It was a wild and crazy Sunday afternoon for the Krewe of Bonaparte at its Corner Bar social. Guys and gals sported checkered visors, shirts and caps for the racingly good time. Karaoke never sounded so good at the mic of Dr. Scott Gauthreaux. Who knew that the doc rapped Vanilla Ice better than the iceman himself? By the end of the bash, krewe members were dancin’ and singin’ and moovin’ to the groovin’ — all before sunset!
|Brian and Ann Borns, and Leslie and Colin Burnum||Cathy and David McKinney, Janie and Mike Campbell, and Krewe of Bonaparte Capt. Robert Torian||Chook and Lydia Cloninger|
|Denise and Robert Torian||Linda and Roger Turner, Sandra Delhomme (front), and Jeff and Sheri Raggio||Dr. Scott Gauthreaux and his entourage|
|Robert and Michelle Kallam|
Supporters of the Acadiana Outreach Center enjoyed an exquisite evening of taste at the Chocoholic Frolic on Main Street in River Ranch. Street musicians serenaded patrons as they perused the shops sipping chocolate-infused beverages and sampling chocolate confections along the sidewalks. Intriguing silent auction items included a basket of Camp Bow Wow doggie desserts and a gorgeous chocolate diamond pendant from Paul’s Jewelry.
|Saxophonist Jamie Cappel||Paula and Daniel Graffeo||Julia Autin and Susan Theall|
The Ethics Board gives the lame duck Youngsville mayor permission to offer a sweet parting gift to the community he’s presided over for three terms.
Carencro ranch style home or three bedroom traditional in St. Martinville
The money came through a general obligation bond sale Thursday.
A legend in the Acadiana Oil Patch, Comeaux died Monday, Nov. 17.
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With a growing number of alleged sexual assault victims coming out against Bill Cosby in recent weeks, upcoming projects have been canned by NBC and Netflix, but that won’t affect the once-loved comedian and actor’s scheduled performance in Lafayette.
The Baltimore Ravens' retooled secondary had no trouble against a rookie quarterback at home. This week, however, their task is far more challenging: stopping Drew Brees on the road in New Orleans.
Add Texas Gov. Rick Perry's name to the list of possible Republican presidential candidates flooding the campaign trail for GOP Senate candidate Bill Cassidy.
Gov. Bobby Jindal is in Florida this week with his fellow Republican governors for another gripe session aimed at their favorite target, the president, this time taking aim at his immigration plans.
Yahoo replaces Google in Firefox; beauty queen and sister slain; school shooting in Florida and more national and international news for Thursday, November 20, 2014.
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Early voting for the runoff is shortened by two days because of the Thanksgiving holiday.
“Coach Don” Gagnard is running for school board. Today he offers his critique of the socioeconomic relationship between government subsidies and obesity.
BP is heading to a federal appeals court in its effort to oust the administrator of damage settlement claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Former Le Rosier chef who cooked at the James Beard House and was named one of the “Best New Chefs in America” by Food & Wine magazine in 1995 was 48.
It was only a few months ago when the LPSB held the school system’s purse strings with a death grip, but oh how board President Hunter Beasley's demeanor seems to be changing with the ouster of Superintendent Pat Cooper.
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Pat Cooper is contesting his termination by the LPSB, filing a petition Tuesday that calls the recent decision “arbitrary and capricious.”
A look at the numbers highlights the challenge facing Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu as she tries to win a fourth term in a Dec. 6 runoff against Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy.
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.
The 59-41 Senate vote was one shy short of the 60 needed to clear the House-passed measure.
Spot bonuses to employees who go above and beyond on projects one of several reasons national mag calls BR-based biz bank a cool place to work.
The Director Search Committee interviewed the five men still in the running via video last week and is set to trim the field this week.
A national animal rights group has been rebuffed by a Baton Rouge district court judge, although the group might still get its day in court.
Telecom’s decision to halt deployment to more than 100 cities while it awaits net-neutrality rules appears to be little more than a temper tantrum.
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The administration says public college campuses won't be on the chopping block.
The legendary musician is performing at a $1,000-per-person fundraiser Dec. 1 in New Orleans.