The INDsider - The Independent Staff The INDsider - The Independent Staff Sun, 24 Oct 21 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Skin cancer screening Saturday]]> Skin cancer screening Saturday
Patients will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis.  There is no eligibility requirement.  RSVP is encouraged by e-mailing here. Local dermatologists will conduct free full body ......]]>
<![CDATA[IberiaBank's record year]]> IberiaBank's record year
The year in rear view was a big one for locally based IberiaBank, which earned $144 million, 270 percent more than the $39 million it earned in 2008. Earnings per share were $8.03, compared with $2.96 in 2008. For the quarter ended Dec. 31, the bank ......]]>
<![CDATA[Radio-thon to benefit Haiti relief]]> Radio-thon to benefit Haiti relief
A radio-thon is planned for Friday on Pittman Broadcasting stations KFXZ (105.9) and KYMK (106.3) to benefit the relief effort in earthquake-devastated Haiti. Spearheaded by the Cravins family, the event runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. featuring celebrity ......]]>
<![CDATA[Write your own Saints headline]]> Write your own Saints headline
<![CDATA[Three from Lafayette honored by LEH]]> Three from Lafayette honored by LEH
A trio of Lafayette residents including a pair of retired UL Lafayette professors has been recognized by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities for lasting contributions to our state’s culture. Dr. Ann Dobie, distinguished professor of English ......]]>
<![CDATA[Bienvenu to be named ‘Living Legend']]> Bienvenu to be named ‘Living Legend'
Cajun-Creole cuisine expert and renowned foodie Marcelle Bienvenu is next on the list to be honored for her contributions to shaping and defining Cajun culture. The Acadian Museum in Erath announced this week that the St. Martinville native — perhaps ......]]>
<![CDATA[AcA awarded $20K]]> AcA awarded $20K
JPMorgan Chase has awarded the Acadiana Center for the Arts a $20,000 grant to support performances and workshops presented through the AcA’s Arts in Education program in participation with the Louisiana Crossroads concert series. The award is the latest ......]]>
<![CDATA[A dozen non-profits get holiday checks]]> A dozen non-profits get holiday checks
Capital One Bank this week presented 12 area non-profit organizations with checks totalling $29,000 to support an array of education, arts and social-service initiatives. Among the recipients was the Acadiana Center for the Arts, which received a $1,000 ......]]>
<![CDATA[Cloutier signing 'Big Bad Banks' Saturday at Barnes & Noble]]> Cloutier signing 'Big Bad Banks' Saturday at Barnes & Noble
Rusty Cloutier will be signing copies of Big Bad Banks: How greed and ego among the big shots in banking and government created the crisis that wrecked our economy on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 2-6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble ......]]>
<![CDATA[The Bayou Boys are on board]]> The Bayou Boys are on board
Lafayette’s Bayou Boys have hitched a ride on the Saints bandwagon with a rockin’ new single of the same name that praises the black and gold. “The Saints Bandwagon” does what members of the football team have been reluctant to do, at least publicly ......]]>