Oct. 2, 2008 10:07 AM
In its October issue, Esquire marks its 75 anniversary with a cover story that takes "an epic look at the people and ideas shaping our world, including the 75 most influential people of the 21st century." Included in that list is Louisiana Gov. Bobby ...
Oct. 1, 2008 10:08 AM
Local attorney Mark Stipe has been appointed by Gov. Bobby Jindal to the state Gaming Control Board, which regulates the state’s gaming industry. Stipe is vice president of and general counsel for Omni Energy Services Corp., a board member for the ...
Sept. 30, 2008 10:29 AM
On Saturday, Sonny Landreth was featured on NPR's Weekend Edition, where he was referred to as a "wizard of the slide." ...
Sept. 25, 2008 08:56 AM
Since Sunday, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has been working with officials in Cameron and Calcasieu parishes recovering caskets and human remains disturbed by Hurriance Ike. Officials estimate that 300-400 caskets were distinerred ...
Sept. 24, 2008 11:33 AM
Today's the third anniversary of Hurricane Rita making landfall, and this evening Lafayette residents will be buzzed by U.S. Air Force cargo planes as part of a mosquito abatement program for south Louisiana. Jolie Adams, a spokeswoman for the ...
Sept. 24, 2008 10:39 AM
In the final days of her administration, former Gov. Kathleen Blanco inked a deal for a $156 million increase in the contract with ICF International to administer the Road Home program. Gov. Bobby Jindal asked that the state inspector general and ...
Sept. 23, 2008 10:37 AM
As expected, the state's cost for Hurricane Gustav continus to rise. Commissioner of Administration Angele Davis estimates ...
Sept. 22, 2008 10:36 AM
Three years after Hurricane Rita devastated Cameron Parish, residents there find themselves in a familiar recovery situation. In yesterday's edition of The Advocate, Richard ...
Sept. 19, 2008 11:14 AM
Country music legend Willie Nelson announced yesterday that Farm Aid will give $30,000 to help farmers in Texas and Louisiana ...
Sept. 18, 2008 11:17 AM
Judd Kennedy, owner of Renaissance Niteclub, announced last week that he was switching gears at his 9-year-old downtown Lafayette nightclub. Citing a decrease in revenues on nights with both DJs and live local bands, Kennedy indicates that he's changed ...

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