Friends and family gathered for Sherry and Bob Nicols’ fifth-year anniversary party at the elegant 1100 Room in the City Club at River Ranch. Renowned musician Tony Lucca came all the way from Los Angeles to play for the pair. Friends Donna and Bob Sanders trekked from Dallas to share in the festivities. The cooing couple proudly introduced their handsome sons, Dillon Gallet, Cullen Gallet and Geoff Nicols, to the crowd. It was truly a special and unforgettable way to celebrate their wedded bliss during Valentine’s weekend.
|Donna and Bob Sanders, Bob and
|Bob and Sherry Nicols|
|Jon Michael and Kristie Gass||Dillon Gallet, Sherry Nicols, Cullen Gallet
and Geoff Nicols
Ann and Bill Fenstermaker opened their home for the first event of the 2011 Opus Christi Magnum series hosted by Tracy and Frank Neuner and IberiaBank. Opus Christi Magnum, translated as “The Great Works of Christ,” is the primary fundraiser benefiting Lafayette Catholic Service Centers. State Sen. Mike Michot is the 2011 OCM chair, and Beth Ardoin the 2012 OCM chair-elect. LCSC’s mission is to help the poor, hungry and the homeless of Acadiana. Opus Christi Magnum’s 2011 series will continue with five scheduled dates throughout the year; the next is May 24.
|Robert John, John Dan Gielen and L.J. Gielen
||Ann Fenstermaker and Karol Fleming
||Clair and David Daly and Beth Ardoin
|Ron Prejean, Bob Romero and Georgette Prejean
||Bill Fenstermaker and Robert Daigle
||Lynn Trahan and Julie and Jerry Vascocu
|Bob and Gail Romero||
Frank and Tracy Neuner,
Local and state agents Thursday night raided The Keg, the popular college bar located in the area known as The Strip, leading to the (at least) temporary closure of the venue.
Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday, April 18, 2014:
Friday's Blogs from the Bog!
Time and time again, the Lafayette Parish School Board shows an overwhelming tendency toward idiocy, but Wednesday night’s contentious discussion over Northside High School’s teen mother program tops the list of dumb discussions.
C & C Technologies, HIT Fitness, R3 Sciences, the Acadiana Symphony Association and the United Way of Acadiana recognized for innovation.
“The accomplishment of this goal within the next ten years is not only critical for the region to effectively compete with other regions for residents and businesses, but also to provide an amenity for everyone in Acadiana to enjoy.”
Education Superintendent John White says a continued push to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public school teachers.
The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra has decided to end its traditional Independence Day spectacular known as Red White & Boom.
Under the deal, Teche shareholders would get 1.162 shares of IberiaBank for each share of Teche stock.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget received the backing Thursday of the State Bond Commission, support that was needed for the maneuver to work.
Acadiana's nightlife guide.
State wildlife and fisheries agents have arrested a 39-year-old man accused of stealing crawfish.
An East Feliciana Parish lawmaker has jettisoned his proposal to make it harder for a condemned prisoner to appeal a death sentence.
Senators advanced a proposal Wednesday that would let the governor remove New Orleans-area levee board members for violating what he considers to be public policy, despite concerns it would introduce political meddling into state flood protection.
The must have pieces this season
Dave Perkins, LCG Comp Plan honored along with local architects and designers at the 2014 INDesign Awards
Greg Manuel’s Lafayette-based residential development company is taking advantage of exponential industrial growth in Lake Charles.
Longtime Lafayette retailer ventures online.
It’s not how aggressive or conservative you are — it’s planning for risk that matters most.
Thanks to cutting-edge digital technology, more and more consumers are banking on ATMs and mobile phones.
Regional bank bids farewell to Downtown May 30
ABiz takes a look back at the most noteworthy moments for the local banking industry over the last year.
Most experts say short-term interest rates will be unchanged through 2014, but long-term rates are inching up.
Largest recruitment event in Acadiana returns May 21 to the Cajundome Convention Center
A lawyer’s ad should only be a starting point, as there is much more to consider when seeking quality representation.
Thanks to the inaugural 2012 INNOV8, a design for lifting heavy objects was brought to market.
The annual juried competition recognizes excellence in architecture, interior design and historic preservation in Lafayette and the five surrounding parishes.
Cypress Bayou GM hosts open house.
New hires, promotions, transfers in Acadiana business
The scion of a landmark Four Corners restaurant climbs back into Lafayette’s culinary scene as franchisee for a popular burger chain.