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KING AND FAMILY - Rayne’s newly crowned 2016 Beautillion King, Damian LeBlanc Jr., seated, was joined by his family during Saturday’s Beautillion Ball held at the Rayne Civic Center by the A & O 21st Century Club, including, standing from left, 2014 King Jayson Thomas, escort Diajih Young, mother April Evans and father Damian LeBlanc Sr.

The A & O 21st Century Club, Inc. staged its 2016 Annual Beautillion on Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Rayne Civic Center entitled, “20th Anniversary - Grow, Learn, Lead.”

A battery complaint filed against Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux has been turned over to the district attorney’s office for review.

Derrick Vallien

DUSON - A Lafayette man is charged with murder and a 9-1-1 caller is dead after a stabbing  Thursday (Dec. 1) in Duson.

Sports

Rayne High Wrestling Team repeat as Jennings/McCrory/Petitjean Tournament champions.

The Rayne High Wolves repeated as champions of the 2016 Jennings/McCrory/Petitjean Memorial Wrestling Tournament held Saturday, Dec. 3, on the Rayne High campus.

LOOKING FOR AN OPENING - Rayne High’s Tajané Butler (12) looks for an opening during Lady Wolves basketball action for the start of the 2016-2017 basketball season with a 44-28 win over Lafayette Christian Academy. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Both the Wolves and Lady Wolves basketball teams have settled into the 2016-2017 basketball season with both squads seeing improvement as play continues.

Rayne High's Jaylon Reed completes a catch during the Wolves' second round contest of the 4A state playoffs against Benton. The Tigers continued their post season with a 28-14 win over the Wolves. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - Until Friday, No. 7-ranked Rayne High’s 2016 football season was full of ups, downs, and mostly breaks falling their way. That all changed when they hosted the No.

Columns

Sitting in an empty committee hearing room in the U.S. Senate in Washington, it struck me: We really are on our own with flood recovery. Three small-business representatives traveled to D.C.

There is no point denying or sugar-coating the plain fact that the voters this election year face a choice between two of the worst candidates in living memory.

Lifestyle

KING AND FAMILY - Rayne’s newly crowned 2016 Beautillion King, Damian LeBlanc Jr., seated, was joined by his family during Saturday’s Beautillion Ball held at the Rayne Civic Center by the A & O 21st Century Club, including, standing from left, 2014 King Jayson Thomas, escort Diajih Young, mother April Evans and father Damian LeBlanc Sr.

The A & O 21st Century Club, Inc. staged its 2016 Annual Beautillion on Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Rayne Civic Center entitled, “20th Anniversary - Grow, Learn, Lead.”

Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Nathan Lowery

Before Alyssa Ann Zaunbrecher met Joshua Nathan Lowery, she had her heart set on one day walking down the aisle in Luola’s Chapel in Winnebow, North Carolina—the same chapel where Jamie Sullivan (M

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