Rayne Police are investigating a pair of shootings that occurred in a span of about 36 hours. The first occurred Sunday at the Burger King restaurant here and left one man in the hospital and another on the run from police.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
Taking the stage in the Acadia Players’ production of “Holy Ground” are, seated from left, Shage Guynes, Eric Drake, Louis MIre, Andrew Mire, Jude Schexnyder; standing, Taylor Fontenot, Frank Andrus Jr., Alyson Hetzel, Jason Werth Jr., Samantha Leger, Ron Ronkartz, Lily Mire, Amanda Caldwell.

The Acadia Players have a new production premiering this weekend, and it sure is an interesting one. The play, “Holy Ground,” bills itself as “A Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Semi-Musical in an Immersion Environment.” Try saying that five times fast.
RAYNE - Rayne Chief of Police Carroll J. Stelly announced his Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a shooting that occurred today (Sunday) in Rayne.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune
Taking the stage in the Acadia Players’ production of “Holy Ground” are, seated from left, Shage Guynes, Eric Drake, Louis MIre, Andrew Mire, Jude Schexnyder; standing, Taylor Fontenot, Frank Andrus Jr., Alyson Hetzel, Jason Werth Jr., Samantha Leger, Ron Ronkartz, Lily Mire, Amanda Caldwell.

Students recognized at board’s meeting

Acadia Parish’s Students of the Year, from left, Wyatt Manuel (12th grade), Sarah Henry (fifth grade) and Hannah Henderson (eighth grade) look on as they are introduced to the large crowd on hand Monday night.

Red carpet and all, the district’s Students of the Year from fifth, eighth and 12th grade were lauded with grand applause to open, and close, Monday night’s meeting of the Acadia Parish School Board.

Notre Dame production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a winner

THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir
Performing in Notre Dame High School’s production of “The Enchantment of Beauty and the Beast” were, seated from left, Sarah Sarver, Bethany Leonards, Abram Broussard, Casey Benoit; kneeling, Madeline Fulton, Cole Zaunbrecher, Corinne Doucet, Seth Harson, Abigail Kilgore, Skyler Broussard, Sabrina Hanks (student director); first row standing, Evan Hebert, Luke Dupree, Alyssa Williams, Chloe Sibley, Brookelynn Herr, Sarah Sarver, Michaela Jabusch, Samantha Leger, Sidney Gilder; second row standing, Elizabeth Kibodeaux and Grant Broussard.

For years now, the Notre Dame High School Drama Club has produced some outstanding theater, and this year’s “The Enchantment of Beauty and the Beas

Broussard, Fogleman heading to runoff

And then, there were two.
Out of a field of four -- Oliver Bernard, A. "Jimmy" Broussard, Scott Fogleman and Berton Gauthreaux -- none were able to pull a straight majority of the vote leaving Broussard and Fogleman to duke it out

CPD searching for runaway

The Crowley Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a runaway juvenile.

Chief: BB guns a concern

BB guns that have the same look as more powerful, deadly handguns have been confiscated by the Crowley Police Department from area juveniles recently. Chief K.P. Gibson has expressed his concern over these weapons and has asked the community to keep these questionable guns off of Crowley’s streets.

During the last several weeks, officers with the Crowley Police Department have removed guns off of juveniles.

Higgins leaves St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office

Capt. Clay Higgins announced Monday that he is resigning from the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Higgins returned from a vacation to make the anouncment on the steps of the St. Landry Parish Courthouse.

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Sports

The City of Rayne will be joined by a number of community partners to presented the 2016 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 11, at the ponds located on the grounds of Maison d’Memoir

Lifestyle

Mrs. Josh Spell

Katelyn Richey and Josh Spell, both of Crowley, were joyously united in holy matrimony on the evening of Friday, May 20.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, May 23, at 2 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Crowley for Lucille Oncale Ramos, 90, who died Saturday, May 21, 2016, at 7:14 a.m.

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