The sun also shone recently on third- through eighth-graders from Cathedral-Carmel, who were treated to Bach Lunch at Parc Sans Souci for being super readers. (E.J. Krampe from McDonald's provided the lunch.) And it was tea for more than two in Opelousas on May 21, when Rayne Girl Scout Troop # 526 visited The Enchanted Tea Party. The girls dressed up, drank tea, ate scones and modeled an assortment of dresses, hats, boas, shoes and jewelry on the runway. Megan Conner of Lafayette Ballet Theater provided more entertainment, and the tea party concluded with Enchanted Tea Party owner Tammy Lamonte handing out Tea Party badges to the scouts. Now, that's an honor!
What have the adults been up to while the kids are celebrating? Everyone looks forward to Downtown Development Authority and Downtown Lafayette Unlimited's annual Crawfish Boil on the rooftop of the parking garage, and this year's festivities were no exception. Held May 11, the view from up high showcased downtown at dusk and an array of downtown supporters. Blake David, DLU president-elect, started the festivities with a few words on the importance of a vital downtown, and The Tropic Hoppers entertained guests with warm island sounds. The night concluded with a view of a glorious moon shining over downtown.
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Joshua Dore of Breaux Bridge was sentenced Tuesday to 1.5 years in prison for counterfeiting, according to a press release issued by U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley’s office on Wednesday.
Last month, 19,629 passengers boarded planes at the airport, and another 19,627 passengers deplaned, also the highest number on record for the month, according to the airport’s figures released Wednesday.
School super Pat Cooper alleges Lafayette Parish School Board member Mark Allen Babineaux, an attorney, publicly disclosed the details of a closed-door executive session.
The Silverbacks Improv Theatre presents their annual “holiday” show tonight at Theatre 810.
A legal tug-of-war continues in a state levee board's lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies over the erosion of wetlands.
A former BP drilling engineer was convicted Wednesday of deleting text messages from his cellphone to obstruct a federal investigation of the company's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Sun Belt commissioner presents title and practice gets under way in preparation for Saturday
In Louisiana's latest tax amnesty period, Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration added a new twist, letting companies settle their back-owed taxes with unused tax credits, instead of paying cash.
Kerry Bertrand’s charge was upgraded Tuesday by an Acadia Parish grand jury from manslaughter to second-degree murder for his alleged role in the drowning death of his stepdaughter, Skylar Credeur.
Sean Payton announced Wednesday that veteran Shayne Graham was New Orleans' new kicker, and that rookie Terron Armstead would get his first start at left tackle.
It’s the season for saving by helping Lafayette Animal Aid
Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday, December 18, 2013
NOLA Bowl outfits with flowy pieces
The lawsuit filed in New Orleans alleges that more than half the Social Security numbers on Mikal Watts’ client list were fake — either dummy numbers or numbers belonging to someone else, living or dead.
Industry veteran named GM and CEO of Cypress Bayou's casino and hotel operations.
The IND's directory, the most comprehensive in the market, includes health clubs, gyms, health and sports drinks, medical fitness facilities, and studios and classes to keep you healthy and fit in the new year.
More local companies expected to take advantage of economic boom.
Should new parents be required by law to attend special classes before being permitted to raise their child? It’s an idea state Rep. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, is seriously considering.
The National Conference of State Legislatures estimates $800 million of sales tax revenue annually in Louisiana is not collected and remitted by internet vendors.