In front of a record crowd, Lady Cajuns dominate. By Dan McDonald
Did UL’s softball team deserve better than a No. 14 national seed? The Ragin’ Cajun faithful believes that, and it’s hard to argue with them after their dominant performance in the NCAA Regional round at Lamson Park.
As Ben Berthelot moves on to LCVC, Lafayette wonders: What’s next for LCG’s Community Development Department?
Rep. Jeff Landry’s Monday announcement — long expected — sets the stage for a classic mudslinger.
By Walter Pierce
The wait is over: U.S. Rep. Jeff Landry, R-New Iberia, announced Monday in Youngsville that he will challenge Congressman Charles Boustany this fall. And if recent history is a guide — recent history being Landry’s ugly primary election against Hunt Downer for his current seat nearly two years ago — this race will get nasty long before it’s decided.
Lafayette has a special place in the heart of the man who gave away almost 80,000 meals after Hurricane Katrina. And he’d like nothing more than to bring his famous charbroiled oysters to town.
Don’t let the sweet Cajun accent fool you: District 3 BESE Representative Lottie Beebe is a feisty grandmother — and she’s no stranger to fighting the state education powers that be.
A former teacher and current supervisor for the St. Martin Parish School Board, Beebe has been referred to by The Times-Picayune as perhaps “the last voice of opposition” on a state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that’s widely known for marching lockstep behind the agendas of Gov. Bobby Jindal and state Superintendent of Education John White.
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