May 20, 2009 12:00 AM
GUILLORY ELECTION AFTERMATH Opelousas state Rep. Elbert Guillory trounced Patricia Cravins, wife of Opelousas Mayor Don Cravins, in the runoff for the Senate seat to replace her son Don Cravins Jr., who now works as a staffer for U.S. Sen. Mary ...
May 13, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON The LSU Eunice Lady Bengal softball team hopped a bus Tuesday for a 17-hour trek to Bloomington, Ill., and the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II championship tournament. The squad has compiled an impressive 37-16 record ...
May 6, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Expect more than a new coat of paint on a run-down icon of Lafayette’s past. The Borden’s ice cream parlor at the corner of Johnston and Jefferson streets near downtown and the university has new ownership. The business was purchased ...
April 29, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON When is a crawfish crepe more than a crawfish crepe? When it raises funds for a struggling non-profit agency. Last week in the Cajundome Convention Center, the 25th annual Culinary Classic generated about $30,000 for Stuller Place, a Lafayette ...
April 22, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Lafayette’s relatively robust economy is getting some recognition from the national press. Both Forbes and Money magazines have hailed the Hub City as one of the best nationwide to land a job. Money’s May feature, “Money 100,” lists ...
April 15, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON It was only a matter of time before Apple rolled out an iPhone application that saves the world. Well, not quite, but maybe a small start. Through a partnership with The Conservation Fund, the new $5 iPhorest app pledges to plant actual ...
April 7, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Coming soon, a theatre near you. The Acadiana Center for the Arts broke ground last week on a 300-seat theatre that will one day serve one of the most under-represented aspects of performing arts in Acadiana: good, old-fashioned acting on ...
April 1, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Following a major 2008 contraction due to a gasping U.S. economy, Starbucks is ready to rebound in a major way. The Seattle-based café chain has announced aggressive expansion plans for the Acadiana market. In a news release e-mailed to ...
March 24, 2009 12:00 AM
C’est Bon Acadiana’s architectural heritage is an endangered species. Old houses, barns, businesses and farms are regularly torn down, either for the cypress they contain or at the direction of city and parish councils that put sagging structures ...
March 18, 2009 12:00 AM
C’EST BON Home-grown houses are likely to be an economic shot in the arm for two Acadiana cities. Louisiana System Built Homes, based in St. Martinville in the former Fruit of the Loom plant, is gearing up to add an additional 300 jobs to its payroll ...

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