Jan. 31, 2010 10:04 PM
In what may be characterized as partly a lifetime achievement award, Buckwheat Zydeco just moments ago was announced as the winner in the Cajun-Zydeco category at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, according to a text message from an INDsider source at ...
Jan. 29, 2010 10:14 PM
The governing body for athletic programs in the state’s public schools today voted to require student athletes to maintain a C average in order to participate in sports. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association also voted to increase the required ...
Jan. 29, 2010 06:28 PM
[UPDATE: As a result of the Supreme Court’s Jan. 12 order temporarily suspending the law license of Paul J. McMahon III, The INDsider has obtained the Jan. 6 petition for suspension and confidential memorandum filed by the Office of Disciplinary ...
Jan. 29, 2010 06:05 PM
The League of Women Voters of Lafayette is hosting its second environmental forum, “Clean, Green and Healthy,” on Monday, Feb. 1. Representatives of the Boy Scouts of America, Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association, Citizens Opposing Fluoridation ...
Jan. 29, 2010 06:00 PM
Lafayette Consolidated Government’s recently formed charter commission will meet at 2 p.m. Monday in the council auditorium and the word that’s been on many lips in Lafayette in recent months — deconsolidation — will likely be discussed. A growing ...
Jan. 29, 2010 05:47 PM
You can call it the Big Game, The Big One, The Game, the Super Game, the Championship. Just don’t call it the Super Bowl (damn, I did ...
Jan. 29, 2010 05:41 PM
Lafayette artist George Rodrigue’s biggest Blue Dog, the 28 foot tall jumbo dog sculpture at Veterans Memorial Boulevard and Severn Avenue, is sporting his Saints ...
Jan. 29, 2010 05:38 PM
Kristi Guillory of Bonsoir Catin has a new band called Kristi Guillory & the Midtown Project. If a mix of Cajun, rock, alt-country, and folk-roots music is your kind of thing, you'd be well advised to check her out this weekend. Her newest band features ...
Jan. 29, 2010 05:15 PM
There’s a lot of crazy Saints stuff out there, but here’s one welcome newbie to the Who Dat Nation: Pamplona Tapas Bar bartender Luke Tullos mixed up an homage to the Super Bowl-bound Saints this week that is a sure shot.The Who Dat cocktail tastes ...
Jan. 29, 2010 05:13 PM
When former Louisiana Gov. Edwin W. Edwards wanted to set the record straighter than it had previously been set — in the somwhat slippery arenas of politics, incarceration, racketeering, gambling, womanizing, and alcohol-free living — he turned ...

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