Dec. 22, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 It's good, it's bad and it's just crazy. By The Independent StaffThe holidays are tough for us newspaper folk. Schools and courthouses shut down, other public bodies meet less frequently - generally less news is generated ...
Dec. 15, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 15, 2010The new owners of Lake View Park make a noble effort at keeping a cultural landmark alive and thriving. By Dege LeggThe slow chord of morning twangs off the dirt like a muddy note loosed upon the shellac of a new day. Birds ...
Dec. 8, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 Creationists are jeopardizing science education in Louisiana public schools and once again making us the laughing stock of the country. By Walter Pierce"I am an open-minded person, and I challenge anybody to come and tell ...
Dec. 1, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 1, 2010There's no recession in Lafayette's restaurantarama. by Mary Tutwiler photos by Robin MayMid-fall the drilling moratorium was still firmly capping production in the Gulf and the fear of job losses rippled through Acadiana ...
Nov. 24, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Inside LUS Fiber's new marketing push and why it's crucial to the business' long-term success. By Nathan Stubbs [Editor's Note: This is part two of a two-part series on LUS Fiber - where it stands and where it's headed.] LUS ...
Nov. 16, 2010 07:13 PM
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Why LUS Fiber faces its most critical year yet - a behind-the-scenes look at the business' early setbacks. By Nathan Stubbs Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Why LUS Fiber faces its most critical ...
Nov. 10, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 10, 2010There's little dispute that Lafayette Parish needs a career and technical high school. But the speed with which the school board is moving to acquire the abandoned Super Kmart on Ambassador Caffery, the lack of taxpayer oversight ...
Nov. 3, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 3, 2010A classical guitarist by training, Gerd Wuestemann orchestrates the completion of a world class arts center. By Mary TutwilerNo one would ever suspect Gerd Wuestemann of being a Cajun. Below the shiny dome of his head, sleek ...
Oct. 26, 2010 04:02 PM
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 The push to pass an ordinance banning open alcohol containers in Lafayette's nightlife districts is more than a public safety- or anti-litter campaign. It's an encapsulation of what the city of Lafayette lacks and desperately ...
Oct. 19, 2010 03:04 PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2010Well known Lafayette insurance agent and man about town Wally Romero may be gone, but he won't be forgotten. By Erin Z. Bass Local celebrity and Lafayette icon Wally Romero died Sept. 4. The circumstances surrounding his death ...