Sunday, May 28, 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017

As the season of weddings is upon us, many will be called upon to propose a toast. Toasting is an ancient tradition, dating back to Greek and Roman times when both sought to reassure their drinking brethren the wine wasn’t poisoned. Wine back then…

Friday, May 26, 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

"This couldn't happen in today's skies," says George McLean, of Metairie, about his flight in the 1960s from New York to New Orleans on a Delta Convair 880.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The United Way of Acadiana Women’s Leadership Council held its power luncheon at the Doubletree by Hilton, where women gathered for mimosas and more, including a silent auction of purses. Soon to undergo a national rebranding as Women United, UW’s…

Mariano Hinojosa says, "Many years ago, after church one Sunday morning, my 6-year-old son announced that he learned in Sunday School about a young man who asked for and received his inheritance. My boy then boldly asked for his inheritance.

Monday, May 22, 2017
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017

It’s spring. That time of year when young men’s fancies turn to love and backyard bar sheds. According to many, these man bunkers are the best thing since riding lawnmowers, and, speaking of those lawnmowers, you will have to re-home that machine …

Friday, May 19, 2017

NEW YORK — Brad Pitt and Gen. Stanley McChrystal — the inspiration to Pitt's four-star Afghanistan commander in the upcoming Netflix war satire "War Machine "— would seem to be worlds apart. One, an affable member of Hollywood's elite; the other a…

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Faith House hosted the “Spirit of Hope” luncheon at the UL-Lafayette Student Union ballroom to educate, empower and inspire all to say no to violence. Speaker Frances McIntosh shared her personal story, and Rosie Roy was honored with the inaugural…

Monday, May 15, 2017

Parents discover early on that their children have a knack for speaking honestly — sometimes more honestly that Mom and Dad would like. Here are a couple of kid stories that made me smile:

Sunday, May 14, 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017

It’s true, females with young are fierce. It ensures the survival of the species. If mothers of any kind surrendered their young without a fight, all life on the planet would have died out long ago.

Friday, May 12, 2017
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Rick Marshall says, "A lady who was obviously from out of town, standing next to my mom in the grocery store, asked her what was the difference between the California strawberries and the Louisiana strawberries, both on display.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Shining Light Foundation hosted its annual Zydeco/Cajun Bash at Vermilionville, with all profits to benefit students in the Lafayette Parish Public Schools system. Dance man John Broussard was master of ceremonies and tambourine player extraor…

Monday, May 08, 2017
Sunday, May 07, 2017