The Louisiana Department of Education has announced 101 proposed members of four committees of educators and other experts who will review and develop learning expectations for Louisiana students in English and mathematics.
June marks the first anniversary since Acadia General Hospital became a part of the Lafayette General Health system. Since the hospital, formerly American Legion Hospital, became a part of the LGH system, the improvements made have been obvious to both patients and employees.

Several area officials, politicians and people who helped to make the I-10 Service Road a reality were on hand for ceremonial ground breaking activities held inside Crowley City Hall Wednesday morning. From the left are Chamber of Commerce CEO Amy Thibodeaux, Crowley Police Chief K.P. Gibson, Mary Melancon, Chris John, Bill Oliver (DOTD), Judge M’elise Trahan, Todd Whiting, David Bratton, Bill Fontenot, Greg Johnson, Mayor Greg Jones,U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, Jeff Dore, Lyle Fogleman, OneAcadia’s Laurie Suire, Kitty Valdetero, Dr. Ezora Proctor, Ben Mader, Elliot Dore, City Engineer Tim Mader, Bryan Borill, Kay Fruge, Tim Monceaux, Faye Hoffpauer, Joan Hoffpauer, Kathy Arceneaux and Gwen Hanks.

For a day that began with high winds and heavy rains, things couldn’t have been more beautiful inside the Crowley City Hall building. A ceremonial groundbreaking event for the long awaited Interstate 10 Service Road was held with a long list of area dignitaries.

Several area officials, politicians and people who helped to make the I-10 Service Road a reality were on hand for ceremonial ground breaking activities held inside Crowley City Hall Wednesday morning. From the left are Chamber of Commerce CEO Amy Thibodeaux, Crowley Police Chief K.P. Gibson, Mary Melancon, Chris John, Bill Oliver (DOTD), Judge M’elise Trahan, Todd Whiting, David Bratton, Bill Fontenot, Greg Johnson, Mayor Greg Jones,U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, Jeff Dore, Lyle Fogleman, OneAcadia’s Laurie Suire, Kitty Valdetero, Dr. Ezora Proctor, Ben Mader, Elliot Dore, City Engineer Tim Mader, Bryan Borill, Kay Fruge, Tim Monceaux, Faye Hoffpauer, Joan Hoffpauer, Kathy Arceneaux and Gwen Hanks.

Rebels shock Florien to earn spot in finals

Midland's Traven Guidry goes up for a layup during the Rebels' Class B semifinal 67-50 victory over Florien Wednesday at Burton Coliseum. Guidry ended the night with a game high 22 points as well as four rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal. The Rebels will take on Anacoco Friday at 6 p.m. in the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Class B State Championship game. (Photo by J.C. Webb)

LAKE CHARLES - The Midland Rebels are headed back to the state basketball finals.

Theunissen descendants gather for reunion

REUNION HONOREES - Members of the eldest generation, survving children of Joseph Daniel Theunissen and Helen Meyer Theunissen, in attendance for the Theunissen family reunion were, from left, Matilda Johnson, Hilda Haure and Louise Landry, all of Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The St. Leo Catholic Church Hall in Roberts Cove served as the setting on Saturday, Feb.

Rayne High HOSA students place at State Conference, qualify for HOSA Nationals

QUALIFIED FOR NATIONALS - Members of the Rayne High School chapter of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) recently attended the 2015 State HOSA Conference in Alexandria with all participating delegates placing and qualifying for nationals in their respective competitions. HOSA members attending were, front row, from left, Megan Marcantel, Cheryln Fusilier, Caroline Bergeron, Lindsey Runner, Kaleigh Cormier, Destini Carrier; back row, Whitney Fontenot, Charlyne Peltier, Evan Alleman, Mallory Runner, Brooklynn Mire and sponsor Cassie Ancelet.

Members of the Rayne High School chapter of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) attended the 2014-2015 State HOSA Conference held in Alex

Gour of Honor Held for Scouts

COURT OF HONOR: Boy Scout Troop 61 conducted a court of honor Wednesday night, March 4, in the Rayne Volunteer Fire Department’s headquarters.

Outstanding business, employee honored

GARY AND LAURA MATTE was named co-recipients of the 2015 Outstanding Business Person of the Year during the Rayne Business Appreciation Night at the Civic Center. Presenting the award was Chamber President Jimmy Prevost. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Gary and Laura Matte were named co-recipients of the 2015 Outstanding Business Person of the Year and Lilly “Raine’ Rhodes were honored as the 2015

'Contentious session' expected

Those who sponsored and participated in the Acadia Parish Legislative Luncheon included, front row from left, Katie Chiasson, Cleco Power; Alaina Segura, Centerpoint Energy; Sen. Dan ‘Blade’ Morrish; Sen. Jonathan Perry; Rep. Jack Montoucet; and Crowley Chamber President Amy Thibodeaux. In the back row are Kerry Gibson; Darrell Minix, Centerpoint Energy; Fran Bihm, Rayne Chamber of Commerce; Sabrina Salling, Cleco; Willie Bergeron, Cleco; and Jimmy Prevost, Rayne Chamber.

At the Acadia Parish Legislative Luncheon Monday at the LSU AgCenter, Sen. Dan “Blade” Morrish, Rep. Jack Montoucet and Sen.

Friday accident leaves community shaken

Students gather at Crowley High School Monday morning for a “Meet me at the Pole Prayer” to show support for the families of the students who were in a violent Friday accident which left Redemptorist School student Halle Thompson dead and CHS student Brooke Habetz in critical condition. (Submitted Photo)

The school week here got off to a somber start on Monday with students at Redemptorist Catholic School and Crowley High School still reeling from t

Fatal crash in Acadia Parish

According to Louisiana State Police, one person was critically injured and another killed in a Friday afternoon crash in Acadia Parish.

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RAYNE ATHLETES HONORED - Rayne High School seniors honored with plaques during the end of the school year 2014-2015 Athletic Awards Program were, seated from left, Madalyn Dupont - softball, Layni

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THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir
Hostesses for the Three-Ten Club’s final meeting of the year were, from left, M’elise Trahan, Bobbie delaHoussaye, Sandy Melancon and Suzanne Gray.

Members of the Three-Ten Club met on the evening of Tuesday, May 19, at the Crowley home of M’elise Trahan for their last meeting of the club year.

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“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
— II Timothy 4:7

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