Mardi Gras parade planned

MARDI GRAS PARADE plans for 2016 were initiated recently. Committee members included, seated from left, Rene Champagne of Krewe de Joie des Vie, Fran Bihm, Chamber executive director; Cutrina Jolivette, Sisters of A&O, and, standing from left, Elmo Lasseigne, and Howard DeRouen, both of Krewe de Joie des Vie, Cutina R.J. Gabriel, Sisters of A&O, and Brian Mouton, A&O 21st Century Club, .

The first initial and planning meeting for a safe and “family friendly” 2016 Rayne Mardi Gras Parade was held on Thursday, July 30, at 5:30 p.m.

Plan board supports 2 proposals

The Rayne Planning Commission approved two recommendations to the Rayne City Council on Monday afternoon.

Rayne to be featured in British travelogue

GETTING ACQUAINTED: The producer and director of a British television series met with Frog Festival royalty and city officials Monday evening, July 27, at City Hall to discuss plans to feature the Frog Capital of the World in a travelogue, “Tracks Across America.” Pictured, from left, are Cultural Director Suzette Leonards, Miss Frog Festival Queen Carly Chaumont, Teen Frog Festival Queen Gabby Guilbeau, 7 Wonder Production Company producer Michelle Crowther, Mayor Chuck Robichaux, 7 Wonder Production Company director Mike Reilly, Ms. Frog Festival Queen Dana Fontenot, Miss Rayne Madison Vidal and City Clerk Annette Cutrera. Filming of the segment on Rayne is planned for Monday, Sept. 21.

Plans are in place to feature the Frog Capital of the World as one of three Louisiana communities on a United Kingdom television travelogue series,


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