Feb. 23, 2010 08:11 PM
C'EST BON We like our gumbo and our rice and gravy, but maybe Lafayette isn't so unhealthy after all. PAS BON After climbing steadily since 2002, retail sales slid 11.6 percent last year, falling from $5.4 billion in 2008 to $4.8 billion. COUILLON It's ...
Feb. 17, 2010 04:03 PM
C'EST BON The cynics have spoken: The New Orleans Saints' unbelievable season and Super Bowl championship will not - they repeat will not - help the city recover from Hurricane Katrina. PAS BON This one we have to bestow on the fans of the vanquished ...
Feb. 9, 2010 07:56 PM
C'est Bon After rejecting the idea late last year, the Lafayette Public Utilities Authority, in a close 3-2 vote last week, reversed course and approved a rate increase for Lafayette Utilities System. Pas Bon It was a rough week in court for the Lafayette ...
Feb. 2, 2010 08:04 PM
C'EST BON More like c'est magnifique! Admit it, you probably thought you'd never utter the words Saints and Super Bowl in a sentence that didn't include the phrase "will never go to." But as broadcaster Jim Henderson put it at the delirious, goal post-dividing ...
Jan. 26, 2010 09:46 PM
C’EST BON Lafayette has arguably the best utility service in the state thanks to our publicly owned provider, Lafayette Utilities System. Keeping it top-notch will require a commitment of our City-Parish Council, which made a brave first step in ...
Jan. 19, 2010 09:25 PM
C’EST BON Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine “Kitty’’ Kimball is on the fast track to recovery after suffering a stroke, according to an update posted on the court’s Web site last week. The first woman elected to the state’s ...
Jan. 13, 2010 03:17 PM
C’EST BON Our favorite foodie is about to become a living legend. Cajun and Creole cuisine expert Marcelle Bienvenu will be inducted this weekend by the Acadian Museum in Erath into the Order of Living Legends, recognized for her stellar contributions ...
Jan. 5, 2010 05:23 PM
C’EST BON We in Sportsman’s Paradise do few things better than dispatching our pleasure boats and trawlers to the Gulf of Mexico and driving to near extinction any species popular in our skillets. Such is the case with red snapper, red fish ...
Dec. 21, 2009 09:47 PM
C’EST BON National media took notice recently after U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan praised Louisiana’s school-accountability system as “real change, based upon the real outcomes of children.” The remarks prompted Washington Post ...
Dec. 16, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Heisman Trophy also-ran Ndamukong Suh of Nebraska finished the season with 82 tackles, 12 sacks and 23 tackles for loss. It’s a Heisman-worthy achievement to be sure. But the All-American defensive tackle had one of his poorest performances ...

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