The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office released the following information via Nixle alert. Jordy Thibodeaux, described as a white male wearing a black shirt and gray sweat pants with lots of facial hair and possibly barefoot. Thibodeaux is wanted for shooting at a residence in Mermentau.
CROWLEY - Those looking for some good entertainment in Crowley this Saturday night need look no further than the historic Rice Theatre, where the original play “The Funeral” will be performed.

Rev. James and Dr. Ezora Proctor periodically visit Ross Head Start throughout the school year to read to several classes and present the students with books to take home to promote literacy.

Rev. James Proctor and his wife, Crowley Alderwoman Ezora Proctor, have been pillars of the community for as long as most residents can remember.

Rev. James and Dr. Ezora Proctor periodically visit Ross Head Start throughout the school year to read to several classes and present the students with books to take home to promote literacy.

Rayne man injured in shooting in Lafayette; suspect remains at large

LAFAYETTE - A Rayne man was among three victims in a shooting early Sunday morning in downtown Lafayette.
Identified only as a 34-year-old male, the Rayne man reportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to a hospital and remains in critical condition.

Not too late to enter Miss Rayne pageant

Young ladies interested in competing for the title of Miss Rayne, 2016, still have time to enter the pageant, according to Suzette Leonards, pagean

Funding for Rayne Veterans Park gets boost

FOR VETERANS PARK: Three donations totalling $4,000 were presented to the Veterans Park Task Force during the July meeting of the Rayne City Council. All three donations were from members of the Privat family. On hand to accept the funds were, from left, veterans Mike Bourque, Robert Comeaux and Larry Guidry, task force chairman; Mayor Chuck Robichaux and veterans Andrus Fontenot, James Montgomery and Bob Landry. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

Funding efforts for the Rayne Veterans Park got an unexpected boost in the form of recent donations from members of the Privat family.

Landfill hours may be reduced

CROWLEY - The Acadia Parish Sanitary Landfill may be open only six days a week in the foreseeable future.

Man wanted in Mermentau shooting

The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office released the following information via Nixle alert.
Jordy Thibodeaux, described as a white male wearing a black shirt and gray sweat pants with lots of facial hair and possibly barefoot.

Work starts at long-awaited Rayne Veterans Park

A bulldozer clears ground as work on the long-awaited Rayne Veterans park began late last week. Located at the intersection of Gossen Park Drive and Oak Street, the park will honor veterans of all services.

Work has begun on Veterans Park.
Earth-moving equipment was at the site last Thursday morning (July 7), marking the beginning of construction at the long-awaited park.

Post 77 American Legion, Auxiliary install officers

LEADERSHIP INSTALLED - Installed as the leaders of Arceneaux Post 77’s Legion and Auxiliary were Auxiliary President Bonnie Simon and Post 77 Commander David Simon. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - Arceneaux Post No. 77 and Auxiliary Unit No. 77 of the American Legion held a joint installation of officers Tuesday evening, July 5, at the American Legion Home.
Following the presentation of colors for the 2016 event, Chaplain Robert Comeaux offered the opening prayer. Commander David Simon led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Planning continues for Miss Rayne 2016 pageant; contestants sought

MAKING MISS RAYNE PLANS - The reigning Miss Rayne Victoria Richard, left, and Miss Rayne Pageant Director Suzette Leonards were busy this week making final plans for the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant slated Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Civic Center. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Final plans are complete and details are being finalized for the 2016 Miss Rayne Pageant, according to Suzette Leonards, pageant director.

Rayne mayor condemns social media accusers

Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux said he will not be intimidated by the organizers of a couple of social media sites who have consistently accused h

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TAKE THIRD AT NATIONALS - Members of the Girl’s Mustang All-Stars (Gators) who attended the 2016 PONY South Zone World Series Tournament held in Youngsville where they placed third among 22 teams were, bottom row, from left, Addison Richard, Ella Guidry, Analie Dupuis, Emily Marks, Abigail Richard; second row, Natalia Zaunbecher, Ani Comeaux, Annabeth Savoy, Kallie Venable, Bailee Royer, Graci Alleman, Macy Dailey; back row, Head Coach Shannon Royer, Assistant Coach Keith Richard and Assistant Coach Donnie Venable.

Not one, but four girl’s all-star teams represented the City of Rayne and the Rayne Recreation Department during the 2016 PONY South Zone World Series over the weekend.

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Mrs. Joey Bascom Wynn

LAFAYETTE - Hilary Anne Villien and Joey Bascom Wynn were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church on Friday, the first day of July of 2016, during a Nuptial

Obituaries

Memorial services will be held at a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, July 23, at St.

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