2016 Junior King and Queen

From left, Malari Navarre and Cory Fruge Jr. were crowned as the 80th International Junior King and Queen Friday morning. Navarre is a South Crowley Elementary second grader and is the daughter of Bobbi and Lawrence Navarre. Fruge, a second grader at Iota Elementary, is the son of Cory Fruge Sr. and Amanda Fruge.

Fruge, Navarre reign as Junior King and Queen

Just call it a family tradition for the Navarres with little sister Malari Navarre being crowned the Junior Queen of the 80th International Rice Festival by her sister, 2015 queen Emmy N

LOGO UNVEILED: During ceremonies Monday night in the Mural Room at the Rayne Civic Center Complex, the logo designating Rayne as an “Official Old Spanish Trail City” was unveiled and the first “OST Certification” was presented by Charlotte Kahl, third from left, chairperson of the national OST Centennial Committee. Among those on hand for the event were members of Rayne’s OST Committee, including, from left, Nikki Link, Martha Royer, Kahl, Dr. Eddie Palmer, local chairman; Fran Bihm, Beverly Rayon, Ann Palmer and Suzette Leonards. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Josie Henry)

Rayne is first ‘Official OST City;’ new logo unveiled during program

Rayne became the first city to receive certification as an “Official Old Spanish Trail City” during well-attended ceremonies Monday night.


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