Kindergarten Boy Suspended for His ‘Distracting’ Mohawk

When 5-year-old Ethan Clos showed up at school with a short, spiky mohawk last week, his fellow kindergarteners thought it was cool. But administrators at Reid Primary and Middle School in Springfield, Ohio, deemed the edgy cut too disruptive, and ordered him home until he adopted a tamer style. His mom, Keshia Castle, said that [...]

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Highland Baptist Christian School 6th Annual Golf Tournament

The Highland Baptist Christian School 6th Annual Golf Tournament is April 12 at the Spanish Trail Golf Club in St. Martinville. Registration for the Four Man Scramble is at 7:30AM with a Shotgun Start at 8AM. Entry fee is $95. For additional information or to register call (337) 364-2273, extension 102 or go to www.hbcsni.org

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Bach Lunch

The Lafayette Science Museum Foundation is pleased to announce its Spring 2013 Bach Lunch season lineup.Bach Lunch will be celebrating 25 years this spring and is the popular free lunch hour series featuring different musicians performing from noon to 1PM. Lunches are available for purchase from local restaurants on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at [...]

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Aid groups: US should send CASH, not food, abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food aid groups are urging the Obama administration to overhaul the way the United States helps starving people abroad. The White House will not say whether Obama’s budget proposal, scheduled to come out next week, will seek to change the way foreign food aid is distributed. But food aid groups, farm groups [...]

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3.9 tons of marijuana confiscated by Texas Highway Patrol

For highway patrol officers, there’s no such thing as a routine traffic stop. That adage was again proven true when a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a gas tanker to perform a routine visual inspection and discovered the tanker was carrying 3.9 tons of marijuana. It’s unclear how the trooper was able to make [...]

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Benefit for Classie Ballou

A Benefit Fundraiser for Classie Ballou will be held Sunday, April 7th at Lafayette Feed and Seed downtown from Noon til 6PM. Music by JoJo Reed, Leon Chavis, Corey Arceneaux, Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys, Leroy Thomas, Corey Ledet, Lil Wayne & Same Ole Two Step, Jeffery Broussard and many more.

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