Throughout its 120-year-old history, Lafayette Utilities System has always prided itself on providing electrical, water, and sewer services to the residents of Lafayette and some neighboring areas.
Darrel LeJeune of Basile (right) receives the J. Blanton Belk Outstanding Up with People Alumnus Award from J. Blanton Belk, the founder of Up with People and the award’s namesake. The presentation was made on Friday, June 29 during the organization’s annual alumni reunion held in Tucson, Ariz. (Photo courtesy of Darrel LeJeune)
For the better part of the past six decades, the Up With People (UWP) educational and performance program has been reaching individuals around the world through its music, message, and service.
Real estate values and economic development opportunities are two issues that go hand-in-hand when it comes to the success of any city across the nation.
When the Cajun and Creole ancestors of those currently living in South Louisiana first arrived, they brought with them vestiges of the ways of life from their native homeland.
Mary Foster-Galasso is pictured here in the center as she unfurls a sign for the mutil-purpose room that now bears her name. She is pictured with some of the library board members. From left to right are Police Jury President Ryan “LeDay” Williams, Gaynell Coates, and Sandra Jacobs. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
The last day of July meant the last day on the job for Mary Foster-Galasso as executive director of the Evangeline Parish Library.