When textbook availability to students after school hours dwindled last year, parents were left up in arms. Superintendent John Bourque said that was among the biggest complaints when Common Core was fully implemented in schools last year.
The Acadia Parish School Board untabled three items during a special session Wednesday and approved all three — two resolutions in regards to performance-based energy efficiency contract matters and the re-roofing project at 800 North Western Avenue in Crowley. It just took an hour to get there.

Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Rayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify several suspects involved in an attempted burglary. The crime occurred at the Classic Carwash located on South Adams in Rayne around 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 5. 

Surveillance video shows a green four door sedan with a sunroof occupied by two black males and a light skinned female as the suspected get-away car in an attempted burglary incident at Classic Carwash in Rayne.


Qualifying begins Wednesday

For those on the fence about running for any number of the political offices on the November ballot, the time to make that decision is drawing near.

Capital City Press buys LSN papers

Capital City Press, the parent company of The Advocate, and Louisiana State Newspapers have completed an agreement for The Advocate to acquire the assets of fo

2nd suspect caught

Via Nixle alert, the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office announced that the second suspect sought in an alleged aggravated assault Thursday afternoon has been caught.


Rayne's A&O, Sisters host Back to School Event/Family Fun Day

A & O AND SISTERS HOST FAMILY EVENT - Members of the A&O 21st Century Club and the Sisters of A&O who hosted the 2014 Back to School Event and Family Fun Day were, seated, Sisters of A & O members Sadie Wheeler, Mahilda Beverly, Cutina Jolivette, Kristen Jolivette, Nicole Anderson, De De Simmons, Anna Mae Randall, Rosa Mouton, Gwen Mouton, and Larissa Arceneaux; standing, A & 0 Members Cleveland Guidry, Jeremy Thomas, Phil Woods, Reggie Mouton, Chris Duhon, William Board, Eric Jolivette, Wallace Young, Brian Seth Mouton, Ezzie Charles, Lester Washington, Jessie White and Felton Charles.


Sporting clay shoot to benefit state Lions Children’s Camp

RAYNE LIONS CLUB members were invited to participate in a sporting clay shoot to benefit the Louisianaae Lions Camp Thursday night, Aug. 7. by Kelly Suire, center a member of the Louisiana Lions Camp Staff Alumni Association, who was accompanied by her husband, Terry, left, and welcomed by President Tim Prevost.

A sporting clay shoot to benefit the Louisiana Lions Camp was described for local Lions Club members Thursday, Aug. 7, by by Kelly Suire.

Section 8 director Leonards describes housing program

SUZETTE LEONARDS, executive director of the Rayne Section 8 Housing Program, center, described the program to Rayne Rotary Club members on Thursday, Aug. 7. She is pictured with Fran Bihm, program coordinator, left, and President Kyle Broussard.

“I don’t want them to think that Section 8 is permanent; it’s not a lifestyle,” remarked Suzette Leonards, executive director of the city’s Section 8 Housing Program, during her presentation to mem

KC Council plans Labor Day raffle

FIRST TICKET SOLD: Father Kendal Faulk, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, right, purchased the first Knights of Columbus raffle ticket from Albert Johnson, grand knight of Council 1897.

Rayne’s Knights of Columbus Council 1897 announces the drawing for its annual Labor Day raffle will be held on Sept. 1.



Rayne's Byron Mouton (6) takes a handoff from quarterback Jaylon Reed Friday evening as the Wolves defeated Abbeville 32-9 during their 2014 Homecoming Game. Mouton had 3 carries for 22 yards towards the Rayne win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)


Funeral services for Mr. Kerminth Cormier, 72, of Mire were held on Friday, September 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in Duhon Funeral Home Chapel, Rayne.  Father Mike Arnaud officiated.  

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