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The History And Stories Behind Seven Pieces Of Public Art In Downtown Lafayette

I couldn't even begin to count how many times I've walked around Downtown Lafayette and admired the great public art displayed, just about at every turn. It's probably what I like best about Downtown Lafayette. It gives the area a truly unique feel. I've often wondered who made these sculptures and painted these murals, and today I came across some great information about them I thought I'd share.

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Ramallah's Thriving Cosmopolitan Nightlife
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Local Blogger Describes Lafayette Bars As If They Were Lafayette Boys

What if your favorite local watering holes were actually guys in your phone? How would you describe each one? One local blogger did, and many are saying she's spot on.

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Facebook/Kart Ranch
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#teambrittni Fundraiser Tomorrow, May 25 At Kart Ranch

20% of all sales on that day will be donated to the #teambrittni fund to help the family with expenses while Brittni fights leukemia.

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How LSU’s ‘Mike The Tiger’ Will Be Treated For Cancer

Yesterday we learned that the beloved live mascot for the LSU Tigers, Mike VI, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

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New Iberia Mayor Hilda Curry
New Iberia Mayor Hilda Curry
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New Iberia Mayor Asks For Help From La. State Police

State Police troopers have been asked to help patrol and work traffic in Iberia Parish.

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Seatbelt (Photo courtesy of Department for Transport via Getty Images)
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“Click It Or Ticket” Seatbelt Campaign In Full Effect

Buckle up! That's a warning from Lafayette Police as the "Click it or Ticket" campaign is now in full swing today through June 5th.

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Summer Swimming, Getty Images, (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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Acadiana Schools Out For Summer This Week

School will start up again in August.

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Two Vermilion Parish Schools Closed Today

No other reported school closures are none at this time.

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What They Really Need To Tell You At Graduation [Rant]

Don't settle for what you're supposed to be, excel until you find out who you were meant to be. Take chances and feel the emotions of every single day. Don't let anyone who doesn't believe in you the way you believe in yourself be a part of your life.

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Captain Clay Higgins via YouTube
Captain Clay Higgins via YouTube
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Moon Griffon Talks Platform & Fundraising W/ Congressional Candidate Clay Higgins

Lafayette Reserve Deputy Marshal Clay Higgins has announced he is running for the 3rd Congressional District seat, which will be vacated since Charles Boustany is running for the U.S. Senate. He called in to the Moon Griffon Show to talk about why he's running.

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