RAYNE MEETING HELD - Alex Holland, with McClure Engineering, speaks to the rayne committee during her return trip to Acadia Parish as progress is made for the Acadia Parish Creative Placemaking Initiative. Holland will return to Acadia Parish soon with the action plan for Rayne and other communities throughout the parish. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Acadia Parish Placemaking meetings held, Rayne plans discussed

RAYNE - As did each of the five communities in Acadia Parish, members of the Rayne committee met on Wednesday, Oct. 24, for the next step in the Acadia Parish Creative Placemaking Initiative.

OST COMMITTEE PLANNING MEETING - During one of many committee meetings held at the Rayne Chamber of Commerce, Chairman Eddie Palmer discusses details of this weekend’s Third Annual Official Old Spanish Trail Day Celebration to be held at The Depot Square and historic downtown area of Rayne. The general public is invited and urged to attend the free event.(Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

OST Committee finalizes plans for Saturday

RAYNE - The historic downtown area of Rayne will be the setting this weekend on Saturday, Nov.

Hosts for the 15th annual Gumbo Cook-Off held Saturday at the Frog Festival Pavilion in Rayne were members of the Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce board of directors, including, front from left, Kelli Dore, April Mixon, Claire Benoit, Angelique Credeur, Melinda Malmay, board chairman; Kyle Gordon, and Amy Thibodeaux, president and CEO; back from left, Chance Henry, John Stefanski, Glenn Dailey and Danny Nugier.

Winners named in annual Gumbo Cook-Off

If your stomach didn’t rumble a little as you walked up to the Frog Festival Pavilion here Saturday morning, you obviously aren’t from South Louisiana.


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