July 15, 2009 05:00 AM
C’est Bon Bond. City sales tax bond. Public works was shaken not stirred with the sale by Lafayette Consolidated Government last week of $62 million in bonds, which will pave the way for a spate of road and drainage projects throughout Lafayette Parish ...
July 15, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON Amid all the hubbub at City Hall over funding social service organizations, Lafayette residents Leroy and Joyce Richard are quietly sharing their good fortune with the less fortunate. The couple dipped into their bank account last week and ...
July 8, 2009 05:00 AM
C’EST BON More positive proof that Acadiana’s community banks are doing just fine, thank you. Last week, Lafayette-based MidSouth Bancorp Inc. cracked a prestigious list of U.S. companies, entering for the first time the Russell 3000 Index. MidSouth’s ...
July 1, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Geaux Tigres! The storied LSU baseball program has its claws back. A Tiger squad led by third-year skipper Paul Mainieri were rough on the diamond against the top-ranked Texas Longhorns in the College World Series last week, winning the first ...
June 24, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Just when you think Gov. Bobby Jindal is on the ropes, he floats like a butterfly. Jindal further solidified deity status in north Louisiana (on the heels of the chicken plant deal) when he announced last week that V-Vehicle Company has chosen ...
June 17, 2009 12:00 AM
C’est Bon In yet another brilliant editorial decision, Gannet Inc. is now consolidating all five of its Louisiana daily newspapers’ copy desks in Monroe. That means no more copy editors at The Daily Advertiser, The Shreveport Times, The Alexandria ...
June 10, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON We’re ragin’ for some Cajuns. Two bright spots in the UL Lafayette sports firmament got the props they deserve last weekend in the Superdome when they were honored as the state’s top male and female amateur athletes for 2008. Former ...
June 3, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Giddy-up! Plans to turn the nearly 90 acres of rolling pasture in the heart of Lafayette known as the horse farm into a public park entered the first furlong last week in the state House of Representatives. The House Natural Resources Committee ...
May 27, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Maybe it’s something in the water. Fourth-graders at Eunice Elementary School nailed the mathematics portion of the dreaded Louisiana Education Assessment Program test, and we mean they really nailed it. One hundred percent of the students ...
May 20, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Nothing says scenic Louisiana waterway like trash collecting along the bank. But a grassroots coalition of residents in Teche country said “Enough!” and have begun in earnest a clean-up of Bayou Teche. A recently formed group, Clean ...

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