ROBERTS COVE - The 2016 Annual Roberts Cove Germanfest will be held on the grounds of St. Leo IV Catholic Church (7212 Roberts Cove Road) on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2. The church is located approximately 3 miles from Interstate 10, Exit 87, then left on Louisiana Highway 98.
The Crowley Garden Club has announced that it will once again host the Front Door Decorating Contest for the 80th International Rice Festival. The contest, which is open to both businesses and individuals, is intended to promote the International Rice Festival, the rice industry and an interest in floral design.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among those honored at the 80th International Rice Festival Queen’s Ball and Honoree Cocktail Party were, seated from left, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jared Monk, Elizabeth Lawson Monk, Dianna Abell, 2016 IRF President Elisabeth Leleux, 2016 IRF Queen Camille Quebodeaux, 2016 IRF Junior Queen Emmy Navarre, 2016 IRF Chairman Patty Simon, Karen Leonards, 2016 IRF Children’s Parade Grand Marshall Kelly Cart Leonards, 2016 IRF Festival Coordinator Roxie Viator; standing, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jason Monk, 2016 IRF Honoree Charles “Chuck” Abell Jr., Albert Leleux, 2016 IRF Vice Chairman Chad Monceaux, 2016 IRF Farmer of the Year Donald A. Leonards, Jude Leonards and Jody Viator.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Among those honored at the 80th International Rice Festival Queen’s Ball and Honoree Cocktail Party were, seated from left, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jared Monk, Elizabeth Lawson Monk, Dianna Abell, 2016 IRF President Elisabeth Leleux, 2016 IRF Queen Camille Quebodeaux, 2016 IRF Junior Queen Emmy Navarre, 2016 IRF Chairman Patty Simon, Karen Leonards, 2016 IRF Children’s Parade Grand Marshall Kelly Cart Leonards, 2016 IRF Festival Coordinator Roxie Viator; standing, 2016 IRF Grand Parade Co-Grand Marshall Jason Monk, 2016 IRF Honoree Charles “Chuck” Abell Jr., Albert Leleux, 2016 IRF Vice Chairman Chad Monceaux, 2016 IRF Farmer of the Year Donald A. Leonards, Jude Leonards and Jody Viator.

Have fun at ‘The Awesome 80s Prom’ this weekend

THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir
Cast members of “The Awesome 80s Prom” include, front row from left, Da’Markus Zenon, Emma Istre, Kaleb Sharon, Reginald Allen, Ashley Turner; back row, Kimberly Sharon, Tori Bourque, Lily Mire, Jason Werth Jr., Amanda Caldwell, Kiara Brown, Morgan Narby, Taya Hollier, Jennifer Mire and Robyn LaPointe. The production team includes Waylon Gotte (director), Jeannine LeJeune (assistant director), P.E. Ronkartz (producer), Samantha Leger (lights and sound and hair and makeup) and Olivia Doucet (hair and makeup).

The Acadia Players are ready to take the stage Friday night, this time with “The Awesome 80s Prom.”

Sandbags available today in Crowley

Mayor Greg A. Jones announced that the City of Crowley Public Works department will issue sand bags today until 6 p.m.

Students recognized at board’s meeting

Acadia Parish’s Students of the Year, from left, Wyatt Manuel (12th grade), Sarah Henry (fifth grade) and Hannah Henderson (eighth grade) look on as they are introduced to the large crowd on hand Monday night.

Red carpet and all, the district’s Students of the Year from fifth, eighth and 12th grade were lauded with grand applause to open, and close, Monday night’s meeting of the Acadia Parish School Board.

Notre Dame production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a winner

THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir
Performing in Notre Dame High School’s production of “The Enchantment of Beauty and the Beast” were, seated from left, Sarah Sarver, Bethany Leonards, Abram Broussard, Casey Benoit; kneeling, Madeline Fulton, Cole Zaunbrecher, Corinne Doucet, Seth Harson, Abigail Kilgore, Skyler Broussard, Sabrina Hanks (student director); first row standing, Evan Hebert, Luke Dupree, Alyssa Williams, Chloe Sibley, Brookelynn Herr, Sarah Sarver, Michaela Jabusch, Samantha Leger, Sidney Gilder; second row standing, Elizabeth Kibodeaux and Grant Broussard.

For years now, the Notre Dame High School Drama Club has produced some outstanding theater, and this year’s “The Enchantment of Beauty and the Beas

Broussard, Fogleman heading to runoff

And then, there were two.
Out of a field of four -- Oliver Bernard, A. "Jimmy" Broussard, Scott Fogleman and Berton Gauthreaux -- none were able to pull a straight majority of the vote leaving Broussard and Fogleman to duke it out

CPD searching for runaway

The Crowley Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a runaway juvenile.

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UP FOR KILL - Emma Pastor goes up for a kill during Rayne HIgh volleyball action. The Lady Wolves will host Northwest High today (Thursday) during a district contest. Pastor recorded 16 kills during the win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The Lady Wolves Volleyball Team began their district slate on Wednesday, Sept. 21, with a five-set win over Crowley High.

Obituaries

Willis James
Credeur

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel for Willis James Credeur, 68, who died Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016, at Rayne Guest Home.

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