Jan. 12, 2009 10:52 AM
The headline of The Independent (that one over in England), asks the question: "Is Cajun squirrel the new ...
Jan. 8, 2009 11:00 PM
Maria LoVullo — an art teacher, local fixture in Acadiana and wife of musician Jonno Frishberg — was recently diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer. The couple and their two children were ...
Jan. 8, 2009 09:57 AM
UL Lafayette is facing a state-mandated budget cut of $4.3 million, and yesterday the university announced where those cuts would be made. University officials also indicated that this is the first in more cuts to come, in light of the state's projected ...
Jan. 6, 2009 10:54 AM
This weekend, Lafayette Consolidated Government began construction on Lafayette's first public skate park. Greg Gautreaux, manager of athletic programs/park maintenance, says the first phase of the park, being constructed behind the Goodwill and the fire ...
Jan. 5, 2009 10:03 AM
Two men who are accustomed to the public spotlight are heading to court, but it's over a private matter. In Baton Rouge, according to The Advocate, WAFB's 10 p.m ...
Jan. 2, 2009 10:17 AM
Two men, Oren Adar and Mickey Ray Smith, adopted a Louisiana boy in New York, but they now live in San Diego. U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey ruled last week that the Louisiana Office of Vital Records must put both men's names on the child's amended birth ...
Dec. 30, 2008 09:37 AM
Hurricane victims who have been living in campers and exposed to formaldehyde can't bring a class action lawsuit against the manufacturers of the trailers and the federal ...
Dec. 30, 2008 09:22 AM
The Monroe News-Star reports that Jena 6 defendant Mychal Bell shot himself in the chest with a .22, but that the injury wasn't life-threatening. Monroe Police Sgt ...
Dec. 28, 2008 10:39 PM
Friday night was an incredible night for music in Lafayette at Grant Street Dancehall for Medicine Show 12. There was the reunion of The Rockin' Shapes and performances from BeauSoleil, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie, and Sonny Landreth with ...
Dec. 23, 2008 11:13 AM
Read this week's cover story to see who The Independent Weekly has named its Persons ...

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