Keeping it all in the family, sisters cheer one another to new heights
Changing what you eat can be hard, but for Sara Lane Zimmerman, 82, the secret is realizing what you eat determines how you feel.
Ruth Gulotta, 20, has worked at Gulotta’s more than seven years beginning with odd jobs like helping clean up. Although the four previous generations have seen the business move locations, she grew up working only in the North Lewis Street location.
You’re never too old to have fun
When Comeaux cooks, ‘That’s Italian’
Perpetual care for the dead requires much effort by the living
— A favorite food gets a new twist
Roy St. Julien of Delcambre is called “Poppie” thanks to the four grandchildren living nearby, part of his legacy following three daughters.
... from architect to restaurateur, an artist and chef make memories in New Iberia
A New Iberia resident, who shall remain nameless, might be known to some readers when referring to her as the lady with a parking lot ministry. She often meets total strangers in parking lots, at the post office or grocery store engaging them in deep conversations and leaving with a new-found friend. She finds something special in everyone she meets.
The sounds came from around the world, inspired a never-ending parade
A recent advertising campaign by Campbell’s soups, makers of Swanson’s broths, posed the question, “Why I Cook?”
Summer reading rocks at home or on the go.
A labor of love and an outpouring of support from the community makes Project Graduation a success for Teche area seniors. The annual celebration is an unforgetable way to top off the cap and gown ceremony that will launch them into their greatest adventures of life: Young adulthood.
Eight years ago when Julie LaPointe moved to New Iberia, barely able to speak English, she never dreamed this day would happen. She said being part of the Progressive Education Program, Inc. has been a great experience.
The heart of Cajun Country may not be the place to find avocado eaters, but with the Spanish heritage of New Iberia, finding guacamole fans makes it easier.
ST. MARTINVILLE — Almost 33 years ago, Ronny Theriot of St. Martinville was desperate for a miracle. His young wife, the mother of their infant child, was dying of cancer at MD Anderson. He said people he knew and didn’t know, from every denomination of Christian faith were joining him and his brother-in-law, Mike Fuselier, praying that God would spare her life.
First time mothers or remembering those no longer here, today is a
Emma Fox, 74 of New Iberia, is one of those grandmothers who has learned to celebrate motherhood all year long with her three adult children.
Ann Bolner Patout, “Grandma Ann”, is credited as the one who taught her children Alex II and his son Alex III, Mitch, André, Liz and Gigi how to cook, but the story doesn’t stop there, it only begins.
Friendships come and go, but at Becky Collins’ house, it happens during tea once a year near Valentine’s Day.
Students in need of help learning to read can try music lyrics; those who need help with math can try rhythm.
South Louisiana residents love to “geaux.” It’s hard to find a weekend without a festival, cook-off or other organized activitiy. Some are fast paced, others more leisurely.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
When beloved, no one’s life is ever forgotten. Especially true when a young life of 19 years is crushed in a tragic fire.
The tradition of fasting, though most often affiliated with the observance of Ash Wednesday and the 40 days of Lent that follow, began in ancient times. For some faiths and nations, their dietary culture prohibits eating specific foods as an on-going health concern or religious observance.
What started as curiosity, about a potential ancestor noted to be the first white man staying on the North American shores after discovery, has become a lifelong passion and benefit to descendents of New Iberia.
Americans have become accustomed to seeing “Made in China” on artifacts and household items of all varieties, but little is known about the china “Made in New Iberia” by Ceramic Treasures Inc.
Blind dates are not always a popular or positive experience for two people who have never met, but the trend to choose a book for a blind date seems to be catching on.
Note from the Teche Life Editor:
“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.”
Unsung military heroes have long been a part of our nation’s history, but often it is the controversial aspect of women serving in the military that draws our attention.
Becoming First Lady of Louisiana didn’t change Alice Foster. Returning to a normal routine hasn’t either. Mrs. Murphy J. “Mike” Foster Jr., former first lady of Louisiana, is still a lady in the first order and knows what it means to be a woman of history.
As the last loads of sugar cane are hauled to the mills for grinding this month, the 2014 sugar cane harvesting season will come to a close and South Louisiana will again reap the rewards of a crop which has become a major contributor to the agricultural economy of this state.
ST. MARTINVILLE — For not quite 250 years, families have raised their children as parishioners of the St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church and those offspring in turn rear their own children sitting on its benches every weekend.
What will be under your child’s Christmas tree this year? Will it be technology devices and battery- powered toys or back-to-basic gifts promoting learning and hands-on activities to spark the imagination and help master long-term development and learning skills?
Residents and visitors in downtown New Iberia may have noticed a change this season. Walking down Main Street, soft blue lights now line the trees, store windows and decorations instead of the usual white lights that mark the holiday season in the city.
Music is thriving in the Teche Area. As the celebrations of the Christmas season begin, choirs are preparing for the celebratory time of the year with special performances to create joyfulness and holiday spirit.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, The Daily Iberian decided to find out what children of Iberia Parish are thankful for. As it turns out, the answers aren’t too surprising, friends, family and …bananas?
JEANERETTE — Most children dream of the day they can hangout from sunup to sundown in a homemade treehouse. For 5-year-old twins Charlie and Alex Viator, that dream became a reality thanks to a helping hand from their neighbors.
COTEAU — In the dining room of an Estis Road home in rural Iberia Parish, Jim and Ovey Viator looked at each when asked about their shared last name.
JEANERETTE — Jeanerette Senior High School students are extending their artistic creativity far beyond the present and well into the future.
There are some who would consider the late 1970s the golden age for girls athletics at New Iberia Senior High.
It’s not surprising that a player or maybe two players of a youth football team may eventually make it to play college football.
New Iberia’s Michael Dardant recently earned a spot in the 2015 International Federation of Magic Societies’ World Championships of Magic in Rimini, Italy.
Ladonna Maria Brown and Kirby Obrian Bastiste, daughter Kyrielle Karmen Batiste, born July 1, 2015; weight 8 pounds 7 ounces.
The biggest single part of the Iberia Parish School Board’s $50 million bond proposition from two years ago — a $13 million elementary school on 22 acres behind Belle Place Middle School — is low on the priority list as numerous smaller projects are underway.
Morgan Boggs from Loreauville High School is one of more than 650 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. who will be representing Varsity Spirit in London’s New Year’s Day Parade.
The 1980 classes of Mount Carmel Academy and Catholic High School are having their 35 year reunion from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. June 20 at the NILA Gallery located at 301 West St. Peter St. For more information contact Penni Van Brocklin at 380-4378 or Kenny LeJeune at 380-5336.
Franklin Senior High Class of 1985 is planning its 30 year Class Reunion in 2015. The reunion will be a weekend event and is set for June 5-7.