Dec. 9, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON January can’t come quick enough for a handful of Acadiana musicians, who last week were among the nominees announced for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards. Local musicians once again dominate the Cajun-Zydeco category, with Beausoliel avec ...
Dec. 2, 2009 03:00 AM
C’EST BON In this age of cuts to higher education, UL Lafayette is proving it is adaptable to the climate. A new online program, reported last week in The Advocate, is allowing registered nurses to upgrade their associate degrees to bachelor’s and ...
Nov. 25, 2009 05:00 AM
C’est bon A cool Brees, that’s what he is. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees will soon star in an ad campaign along with fellow NFL Pro Bowlers DeMarcus Ware of the Dallas Cowboys and Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as President ...
Nov. 18, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Louisiana — Lafayette in particular — continues to outperform much of the nation in weathering the recession. The Hub City is ranked ninth in the latest annual list of America’s 25 best-performing cities. The Milken Institute, an independent ...
Nov. 11, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON He’s movin’ on up! Tangipahoa Parish Justice of the Peace Keith Bardwell occupied our Couillon spot two weeks ago for his refusal as a custodian of Louisiana law to perform marriage ceremonies for interracial couples. The case, much to ...
Nov. 4, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Reports of his demise were greatly exaggerated. We felt a lump in our throat when news spread, quickly, that former UL Ragin’ Cajun and Minnesota Viking safety Orlando Thomas had succumbed to Lou Gehrig’s disease. We breathed a sigh of ...
Oct. 28, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON It’s apparently no fluke that Fortune Small Business magazine’s November issue ranks Lafayette among the top 50 best cities in the country to launch a business in 2009 (in the mid-size communities category, Lafayette is No. 2, behind ...
Oct. 21, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Three Lafayette filmmakers took top honors in the New Orleans Film Festival , which wrapped up last week. The festival’s biggest honor, Louisiana Filmmaker of the Year, went to Zach Godshall for his film, God’s Architects. The film is ...
Oct. 14, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON A hearty ‘g’day, mate’ to Outback Steakhouse. The company announced last week that it will serve only Louisiana shrimp at its 14 locations in the Bayou State. An official for the Florida-based, Aussie-themed restaurant says the company ...
Oct. 7, 2009 05:00 AM
C’est Bon It’s refreshing, to be sure, to see a couple of Louisiana politicians showing signs of real leadership on the health care debate. First, despite his sharp criticism of the president’s health care speech, U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany pointed ...

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