Utility wires pulled down by a Progressive collection truck hang from the side of a home in Rayne. (Photo submitted)

There is obviously some confusion at Progressive Waste Solutions.  According to Area Marketing Manager Dave Clabo, he hasn’t heard any complaints from Acadia Parish citizens regarding the company’s trash pick ups. 
Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Crowley Police Department is investigating criminal damage which occurred at Louisiana Rice Mill, located at 600 W. First St., during the night of July 24.

The Rotary Club of Crowley met Tuesday and learned about physical therapy from Rotarian Daryl Albro and were invited to the Crowley High Dinner Auction by guest and CHS football coach Josh Fontenot. Present were, from left, President-Elect M’Elise Trahan, Fontenot, Albro and Secretary Melinda Malmay.

In 1914, as the U.S. became involved in World War I, women with a base knowledge set were recruited as reconstruction aides to help with injured veterans.

Utility wires pulled down by a Progressive collection truck hang from the side of a home in Rayne. (Photo submitted)

The Rotary Club of Crowley met Tuesday and learned about physical therapy from Rotarian Daryl Albro and were invited to the Crowley High Dinner Auction by guest and CHS football coach Josh Fontenot. Present were, from left, President-Elect M’Elise Trahan, Fontenot, Albro and Secretary Melinda Malmay.

Notre Dame High School graduates 111 Friday

Receiving Notre Dame’s highest honor, the Catholic Action Award, this year were, from left, Amy Boudreaux and Brent Didier, They were presented the award by, from left, Msgr. Jeff DeBlanc and the Rev. Matthew Higginbotham.

With numerous family and friends in attendance, 111 young men and women became the newest graduates of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish Friday morning.

Stringfellow talks sleep apnea with Rotarians

Dr. Paul Stringfellow, center, was on hand for the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting to talk about sleep apnea with the group. Program organizer Brent Benson, left, and Past-President Elliot Doré welcomed Stringfellow.

Years ago, sleep apnea was a moment’s discussion in medical school and the public didn’t see it as a real medical condition.

Parish raises funds for cancer at Relay For Life

Members of Boy Scouts Troop 70 led the way for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2014’s survivors’ lap as part of opening ceremonies. The troop, along with Girls Scout Troop 2345, also presented the colors during the ceremony.

The weather held out, but a busy weekend dampened attendance at Relay For Life of Acadia Parish 2014.

Woodlawn’s anonymous patriot

For the past few months, an unknown person(s) has been placing American flags at the grave sites of U.S. service veterans.

At first the American flags began to appear at the gravesites of veterans along the boulevard near the entrance of Woodlawn Cemetery.

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RAYNE PINTO FROG SOX - Members of the Rayne Pinto Nationals All-Stars, known as the Frog Sox, returned home this week from Schertz, Texas where they participated in the 2014 South Zone World Series. Team members include, kneeling from left, Parker Faust, Wayland Jude Meche, Kainon Suiter, John David Dupont, Grant Simon, Anthony Martin; second row, Hudson Hollier, Noah Meche, Brantley Habetz, John Ronkartz, Dylan Judice, Caiden Meche; back row, coaches Coy Guidry, Jonathan Habetz, Brian Ronkartz, Randy Judice and Jonathan Hebert.

 

By Lisa Soileaux

Lifestyle

MISS RAYNE ORIENTATION - Miss Rayne Chairperson Suzette Leonards and the reigning Miss Rayne Kaitlyn Thibodeaux, seated, welcomed young ladies Monday afternoon at City Hall for the annual Miss Rayne orientation. Among contestants in attendance were, standing from left, Caroline Bergeron and Chantel Delco. Additional information on the upcoming pageant and related activities can be found inside on page 6A. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

 

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