At their Senorita Diva party, I had plenty of Mexican food and a margarita or two that enhanced my swing at the piÃ±ata. No luck hitting it down but at least I had heaps of laughs. I left the party that evening with more than a full tummy; I left with new friends and after meeting these special women who wouldn't want to be their friends? The Junior League Advisors include: Charlotte Cryer, Mary Vinson Hanchey, Andy Ducharme, Gaylyn Hebert, and Julie Nelson. The Incoming Provisional Actives are Bridgit Chaisson, Ashley Comeaux, Roxanne Clark, Allison Dickerson, Jan Major-Faulk, Nicole Fontenot, Melanie Fowler, Kaissy Hammer, Christin Courtois Barrios, Emily Foreman, Marnie Hoyt, Alanda Plumbar, Adrienne de la Houssaye, Katie Ferguson, Stephanie Geiger, Susannah Handley Craig and Stephanie Verret.
On Saturday, May 19, "rowing for miles" sounded like hard work to Party Girl ' but when I found out the event was the "Reaux for Miles Perret Center," that was a good cause for me to get up early and stretch those muscles. It turned out to be a beautiful and breezy day. I wasn't the only one pouring it out at this heart-warming event; the members of the 20-team Dragon Boat Crew did as well. Twenty teams competed at Sugar Mill Pond for bragging rights to this new addition to the Games of Acadiana. But everyone who came that day, including my friends of the Cajun Invasion team, walked away feeling like a winner.
Party On! ' PG
Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday, December 12, 2013:
As part of a national undertaking known by industry insiders as the “Butterfly Project,” a rebranded version of The Daily Advertiser is set to launch with Sunday’s edition of the Gannett-owned paper.
Louisiana moved up a slot to 48th in the ranking of healthy states — once again, thank God for Mississippi! — so all this frettin’ about Gov. Bobby Jindal’s refusal to expand Medicaid per Obamacare ... fuggidaboutit! We don’t need Medicaid no more!
The Denham Springs woman who placed Christmas lights in the shape of a butter finger on her roof in a display of anger directed at neighbors has doubled the trouble for the 2013 holiday season.
The New Orleans architect behind the 1984 World’s Fair also left his mark on Lafayette.
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
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