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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: Nigel Hall
Jan. 15, 2016
His debut record, "Ladies & Gentlemen … Nigel Hall," is retro and alive ...
On the Record: Skye!, Belle of the Boot
Jan. 7, 2016
If she puts together a knockout band, she could easily be sharing a bill with Keith Frank, J Paul, Chris Ardoin and the other top draws in young zydeco. In no time, they’d say “Rosie who?” ...
On the Spot: Tom Aswell
Dec. 28, 2015
You may know him as the intrepid independent journalist who covers state government with his Louisiana Voice website, but Aswell is also an accomplished music writer ...
On the Record: Jaryd Lane’s ‘The Drifter’
Dec. 23, 2015
Lane's new EP displays his best qualities: earnest and hard-hitting songwriting driven by his dynamic voice ...
Back Tracks: Santeria’s ‘House of the Dying Sun’
Dec. 10, 2015
Easily one of the best — if not the best — modern rock albums to come out of Lafayette, the 2002 release was a Southern rock gem with a heady edge, poetic lyrics and auditory delights ...
On the Record: Sweet Cecilia
Dec. 3, 2015
While not to compare the lovely ladies of Sweet Cecilia to the caloric bomb sitting in my fridge, their Sweet Christmas album is a bit like eggnog ...
ON THE RECORD: T’Monde’s ‘Yesterday’s Gone’
Nov. 20, 2015
Is this a collection of 100-year-old, archival traditional Cajun tracks or does it just sound that way? ...
Catching up with St. Paul
Nov. 13, 2015
In an exercise of vanity, I brag about my personal relationship with St. Paul and his Broken Bones, set to play ACA this Saturday ...
Back Tracks: C.C. Adcock
Nov. 12, 2015
Recorded in 1991 and 1992 and released in 1994, C.C. Adcock’s self-titled debut got his career as a solo musician/band leader started. Here he looks back on a record he cut at the age of 21 ...
Just a coupla C.C.s talking Doyle Bramhall II
Sept. 10, 2015
Brace yourself for the potentially destructive reunion of C.C. Adcock and Doyle Bramhall II ...
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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