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Hey, Rouge! Hey, Blanc!

The UL Alumni Association, in collaboration with the Weibel Family Vineyards, offers three varieties of Ragin’ Cajun Wines. Available in Ragin’ Cajun Blanc!, Ragin’ Cajun Rouge!, and Ragin’ Cajun Sparkle!, these quality wines are a perfect way to showcase your UL pride and spirit.


Drop the names Olivia and Jady Regard and you’re likely to get a smile out of anyone who’s met the dynamic couple. They do traditional style with a sense of humor — the way they seem to do most things in life.

ABiz Scene

The Women’s Leadership Council of United Way of Acadiana gathered for the annual Luncheon for a Cause at the DoubleTree by Hilton on May 6.

Well Worn

Join us Sept. 17 at the Acadiana Center for the Arts when these honorees join the fray of local stores for a runway and awards show done only the way The Independent does things — with substance, style and that bit of edge..


Jewelry is the go-to for every lady on the list. Check our variety of wear-year-round gorgeous pieces found locally.

Tipping the Scales

Imagine you’re at an epic boucherie, surrounded by the sizzling aroma of freshly slaughtered pork being transformed into numerous sensory delights. Smoke billows from the chimneys of barbecue pits piled with ribs and sausage. Boudin is stuffed into casings as cracklins simmer and hiss in their cast-iron cauldrons.

Schools. Choice.

With expansion plans underway at both public and private schools in the Lafayette area, the choices for parents and students have never been greater.

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