Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011
Friends, family and colleagues packed Brother’s on the Boulevard for its 35th Anniversary celebration and the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce’s holiday Business After Hours. Owners Brother and Catherine Abdalla warmly greeted guests for the festive occasion.
(1) Catherine and Brother Abdalla, Alicia Abdalla Mouton and Adam Abdalla (2) Connie Gardiner and Karen Malespin (3) Lauren Mouton and chef Brian Blanchard (4) Sandy Swearingen, Marcelle Boudreaux and Monica Swearingen (5) Carolyn Abdalla, Irma Abdalla and Adam Abdalla (6) Dan Hare and Louise Mitchell
Guests were taken by surprise at the “engagement” party of Tami Fontenot and André deClouet at Jefferson Street Pub when the couple decided to make it into a wedding instead. The occasion was doubly special, as Tami’s son, Derek, was in from Afghanistan.
(7) Groom André deClouet with his bride, Tami Fontenot (8) Jana Fontenot, Kayla Melancon and Suzanne Cormier (9) Derek Fontenot with mom Tami
Breast cancer survivors and supporters gathered for the Meet & Greet at the Elaine M. Junca Women’s Imaging Center sponsored by the Breast Health Symposium Committee. Survivors chose their clothing from the selected clothing stores to model at the Breast Cancer Symposium.
(10) Marla Partimbene (11) Raylene Vasseur, Catherine Nepveaux and Phyllis Budd (12) Beth Canterbury, Mary Revol and Shanta Derouselle
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