Chamber presents award

BUSINESS OF THE QUARTER honors for October-December 2014 was presented by Rayne Chamber of Commerce President Jimmy Prevost, center, to Al and Burgundy Olivier of Al Olivier’s Computer Services during the Business After Hours held Thursday, Jan. 22 at The Best Western Rayne Inn and hosted by owner/operator Sam Ratanji.

Twelve join March for Life

TWELVE PARISHIONERS from St. Joseph Catholic Church traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 42nd annual national March for Life 2015 along with an estimated 500,000 marchers on Thursday, Jan. 22, on the National Mall. The theme of this year’s Pro-Life march was “Every Life is a Gift.” Pictured in front, from left, are Deacon Denis LaCroix, Charmaigne Lawless, Tori Thibodeaux, while standing, from left, are Linda Ancona, Sherrie David, Mike Ortego, Barry LeBlanc, Associate Pastor Father Samuel Fontana, Todd David, Angelo Ancona, Jamie Orillion and Josette LeBlanc.

Selection of Duson police chief postponed

NEW DUSON TOWN COUNCIL: The mayor and members of the town council took their oaths of office during the year’s first meeting on Jan. 12. Pictured, from left, Councilman Coby Duhon, Councilman Wade Robin, Mayor Johnny Thibodeaux, Mayor Pro-Tem Carroll Pepper, Councilwoman Carolyn “Pepe” Richard, and Councilman Steve Hanks.

DUSON - During their first meeting of the new year Monday night, Jan.

Rayne Catholic observes Catholic Schools Week

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK PROCLAMATION - During a prayer service Monday morning at St. Joseph Catholic Church by students and staff members of Rayne Catholic Elementary, Mayor Chuck Robichaux presented an official proclamation declaring the week of Dec. 26-30 as Catholic Schools Week. On hand for a presentation to Robichaux from the Student Lighthouse Officers were, from left, Morley Richard, Mayor Chuck Robichaux, RCE Principal Fred Menard and Gracie Menard. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Events and programs at Rayne Catholic Elementary began Monday in observance of 2015 National Catholic Schools Week (January 25 - 31).

Protective order request dismissed

After accusing Estherwood Mayor Anthony Borill and Acadia Parish Police Jury President Julie Borill of harassment following an alleged months-long intimate relationship with the couple, petitioner John Wesley Brown seemed to wilt under the questioning of Crowley attorney Lyle Fogleman Wednesday morning, resulting in the cases against both being dismissed.


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