RAYNE VOLUNTEER FIREMEN were called to the scene Sunday night when a car struck a utility pole on U.S. 90 and burst into flames. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. (Submitted photo)

From left, chosen as fan favorites of Dancing With the Stars 2016 were Patrick Hensgens and Gina Trisler. Meanwhile, Angelique Credeur and Danny delaNuez were crowned the winners of this year’s fundraising and dancing competition.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Connor Jane LeLeux was crowned Miss Merry Christmas Thursday night. Sponsored by the Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, the Miss Merry Christmas pageant saw Santa welcome the many girls vying for the title. LeLeux, 6, is the daughter of Leslie “Belle” and Keith LeLeux and attends South Crowley Elementary School. She, along with Santa, will be featured in the Crowley Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.

RAYNE VOLUNTEER FIREMEN were called to the scene Sunday night when a car struck a utility pole on U.S. 90 and burst into flames. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. (Submitted photo)

From left, chosen as fan favorites of Dancing With the Stars 2016 were Patrick Hensgens and Gina Trisler. Meanwhile, Angelique Credeur and Danny delaNuez were crowned the winners of this year’s fundraising and dancing competition.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Connor Jane LeLeux was crowned Miss Merry Christmas Thursday night. Sponsored by the Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, the Miss Merry Christmas pageant saw Santa welcome the many girls vying for the title. LeLeux, 6, is the daughter of Leslie “Belle” and Keith LeLeux and attends South Crowley Elementary School. She, along with Santa, will be featured in the Crowley Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.

News

At approximately 12:51 a.m., the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office received a call for assistance from a resident who lived on the 200 block of La Rue Rhimes near Duson.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune

CHRISTMAS ROYALTY NAMED - The new 2016-2017 Christmas royalty was named Sunday during the annual Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel Pageant at the Knights of Columbus Hall by ladies of the Gamma Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. The new honorees are Miss Merry Christmas Precious Arceneaux and Master Noel Jakocb-Paul Dupont. Complete details of the pageant, along with additional pictures of the event will be carried in next week’s Rayne Acadian-Tribune. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

RAYNE - The 2016 Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel Pageant was held Sunday, Nov. 20, at the KC Home.

Sports

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.

Rayne High's Jaylon Reed (2) eyes a pass during the Wolves' first round win over Lakeshore of the 4A state playoffs. The Wolves will be home on Friday in second round action as they host Benton. Kickoff is 7 p.m. at Wolf Stadium. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - With a first round win Friday over Lakeshore, the No. 7-ranked Rayne High Wolves reached one of their goals set for the 2016 football season -- a playoff win.

Notre Dame's Gentry Borill makes a leaping catch last week during the Pios' 31-14 victory over Catholic High of New Iberia. (Photo by Jason Faul)

 

CROWLEY – Acadia Parish will be well represented on Friday when the 2016 LHSAA prep football playoffs begin.

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

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jeannine LeJeune

THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir

CHRISTMAS ROYALTY NAMED - The new 2016-2017 Christmas royalty was named Sunday during the annual Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel Pageant at the Knights of Columbus Hall by ladies of the Gamma Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. The new honorees are Miss Merry Christmas Precious Arceneaux and Master Noel Jakocb-Paul Dupont. Complete details of the pageant, along with additional pictures of the event will be carried in next week’s Rayne Acadian-Tribune. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

RAYNE - The 2016 Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel Pageant was held Sunday, Nov. 20, at the KC Home.

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