Oct. 27, 2010 06:00 AM
Will the World Delta Dialogues be enough to save America's - and Louisiana's - wetlands? By Cherry Fisher MayEven a reluctant student of history is usually at least curious about the many civilizations and societies that have disappeared since the dawn ...
Sept. 29, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, September 29, 2010Will the new school board take our system to the top?The success of Lafayette's public schools is important to us all, and hopefully voter turnout will be strong for this Saturday's school board election. The outcome will ...
July 28, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Written by Cherry Fisher May After three years as a monthly supplement to The Independent Weekly, Acadiana Business stands on its own. Welcome to ABiz.The launch of a new or a redesigned publication is one of the most challenging ...
May 26, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2010Written by Cherry Fisher MayCan we really run government like a business?When it comes to education, the answer is yes, but it's up to us as shareholders to make it happen.When the mantra that we should run our government the way ...
March 30, 2010 07:54 PM
Lafayette's vaunted fiber optic network is nearing completion. Now what? What makes Lafayette a cool town? Last week's cover story in The Independent Weekly explored that question from many different angles. It included a timeline of events that were ...
March 18, 2010 12:43 AM
Can't make it to the runways of Milan to get your fix of "I" style? Travel no further than F. Camalo in Lafayette's Oil Center. Can't make it to the runways of Milan to get your fix of "I" style? Travel no further than F. Camalo in Lafayette's Oil ...
Jan. 26, 2010 08:48 PM
The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce is moving into a new era of political activism at a pivotal point in the community's future development. Dave Welch, the incoming chairman for the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, is a neighbor of mine ...
Dec. 21, 2009 08:54 PM
A new education stakeholders’ coalition in the parish combined with updated, easy-to-understand state accountability standards could provide the opportunity for a fresh start with local business leaders. But performance expectations will — and ...
Nov. 25, 2009 05:00 AM
Lots of good economic news was made in Lafayette this year. With the filming of Secretariat here, 2009 may well be remembered as the year Disney discovered Lafayette, but the story that’s likely to go the distance is Pixel Magic’s decision to open ...
Oct. 21, 2009 05:00 AM
With oil execs and NPR on the same page, natural gas is getting the attention it deserves In September when National Public Radio announced a series of reports titled “Rediscovering Natural Gas by Hitting Rock Bottom,” it got my attention. NPR’s ...

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