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The Men Who Would Be King

This year’s race for city-parish president is shaping up to be one between south side Republicans. Little surprise there.

Not So Fast, My Friend

District 4 Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux is a well-respected, politically savvy bridge builder, and he could be a spoiler in this year’s election for city-parish president.

Knight Falls

Mark Knight is out as president and CEO of Knight Oil Tools, but nobody at the company is talking.


team member through various bank mergers, and as Community Reinvestment Act liaison for the Lafayette area. Nain attended UL Lafayette and is a longtime resident of Lafayette Parish. She serves as an auxiliary board member of the Lafayette Community Health Care Clinic and is a member of the Upper Lafayette Economic Development Association.


The Continuing Education Department at South Louisiana Community College is offering a private eye course in November that will train students to become licensed private investigators.


Roy Holleman’s Holleman Companies, dba FranOwner, has signed a master franchise agreement with Clubstore Outlet, based in Charleston, S.C., to sell/ open Clubstore Outlet franchises in the state.

ABiz Scene: Opening of CGI’s information technology center

CGI celebrated the opening of its $13.1 million, 50,000-square-foot information technology center at UL Lafayette’s Research Park, a facility that will eventually house 400 IT workers. The tech firm currently employs 250 technology workers and has 50 job openings.

Hail to the Chief

Get your fill of U.S. presidential election history at Edith Garland Dupré Library on the UL Lafayette campus with an eye-popping, vote-inducing exhibit in the grand hallway of memorabilia from the personal collection of Thomas Angers.

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