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Acadia’s unique cemetery ‘houses’ to be featured in Canadian museum

JEREMY BROUSSARD, producer of a documentary on the three remaining grave houses in Mermentau Cove’s Istre Cemetery, told Tourist Commission members the film will be included in a Canadian museum display of burial customs beginning in October.

The uniqueness of three remaining burial houses preserved in the Istre Cemetery in Mementau Cove will be featured in a New Brunswick Canadian univ

Fourth grader proposes ‘loan’ plan to supply sports equipment for less fortunate youngsters

FOURTH GRADER Ethan Cormier outlined his plan to loan sports equipment and clothing to less fortunate local youth in order to participate in city sponsored games during Monday night’s City Council meeting. Mayor Chuck Robichaux and the Council were so impressed that they congratulated him after the meeting. Pictured with Ethan, from left, are Council members Kenneth Guidry, and Lendell “Pete” Babineaux, Mayor Robichaux, and Council members Calise Michael Doucet, Jimmy Fontenot and Curtrese Minix.

Ethan Cormier, a fourth grader at South Rayne Elementary, conceived a plan of how to loan sports equipment to less fortunate youngsters when he was

RHS class of ‘60 enjoys 55-year class reunion

ENJOY CLASS REUNION - Classmates of the Rayne High School graduating class of 1960 who attended their 55-year class reunion at Chef Roy’s Frog City Café were, seated from left, Shirley Dupuis Doré, Helen Morgan Quebodeaux, Gayle Hoffpauir Guillot, Jeanette Doucet Arnauld, Elvie Guidry Duhon, Sally Touchette Thevis, Yvonne Sonnier Myers, Patrick Bourque; standing, Frances Robinson Bihm, Gary Fruge, James Quebodeaux, Melvin Bearb, Katherine Richard Johnson, Roland Miller, Joycelyn Prejean Roger, Irby Leger, Patrick Babineaux, Dorothy Mire Thibodeaux, Ed Thevis, Lionel Boudreaux, Betty Prejean Bourque, Carol Kelly and Jeff Bouillion. Absent are Alvin Boudreaux, Marlene Melancon Terro and Willie Belle Lyon Sarver. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

A number of classmates and guests of the Rayne High School graduating class of 1960 gathered on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Chef Roy’s Frog City C

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