Friday Aug 15
The Town Talk
From the Past: Aug. 16From the Past: Aug. 16News from the past from...
From the Past: Aug. 16 News from the past from the pages of The Town Talk for Aug. 16 Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/opinion/2014/08/16/past-aug/14136587/ Councilman decision : Marksville Councilman John "Jackie" Broussard concedes that his military transfer to Germany in February resulted in a lack of ... (more)
Friday Aug 15
Book on La. Acadian history releases Monday in Canada
Book on La. Acadian history releases Monday in Canada Warren A. Perrin, Mary Broussard Perrin and Phil Comeau release a book on Acadian history.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
LA musician to be inducted into Cajun Hall of Fame
August Broussard has had a deep love and appreciation for music all of his life.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Lafayette bicyclist killed when struck by pickup truck and other police news
A 57-year-old bicyclist was killed Monday after he turned in front of a pickup truck on Roselawn Drive at around 6 p.m., officials said.
Visit Vermilion Parish
The Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission is staking their claim as "The Most Cajun Place on Earth."
Age Limit to Oust Some Louisiana Court Officials
A new law preventing anyone 70 or older from running for constable or justice of the peace in Louisiana is facing stiff opposition - especially among the officials who are about to be banned from re-election because of their age.
Two men sentenced for Taco Bell murder
Travonte Broussard and Nicholas Felix have been sentenced to hard labor for the death of Frederick Joseph in July of 2012.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Broussard council accepts bids for St. Julien park project
The council agreed Tuesday to accept Trahan Construction's bid for the first phase of the 122-acre St. Julien Park project.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Durel: Consolidated form of government not working
City-Parish President Joey Durel railed against Lafayette's consolidated form of government Monday, telling a committee exploring city-parish finances that he could not support any future tax proposal without changes to the current structure of local government.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The Daily Beast
The Men Who Wanted Us to Eat HipposBy Jon Mooallem
In this excerpt from American Hippopotamus, the story of three men who waged a quixotic campaign to bring African hippos to the American dinner table.
The Daily Advertiser
Wedding: Morgan Foreman & Christopher Bernard
The mass was officiated by Father Howard Blessing. The bride is the daughter of Ms.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Political Horizons: Watergate leaves a polarzied nation
A lot of the run-up to the anniversary revolved around pundits pontificating on how much more politically polarized the nation has become since Nixon ducked impeachment proceedings for covering up the dirty tricks his aides played against his opponents.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Molestation victim sues Broussard Police, city
A woman molested four years ago by a former Broussard Middle School resource officer is suing the city of Broussard, its police department and Broussard Police Chief Brannon Decou, KATC-TV is reporting.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Debate continues on how to fund three parks' renovations
Everyone likes parks; everyone wants more of them. But nobody knows who's going to pay for them.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Town Talk
Wave-control devices tested at Louisiana's Shark Island
SHARK ISLAND, La. -- Shark Island in Iberia Parish is the testing ground for three unusual devices meant to help keep Louisiana shorelines from retreating under the relentless waves eating away at the state's coast.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Attorney: Lafayette bishop again employs deny, deflect defense in priest abuse case
As a priest in 1982, Michael Jarrell lived under the same church roof with pedophile priest David Primeaux, yet he saw and heard nothing that hinted at Primeaux's predatory side, Jarrell claimed in a deposition.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Burglary suspect charged with theft, drug possession
A Sulphur woman has been charged with theft and drug possession, following an investigation by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office into a report of a burglary at a Sulphur residence.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The Town Talk
Grady Brame to try to add to family's 2014 major state golf titles
Grady Brame of Hammond, an Alexandria native whose parents and siblings live in Alexandria, will try this weekend to be the second in his family to win a major amateur title in Louisiana this year.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Acadiana crime blotter for July 31, 2014
A motorcyclist was in critical condition after he crashed into a truck on Johnston Street before 1 p.m. Wednesday.