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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  • 30th Festival International de Louisiane Apr 20 – Apr 24, 2016

    … The festival features an incredibly diverse lineup of talented musicians from around the world performing across several stages throughout the five-day affair. In addition to enjoying the live music, guests can peruse arts and crafts booths displaying unique items including sculpture, jewelry, fine art, instruments and pottery. Everyone is family…

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 32 readers -
  • North, south Louisiana sing different tunes

    … from the region. Shreveport’s historic “Louisiana Hayride” radio broadcast helped to launch the careers of Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and other icons. The Cajun and Creole accordion music, born south of Alexandria, hasn’t had the same impact. Musicians and fans said cultural histories and differences between north and south Louisiana…

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress- 15 readers -
  • 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. …

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 36 readers -
  • Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade

    … the historic district and Front Street amidst 1000s of voices yelling “Throw me something mister”. Krewe of Dionysus Parade Route The parade will begin on Highway 1/South Drive (across from Maggio’s Package Liquor), travel North to Keyser Avenue, turn left, cross the bridge over Cane River Lake and take a right onto Jefferson Street, continue…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 35 readers -
  • King Cake History

    … an oblong or oval shaped cinnamon dough cake, glazed with frosting and sprinkled with colored sugar. King Cakes are available in all sorts of colors and flavored fillings such as cream cheese, strawberry, and apple. Today, the cake is circular in shape and richly decorated in bright colors representing a bejeweled crown to remind us of the Kings…

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress- 36 readers -
  • King Cake History

    … an oblong or oval shaped cinnamon dough cake, glazed with frosting and sprinkled with colored sugar. King Cakes are available in all sorts of colors and flavored fillings such as cream cheese, strawberry, and apple. Today, the cake is circular in shape and richly decorated in bright colors representing a bejeweled crown to remind us of the Kings…

    Shreveport Personal Injury Attorney- 34 readers -
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  • King Cake History

    … an oblong or oval shaped cinnamon dough cake, glazed with frosting and sprinkled with colored sugar. King Cakes are available in all sorts of colors and flavored fillings such as cream cheese, strawberry, and apple. Today, the cake is circular in shape and richly decorated in bright colors representing a bejeweled crown to remind us of the Kings…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 36 readers -
    Earlier about the same topic:
  • King Cake History

    … an oblong or oval shaped cinnamon dough cake, glazed with frosting and sprinkled with colored sugar. King Cakes are available in all sorts of colors and flavored fillings such as cream cheese, strawberry, and apple. Today, the cake is circular in shape and richly decorated in bright colors representing a bejeweled crown to remind us of the Kings…

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 36 readers -
  • 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. …

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 43 readers -
  • 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. …

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 45 readers -
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