If you missed it or couldn’t get a good look at it because of local cloud cover in the Acadiana area, here are some time-lapse videos of last night’s lunar eclipse shot in varying locations. A rare celestial event that hasn't occurred in centuries, this total lunar eclipse happened on the same day as the winter solstice, which occurs when the Earth’s axial tilt is farthest away from the sun, leading to what is considered the first day of winter, Dec. 21. Experts have reported that this is the first time an eclipse has coincided with a solstice since Dec.21, 1638. The next winter solstice, lunar eclipse will not occur until 2094.
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to offer shares of its stock to the public for the first time.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.