Branch announces winners, express thanks for Family Fun Day, Cook-Off

BRANCH COOK-OFF WINNERS - Among the winners of the Rice and Gravy Cook-Off announced during the Branch Volunteer Fire Department’s 2015 Family Fun Day Benefit were, from left, Jackie Prejean, Kevin Lowry, Chuck Terro, Frank Meche, Jenyth Stelly, Deandre Stelly, Allyson Stelly and Lisa Mathews.

The 2015 Branch Volunteer Fire Department Family Fun Day Benefit and Rice and Gracy Cookoff was held Saturday, Sept.

First RHS lettermen’s jacket donated to school

SCHOOL DONATION - Rayne High Principal Wendall Prudhomme, right, accepts one of the very first lettermen’s jackets presented to a Rayne High athlete from John Tubb, a 1955 Rayne High graduate and a member of the first group to receive a RHS lettermen’s jacket. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The school year was 1952-53, when high school football was the only thing you looked forward to on Friday evenings.

Hunter Awareness Day winners announced

HUNTER AWARENESS DAY WINNERS - Winners in their categories of the 2015 Hunter Awareness Day held by the Acadiana Sportsmen’s League were, front row, from left, 9 and under winners, 1st place Brenden Lavergne, 2nd place Caden Trumps, 3rd plce Lance Beasley; second row, 10-12 years, 1st place Ryan Trahan, 2nd place Drake Guidry, 3rd place Christian Breaux; back row, ASL member Dee DeRouen, 13-15 years, 1st place Jason Freeman, 2nd place Ashlynn Thibodeaux, 3rd place Kelsey Lagasca, and ASL member Joe Guidry. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The Acadiana Sportsmen’s League hosted the 31st Annual Hunter Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the police firing range in Crowley.

MPE named ‘Blue Ribbon’ school

SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT - Students and staff celebrate the announcement of Martin Petitjean Elementary named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School during a surprise pep rally held Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the school’s commons area Tuesday afternoon. See Story on Page 3B. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Not one, but two schools in Acadia Parish have attained National Blue Ribbon recognition by the United States Department of Education.


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