News | November 2017

As a leader in the pest control industry for over 20 years, we have received state of the art training, knowledge, and expertise which allows us to provide our customers with the best in pest control services.

The Lafayette Airport Commission has selected a joint venture team of Lafayette’s The Lemoine Company and Houston-based Manhattan Construction Company to build the new terminal building at Lafayette Regional Airport.  

A big chunk of the bill for the new terminal is being paid by a one-cent sales tax that Lafayette Parish voters approved for eight months. It raised about $35 million to pay for the new terminal, which is predicted to cost about $90 million. The remainder is expected to be made up with state and federal funds.

LAFAYETTE, La. and LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) and Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) announced today that they have agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction pursuant to a definitive merger agreement unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of each company. 

On November 14, 2017, Dr. Azeem Khan, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, performed Lourdes’ first robotic assisted coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). A robotic-assisted CABG, is a less invasive procedure to correct problems with the heart’s arteries without fully opening the chest cavity.

On November 14, 2017, Dr. Azeem Khan, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, performed Lourdes’ first robotic assisted coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). A robotic-assisted CABG, is a less invasive procedure to correct problems with the heart’s arteries without fully opening the chest cavity.

Based on its effort to shield smart cars from cyber attacks, a University of Louisiana at Lafayette group was selected for the “Innovative Project of the Year” award on Nov. 2 at the Annual Clean Fuel Leader Awards ceremony in Baton Rouge.

Drs. Raju Gottumukkala, director of research for the Informatics Research Institute and assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and Paul Darby, assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, have been collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Idaho National

Our recent Building the Region Conference gave attendees a glimpse of the prairies and industrial parks of Acadiana’s northern parishes. The aim: to highlight the economic drivers of these two parishes. Just as important as building awareness was building connections between partners. The theme of “building” continued at each stop during the full-day conference.

Evangeline Parish

Last week, the Louisiana Department of Education released the annual performance scores for schools and districts around the state. Eight of the nine school districts within the 1A region maintained their District Performance Score (DPS) letter grade, with Jeff Davis Parish becoming Acadiana’s second ‘A’-rated district, along with Vermilion Parish.

2016-17 District Performance Scores and Letter Grades

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Our founders, Jack and Ruth Eckerd, were philanthropists with tremendous vision, leadership, and commitment to creating better futures for children and families.  They believed every child is valuable and deserves the opportunity to succeed, in need of a second chance.

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Name: Alexander Lazard

Occupation:  One Acadiana, Director of Event & Special Projects

Hometown: Lafayette, LA

Current city: Lafayette, LA

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