The Lafayette Little League All Stars, fresh off an admirable run into the quarter finals of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn., are scheduled to arrive back in Lafayette at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Little League park in Broadmoor subdivision.
Known even among the ESPN commentators as the “Cardiac Cajuns” for their many come-from-behind wins in the regionals and at the tournament in Pennsylvania, the Lafayette team was the second from the Hub City to make it to Williamsport in the last six years. This team ended up ranked among the top 16 teams in the world and a top-8 unit in the United States.
Concessions will be sold at the welcome-home event.
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.