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Hooked On Art
Thanks to funding provided by the Jeff Davis Arts Council 2013-2014 Zigler Mini-Grant Program, Kim Sonnier's second graders at Hathaway High were taught a lesson on the history of clay then given the opportunity to create their very own clay fish.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Blues Fest adds third stage for April 12 event
The Baton Rouge Blues Festival, which takes place April 12 from 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. in downtown Baton Rouge, is expanding to three stages.
Lafayette police blotter for March 7, 2014
CHAD M. ADAMS: 30, of the 100 block of St. Bede, Youngsville. He was being held for the state Department of Corrections.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Live music in New Orleans for Thursday, March 6, 2014: Steve Miller Band, G. Love
On Thursday, March 6, the live music options in New Orleans include a classic rock band fronted by a hot-handed guitarist, a hip-hop blues hybrid band from Philadelphia, and the latest project from the frontman of a '90s alt-rock band.
The Daily Advertiser
Some Meche's locations to change their name to Cajun Market Donut Company
Meche's Donut King announced Tuesday that they are changing their name. According to Developing Lafayette, Meche's in Broussard and Breaux Bridge will now be known as Cajun Market Donut Company.
St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 48 hour reporting period the Sheriff's Office responded to 62 complaints and reports the following arrests: Frederick Gibson, 47, 405 Robertson Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on March 3, 2014 at 9:05 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of speeding and driving under ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Winter weather doesn't stop Mardi Gras revelers
Come rain or shine the show must go on and for those in the Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade, it went on without a hitch.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Woman center of neighborhood celebration
Queen Dolly will reign again this year over "The Mardi Gras" - the masked revelers whose self-made and self-adorned costumes draw fans and tourists to the Fat Tuesday celebration that began decades ago in the McComb neighborhood.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
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DENZEL MEIGAL ARCENEAUX: 19, of the 100 block of Lindsay Street, Breaux Bridge. He was booked on simple criminal damage to property.
Monroe dazzles D.C. and it dazzles right back
We were so proud of our area's young ladies in the royal court. My stunning niece Cate Creed had the best time as a Washington Mardi Gras princess along with Congressman Vance and Kelly McAllister's beautiful daughter, Princess Anna Claire and Monroe's Betty and Walter Hastings' granddaughter, gorgeous Princess Elizabeth Jane Sherman who was Cate's ... (more)
Lafayette crime blotter for March 2, 2014
Lafayette Police said a man was robbed of his cell phone Friday night in the 300 block of Spruce Drive.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Atchafalaya Voices: Hurricane no match for bride and groom
The date was set, the church and priest were prepared, the caterers were on hand and the reception at the antebellum home was ready.
Krewe of Xanadu represents Zodiac
The Krewe of Xanadu held its 24th annual ball Friday in the Cajundome Convention Center.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Le Festival de Mardi Gras features parades, rides, music and more
The lights and rides of Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette fill the sky Friday night at Cajun Field.
The incredible, versatile egg -- 4 Cooking Creole recipes
Behold the egg. Remember the slogan for the American Egg Board "the incredible edible egg?" For reasons that go back to my childhood, the idea of a perfectly fried, poached or soft-boiled egg always makes me feel good.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Sixth road closed in Ascension due to backwater flooding
Ascension Parish officials closed Broussard Road on Wednesday due to high water, the sixth road closed in the past three days.
St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report
Boyd, Antonio, 35 1100 block of Crescent Breaux Bridge, LA DOGFIGHTING; CRUELTY TO ANIMALS; MARIJUANA - SIMPLE POSSESION; MANUFACTURE; DISTRIBUTION - SCHEDULE II NARCOTICS; POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE III NARCOTICS ; POSS/DEAL FIREARMS OBLITERATED NUMBER/MARK; ILLEGAL CARRYING OF A WEAPON 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Robin, Nettie, 73 1000 block of Vincent ... (more)
The Raw Story
Voter warns Mary Landrieu on Obama: 'I don't vote for...
An article published by NPR on Tuesday indicated that Sen. Mary Landrieu's tough re-election battle in Louisiana could be less about her vote for health care reform, and more about her decision to support the country's first black president.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Fmr. parish president Broussard moves for judge to vacate conviction
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Interview: Jello Biafra
Jello Biafra has never been to Mardi Gras. Not that he wasn't invited - Dash Rip Rock extended an invitation to Biafra and the entire staff at his Alternative Tentacles record label several years ago, but Biafra had to decline.