A new veterans memorial in Broussard will pay tribute to a local soldier who lost his life while serving for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.
The Sgt. Patrick Williamson Memorial will be constructed at the center of an existing roundabout at the intersection of South Bernard Road and West Fairfield Drive in Broussard. The memorial will feature three plaques with his name, a granite American flag with a hand-sculpted rope, and five bronze emblems for each branch of the military — the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.
“We’re very honored to be able to […]
Broussard arts and crafts supplier The Crafty Carousel held a grand opening Saturday to crowds of the town’s crafty do-it-yourselfers.
Longtime friends Tanya Verret and Crystal Bourque decided to quit their jobs in office work and work for themselves. After a few years working in compliance for the state board of education, they decided to open the crafts shop at 201 Albertsons Parkway, Suite O, because of their aversion to driving 30-45 minutes to local stores for hobby supplies.
“I kept saying, ‘I wish someone would open a store in Broussard,'” Verret said. “Then, after a […]
Broussard Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Jeremy Hidalgo was recently named chief operating officer position for the City of Broussard.
Mayor Ray Bourque who was sworn into office Jan. 2, hired Hidalgo to the newly created position in hopes to make the city’s structure more stable and a better place for continued growth. Hidalgo will be in charge of going over everything from infrastructure projects to land development to what can be done to help current businesses grow and hire more, city spokesperson
Amy Jones said.
Stacy Romero, who was the chamber’s community development manager, will serve […]
City of Broussard plans South Bernard expansion
Broussard, LA, January 9, 2019 –
On January 8, Mayor Ray Bourque and the Broussard City Council quickly got down to business at their first meeting of 2019. A major item on the agenda was the introduction of an ordinance to amend the 2018-19 operating budget by adding an additional $2.9 million for the final phase of the South Bernard Road expansion. The newly sworn-in council voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance.
The first phase of the expansion was completed in 2017, which included a new bridge as […]
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Ray Bourque takes office as Mayor of Broussard
Broussard, LA, January 2, 2019 –
On January 2, 2019, Ray Bourque was sworn in as the new Mayor of Broussard, La. One of his first orders of business was to meet with city employees and share his vision of moving Broussard forward.
Mayor Bourque spoke on the importance of tourism, engagement of Broussard’s citizens, and accountability of the city’s employees and elected officials. He also expressed that managing personnel, projects, and […]
Tonight, the City of Broussard will present the 1st Terry Guilbeau Lifesaving Award at the Broussard City Council meeting at 6:00pm . This award will be presented to three firefighters with the Broussard Fire Department for a call they answered on March 7, 2013. The three found 63 year old Hughe Agan 63 year old in his truck in cardiac arrest. The firefighters responded quickly, started CPR, placed the AED on him, revived him and got a pulse back. Mr. Agan is alive and well today because of the quick actions of these firefighters.
Mr Agan and his family will […]
Broussard, LA – Due to the expected winter weather event that will effect Lafayette Parish tomorrow, the regularly scheduled Broussard City Council meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place February 11, 2014 […]