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Wednesday 07/29/2015
Pie Master
Posted: July 29, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Art of baking pies comes in the preparation

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Monday 07/27/2015
Sibling Rivalry?
Posted: July 27, 2015 - 4:58 pm

Keeping it all in the family, sisters cheer one another to new heights

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Thursday 07/23/2015
Full-time cook
Posted: July 23, 2015 - 7:21 pm

Lester takes charge of kitchen

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Wednesday 07/15/2015
Go Green
Posted: July 15, 2015 - 3:03 pm

Changing what you eat can be hard, but for Sara Lane Zimmerman, 82, the secret is realizing what you eat determines how you feel.

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Monday 07/13/2015
Homegrown commerce — Local ties keep businesses in the area
Posted: July 13, 2015 - 10:12 am

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.

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Wednesday 07/08/2015
Young at Heart — Photographic Feature
Posted: July 08, 2015 - 2:00 pm

You’re never too old to have fun

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Judge for yourself
Posted: July 08, 2015 - 2:00 pm

When Comeaux cooks, ‘That’s Italian’

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Wednesday 07/01/2015
Resting in Pieces
Posted: July 01, 2015 - 2:17 pm

Perpetual care for the dead requires much effort by the living

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On-the-go versatility
Posted: July 01, 2015 - 2:52 pm

—  A favorite food gets a new twist

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Wednesday 06/24/2015
‘Grand’ fathering — once a father, always a father, ... and sometimes, all over again
Posted: June 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Roy St. Julien of Delcambre is called “Poppie” thanks to the four grandchildren living nearby, part of his legacy following three daughters.

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Artistry of Cooking
Posted: June 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm

... from architect to restaurateur, an artist and chef make memories in New Iberia

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Monday 06/15/2015
Posted: June 15, 2015 - 6:00 pm

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.

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Wednesday 06/10/2015
Home in New Iberia
Posted: June 10, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The sounds came from around the world, inspired a never-ending parade

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Wednesday 06/03/2015
Love is one of the main reasons why we cook
Posted: June 03, 2015 - 4:45 pm

A recent advertising campaign by Campbell’s soups, makers of Swanson’s broths, posed the question, “Why I Cook?”

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Beat the heat
Posted: June 03, 2015 - 4:00 am

Summer reading rocks at home or on the go.

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Men’s Club
true: June 03, 2015 - 4:52 pm

Tasty way to spend time together.

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Wednesday 05/27/2015
Project G: Success
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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.

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Graduation marks a new beginning
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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.

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
Avocados — the unlikely fruit
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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.

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When Men Pray
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 11:24 am

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.

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Wednesday 05/13/2015
Mothers (Part 1)
Posted: May 13, 2015 - 2:00 pm

First time mothers or remembering those no longer here, today is a

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Mothers - 'Something' in Common (Part 2)
Posted: May 13, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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.

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Wednesday 05/06/2015
Food for the Soul
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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.

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Thursday 04/30/2015
Time for Tea
Posted: April 30, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Friendships come and go, but at Becky Collins’ house, it happens during tea once a year near Valentine’s Day.

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Wednesday 04/29/2015
Living for Music
Posted: April 29, 2015 - 2:00 am

Students in need of help learning to read can try music lyrics; those who need help with math can try rhythm.

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Monday 04/20/2015
Les Jardins des Fleurs — a peaceful ride
Posted: April 20, 2015 - 3:00 pm

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.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Autism, a growing reality
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Adolescents say it.

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Tuesday 04/07/2015
Egg-traordinary Gifts
Posted: April 07, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Honoring One of Our Own
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 4:45 pm

When beloved, no one’s life is ever forgotten. Especially true when a young life of 19 years is crushed in a tragic fire.

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Monday 03/30/2015
Fast or Not to Fast? Is that the question?
Posted: March 30, 2015 - 1:22 pm

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.

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Lester puts things in historic perspective
Posted: March 30, 2015 - 1:05 pm

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.

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Ceramic Treasures starts here
Posted: March 30, 2015 - 12:54 pm

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.

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Blind Date, gaining interest
Posted: March 30, 2015 - 12:45 pm

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.

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Keeper of Our History
Posted: March 30, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Note from the Teche Life Editor: 

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Tuesday 03/24/2015
Making History
Posted: March 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.”

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Wednesday 03/18/2015
Ready to Serve
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 4:30 pm

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.

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Wednesday 03/11/2015
Still Alice
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 5:00 pm

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.

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Monday 01/05/2015
Sweet rewards
true: January 05, 2015 - 11:38 am

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.

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Friday 01/02/2015
‘Mother Church of the Acadians’
Posted: January 02, 2015 - 9:33 am

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.

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Monday 12/22/2014
Gifts that inspire
true: December 22, 2014 - 10:36 am

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?

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Wednesday 12/10/2014
Having a blue Christmas without Rodrigue
Posted: December 10, 2014 - 2:00 pm

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.

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Monday 12/01/2014
Joyous times
true: December 01, 2014 - 2:20 pm

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.

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Monday 11/24/2014
Giving thanks
true: November 24, 2014 - 8:38 am

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?

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Monday 11/17/2014
Pirates of the Teche
true: November 17, 2014 - 8:45 am

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.

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Monday 11/10/2014
El Festival Español
true: November 10, 2014 - 10:39 am

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.

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Monday 11/03/2014
Into the future
Posted: November 03, 2014 - 10:43 am

JEANERETTE — Jeanerette Senior High School students are extending their artistic creativity far beyond the present and well into the future.

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Monday 10/27/2014
State champions
Posted: October 27, 2014 - 10:06 am

There are some who would consider the late 1970s the golden age for girls athletics at New Iberia Senior High.

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Monday 10/20/2014
Posted: October 20, 2014 - 9:46 am

It’s not surprising that a player or maybe two players of a youth football team may eventually make it to play college football.

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Wednesday 10/15/2014
Magical illusion
Posted: October 15, 2014 - 8:35 am

New Iberia’s Michael Dardant recently earned a spot in the 2015 International Federation of Magic Societies’ World Championships of Magic in Rimini, Italy.

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Monday 10/06/2014
No fear
Posted: October 06, 2014 - 4:01 pm

You have breast cancer.

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Wednesday 07/29/2015
Births — Sunday, July 26, 2016
Posted: July 29, 2015

Iberia Medical Center

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Wednesday 07/22/2015
Births — Sunday, July 19, 2015
Posted: July 22, 2015

Ladonna Maria Brown and Kirby Obrian Bastiste, daughter Kyrielle Karmen Batiste, born July 1, 2015; weight 8 pounds 7 ounces.

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Wednesday 07/08/2015
Births — Sunday, July 5, 2015
Posted: July 08, 2015

Iberia Medical Center

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Sunday 07/26/2015
School-related small projects get priority in Iberia
Posted: July 26, 2015

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.

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Wednesday 07/15/2015
Cheering for the home team — USA
Posted: July 15, 2015

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.

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Thursday 07/09/2015
Project books
Updated: July 10, 2015 - 4:03 pm

4-H students throughout Iberia Parish have been working on project books to present in a competition to represent the parish at the state level.

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Wednesday 06/03/2015
Class of 1980 Reunion
Posted: June 03, 2015

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.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
FSHS Class of 1985 reunion planned
Posted: October 23, 2014

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. 

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Thursday 08/14/2014
NIHS Class of 1954 reunion
Posted: August 14, 2014

The New Iberia High School Class of 1954 will celebrate its 60th reunion Oct. 24-25. There will be an informal gathering at Landry’s Seafood and Steak House in New Iberia at 5 p.m. Oct. 24.

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