Acadiana Profile - August-September 2012

Nouvelles des Villes

A parade for an Idol WESTLAKE – Thousands of well-wishers, many brandishing homemade signage touting their local hero, lined the streets of Westlake on May 12, 2012, to celebrate Josh Ledet’s success on the hit show, American Idol. Just days…

Sweet Success

This Lake Charles chef is a world-class sugar sculptor.

Taking the Pulse: A Guide to Acadiana Hospitals

          Acadia Parish American Legion Hospital 1305 Crowley Rayne Hwy., Crowley www.alh.org This hospital hosts 178 beds, 38 of which are in the psychiatric unit, and it has multiple specialties along with a family practice, including…

Acadiana Doctor Profiles

      Darric Baty, M.D. Specialty: Pediatric Neurosurgery Ball State University 1998 Indiana University School of Medicine 2002 Native of Springport, Ind.     My Toughest Case 40-plus-hour operations Forty hours is full workweek to most. Dr. Darric Baty,…

Sur le Menu: Iconic Acadiana Restaurants

Every town has at least one restaurant that sums up that place. No matter where you are, that restaurant is almost always a no-frills or fanciness kind of place. Just good food – consistently good food for decades, in fact.…