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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
Calendar of Events
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 ...
The Independent Staff
March 24, 2016
IND L!VE offers highlights of the many live music events taking place around Acadiana this weekend ...
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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