anniversary committee members - Parishioners serving on the Anniversary Committee for the St. Theresa of the Christ Child Catholic Church observance of its 90th anniversary during a special anniversary Mass and reception on Saturday, Sept. 29, in Duson were, seated from left, Jeanne Simon, Rev. Aaron Melancon (pastor), Mary Simon; standing, Kenny Alleman, Vicki Alleman, Amanda Keyser, Dee and Phillip Stutes, Janice Simar, Deacon Steve Simon, Bennie Cormier and Becky Brasseaux. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)
DUSON - St. Theresa of the Christ Child Catholic Church observed its 90th anniversary during an anniversary Mass and reception on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Parishioners and friends of St. Theresa attended the “Together We Stand On A Firm Foundation” theme in commemoration of the parish’s anniversary.
Throughout the summer months, St. Theresa honored parish leaders and servants who have passed on, in addition to sharing significant people or events over the long history of the church parish.
RAYNE - The aroma of sweet potatoes baking in the oven on a chilly fall evening -- something Acadiana is experiencing at this time of the year.
For one particular Rayne resident, that sweet smell brings back more memories than most.
Judy Broussard Gautreaux of Rayne remembers that sweet smell very well as her maternal grandfather, Will J. Angelle, was the owner and operator of Angel Brand of Louisiana Porto Rican Yams.
A Rayne man faces attempted murder charges after an apparent road-rage incident Sunday night.
Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson said Michael Nugent, 22, was booked into the parish jail on two counts of attempted second-degree murder afte he allegedly fired a gun at a vehicle.
Gibson said the incident occurred just before 8:30 p.m. Friday on Louisiana Highway 35 (Branch Highway) north of Rayne.
Two teens were caught with marijuana after Morgan City police talked to them on Front Street, Police Chief James Blair said in a news release.
—Dakota Voisin, 19, of Federal Avenue in Morgan City, was arrested at 8:48 p.m. Wednesday on charges of possession of marijuana first offense less than 14 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.
—Zachary Trahan, 18, of Aucoin Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 8:48 p.m. Wednesday on charges of possession of marijuana first offense less than 14 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.