Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012
The walls of Darnall, Sikes, Gardes & Frederick’s offices are filled with nautical scenes and dreamy landscapes for the Winter 2012 Art for All Seasons Exhibit. Local artists Candace Greer and Kelli Kaufman mingled with guests as they sipped wine while perusing the decked-out walls. The artwork is on public display for the next three months on the third floor of IberiaBank Tower at the corner of Camellia Boulevard and Kaliste Saloom Road.
(1) Helen and Amy Lormand (2) Kelli Kaufman, Adam Curry, Craig Babineaux, Gene Darnall, III, Candace Greer, David Strother, Kathy Karnall and Stephanie Higginbotham (3) Kelli Kaufman, Steve Gardes and Candace Greer (4) Andre Frugé and Robert Francez
Vermilionville was the setting for photographer Kerry Griechen’s exhibit “As I Was Strolling Along” at La Cuisine de Maman restaurant. The main dining area featured a local Acadiana theme with stunning photos of landscapes, wildlife, watercraft, architecture and Vermilionville scenes. The Bayou Vermilion District partnered with the Lafayette Art Association to provide local artworks that will be available for viewing and purchase each week, Tuesday – Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(5) Bob Owens, Darlene Marr, John Bienvenu, Gail Wolf, Kerry Griechen, Phyllis Malzyk and David Cheramie (6) Ellen Griechen, Keith Stark, Stephani Griechen and Kerry Griechen (7) Dave Ernest, Donna Moliere and Kerry Griechen (8) Dody and Phil Schneider and Kerry Griechen
Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday, April 21, 2014:
Monday's Blogs from the Bog!
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.
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.