Wednesday Aug 27
Libertarians storm Louisiana ballots
Last week was candidate registration for the Louisiana fall elections and we are pleased to announce that Libertarians qualified to run for office across the state in record-breaking numbers! There were six federal candidates and thirteen local candidates, a total of nineteen Libertarians.
Wednesday Aug 27
St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report for August 27, 2014
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 40 complaints and reports the following arrests: Michael Hartfield, 50, 106 Chris Lane Lot #3, Centerville, LA was arrested on August 26, 2014 at 9:43 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of driving while ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Acadiana crime blotter for Aug. 27, 2014
The roommate of a child's caregiver was arrested Tuesday, accused of negligent actions that left a 2-year-old free to walk out of the house and on to traffic-heavy Foreman Drive, officials said.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Lafayettea s growing pains felt by stressed school system
Monique Veillon sees all the new houses going up in Youngsville and wonders how the Lafayette Parish School System's plan is to deal with all the new students flooding into the schools.
Acadiana Crime Blotter for Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
ALTON DENZELLE BATISTE: 21, of the 100 block of Wilshire Street, Lafayette. He was booked on simple criminal damage to property.
The Daily Advertiser
Wedding: Brittnie Bearb & James Daigle
Barbara Broussard served as the officiant. The bride is daughter of Glen and Donna Bearb of Duson.
The Daily Advertiser
Engagement: Emily Yocham & Derek Robichaux
Emily is a 2007 graduate of St. Thomas More Catholic High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Acadiana crime blotter for Aug. 24, 2014
JOSHUA T. ANDREWS: 19, of the 400 block of Monroe Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor possession of marijuana and warrant/bench warrant.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Four Acadiana mayors draw no opposition as qualifying ends
Incumbent mayors in Broussard, Carencro and Scott and a new mayor in Youngsville have coasted into office without opposition after no one signed up to run against them by the Friday afternoon deadline to qualify as a candidate for the Nov. 4 election.
One arrested in connection with shooting St. Martinville man
This afternoon, Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Kedrick Paul Broussard, 19, Carencro, in connection with Monday night's shooting of a male subject on Russo Milazzo Road in St. Martinville.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Town Talk
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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)
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.