|Abi Augello, Anne Falgout, Erica Bille and Laura Andrew||Cynthia Simon, Monica Laverne and Amanda Lo|
|Mike and Ilse Spears, Patricia Parks and Mark Thompson||Armand Brinkhaus and Tim Barey|
|Greg Daigle and his soon-to-be needed walker||Jim Prince, Taylor Davis, Ian Macdonald, Rob Eddy, Sr. Betty Lyons, Barry Berthelot, Hunter Trahan, Bud Barrow, Harriett Daly, Sen. Mike Michot and John Mendell|
|John Mendell, Rob Eddy, Taylor Davis and Nick Gachassin III; (second row) Jake Crater, Craig Perks, Brett Quigley, Bud Barrow, Brian Bateman and Todd Hamilton||Mark Stipe and Sr. Betty Lyons|
|Harriett Daly, Barbara Feske, Beverly Davis, Sen. Mike Michot, Laura Williams and Jim Prince|
Some good “old” friends decided to throw Greg Daigle a 40th birthday party at Brewski’s Bar and Grill recently to celebrate his journey into official old age. Colorful and insulting “40th” decorations adorned the bar, making sure everyone knew how antique Greg now is. The karaoke machine was led by Rex Broussard, and everyone joined in singing some oldies, but goodies. The party lasted from 7 p.m. all the way until 2, which is pretty impressive considering how tired 40-year-olds get after 9 o’clock.
A Sponsor Party for the 2009 Lourdes Foundation Legacy Golf Tournament was held at Oakbourne Country Club. Party Girl has been hitting the driving range to work on her swing as of late, so I was really excited that six PGA Tour Players participated in the tournament as part of the teams of the Premier Sponsors. Three of the six pros attended the party, which created tremendous excitement and buzz about the event, which had about 100 attendants. Some of guests who attended the event were Henry and Noel Busch, Russell and Charlotte Cryer, Bob and Judi Dunn, Bob and Kit Davis, Karen and Butch Wyble, Jimmy Zehnder, Nick and Suzanne Gachassin, Dr. Ed and Roxanne Breaux and Dr. Richard and Kim Broussard.
Lafayette Regional seeking new leadership after longtime director Greg Roberts’ June resignation.
February trial date indicates parties were unable to negotiate a settlement.
T&T show behind the scenes
Four bedroom in Breaux Bridge or four bedroom in Opelousas
Acadiana's nightlife guide.
Gov. Bobby Jindal has been viewed as a health care policy wonk, and he's tried to build on that image ahead of a likely 2016 presidential campaign, positioning himself as the candidate with substantive ideas.
Jerry Jones watched what he called the best effort he's seen in 25 years as owner of the Dallas Cowboys in the first half, and that was before Tony Romo had the longest scramble of his career and DeMarco Murray finished off yet another 100-yard game.
Two of the most recognizable women in Republican politics, Sarah Palin and Mary Matalin, have been heavily involved in Louisiana’s current election cycle.
Even though the Louisiana Democratic Party has thrown its support behind former Gov. Edwin Edwards’ congressional bid, national Democrats are not expected to follow suit.
Volcano recovery suspended; Mossad recruiting online; high fees in Ferguson and more national and international news for Monday, September 29, 2014.
Monday's Blogs from the Bog!
“[Mike] is no longer the energetic ADA that his recent ad is trying to portray. I just think Mike needs to get the hell out.” — Kermit Harson, DA Mike Harson’s brother
The New Orleans Saints have listed Jonathan Goodwin as questionable for Sunday night's game in Dallas, raising the prospect that second-year pro Tim Lelito will start at center for the first time.
The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981 and bottomed at 488 in 1999.
The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial claims decreased to 2,068 from the previous week's total of 2,071. For the comparable week a year earlier, there were 2,494 claims.
Museum of Fear opens its 2014 season with more scares than ever before.
Acadiana's nightlife guide.
The endorsements keep coming for District 9 LPSB candidate Jeremy Hidalgo, who picked up his fifth vow of support Thursday, this time from the Chamber’s political action committee.
Three bedroom traditional Broussard house or two bedroom Lafayette townhome
Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter will be out knocking on doors this weekend with anti-abortion activists encouraging people to vote against his colleague, Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu.
The ACLU of Louisiana has sued Abbeville's mayor and police chief over a policy barring police from any social media use showing the city in a bad light.
Prospective Republican presidential candidates are expected to promote "religious liberty" at home and abroad at a gathering of religious conservatives Friday, with anti-Obama speeches from the likes of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.
The American Zombie blog by New Orleans independent journalist Jason Berry has a photograph of U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier having dinner with Lafayette attorney Pat Juneau — yeah, that Pat Juneau, the BP claims administrator whose fate Barbier will soon decide.
But retirees and employees who face the higher deductibles and out-of-pocket costs responded angrily, telling lawmakers that they shouldn't be held responsible for what they consider the Jindal administration's mismanagement of the Office of Group Benefits.
A school board candidate takes exception to the chamber’s Common Vision initiative.
Indictment accuses ‘chef’ who claims to work for the needy of stealing from a disabled man in his care.
The idea that any successful enterprise, whether it’s a business, a non-profit, or even a governmental body such as a school system, requires a bedrock of shared core beliefs and commitments is not new.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's top budget adviser says the state employee health insurance program will face a dire financial scenario without the heavily criticized changes planned by the administration.
Louisiana's last execution was in 2010, and plans for the next lethal injection have been put on hold amid an ongoing legal dispute about the drugs that would be used. More than 80 people are on death row, awaiting execution, in Louisiana.