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Charlene Richard
"Little Cajun Saint"

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LARGE CROWD ATTENDS MASS OF PETITION - An estimated crowd of 2,000 people attended the Mass of Petition held on the 58th anniversary of the death of Charlene Richard, known by many as the Little Cajun Saint. The mass was held at 6 p.m. in St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard. (Photo Courtesy/Church Point News)

Mass at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard on 58th anniversary of Charlene Richard’s death

RICHARD - The annual Mass of Petition on the anniversary of Charlene Richard's death was held on Friday, August 11, 2017, at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard.

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AWAITING FUNDING: Replacement of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center remains in limbo, awaiting state Capital Outlay funding. The city has already “set aside” more than enough for the 25 percent match of the state grant. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

Rayne not giving up on state funding for MLK Center

Since the end of 2013, the city of Rayne has sought funding to build a new Martin Luther King Center through the state Capital Outlay program.


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