2016 football sea

Lifestyle

As the Grand Opera House enters its 2016-2017 season, it is once again offering a variety of excellent entertainment.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Bethel C.M.E Church, 320 West Hutchinson Avenue, Crowley, for Lucille Corbins. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. at the church.

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