NEW FROG FESTIVAL ROYALTY - Named new 2019-2020 Frog Festival royalty during weekend pageants held at the Rayne Civic Center were, front row, from left, Junior Teen Frog Festival Queen Klarisse Thibodeaux, Golden Frog Festival King and Queen Paul Kedinger and Fran Bihm, Junior Frog Festival Queen Allyson Pinson; second row, Ms. Frog Festival Queen Lauren Smith, Miss Rayne Mary Kate Simon, Teen Frog Festival Queen Janci Aubé; top row, Frog Festival Queen Kennidy Peavy. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Frog Festival royalty named during weekend pageants

RAYNE - A full slate of new Frog Festival royalty was named over the weekend, each receiving their crowns and banners as they will represent Rayne and the Frog Festival during the upcoming 2019-202

FROG DERBY EVENTS BEGIN - Among those in attendance for the orientation held for young ladies who are planning to participate in the 2019 Frog Derby hosted every year by the Rayne Lions Club were, from left, event director and past honoree Dommie Perez, reigning Frog Derby Queen Ali Delahoussaye, participants Morgan Boudreaux and Madison Richard, and reigning Frog Jockey Queen Madeleine Deville. Young ladies who are freshmen-seniors in high school, have an Acadia Parish address or phone number or who attend an Acadia Parish school, are eligible to compete for the title of 2019 Frog Derby/Frog Jockey Queen, a long-time tradition for the Frog Capital of the World. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Traditional Frog Derby events begin towards new royalty

Orientation for the upcoming 2019 Frog Derby competition, sponsored every year by the Rayne Lions Club since the 1940s, was held Monday, March 25,at the Rayne Lions Club Hut for young ladies vying


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