Three more days to haul asterisk on certain stretches of road in the Hub City. Lafayette Consolidated Government announced Friday that three more red-light cameras will go into operation just after the stroke of midnight Monday morning: Camellia Boulevard at Kaliste Saloom Road; Camellia at Settlers Trace Boulevard; and Congress Street at Guilbeau Road.
The three new SafeLight locations will bring to a dozen the number of electronic eyes monitoring Lafayette motorists’ driving. LCG’s Traffic and Transportation Department plans to ultimately have 29 such locations.
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.