Sept. 30, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Singer-songwriter Drew Landry has angered some in the Cajun pride community by proudly waving the “coonass” banner, but he’s making Cajuns and the rest of us proud by assuming a leadership role in saving the Atchafalaya Basin. Last ...
Sept. 23, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON L.J. Alleman Middle School in Lafayette was one of seven statewide to be named a Blue Ribbon School for 2009. The BRS program honors public and private schools nationwide that are academically superior or that have made substantial gains ...
Sept. 16, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Can we, at last, wish a hardy good luck to the Hilliards? In a small ceremony held earlier this year, the former Madlyn Boustany, mother of the congressman from Louisiana’s 7th District, married longtime oilman and philanthropist Paul Hilliard ...
Sept. 9, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Three cheers for the calendar, people. We live for two seasons here in Acadiana — gumbo and crawfish. One is upon us and it feels great. The cool fronts are beginning to roll in from the plains, high schools and colleges are playing football ...
Sept. 2, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON No matter your position on the public option, most of us agree the insurance companies just ain’t getting it done. Some opponents of health care reform say they don’t want America’s health care system run like the post office. Daily ...
Aug. 26, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON In what is arguably the most under-reported “big” story of 2009 — the collapse of Stanford International Bank in an alleged $8 billion Ponzi scheme — one politician is making sure hundreds of his constituent-investors in south Louisiana ...
Aug. 19, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON The grass cutting is greener in Parks. The small St. Martin Parish community has been using sheep to do the mowing around its water tower and water treatment pond for more than two decades — no noisy, high-emission lawn mowers or weed trimmers ...
Aug. 12, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Being able to spot morons is good; it makes it easier to avoid them. But when the knuckle heads do all the work for you, it’s priceless. One of our kindred spirits spotted a guy in traffic on Lafayette’s south side who is doing his part ...
Aug. 5, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON The matchup between UL Lafayette’s Ragin’ Cajuns and Southern University’s Jaguars on Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. is already being touted as one of the biggest sporting events in the university’s history. But what will really make this game ...
July 29, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Call us nerds, but given our druthers, UL Lafayette having a successful eponymous publishing imprint is infinitely cooler than beating UL Monroe on the gridiron. Little known to most of Lafayette, that’s exactly the case. The University ...

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