Aug. 10, 2005 12:00 AM
The Fire Still Burns After 20 YearsMy first meal at Charley G's was a business lunch with Harold Abdalla in August 1985. Steve and I had just moved back to Lafayette, having spent two years in Shreveport launching our weekly newspaper UpState. The new ...
July 20, 2005 12:00 AM
Local manufacturer serves up a weekly luncheon tour of his facility.Each Friday morning during Blues Box on KRVS, Begneaud Manufacturing owner Don Begneaud underwrites the program and broadcasts an invitation to a weekly luncheon tour of his facility ...
July 6, 2005 12:00 AM
Say Hello to ChaseCrews have been busy installing new signs at all 17 Bank One locations around Acadiana, each covered with a vinyl shroud sporting the current logo. But the veils will be dropped on Monday to introduce the Chase brand of banking, not ...
June 15, 2005 12:00 AM
Local events benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Louisiana.What was physical therapist Mike Sasser doing in the bucket of a lift truck high above The Cajun Heartland State Fair on closing weekend? Why did Superintendent Dr. James Easton broker ...
May 25, 2005 12:00 AM
Local restaurants support not only Acadiana's economy, but also local philanthropy.No wonder Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu was fired up about selling the Louisiana brand to the national travel market when he took the stage two weeks ago at the Lafayette Convention ...
May 4, 2005 12:00 AM
The publisher on small business, big ideas and a community on the move.Several years ago former CBS News business editor Ray Brady came to south Louisiana at our invitation to speak at our business expo. After we presented several dining options for his ...
April 13, 2005 12:00 AM
The publisher on small business, big ideas and a community on the move.As the saying goes, "I love it when a plan comes together." It's especially nice when the results exceed expectations. And in the case of the recent Smart Growth Lecture, which is ...
March 23, 2005 12:00 AM
The publisher on small business, big ideas and a community on the moveWhen Richard Zuschlag had open heart surgery more than four years ago, there was no question but that the procedure would take place right here. "Lafayette has excellent hospitals and ...
March 9, 2005 12:00 AM
Landrieu and Michot urge Louisiana to invest creative economyBring up a topic like 'cultural economy' at The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce Building Community Conference and what might you reasonably expect? I anticipated a polarized meeting of ...
Feb. 23, 2005 12:00 AM
It's a good thing local McDonald's franchisee Ed Krampe has added wireless Internet access (WiFi) to some of his restaurants. At the pace he's growing, he'll need it to keep track. A few weeks ago Krampe took the wrecking ball to ...

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