Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.
The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Thelma Phillips, above with family, and Shirley Boykins, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
A locked gate may be placed toward the end of Cotten Road to prevent trash dumping and other illegal activities that may be taking place in a wooded area between the roadway and the Intracoastal Canal.

Lafayette area chamber reorganizes itself as ‘One Acadiana’ business org

Principals at Wednesday’s press conference announcing the transformation of the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce into One Acadiana were, from left, Rob Eddy, Pinnacle Group; Cecil Hymel, McIllhenny Company; Lenny Lemoine, the Lemoine Company; Amy Thibodeaux, Crowley Chamber of Commerce; Jim Bernard, Stuller, Matt Stuller, Stulle; Julie Simon-Dronet, Cox Acadiana; Jim Moncus and Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana; Joe Zanco, Home Bank, chairman of One Acadiana; Dr. Natalie Harder, South Louisiana Community College; Jerry Vascocu, IBERIABANK; Judi Terzotis, the Daily Advertiser; Jim Prince, retired, Stone Energy Corporation; Cherry Fisher May, IND Media; Carrie Templeton, Lafayette General Health; and Gregg Gothreaux, Lafayette Economic Development Authority

LAFAYETTE - The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that it was officially transforming into a regional business organization known as “One Acadiana.” The transformation is ex

Arrests reports

Leslie Bourgeois

A brother and sister were charged Wednesday with battery and resisting an officer among other offenses in Amelia during separate incidents, according to St.



CENTERVILLE _ Centerville pitcher Christian Arias fanned 12 batters, leading the Centerville Bulldogs to a 21-1 victory over the Grand Isle Trojans Tuesday at the Centerville Baseball Field.


When shopping for asparagus, people often focus on the wrong thing — how thick the stalks are. They think thinner is better.


Diane Cleo Roberson-Williams, 55, a native and a resident of Franklin, died Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:20 p.m., at Dauterive Hospital in New Iberia.

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