|Newlyweds Jim and Danielle Keaty||Christian Touchet and Kelly Ortego dancing it up|
|Yvette Quantz and “Holly Golightly,” aka Amanda Bedgood||“Queen of the Nile,” aka Monique Mier|
|Naomi Celestine and Jay Culotta as “Rhett” and “Scarlett”||“Doris Day,” aka Lisa Hanchey, and Doil Robinson channeling Jules from “Pulp Fiction”|
|“Marilyn Monreaux,” aka Rose Hoffman Cormier||“T- Birds” Brennan Leblanc, Tommy Hebert and Greg Mier|
|Lisa Parks, Karin Broussard, Doil Robinson||Lou Patin, Woman of the Year|
|Nadine Mier, one of “The Pink Ladies,” and Lady of the Year “Sandy,” aka Nicole Hebert|
Faith House recently held its annual fundraiser, the Queen’s Gala, honoring a couple of outstanding women in our community. Held at St. Thomas More, the fundraiser had a Hollywood theme this year, complete with a red carpet and some familiar faces from cinema. Honoree for Woman of the Year was Lou Patin, dressed as Dorothy from the “Wizard of Oz,” and Lady of the Year Nicole Hebert, decked out as Sandy from “Grease.” The guests dressed up in their best cocktail attire or as their favorite Hollywood icons. Party Girl’s personal favorites were cold-blooded hit man turned evangelist Jules Winnfield from “Pulp Fiction” fame and delightful ingénue Holly Golightly from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” complete with tiara and the iconic black shift dress. There was also an endless amount of entertainment at the event, with Rex Moroux’s band playing at one end of the room and DJ Jamie Knight at the other as everyone boogied. Marilyn Monreaux (aptly played by Rose Hoffman Cormier) shimmied around the crowd to liven everyone up. When taking breaks from all the dancing, guests participated in a silent auction and ate delicious Italian food from Carrabba’s.
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
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