Lafayette

Lafayette (/lɑːfaɪˈɛt/; French: [lafajɛt]) is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. The city of Lafayette is the fourth-largest in the state, with a population of 120,623 at the 2010 census. The combined statistical area of Lafayette–Opelousas-Morgan City was 611,774 according to 2012 estimates. Lafayette is the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana.The European-American city was founded as Vermilionville in 1821 by Jean Mouton, a French-speaking man of Acadian descent. In 1884, it was renamed for General Lafayette, who fought with and significantly aided the American Army during the American Revolutionary War.
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  • North, south Louisiana sing different tunes

    … of hours from his home near Lafayette, have been few and far between. “We did the Peach Festival for three years in Ruston,” said Carrier, a third-generation zydeco musician. “The lady called me this year and said, ‘You know what? I’m going to have to drop you. Zydeco is just not bringing in the crowd for me.’ “New country is big over there. All…

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  • What to do first if you’re injured in a car accident

    … driving is a definite no-no so be aware of those around you who may not be as careful a driver as you are. Mary Fox Luquette, MBA, CLU, ChFC is a finance instructor in the BI Moody III College of Business at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The post What to do first if you’re injured in a car accident appeared first on Houma Personal Injury Attorney | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

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  • Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade

    … along Front Street, turn left onto Lafayette, then take another left onto Second Street, and end at City Hall. The post Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade appeared first on Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney | Louisiana | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

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  • King Cake History

    …. Spread icing over top of cake. Immediately sprinkle the colored sugars in individual rows consisting of about 2 rows of green, purple and yellow. Cake is served in 2″ – 3″ pieces. Alexandria | Baton Rouge | Houma | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Monroe | Ruston | Shreveport The post King Cake History appeared first on The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

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  • King Cake History

    …. Spread icing over top of cake. Immediately sprinkle the colored sugars in individual rows consisting of about 2 rows of green, purple and yellow. Cake is served in 2″ – 3″ pieces. Alexandria | Baton Rouge | Houma | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Monroe | Ruston | Shreveport The post King Cake History appeared first on Shreveport Personal Injury Attorney | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

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  • King Cake History

    …. Spread icing over top of cake. Immediately sprinkle the colored sugars in individual rows consisting of about 2 rows of green, purple and yellow. Cake is served in 2″ – 3″ pieces. Alexandria | Baton Rouge | Houma | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Monroe | Ruston | Shreveport The post King Cake History appeared first on Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney | Louisiana | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

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  • King Cake History

    …. Spread icing over top of cake. Immediately sprinkle the colored sugars in individual rows consisting of about 2 rows of green, purple and yellow. Cake is served in 2″ – 3″ pieces. Alexandria | Baton Rouge | Houma | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Monroe | Ruston | Shreveport The post King Cake History appeared first on Houma Personal Injury Attorney | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

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  • A 3 Vehicle Accident in Alexandria Tuesday

    … vehicle to then strike a third vehicle that was stopped at the red light at the intersection. The driver of the first vehicle was charged with running a red light and no proof of insurance. No injuries were reported in the accident. Alexandria | Baton Rouge | Houma | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Monroe | Ruston | Shreveport | The post A 3 Vehicle Accident in Alexandria Tuesday appeared first on Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney | Louisiana | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

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  • Smokin’ on the Red Festival

    … cleared the way for incoming French settlers to prosper on the ideal river banks of Campti. The moving of the dam, however, did not expand the population. Upstream, Shreveport began to grow instead. Weyerhauser wood products manufacturer is the town’s largest employer. Baton Rouge | Houma | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Monroe | Ruston | Shreveport The post Smokin’ on the Red Festival appeared first on Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney | Louisiana | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

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