Feb. 4, 2011 03:52 PM
George Rodrigue is a man on a mission. George Rodrigue is a man on a mission. In an attempt to save the tree now named the Youngsville Heritage Oak, he has turned a ...
Feb. 3, 2011 05:28 PM
Acadiana's two congressmen, Charles Boustany and newly elected Jeff Landry, are already squaring off in the national media for what could be a showdown if their districts are consolidated. As the Louisiana Legislature readies itself for redistricting ...
Feb. 1, 2011 05:40 PM
Tolkien would have been proud. He who penned the giant land-walking guardians of the trees, The Ents, is the literary progenitor of the newly formed group Guardian of the Oaks. The group has rallied around a 250 or so year old live ...
Jan. 31, 2011 04:46 PM
Happy birthday Edwin. Well, it's not really his birthday until Aug. 7, but former Gov. Edwin Edwards' brother Marion and a growing coterie of friends and well wishers are already planning the bash. What began as an 84th birthday party at the historic ...
Jan. 14, 2011 06:20 PM
Alas for the ancient trees of Acadiana. The latest oak under fire is an approximately 150-year-old live oak in the way of a new roundabout in Youngsville. While several groups, including Trees Acadiana and the Sierra Club, have been working to save ...
Jan. 13, 2011 05:45 PM
An agreement between power company Cleco Corp.and the town of Mandeville, inked in August, has resulted in a wind turbine pilot project, which goes on line today. An agreement between power company Cleco Corp. and the town of Mandeville, inked in ...
Jan. 11, 2011 03:53 PM
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Orient yourself south for eastern fare. By Mary TutwilerWhen the first sushi restaurant, Shangri-La, opened in Lafayette over a decade ago, it was rain in the desert for those who had been making the trek to New Orleans to ...
Jan. 7, 2011 05:52 PM
Cajun and Creole cowboys aren't just the guys with white hats on the bandstand, or trail riding on Saturday mornings. The roots of horse and cattle traditionS go back to the settling of southwest Louisiana in 1765, with the Dauterive Compact, signed ...
Jan. 6, 2011 05:32 PM
Everybody loves cowboys, even European artists. Everybody loves cowboys, even European artists. Think Sergio Leone (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly), Morris (Lucky ...
Jan. 4, 2011 06:22 PM
While there is still no word on who is going to move into Bonnie Bell's Bistro spot downtown, former chef Paul Gibson, who opened up The Mess Hall on Kaliste Saloom several months ago, is set to open his next venture next week. While there is still ...

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