Still more than three years out from the race to replace term-limited City-Parish President Joey Durel, possible candidates are already lining up. But have local politics become too expensive and contentious for an ‘everyman’ candidate?
By Walter Pierce
July 3, 2012
State Rep. Joel Robideaux has three legislative sessions left before Louisiana’s term limit law draws a curtain on his tenure in the House of Representatives. It’s conceivable he could seek a move to the state Senate, but unlikely. He and first-term incumbent Page Cortez are close friends; the latter moving effortlessly last year from the House and into the term-limited Sen. Mike Michot’s seat without a challenge.
How a Lafayette public relations dynamo lost 140 pounds and seven dress sizes, and why she is more than willing to talk about it
By Heather Miller • Photos by Robin May
A former athlete who towers at 6 feet tall, public relations powerhouse Amy Jones has never been “petite.”
“You just can’t be when you’re this tall,” the 37-year-old former sportscaster and Lafayette native explains.
Motivated by conscience and economics, entrepreneurs in Lafayette are seeing the big picture and embracing the green movement.
By Katie Macdonald
Lafayette was one of the first cities in Louisiana to adopt curb-side recycling, and based on the bins lining our streets on pick-up day, the participation rate is high.
What does it take to live in a 120-square-foot house? A lot of pride and $10 per month in utilities.
By Elizabeth Rose
Rok Haus owner Art Cormier’s house is a lodge fit for one with maneuverability limited to only 120 square feet, but it’s the epitome of space and energy efficiency.
Researchers at UL are exploring a plethora of alternative energy models, but say economics will ultimately decide their fate.
By Wynce Nolley
Many might not consider Lafayette, or Louisiana for that matter, to be an area on the vanguard of green energy with our economy so heavily tied to the petroleum industry.
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