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Judge outlines requirements for Pope’s 173 hours of community service
No longer a long-shot candidate
‘Freakishly warm’ Gulf could trigger powerful spring storms
JBE’s tax plan surprises many
3 people, K-9 officer dead, cop wounded in Acadia shootings
Lawmaker vows to fix La. marriage law
Walter Pierce RE:
What’s the matter with Lake Charles?
Candyce Perret’s very troubling candidacy
Have you ever been deported?
This week in terrifying the Baptists while picking their pockets
The Multiplier Effect
Good read: Bob Mann on La.’s cowardly GOP congressmen
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Rhythms on the River goes Nashville
Oct. 12, 2016
William Michael Morgan performing at Rhythms on the River Thursday (Oct. 13) is one of the series’ biggest bookings ever ...
Swamp pop gets its due at FAeC this weekend
Oct. 12, 2016
Legendary vocalists G.G. Shinn and Tommy McLain will be featured with The Creole String Beans from 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 at Festivals Acadiens et Creoles ...
On the Record: The Nouveau String Band
Sept. 30, 2016
This record will probably not delight purists and staunch fans of the artists from which they borrow but that doesn’t mean its not fit for the rest of us ...
On the Record: Plush Claw
Sept. 22, 2016
If the gems here are clues to better and bigger things when the band does get around to their next full-length, it will be remembered as a welcome harbinger ...
Fall into the blues at Warehouse 535
Sept. 20, 2016
If you need more reason to welcome cooler temps and the eventual arrival of Gumbo Weather, get thee to Warehouse 535 for the kickoff of Blues on the Green ...
On the Record: Brass Mimosa
Sept. 14, 2016
Employing a freedom — of ideas and away from genre constraints — that our scene has always had, Brass Mimosa’s Stay Sharp is equal parts funky and Lafayette-born ...
On the Spot: Jim ‘theJim’ Nobles
Sept. 8, 2016
A very busy man with many plates, bands and musical projects in the air talks about his music and passions ...
On the Record: Matt Babineaux
Aug. 31, 2016
The term no-frills isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Matt Babineaux illustrates that on his A Place to Fall, a seven-song debut featuring him gently dressing up his singer-songwriter rock with a no-frills approach ...
Dale Watson’s legit country music arrives Sunday
Aug. 25, 2016
While Watson is a favorite among alt. country fans, he is not an alt. country artist. Instead he plays country music the way it should be ...
On the Spot: Porch Squad
Aug. 11, 2016
The four member hip-hop group LOADED Team Porch Squad hit their fourth anniversary this past July — a feat for any non-roots group in Lafayette ...
Community chooses &lsquo;Journey&rsquo; for airport
The colored-glass design was also the choice of IND readers in our own survey ...
Higgins pledges support for I-49 South
Higgins joins the national GOP's resurgent interest in infrastructure spending, saying the Louisiana congressional delegation unanimously supports completing I-49 South ...
Footlights go dark on Ricky Briggs, Lafayette comedian and actor
Ricky would definitely have some kind of smart-ass remark at the ready if he saw how much fuss folks are making about his untimely death ...
Egan concerts celebrate life of gifted songwriter
"Sing It: The David Egan Songbook" will be a mini tour in March featuring an all-star cast performing David Egan's spectacular songs — and raising money for his eponymous fund ...
Karma&rsquo;s a Bitch
Lafayette has relied on a bar moratorium to control nightlife Downtown; our failure to address the issue with best-practices ordinances has come back to bite us ...
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