Liz Pleasant
Acadia Parish Volunteer of the Year

A volunteer at a Rayne school has been recognized for her untiring record of service. During a reception held Tuesday, June 14, at White Oaks Plantation in Baton Rouge, Rayne’s Lizbeth Pleasant was honored as the 2016 Acadia Parish Volunteer of the Year.
For a 42-year-old man, Staff Sgt. Heath C. Leleux has led a life that most elderly men would be proud of.
CROWLEY - A release party for a book that tells what life was like growing up in South Louisiana in the 1930s, ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s will be held Thursday, June 23.

Liz Pleasant
Acadia Parish Volunteer of the Year

Vandals sought at Rayne businesses

Toppled frog statue at Gossen Funeral Home was one of many scenes of vandalism that occurred over the Memorial Day weekend.

Rayne Police are investigating a rash of vandalism that occurred over the Memorial Day Weekend.

Memorial dedication held in Rayne

PARKWAY DEDICATED: During dedication ceremonies Thursday morning (May 26) at city hall, Louisiana Highway 35 through Rayne was designated as “Veterans Parkway” in honor of all local and area veterans — active, retired and deceased. Veterans on hand for the unveiling of the signage were, from left, Andrus Fontenot, Mike Bourque, Robert Comeaux, James Montgomery and Larry Guidry, who spearheaded the local efforts. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

Ceremonies held Thursday (May 26) officially designated Louisiana Highway 35 through Rayne as Veterans Parkway.

AgCenter hosting series of meetings

The LSU AgCenter is hosting a series of meetings for rice farmers in south and north Louisiana over the next couple of months.

2016 Flower Show Hosted by Rayne Garden Club

OVERALL DESIGN WINNER - Sepha Guidry’s design in the creative line floral design category was awarded the Designer’s Choice Overall Award during the 2016 Annual Flower Show presented by the Rayne Garden Club. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The Rayne Garden Club hosted its 2016 Annual Flower Show, “Spread A Little Sunshine,” on Friday, April 29, at Rayne City Hall.

Notre Dame High graduates 94 seniors

CATHOLIC ACTION AWARDS, the most prestigious award presented to a student by Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish, was presented to Sabrina Lynn Hanks and Jules Grant Broussard during the 2016 Notre Dame High School commencement exercises on Friday, May 20, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point. Making the presentations were Fr. Mikel Polson, left, and Fr. Matthew Higginbotham, right. (LSN staff photo by Jeannine LeJeune)

CHURCH POINT - With hosts of family and friends in attendance, 94 young men and women were graduated from Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish

Arrest made in May 15 shooting

Terill K. Bradley

A Eunice man has been arrested inn connection with a shooting here that left one man hospitalized.

Rayne Police Memorial unveiled, dedicated

MEMORIAL UNVEILED: Capt. Tony Olinger and Lt. Allen “Noochie” Credeur (both hidden) and Lt. Ryan Charles unveil the police memorial during ceremonies Monday in front of the Rayne Police Station. The monument memorializes three fallen Rayne officers — Marshal Americus Vespicus Lyons, Night Officer Donnie Landry Ousse Sr. and Night Officer Albert P. Guidry. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

In memory of three fallen officers, a marble memorial was unveiled during solemn ceremonies Monday in front of the Rayne Police Station.

Rayne High School graduates 138

Rayne High School graduated a total of 138 seniors during the 2016 commencement exercises held at 9:30 a.m.

School Board budget on par

The Acadia Parish School Board is set to adopt a tight budget for fiscal year 2016-17 budget Monday.

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Sports

CHILDREN’S FISHING DERBY WINNERS - Named top fishermen in their age groups during the 2016 Children’s Fishing Derby were, front row, from left, (most fish) Isabella Reiners, Demari Savoy, Mackenzie Olinger, Andrew Credeur; (largest fish) John Guidry, Aiden Maloney, Charlotte Doucet and Austin Lagrange; back row, Dee DeRouen with Acadiana Sportsmen’s League and Suzette Leonards with the City of Rayne. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

The fishing poles and rod-n-reels were out and about on Saturday, June 18, for the 2016 Annual Children’s Fishing Derby held by the City of Rayne on the grounds of Maison d’Memoire (Ken and Lynn Gu

Lifestyle

Mrs. Mark Stuart Brown Jr.

RAYNE - A seven o’clock evening Nuptial Mass was held Saturday, June 18, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church joining Mayme Elizabeth Cook of Rayne and Mark Stuart Brown Jr.

Obituaries

Jeanette Elizabeth Hornsby

Roberts Cove - A Mass of Christian Burial for Jeanette Elizabeth Ardoin Hornsby, 61, of Kinder, will be celebrated on Thursday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in St.

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