High heat, torrential rain make rice harvest ‘a bad year’

Acadia Parish Rice Farmer Tommy Frey stands in front of his combine after a long day harvesting rice. Frey said his yields are down significantly from last year, but will be back in his fields next year.

By AJ Sabine
Louisiana Farm Bureau

Dancers earn awards

EARN DANCE AWARDS - Project Dance dancers traveled to Houston to participate in the 2015 Dance Olympic Convention and Competition where they took home many awards including six platinum and two gold awards. Caroline Welter was also awarded a dance scholarship. Local dancers participating were, seated from left, Madison Aucoin, Remi Winchester, Victoria Richard, Matthew Rhodes, Juliana DuPont, Emily DuPont, Klarisse Thibodeaux, Annalise Fruge, Gracie Bearb; standing, Director Nikki Link, Blaire Thibodeaux, Hannah Alleman, Skyler Broussard, Caroline Welter, Angelle Bourgeois, Lori Latiolais and Megan Broussard. In addition to the team’s platinum and gold awards, Caroline Welter was awarded a dance scholarship. (Photo Submitted)

Roadwork projected to end mid-November

City Engineer Tim Mader projects that reconstruction work on American Legion Drive and Zaunbrecher Road should be completed by mid-November.

Mardi Gras court announced

NEW ROYAL COURT ANNOUNCED - Introduced during Saturday’s “Summer Soireé” held at The Warehouse in Rayne was the new 2015-2016 royal court of the Krewe de Joie de Vie. Introduced were, from left, Paige Dupont, Lukas Hvasta, Karl Helo, King Elmore Lasseigne, Queen Jamie Prevost, Summer Hvasta, Taylor Chauvin, Cheryl Mueller and Nikki Link.


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