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

    … have created a gulf that can be difficult to navigate. ‘There’s not a lot of dancing’ From 2008-12, Tracey Colson Antee handled marketing for the Creole Heritage Center at Northwestern State University in her hometown of Natchitoches. Antee understood the connections with the Creoles of southwest Louisiana, who are the inventors and main musicians…

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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

    …King Cake History The history of the King Cake began in 12th century France where the cake would be baked on the eve of January 6th to celebrate the visit to the Christ Child by the three Kings. A1/2 cup warm water (110 to 115 degrees) small token was hidden in the cake as a surprise for the finder. A traditional King Cake is traditionally…

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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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  • State approves Grambling lab schools to convert to charters

    … State approves Grambling lab schools to convert to charters. Grambling, LA: The university says state funding for charter schools means the schools are no longer in danger of closing. The schools are currently financed by a combination of tuition and subsidies from Grambling State and the Lincoln Parish School Board. Alma J. Brown Elementary…

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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

    … Smokin’ on the Red Festival 2015 Visit Campti, Louisiana for a BBQ/Smokin’ Fest! Friday, October 30, 2015 to Sunday, November 1, 2015 Campti, Louisiana is the oldest settlement on the Red River. The first written record of the town’s existence was in 1745. After the “Great Raft”, the Red River log jam, Captain Henry Miller Shreve…

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