Iberia Economic Development Authority has purchased six acres to jump-start the development of a business park, Progress Point Business Park, near Acadiana Regional Airport. IEDA will purchase an additional 44 acres to be acquired this fall.
\Moody’s Investors Service, a major bond ratings agency, is painting a gloomy picture of Louisiana’s future fiscal health due to the state’s loss of more than $850 million in Medicaid funding thanks to a federal miscalculation, calling the potential budget crisis a “credit negative.”
SK USA Inc., a division of Korea-based SK Group, bought controlling interest in Smoothie King Franchises Inc. of Metairie from co-founders Steve and Cindy Kuhnau. The Kuhnaus founded the company almost four decades ago.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.