A press conference was held Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Acadiana Community Foundation at River Ranch in Lafayette by Lt.
DOUBLE HONORS were bestowed on Cajun musician and Rayne native Jo-El Sonnier, center, during ceremonies Saturday afternoon at The Warehouse. He was named the first recipient of the Living Legend of Cajun and Creole Accordion by the Rayne Historical District Association and received the keys to the city, along with Saturday designated as Jo-El Sonnier Day in Rayne. Presenting the Living Legend certificate was, Mojo, left, while Mayor Chuck Robichaux surprised Sonnier with the keys to the city and the special day honor.
Famed Cajun musician and Rayne native Jo-El Sonnier received double honors to accompany his Grammy Award during ceremonies Saturday afternoon at th