Dafford and Gould pull away from UL Lafayette in mid-November with boxes and boxes of The Public Art of Robert Dafford, photographed
and written by Gould. They embark on 2,000 miles of road travel,
attending book signings and interviews at venues between Louisiana and
Ohio, meandering through West Virginia and Kentucky, and stopping in
Vicksburg, Miss., before returning home to Lafayette.
Lacy Quinn is her own brand of sultry. The Lafayette beauty has a soft
voice and a bold style that is made better by the fact she does it all
often on a dime and with an approach that’s unafraid yet subtle.
The last three years in Lafayette Parish have proven a difficult and
tired road for longtime education advocates like Greg Davis, whose
hard-fought efforts finally hit a brick wall as 2014 came to a close.
Mike Neustrom brought an academic, data-driven approach to the
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office that has paid dividends in
rehabilitating offenders and reducing recidivism. Replacing him this
fall with the right candidate is critically important.
Lower the Confederate battle flag — from the official places of reverence across the Deep South, from your front porch and the back window of your pickup, from your bumpers and dorm rooms and belt buckles and ball caps.
A native of Welsh, Billy had been business manager for a Crowley car dealer and went deep into debt buying what could only be described as a disaster of an old-school dealership on Highway 90 in Sulphur.
The Cajundome Convention Center was the site for One Acadiana’s March 2
Regional Celebration, which shined a spotlight on the progress the
economic development group is making on the nineparish region.
Addressing the packed room were One Acadiana President and CEO Jason El
Koubi, 2016 Chairman Jerry Vascocu of IberiaBank and 2015 Chairman Joe
Zanco of HomeBank.