State Rep. Jack Montoucet, D-Crowley, spoke Friday morning to AP40 – Acadia Parish’s young professionals group – recapping the latest legislative session.

State Rep. Jack Montoucet has been doing this for eight years now, but this year was probably the worst. “It was probably the most grueling and horrible session I have ever been in,” he said.

Windows were blown out their pane at Shetler-Corley.

Thursday evening saw a weather system moved into the area and caused extensive damage to a few businesses in the city of Crowley. Particularly, the 1600 block of North Parkerson Avenue saw a brunt of the damage with signs being dismantled and window panes blown completely out.

Built in 1929 to replace the first wood frame structure, the brick and mortar Presbyterian church that many have always known to stand at 321 E. Fourth St. in Crowley is as much part of First Presbyterian Church’s rich 125-year history as the people who helped build it.

When members of the First Presbyterian Church congregation began worshipping together in Crowley in 1890, they could only hope their flock would grow and continue worshipping for many years to come.

State Rep. Jack Montoucet, D-Crowley, spoke Friday morning to AP40 – Acadia Parish’s young professionals group – recapping the latest legislative session.

Windows were blown out their pane at Shetler-Corley.

Built in 1929 to replace the first wood frame structure, the brick and mortar Presbyterian church that many have always known to stand at 321 E. Fourth St. in Crowley is as much part of First Presbyterian Church’s rich 125-year history as the people who helped build it.

Plans for Ragin’ Cajuns athletics continue along

The Rotary Club of Crowley heard an update on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletic Department’s 11-project plan that has been incorporated into the university’s master plan of bettering the university. Director of Athletics Scott Farmer, fourth from left, along with athletic development officers Stefani Lotief and Danika Arenibas, second and third from left, respectively, spoke Tuesday to the club. With them is President Pat Miers, far left, and program organizer Melinda Malmay.

At 10:30 a.m.

Legion Post 77, Auxiliary install officers

HORACE THIBODEAUX of American Legion Arceneaux Post 77 was presented a special 50-year membership plaque for his continuous Legion membership. Making the presentation was Commander David Simon, right. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - Arceneaux Post No. 77 and Auxiliary Unit No.

Mire firemen donate equipment to Lyons Point volunteers

FIRE APPARATUS DONATED: Members of the Mire and Lyons Point Volunteer Fire Departments signal the donation of an fire engine and ambulance, pictured behind them, by the Mire based Fire District 7 to Fire District 8 in Lyons Point. Pictured, from left, are Michael Ardoin, Mire Volunteer Board Secretary Dylan Romero, District 8 Chairman Gerald Sonnier, District 7 Chairman Jackie Prejean, Mire Fire Chief Shannon Richard, Cody Brown, Jake Richard and Olivia Thibodeaux. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

MIRE –– The Mire Volunteer Fire Department, under the direction of Acadia Parish Fire District 7, will donate two pieces of surplus fire apparatus

Gas Rupture During Rayne Road Work

An unknown gas line was ruptured just after noon on Wednesday while workers were busy preparing the road bed for the re-surfacing of American Legio

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CHILDREN’S FISHING DERBY WINNERS - The City of Rayne was again joined by community partners (Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire) and hosted the 2015 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 11, at the ponds located on the grounds of Maison d’Memoire at 8450 Roberts Cove Road (Hwy. 98). Category winners and hosts included, seated from left, Isabella Reiners and Isabella Trahan (0-5 years), Jace Freeman and Drake Bellard (6-8 years); standing front row, Lions Club member Craig Houston, Mackenzie Olinger and William Guidry (9-12 years), Nolan Olinger and Luke Guidry (13-15 years), and City of Rayne Chairman Suzette Leonards; back row, ASL member Joe Guidry, Mayor Chuck Roichaux, and ASL members Charles Trahan and Dee DeRouren. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The City of Rayne was again joined by community partners Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire, to host the 2015 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 11, at

Lifestyle

Colter Allen Wilson and Jennifer Ann LeJeune

Jennifer Ann LeJeune and Colter Allen Wilson, both of Iota, have announced that they are engaged and committed to be wed on the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 8, at Bethel Church in Jennings.

Obituaries

Emma Lee Sanches, born Dec. 14, 1921, passed away July 28, 2015. She was the daughter of Gaston and Beatrice LeBlanc; wife of Joe; and mother of Gail, Chip, David and Jeff.

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