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.
As the Grand Opera House enters its 2016-2017 season, it is once again offering a variety of excellent entertainment. Kim Gattle, the executive director of the opera house, is especially excited about the lineup: “It’s hard to believe we are entering our ninth year, and every year just keeps getting better!”

44th Frog Festival a ‘great success’

NEW FROG DERBY ROYALTY - Named Saturday morning during the 44th Annual Frog Festival were the new 2016 Frog Derby Queen Shelby Bordes, left, and 2016 Frog Jockey Queen Micah Guidry, right, one of many events enjoyed during the 2016 Rayne Frog Festival. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The weather was great, the frogs were plentiful and the attendance was near — if not — record-setting for this past weekend’s 44th annual Rayne Fro

Constantin elevated to Eagle Scout at recent Honor Court

New Eagle Scout Draker Constantin joined by his parents, Dineen and David Constantin and Scoutmaster Lee Hebert.

Among the honors bestowed during a recent Court of Honor held at the Rayne Fire Station, Drake Constantin was elevated to the rank of Eagle, the hi

Inaugural Law Enforcement Conference topic of OneBreakfast

ONEBREAKFAST ATTENDEES: Among those attending the recent OneBreakfast session in the Mural Room in Rayne were, front from left, Carl Thibodeaux, Church Point assistant chief of police; Iota Chief Damon Daigle; OneAcadia board members Danny Nugier, Chris LeBas, Kim Bernard, and Tom Trahan; back from left, Scott Privat, assistant district attorney, 15th Judicial District; Tony Olinger, Rayne Police Department; Rayne Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux; Crowley Chief-elect Jimmy Broussard; Duson Chief Kip Judice; Rayne Chief Carrol Stelly; Crowley Chief and Acadia Parish Sheriff-elect K.P. Gibson; Church Point Chief Albert Venable; Pat Bordes, OneAcadia board chairman; and Bryan Francis, OneAcadia board and Public Safety Committee chairman. Not pictured is Laurie Suire, OneAcadia president and CEO.

RAYNE - The City of Rayne recently hosted OneAcadia’s OneBreakfast, a regular gathering of Acadia Parish Law Enforcement leaders.

Annual Children’s Fishing Derby slated June 11 in Rayne

CHILDREN’S FISHING DERBY DONATION - Dee DeRouen, left, and Mitch Monceaux, right, presented Suzette Leonards a donation on behalf of the Acadiana Sportsmen’s League and the National Wild Turkey Federation to help sponsor the 2016 Annual Children’s Catch and Release Fishing Derby slated Saturday, June 11, at Maison de Memoire near Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

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 t

Ebonites host ‘Spring Bouquet of Debs’

DEBUTANTES AND ESCORTS - Members of the 2016 Debutante Court and their escorts introduced during Saturday’s introductions and ball held at the Rayne Civic Center of the Ebonite Civic and Social Club, Inc. were front row, from left, Miss Congeniality Mar’Shay Sias, Queen Haylee Young, 1st Runner-Up Tarya Kanonu; standing, (escorts) Dondre Wheeler, Desmond Harmon and Jont’e Morrison. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

RAYNE - Haylee Young, was named the 2016 Debutante Queen on Saturday, May 7, during the annual Debutante Introductions and Ball hosted by the Eboni

Bandy named Acadian-Tribune managing editor

Steve Bandy
Managing Editor
Rayne Acadian-Tribune

Steve Bandy has been named managing editor of The Rayne Acadian-Tribune. He succeeds Paul Kedinger in the position.

Jurors delay decision on legal counsel

CROWLEY - The Acadia Parish Police Jury will wait for an attorney general’s opinion before deciding whether or not to accept District Attorney Keit

Golden Frog Festival royal couple crowned in Rayne

GOLDEN FESTIVAL ROYALTY: Pat and Loretta Bordes were crowned 27th Golden Fog Festival Royalty during a reception in their honor Saturday at Rayne City Hall. The couple will be honored during the 44th annual Rayne Frog Festival May 11-14. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Winford “Pat” Bordes and Loretta Ann Couville Bordes will reign as the 27th Golden Frog Festival King and Queen.

Acadia Players’ ‘Holy Ground’ opens Friday night

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.

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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

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Aug. 29, at 12:30 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Crowley for Linda L. Tweedel, 69, who passed away on Saturday, Aug.

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