NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A BP executive is expected to be the first witness to testify at a trial next month designed to identify the causes of a deadly rig explosion that spawned a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. In a court filing Tuesday, plaintiffs'... more »
October 22, 2010 - LAFAYETTE, La. - Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Henry Florsheim, has accepted the position of President/CEO for the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce, where he will lead the chamber and direct economic development for Union County, Ark.
"Leaving Lafayette is bittersweet,... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama signed an executive order Tuesday intended to boost Hispanic education achievement, a priority for a key voting bloc two weeks ahead of critical midterm elections.
The measure is intended to widen the scope of a long-standing White House initiative on Latino education by... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - An executive at a salvage firm says BP interfered with critical efforts to lower an undersea robot to try to close the device that failed to stop the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Doug Martin, president of Smit Salvage Americas, says the oil giant was... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Renee Lapeyrolerie (lap-uh-ROLL-er-REE) has been named executive director of the Louisiana Democratic Party. She'll manage day-to-day party operations. Lapeyrolerie served as political director for U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's re-election campaign. She also worked on the 2003 campaign of former Gov. Kathleen Blanco and Mitch Landrieu's... more »
Lafayette, La. - The board of directors of the Performing Arts Society of Acadiana (PASA) announced today that it has begun a search for a replacement for its executive director Jacqueline Lyle, who will move to the role of creative director. "For the past 20 years under Jackie Lyle's direction,... more »
United Way of Acadiana Dedicates Staff Offices in Honor of Longtime Executive Director
Lafayette - Dedicated, persistent, and happy are three words that come to mind when thinking of longtime United Way of Acadiana Executive Director, Arthur H. "Happy" Bryan. "Happy" Bryan served United Way of Acadiana for twenty... more »