UL Lafayette's School of Architecture and Design is one of only 20 international teams selected to participate in the Solar Decathlon competition to be held in Washington D.C. in 2009. The competition seeks out the best design by university students for a solar-powered and energy efficient home.
Join the BeauSoleil team on Saturday at UL's Fletcher Hall from 7-9 p.m., with food, drink and music from the Lost Bayou Ramblers. Tickets are available at the door for $15 each and $5 for students. Students can donate old cell phones and empty ink cartridges for recycling in lieu of paid admission. Funds raised will help the team with its design and research.
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.