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