(File photo) The Crowley Fire Department and other community members help prepare plates of jambalaya for the evacuees staying in Crowley at the fire station.

Moments of coming together have always been the bright spot of national tragedies. Most recently, and locally, it can be seen in “Lafayette Strong” following the shooting last month at The Grand 16 Theatre on Johnson Street.
Lt. Clay Higgins, St. Landry CrimeStoppers’ intimidating media sensation, will be speaking at a luncheon hosted by the Acadian Baptist Center near Richard on Sept 15. Music for the event will be provided by Benji Richard and the emcee will be Gene Lee, a pastor at First Baptist Church of Rayne.
The Crowley Fire Department was awarded an Assistance for Firefighters Grant last week. According to Fire Chief Jody Viator, the grant was a long time coming for the department.

(File photo) The Crowley Fire Department and other community members help prepare plates of jambalaya for the evacuees staying in Crowley at the fire station.

Legion Post 77 marks Memorial Day 2015

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES were held Sunday morning, May 24, by members of American Legion Post #77 and its Ladies Auxiliary. Pictured, seated from left, are Ray Olinger, master of ceremonies; Leo Spaetgens, guest speaker; Robert Comeaux, chaplain; Bobby Alleman, vice commander; and David Simon, commander, while standing, from left, are Auxiliary members Joyce Lyons, Grace Guidry, Bonnie Simon and Louisa Thibodeaux. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Paul Kedinger)

Leo Spaetgens cited the lost of loved ones who gave their lives to preserve democracy during his speech Sunday morning to those gathered at the Ame

Rotarians learn more about hydraulic fracturing

Program director Dr. Bo McNeely, left, and Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, right, thanked Louis Buatt for his informative presentation on hydraulic fracturing during Rotary Club’s weekly meeting Tuesday.

In Louisiana, there’s no industry like the oil and gas industry.

Rayne High School graduates 142 seniors

RAYNE HIGH GRADS HONORED - Members of the 20154 graduating class of Rayne High School honored Saturday morning with the distinguished title of “Mr. and Miss RHS” by Principal John Prudhomme (center) to Whitney Fontenot (left) and Ivy Thibodeaux (right). (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Rayne High School graduated a total of 142 seniors during the 2015 commencement exercises at 9:30 a.m.

Alligator Found Within Rayne City Limits

Cody LeBlanc holds an alligator found under a trailer located inside the fenced area at LeBlanc Trailer Sales on Branche Street Tuesday, May 12.

Rayne High graduation, class day set

Of the 142 graduates of Rayne High School who will receive their high school diplomas Saturday, May 23, at the 9:30 a.m.

Schexnider offers landscaping tips to his fellow Rotarians

Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, left, and program organizer M’Elise Trahan, right, thank their fellow Rotarian, Kirk Schexnider for his program on landscaping and gardening.

Rotarians at their wits end with their lawn and landscapes were in luck Tuesday as Kirk Schexnider provided several tips as part of his program at

Northside Christian School confers 15 diplomas

Presented plaques in recognition of earning a 4.0 grade point average at Northside Christian School’s graduation by Principal Randy Trahan, second from left, were, from left, Delaney Rivera, Abigail Howie and Brooke Thompson.

In a special afternoon ceremony, 15 seniors from Northside Christian School became graduates of their school and were set to embark on the next cha

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Sports

PASS COMPLETION - Rayne High quarterback Jaylon Reed tosses a completion during the Wolves’ pre-season scrimmage against Opelousas. The Wolves will face Crowley High tonight (Thursday) during the 2015 Acadia Parish Jamboree. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - The Rayne High Wolves hosted Opelousas High on Friday, Aug. 21, during a pre-season scrimmage at Wolf Stadium.

Obituaries

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Vincent Funeral Home - Kaplan honoring the life of Reese Broussard, 64, who died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at his residence.

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