Multiple police agencies and Acadian Ambulance were in the scene (above) of an arrest on Thursday at the intersection of North Bradford and East A School Street following a pursuit from Lafayette.

Multi-parish police chase ends in Rayne arrest

RAYNE - Following a multi-vehicle pursuit Thursday afternoon involving four law enforcement departments, an individual is now in custody after leading law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase through two parishes.
Responding to a report of reckless driving by an individual at approximately 3:35 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a Lafayette deputy spotted the suspect on Cameron Street in Lafayette where the suspect almost crashed into the deputy’s unit, according to a spokesman with the sheriff’s office.

Musical line-up for Frog Festival announced

RAYNE - The schedule for musical entertainment at the upcoming 47th annual Rayne Frog Festival planned May 9-11, as announced by festival chairman Jeremy Lavergne.
Contracts have been signed and the line-up is set with the 2019 line-up seeing an expanded list of musical attractions.
Entertainment will begin on Thursday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. when the Frog Festival Parade, a change introduced this year by the festival committee for festival-goers to enjoy before main festival events begin.

Post 77 updates by-laws updates, plan Legion’s 100th anniversary

RAYNE - An update was given for a number of events and legion projects during the December meeting of Arceneaux Post 77, American Legion, held at the Legion Home.
With the updates and changes of the Constitution By-Laws complete and approved by the judge advocate and membership, they will be submitted to the State Department.
As noted by Commander David Simon, the main updates and changes were attributed to the Auxiliary Unit, Sons of the Legion and committees.

Rayne Planning, Zoning Commission approves variance, votes on chair

RAYNE - A brief meeting was held Monday, Jan. 7, by the Rayne Planning Commission at City Hall.
In attendance for the meeting were Planning Commission members Wayne Wyatt, Ron Sonnier, Jerry Bergeron and Chairman Lee Seilhan.
Planning Commission member Sanders Senegal was not in attendance.
The main subject on the agenda for the meeting was the Commission to consider a requested for a variance from Ali LeLeux for the placement of a beauty salon and boutique at 309 East Louisiana Ave., which is presently zoned at R-1.


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