Wednesday, March 7, 2012
At the meet-and-greet with Kinky Friedman prior to his Southern Discomfort tour’s Feb. 16 show at Vermilionville, fans got to enjoy gumbo, drinks and face time with the Kinkster and the show’s opener, Kacey Jones. A brigade of Jones’ devoted fans, known as The Berry Queens, made an evening of it. Needless to say, a good time was only beginning to be had — it finished up when the double-bill concert did.
(1) Sue Kaplan and Rannah Gray with Kinky Friedman (2) Chris and Nancy Ritchey with Kinky Friedman (3) Preston Guidry, Danny Guidry, Kinky Friedman and Les Bradley (4) T.K. Hulin and Janice Sattler (5) Kacey Jones and Kinky Friedman (6) Charles Burton Jr. with Kinky Friedman (7) Bill and Gayle Hausmann with Kinky Friedman (8) Bill Stagg, Billy Caillouet and Clay Plaisance (9) Charley Goodson and Kinky Friedman (10) Steve May, Kinky Friedman, Cherry Fisher May (11) The Berry Queens from New Iberia: Breigh Foster, Lauren Lamparez, Adele Montegut, Julie Kyle, Juliet Granger, Lory Landry, Becky Allain, Margaret Eikel, Gerayne Leon, Lynette Fraser, Jeneen Baquet, Kacey Jones, Jerre Borland, Lisa Grant, Suzanne Whitaker and Kelly Thomas
Laid back vibe just right for NOLA Bowl
The 30-second commercial, to run around the state, is the Democratic senator's first TV spot in her bid for re-election to a fourth term.
It's a number that has edged up but falls far short of the thousands who are eligible for subsidized coverage.
A group of mostly higher education leaders will make recommendations to state lawmakers about how to tweak the policies governing tuition rates charged at the state's public colleges.
Week long specials and a ribbon cutting celebration held in Parc Lafayette
Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Fort Worth company's new facility at Lafayette Regional Airport will build helicopters primarily for the export market.
Could River Ranch restaurant be the next star?
Move over Hooters — there’s a new breastaurant coming to town.
Hashtag, retweet, like, share and do whatever else it takes to get in good today with the jolly man in red.
That would be Congressman John Fleming talking about Sen. David Vitter.
The alleged mastermind behind the bribery scheme that went on for four years under DA Mike Harson’s nose isn’t just schizophrenic, bipolar and recovering from mini strokes; he now says he has cancer.
Louisiana's higher education leaders are trying to work out a financing deal to keep the state's public colleges from running low on state cash to operate their campuses.
With their latest triumph, the Saints left little doubt about how tough they are to beat in the Superdome. Unfortunately, two of their remaining three games are on the road.
The festival is scheduled for March 21-22 in New Orleans.
NOLA Bowl ready prints
For the first time in at least five years, retired teachers, state workers and school system employees could see an increase in their pension checks.
Lawmakers and Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration shared a collective sigh of relief with the news that Louisiana's tax amnesty program brought in the $200 million that they used to help balance this year's budget.
Drew Brees often makes the extraordinary look routine, particularly during night games in the Superdome.
The Cane Fire Film Series will be screening The Savoy King, a feature documentary on Swing-era drummer-bandleader Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald, and Harlems Savoy Ballroom.