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Independent wins 2017 Freedom of Info Award from LPA
Pope keeps convicted felon on reserve roster
Parish (red) ink: What would you do?
JBE: La. Medicaid payment skewed under Senate bill
Pro-choice group sues La. over abortion rules
JBE vetoes campus ‘free speech’ bill
Walter Pierce RE:
In defense of public broadcasting
Mailbag, June 7, 2017
Cross Wise: Voter-fraud commission is a solution seeking a problem
Letters: LSMSA name change wrong
Good riddance to monuments, but they’re only scabs on a deeper wound
Letter: Fix broken immigration system
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On the Record: Gregg Martinez — 'Soul of The Bayou'
May 31, 2016
There’s a lot of soul sounds on these tracks, along with smoky Southern grooves, Delta guitar licks and swamp pop styles ...
On the Record: The Boogie Kings
May 24, 2016
With a title as bold as "Legacy," this really should have been a live recording featuring the Boogie Kings doing what they do best — performing live ...
Back Tracks: Ronnie Chauvin/Ramada
May 20, 2016
The lead singer of Frigg A-Go-Go lifts the curtain on The Penetrating Sounds of Frigg A-Go-Go, the band’s first full-length record — recorded in a sandwich shop in the hopes of buying a van ...
On the Spot: Mark Meaux
May 13, 2016
Could another run by the Bluerunners be in the works? ...
AcA hosts 'Play It Again' spring instrument drive
May 9, 2016
The Acadiana Center for the Arts will be collecting and repairing instruments through its Play It Again Instrument Recycling Program now through July 18 ...
On the Record: Brass Bed
April 27, 2016
'In The Yellow Leaf' is a tremendous record that doesn’t sound like it came from a small label ...
LUS Fiber’s Wi-Fi hotspots return to FIL
April 22, 2016
Local provider offers free, high-speed service at three locations ...
Get a ‘Rise’ out of Michael Juan Nunez’s new record
April 14, 2016
Nunez may pull vocabulary from a few different vernaculars but is fluent in his own tongue ...
On the Spot: G. John Prestigiacomo
April 8, 2016
Though G. John Prestigiacomo started playing fiddle after he retired; he’s quickly become a sought-after bow master ...
Faith in country
March 24, 2016
Acadiana’s Ken Holloway may be singing “I’m Leaving,” but his Christian values aren't going anywhere ...
Trump&rsquo;s transportation budget threatens the Connector
A budget that counts on private investment could count out completing the Connector any time soon ...
Mellow Mushroom shuts down, Drago's moves in
Drago's set to take over the location in August ...
Good riddance to monuments, but they&rsquo;re only scabs on a deeper wound
We need to face up to how the “new New Orleans,” so celebrated by the Mayor and the self-anointed civic elite, in fact amounts to a hostile assault on African-American families and the working poor ...
Cordick named interim public works director
Six candidates vie for permanent job; no timeline released for selection process ...
Introducing The Current