$3 million worth of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including the burglary of Rayne Pharmacy on Sept. 28, have been seized by State Police. The drugs were discovered in a storage unit in East Baton Rouge after a search warrant was executed on Oct. 23. (Submitted Photo)

Baton Rouge – Approximately $3 million of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including one in Rayne, have been seized by State Police.
Kenny Henderson will no longer be the executive director of the LHSAA, effective, Friday, Oct. 24. After several meetings, including two this week, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Executive Committee met again Thursday. Henderson tendered his resignation effective Oct. 24.

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Businessman Kevin Moody has been named the winner of the 2014 Civic Cup award.

$3 million worth of narcotics believed linked to a string of pharmacy break-ins, including the burglary of Rayne Pharmacy on Sept. 28, have been seized by State Police. The drugs were discovered in a storage unit in East Baton Rouge after a search warrant was executed on Oct. 23. (Submitted Photo)

Kevin Moody named Civic Cup Award winner.

Scoreboard

breaking news

Benoit inducted into Hall of Fame

Rayne’s own “Lee” Benoit (born Bradley Dale Joseph Benoit) was inducted into the Cajun Music Hall of Fame at ceremonies held in his hometown Friday night.

Benoit was inducted at the Le Cajun Award Ceremony held at the Civic Center in Rayne.

I-10 open

According to state police, Interstate 10 eastbound near milepost 85 has been re-opened as recovery work has moved onto the shoulder.

I-10 east down to 1 lane between Crowley, Rayne

Interstate 10, eastbound, near milepost 85 has been reduced to one lane due to an 18-wheeler fire.

The outside lane of I-10 has been closed between Crowley and Rayne, according to a Louisiana State Police Troop I Nixle alert.

ALERT: APPJ closes Iota-area bridge

Through the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office's Nixle alert system, the Acadia Parish Police Jury has advised the public of an Iota-area bridge closure.

The bridge on Connie Road west of the Iota Highway (Highway 91) is now closed indefinitely to thru traffic.

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 four community weekly newspapers in the greater Baton Rouge area.

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.

 

By Lisa Soileaux

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 members of the Rayne Rotary Club.

Pages

Lifestyle

Jada Ma’Rae Faith Young

Jada Ma’Rae Faith Young celebrated her third birthday on Saturday, Oct. 11, with a “Frozen”-themed party held at the Crowley residence of her “yanni.”

Acadia Parish Today

Crowley Post-Signal
P.O. Box 1589, Crowley, LA 70527
Phone: 337-783-3450
Fax: 337-788-0949

Rayne-Acadian Tribune
P.O. Box 260, Rayne, LA 70578
Phone: 337-334-3186
Fax: 337-334-8474

Church Point News
315 N. Main St., Church Point, LA 70525
Phone: 337-684-5711
Fax: 337-684-5793

Follow Us