Activism

Louisianians of the Year

Every year we come up with a list of Louisianians of the Year, and every year it's difficult. There are so many worthy candidates. Our state is full of people who serve the greater good whether it's through art, philanthrophy,…

In a Festive Mood

As president of the River Parishes’ Festival of The Bonfires, Rhonda Lee’s passion for the volunteers she directs – and the spectacular show they put on – burns brightly.

Impossible n'est pas français

For today’s Bon Vivant, I originally planned to write about local cookbooks. As a dedicated home cook, the owner of more than 25 cookbooks, the editor of “The Essential Louisiana Cookbook,” by Stanley Dry (published by Renaissance Publishing) and a…

The Benefit of Beads

While working full-time in Sulphur, 31-year-old Liz Bergeron operates Here and There Boutique, a jewelry business inspired by a mission trip to Kenya.

Nouvelles Des Villes

JackPot, Once Again Lake Charles Players have been flocking to the new $700 million, 25-story Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Lake Charles, built by billionaire Tillman Fertitta. It opened with great fanfare, complete with showgirls and state and local officials.…

The Benefit of Beads

While working full-time in Sulphur, 31-year-old Liz Bergeron operates Here and There Boutique, a jewelry business inspired by a mission trip to Kenya.

Nouvelles Des Villes

New “Man Cave” in Lafayette Twin Peaks recently opened its doors at 5801 Johnson St. in Lafayette next to the Acadiana Mall featuring several large flat-screen TVs for sports viewing, hearty made-from-scratch comfort food and beer poured into huge mugs…

Hugh Thompson’s Broad Shoulders

One of the high points of my career in journalism has been the privilege of writing the life story of Vietnam War hero Hugh Thompson of Broussard. He was the United States Army helicopter pilot credited with stopping the My…