BACK IN BUSINESS: Brent “Blue” Foreman, dispatcher at the Rayne Power Plant, sounds the noon whistle on Nov. 16 for the first time in months. The whistle, a long-standing tradition in Rayne and many small municipalities across the south, had been out of commission for a number of months. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)
For as long as most people can remember, the noon whistle marked midday in the city of Rayne.
But, for the last few months, there has been no whistle.
Now it’s back.