Feb. 21, 2014 11:00 AM
A fundraiser co-chaired by former U.S. attorneys from both sides of the political aisle could signal the end of Mike Harson's long grip on the D.A.'s office. A fundraiser co-chaired by former U.S. attorneys from both sides of the political aisle ...
Feb. 21, 2014 11:00 AM
Former W. Home Furnishings owner Rene Ward faces seven years in prison. In what appears to have been an elaborate scheme to ...
Jan. 20, 2014 11:00 AM
A sales rep who ripped off an industrial design from a major corporation loses again. But will the corporation ever collect its $1 million in damages? An Acadiana businessman ordered to pay nearly $1 million to Siemens Water Technologies Corp. for ...
Dec. 16, 2013 06:00 AM
The major deals that shaped the business scene in 2013 ...
Dec. 16, 2013 06:00 AM
Far from an overnight success, ABiz Entrepreneur of the Year Lenny Lemoine helped build a successful construction company the old-fashioned way: through hard work, determination and cultivating relationships ...
Nov. 15, 2013 12:00 AM
High-flying Lafayette businessman's fracturing company hopes to reorganize hundreds of millions in debt. By Leslie Turk Nov. 15, 2013 He is known to be quite the salesman - but whether he delivers on those promises is a different story entirely. In ...
Oct. 14, 2013 08:06 PM
The energy industry's Super Bowl' returns for its 29th showcase. Let there be no doubt - and you will see on the pages that follow - that the energy industry in Acadiana is robust. At the helm of the Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition for the ...
Oct. 14, 2013 07:11 PM
LABI's new president reaches out to members in Acadiana and elsewhere to build a more robust organization. By Jeremy AlfordOct. 15, 2013 Photo by Brian Baiamonte Stephen Waguespack LABI's new president reaches ...
Sept. 17, 2013 06:00 AM
After several turbulent years of furloughs, layoffs and buyouts and now facing a leadership vacuum, employees at The Advertiser and Daily World have every right to be wary of their parent company's latest initiative. After several turbulent years ...
Sept. 17, 2013 06:00 AM
Could Lafayette become one of the next technology meccas? Could Lafayette become one of the next technology meccas?By Patrick FlanaganThough it won't be replacing Silicon Valley anytime soon, Lafayette's rep as a tech city is growing. For starters ...

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While the members of this diverse group of Acadiana women can’t all say they were firsts, each of them has contributed to our community in ways too countless to capture in 500-word profiles ...