Rotary Youth Exchange student wants to share Cajun culture

RAYNE ROTARIANS welcomed one of three Acadiana young students who will be participating in Rotary Youth Exchanges to its July 17, meeting. Scott, center, was the guest of Natasha Domagalski, left, and welcomed by President Kyle Broussard, right. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Paul Kedinger)

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Council on Aging members tour area sites

RAYNE VISITORS - Members of the St. Landry and Evangeline Council on Aging toured the City of Rayne and made a few stops at local businesses and enjoyed lunch. Here, they visited Maison Daboval Bed and Breakfast where they enjoyed a “French” atmosphere, followed by shopping at Worthmore’s 5 & 10 and Antiques on the Avenue. Lunch was enjoyed at Chef Roy’s Frog City Café, afterwhich they visited St. Joseph Catholic Church and world-famous north-south cemetery. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

On Thursday, July 17, 48 visitors from Opelousas and Ville Platte visited several sites in the Rayne/Roberts Cove area.

Chamber’s Lagniappe Day provides ‘something extra’

Rayne Frog Festival royalty joins the Rayne Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture and the City of Rayne administration in Rayne Lagniappe Day activities Saturday at The Depot Square. Pictured, from left, are Golden Frog Festival King Al Olivier, Golden Frog Festival Queen Burgundy Olivier, Teen Frog Festival Queen Caroline Bergeron, Frog Festival Queen Ashlee Guilbeau, Chamber Vice-President Jena Bordes and Chamber Executive Director Fran Bihm; back row, Mayor Roland Boudreaux, City Clerk Colin Burnum and Chamber President Jimmy Prevost. (Submitted photo)

“Rayne Lagniappe Day” created excitement throughout the city of Rayne   Saturday, July 12by providing “a little something extra” for shoppers, repo


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