CITY OF RAYNE utilities crews were called out just before 6 p.m. Tuesday when an Entergy service line went down, resulting in a power outage throughout Rayne. The electricity remained out until just before 9 p.m. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Lisa Soileaux)

City of Rayne, parts of parish left in the dark

For just over three hours Tuesday night, the city of Rayne and other areas of Acadia Parish, was thrown back into the dark ages.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Howie Dennis
Purchasing the first ticket for the 2017 International Rice Festival Queen’s Ball and Honoree Cocktail Party was Saja Hoffpauir, right, with Hoffpauir Farms. Selling the ticket to Hoffpauir is Suzy Webb, festival president and chairperson for the social. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Grand Opera House.

IRF Ball, Social set for Sept. 23

2017 Rice Festival Honoree, Dr. Rustum Ernest Girouard, Jr.


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