On Friday, May 9, more than 1,000 runners participated in the inaugural Corporate Challenge at River Ranch. More than 60 teams of small businesses and large corporations from across Acadiana rose to the challenge.
And the officials results are now in. See who finished first overall, find out where you finished with the pack, and see which teams took home the top honors. Visit www.indevents.com for complete information.
(Here's a spoiler: The Independent's Senior Editor Leslie Turk finished first in the Female Masters division, and Editor Scott Jordan cracked the top 400 with his stunning 378th place finish.)
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 go public this year.
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.