Homecoming Week proclaimed for Rayne High School

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HOMECOMING WEEK PROCLAIMED - During ceremonies Thursday morning at City Hall, Mayor Chuck Robichaux signed the official proclamation declaring Sept. 19-23 as “Rayne High School 2016 Homecoming Week.” School officials and Homecoming Court members on hand for the ceremonies were, seated from left, RHS Principal Wendall Prudhomme, faculty sponsor Mallory Stelly, Mayor Chuck Robichaux, faculty sponsor Paige Dupont, RHS Football Coach Curt Ware; standing, Homecoming Court members Destiny Alleman, Natalie Alleman, Tajané Butler, Kalon Bryd, Jada Castille, Whitney Comeaux, Chloe Duhon, Brailey Guidry, Naomi Istre, Madison Lavergne, Brooklyn Mire, and Blaire Thibodeaux. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

The court has been selected, plans are complete, and alumni of Rayne High will return to their alma mater next week for the 2016 annual Homecoming

LSP arrests Trahan again

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Louisiana State Police have once again arrested Maxine Trahan on warrants stemming from theft charges.
Trahan was arrested Wednesday on charges of exploitation of the infirmed and felony theft.

Tradition, faith celebrated

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Ledgers and lesson plans from St. Francis School’s earliest days.

Whether it was Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel, a Basile native, joking about being in the big city or the numerous attendees reflecting on St.

APSB adopts 2016 millages

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The Acadia Parish School Board has finally adopted its adjusted millage rates for Tax Year 2016 after an 8-0 roll call vote.

IHS homecoming court

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Twelve Iota High seniors comprise this year’s homecoming court at the school. They include, from left, Alaina Doucet, Maci Stroderd, Keri Fuselier, Rebecca Fantroy, Kaitleen Daigle, Billie Toups, Shydee Johnson, Amber Lindig, Lauryn Daigle, Avery Wriborg, Adrienne Doucet and Olivia Rasberry.

Twelve young ladies from Iota High’s senior class will be recognized this week during Homecoming activities at the school.

Rayne Mardi Gras Court Named

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ROYALTY NAMED: Members of the Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras Ball court were named during recent ceremonies. With the theme “Through the Looking Glass,” the court members include, kneeling from left, Annalise Fruge, Layne Autin and Klarisse Thibodeaux; seated from left, Blake Alleman, Suzette Leonards (queen), Jamie Bergeron (king) and Jennifer Autin; standing from left, Chad Dupuis, Ashley Brasseaux, Amber Richard, Michelle Arsement and Anthony Beslin. Not shown are Cecile Benoit and Drew Racca. The Grande Court Ball will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Although it’s just barely past Labor Day, planning is under way for the sixth annual Rayne Grande Court Mardi Gras Ball.

1 dead, 2 injured in head-on crash

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One person was killed and two more injured in a head-on collision in the eastbound lane of Interstate 10 near mile marker 82 Sunday.



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Rayne's Trent Winbush dives for the endzone as he scored the winning touchdown for the Wolves Friday, recording a 28-27 win over the Eunice Bobcats. Winbush recorded 123 rushing yards on 25 carries during the Rayne win. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

From the cool, Friday night air to the scoreless first quarter, a true football fan knew Rayne’s 28-27 win over Eunice High was going to be the things that Friday night football was made of.


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Trent Jaymes McFarlain and Sara Ann Hogan

Mary Hogan and Edward and Jackie Thibodeaux, all of Morse, along with Troy and Julie Hebert of Iota and Marlon and Tricia McFarlain of Evangeline, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthco


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Wayne Timothy Hoffpauir, 58, of Houston, Texas, passed away Thursday, September 29th, 2016, surrounded by family and friends in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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