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.

New title, funding and dedication

From the left, Charlotte Jeffers, Sheri Myers and Laurie Suire attended the Film-Com convention in Nashville, Tennessee, to promote the movie “Glitch,” which was formerly named “The Angel Channel.” The movie is set to be filmed in Crowley. (Photo Submitted)

When Sheri Myers came to Crowley in 2011, she had a screenplay, big dreams and had seemingly found the perfect location for a movie she had written

Board to sell surplus parcel of land

The surplus parcel of land adjacent to TLVM Properties, LLC, measuring about 0.68 acres, will be sold by the Acadia Parish School Board to Albarado Properties for $90,050 and will subsequently be sold to Thomas L. McNeely III by Albarado Properties.

It was a saga, of sorts, that started months ago, but now, by action of the Acadia Parish School Board Wednesday night, some finality is coming for

Rayne High Band Banquet honorees

Rayne High band students who were awarded during the 2014-2015 and of the school year band banquet were, seated from left, Victoria Royer, Robyn Ba

JOHN PAUL THE GREAT ACADEMY GRADUATION

The 2015 graduation Mass and ceremony for seniors at John Paul the Great Academy, Lafayette, was celebrated on Saturday, May 16, at St.

Frog Capital Classic Car & Hot Rod show winners listed

CAR SHOW WINNERS AWARDED - Winners named in their categories during the 2015 Annual Frog Capital Classic Car & Hot Rod Show held Saturday, June 6, on the Frog Festival grounds in Rayne were, front row, from left, division winners, Siggy DeRouen - Best of Show, Larry Broussard - Best Interior, Brian Nabbs - Best Paint, James Camille - Best Engine, Kevin Bonin - Best Restored, Jason Escogne - Coolest Cruiser, Blake Marks - Best Rat Rod; back row, committee members, Sonya Simon, Dawn Rosinski, Gary Doucet, Louis “Bee Doo” Meche, Stuart Broussard and Chris Suire. All proceeds will benefit Hero Hunts Disabled Heroes in the local and Acadiana area. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

RAYNE - The Rayne Frog Association presented the 2015 Annual Frog Capital Classic Car & Hot Rod Show on Saturday, June 6, under the pavilion on

Rayne's Post 77 to install new Legion officers

As announced by Post 77 Commander David Simon, the new slate of American Legion officers will be installed during the regular meeting of Arceneaux

Annual Children’s Fishing Derby set by City of Rayne

FISHING DEBRY DONATION - During the June meeting of the Acadiana Sportsmen’s League, the club made a donation to the City of Rayne for the upcoming 2015 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby. Among those on hand for the check presentation were, from left, Buddy Toups, Dee DeRouen, Suzette Leonards representing the City of Rayne, and Joe Guidry. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The City of Rayne is being joined by three community partners, The Acadiana Sportman’s League, Rayne Lions Club and Maison d’Memoire, to host the 2

Baton Rouge Rotarian speaks on memoir, life

Cheri McDaniel, center, from the Baton Rouge Capital City Rotary Club, reviewed her memoir and the story behind it as she spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. Among the club members present were, from left, Melinda Malmay, President Mary Zaunbrecher, Peggy Sandidge and Sprague Williams.

Cheri McDaniel’s book tour for her memoir “He Lays the Stones For Our Steps: Living Life Abundantly in the Face of Adversity” has been winding down

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Sports

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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