The Lafayette Parish School Board meets at 3 p.m. tomorrow to select a master planner to address maintenance and other issues related to the parish’s school facilities, The Advocate reports today. The special meeting will be followed by a joint meeting of the board and the Lafayette City-Parish Council that starts at 5:30 p.m. in the school board’s meeting room.
On March 3, the board met with five potential teams: CSRS of Baton Rouge and Architects Southwest of Lafayette; MGT of America and MBSB Group of Lafayette; Architects Beazley Moliere of Lafayette and the SHW Group; The Estopinal Group and The Lemoine Co. of Lafayette; and Garrard Project Management and the Baton Rouge architecture firm of Remson Haley Herpin Architects.
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.