LAFAYETTE — The next step in the lengthy planning process for a park at the Horse Farm will begin this week with a third round of public meetings for residents to sound off on the future of the 100-acre Johnston Street site. The first two series of … Continue reading →
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BROUSSARD — Police late Sunday released the identities of two brothers killed over the weekend in a fiery vehicle crash over the weekend in a U.S. 90 construction zone in Broussard. Broussard Police Chief Brannon Decou said Sandeep Patel, 38, of Abbeville, and his brother Satyen Patel, …
Private equity firm Hicks Equity Partners has acquired Reamco Inc., a Lafayette-based company that makes, rents and refurbishes downhole drilling tools and related products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Reamco will be part of Hicks’ portfolio company, Drilling Tools International. Reamco’s previous …
Ah, Mardi Gras, Southern society’s Super Bowl: The girls with the pearls, where menswear still means a tuxedo, money talks and royalty walks. It’s a tough beat because Carnival has its collateral damage, and while it’s hard to top the colleague who sat down in red wine wearing …
Decisions involving marijuana, Common Core, tort reform, gun control and the minimum wage await legislators at the State Capitol this year. The 2014 legislative session kicks off Monday, when senators and representatives crowd into the House chamber to hear from Gov. Bobby Jindal. Lobbyists will get …
The 2014 session of the Louisiana Legislature convened at noon with lawmakers expected to take up a range issues from medial marijuana to educational standards before the session ends by 6 p.m. June. As the first day … Continue reading →
L AFAYETTE — Students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will vote this month on a fee increase that would help the school’s Office of Transportation Services purchase new buses and expand transportation options. The student referendum will be added … Continue reading →
Legal wrangling over BP’s multibillion-dollar settlement to resolve hundreds of thousands of claims for damages tied to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster could be nearing the end of the line, some experts believe, after a federal appellate panel ruled last week that businesses did not have to prove … Continue reading →
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After terminating the contracts of four respected veterans — five if you count running back Darren Sproles — the New Orleans Saints began the process of restocking their roster Saturday. Well, as much as they could. With the start of the NFL’s free agency signing … Continue reading →
Lupe Soza, driver of the El Toro Loco monster truck, promises a wild ride at this weekend's Monster Jam. Monster Jam will be bringing its car-crushing action to the Baton Rouge River Center on Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9. … Continue reading →
Jason Sager’s first mountain bike race was kind of a disaster. Sager, then an LSU student, took off from a “standstill to a maximum effort” like everyone else lined up for the start. “And 10 minutes later there I was, hunched over my bike, dry-heaving … Continue reading →
It’s nearly St. Patrick’s Day, so, our minds turn to corned beef and cabbage. This recipe was inspired by that tradition, but swaps out the corned beef in favor of smoked fish (also incredibly popular in Ireland) in a richly satisfying savory broth. Smoked fish happens to … Continue reading →
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Several girls basketball teams from around Louisiana converged on Lake Charles Friday and Saturday to take part in state championships. … Continue reading →
BROUSSARD — Police late Sunday released the identities of two brothers killed over the weekend in a fiery vehicle crash over the weekend in a U.S. 90 construction … Continue reading →
Lafayette political science professor Pearson Cross doesn’t understand why Louisiana’s higher education community isn’t more up in arms over its situation. Gov. Bobby Jindal and the … Continue reading →