April 27, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2011Lafayette's best effort pays off, as the oil services giant decides to bring its high-paying jobs to Pont des Mouton Road.Gov. Bobby Jindal was in Lafayette earlier in the month to announce that, after a global search, Halliburton ...
March 30, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 30, 2011A growing number of global experts make the case for this cheap, abundant, clean-burning energy option.There have been no new nuclear reactors built in the U.S. since the 1979 accident at Three Mile Island shut down that electrical ...
March 30, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 30, 2011Drilling down on Lafayette Parish's retail market reveals strength and ample demand to absorb new development. By Ryan PecotThose who gathered at LITE for the first Acadiana Commercial Outlook on March 16 were provided with quick ...
March 30, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 30, 2011Broadband's potential to drive economic development is without equal. By Gregg GothreauxWhen talking economic development, there's little else that's more exciting than the potential for broadband, generally, and fiber, specifically ...
Feb. 22, 2011 08:54 PM
A strong tourism base has developed because of Acadiana's festival network, our indigenous culture and the hospitality of our residents. By Greg GothreauxHospitality is defined as friendly, welcoming and generous treatment offered to guests or strangers ...
Feb. 22, 2011 07:39 PM
Wednesday, February 23, 2011The president says the fuel has a role in our energy future, but try finding that message in his administration's policies. By Cherry Fisher May In the wake of Egypt's 18-day revolution, we watch and wait as popular protests ...
Jan. 26, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, January 26, 2011Every district for elective office at the state, regional and local levels are about to be redrawn. What happens in the next three months will chart our future for a decade.The day of reckoning is nigh. For the past three years ...
Dec. 29, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 29, 2010In January you will take an oath to fulfill the profound duty of charting the future of our community at the most intimate level of government service. You were elected or re-elected to serve 30,000 students in Lafayette Parish ...
Dec. 29, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 29, 2010In this economy, flat is not a bad word - and in some areas we're doing much better than that.LEDA collects hundreds of data indicators including retail sales, construction valuation, per capita income and more. It is those ...
Nov. 24, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Say what you want about the current level of stock prices, but at 22 times earnings, stocks are anything but cheap.Never underestimate Wall Street's ability to shake the money tree. The newest pitch can be seen in this recent ...

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