Oct. 27, 2010 06:00 AM
Will the World Delta Dialogues be enough to save America's - and Louisiana's - wetlands? By Cherry Fisher MayEven a reluctant student of history is usually at least curious about the many civilizations and societies that have disappeared since the dawn ...
Sept. 29, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, September 29, 2010Will the new school board take our system to the top?The success of Lafayette's public schools is important to us all, and hopefully voter turnout will be strong for this Saturday's school board election. The outcome will ...
Aug. 25, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, August 25, 2010Written by Cherry Fisher MayThe success of women in the workforce changed the history of our country.As we were going to press with this publication of ABiz - the annual issue in which we pay tribute to Acadiana's women business ...
July 28, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Written by Cherry Fisher May After three years as a monthly supplement to The Independent Weekly, Acadiana Business stands on its own. Welcome to ABiz.The launch of a new or a redesigned publication is one of the most challenging ...
July 1, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2010Written by Cherry Fisher MayIt's time to resume drilling, safely and swiftly.My husband Steve and I just returned from an extended trip through Turkey, Croatia and Italy, part business and part vacation. Given the disaster in the ...
May 26, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2010Written by Cherry Fisher MayCan we really run government like a business?When it comes to education, the answer is yes, but it's up to us as shareholders to make it happen.When the mantra that we should run our government the way ...
March 30, 2010 07:54 PM
Lafayette's vaunted fiber optic network is nearing completion. Now what? What makes Lafayette a cool town? Last week's cover story in The Independent Weekly explored that question from many different angles. It included a timeline of events that were ...
Jan. 26, 2010 08:48 PM
The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce is moving into a new era of political activism at a pivotal point in the community's future development. Dave Welch, the incoming chairman for the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, is a neighbor of mine ...
Dec. 21, 2009 08:54 PM
A new education stakeholders’ coalition in the parish combined with updated, easy-to-understand state accountability standards could provide the opportunity for a fresh start with local business leaders. But performance expectations will — and ...
Nov. 25, 2009 05:00 AM
Lots of good economic news was made in Lafayette this year. With the filming of Secretariat here, 2009 may well be remembered as the year Disney discovered Lafayette, but the story that’s likely to go the distance is Pixel Magic’s decision to open ...

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