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April 11, 2014: Mike Tarantino of the Iberia Industrial Development Foundation is on the show on the 2nd Friday of the month following IDF Board meetings discussing Economic Development issues. click here to listen.
April 10, 2014: Tom Hymel of the LSU AgCenter and Sea Grant Program discussed topical fisheries issues. click here
April 9, 2014: New Iberia Mayor Pro-Tem Dan Doerle takes calls live on the Wednesday in the off week of City Council meetings. click here
April 4, 2014: New Iberia Mayor Hilda Curry takes calls live on the Wednesday after City Council meetings at 11:10. click here to listen.
April 3, 2014: Seth Derouen of New Iberia Senior High's Production of "Shrek the Musical". click here to listen
March 12, 2014: Phil Streva discussed and played selections from his CD "Catahoula". click here
March 12, 2014: General Russel L. Honore and Nara Crowley discussed the "Green Army". click here
February 21, 2014: State Treasurer John Kennedy discussed recent bond sales and food stamp fraud. click here to listen.
February 11, 2014: Iberia Parish Councilmen David Ditch and Ricky Gonsoulin preview the council meeting of August 14th. To listen, click here
January 27, 2014: Iberia Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness Director Prescott Marshall and Fire Chief Guy Bonin discussed anticipated winter weather for January 28th and 29th. click here
January 15, 2014: New Iberia Softball Hall of Fame's Larry Hensgens & Pat Thibodeaux discussed the 2014 Banquet and Hall of Fame Class as well as the upcoming softball season. click here
September 25, 2013: Stephen Handwerk of the Lousiana Democratic Party discussed enrollment opportunities for Louisianans in regards to the Affordable Care Act. click here to listen. For more information www.healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596.
August 14, 2013: Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist discussed his upcoming visit to New Orleans, his soon to be released memoir and the state of partisan politics. click here
August 13, 2013: Iberia Parish Councilmen David Ditch and Ricky Gonsoulin preview the council meeting of August 14th. To listen, click here
August 9, 2013: Karl Vincent of the Acadiana Fairgrounds Commission discussed the Cajun RVera project. click here to listen.
July 19, 2013: Carmen Judice of the Iberia Parish Permits and Planning and Zoning Department discussed fee changes, flood insurance and other issues related to the department. click here to listen
June 14, 2013: New Iberia Mayor Hilda Curry discussed the temporary closing of the Weeks Street fire station. click here to listen.
June 3, 2013: Iberia Parish Councilman Ricky Gonsoulin previewed that nights Parish Council meeting. click here to listen
May 21, 2013: Iberia Parish Councilman David Ditch previews the council meeting of May 22nd and discusses recreational opportunities this summer. To listen, click here
March 20, 2013: Vince Palumbo, New Iberia Wastewater Director, discussed a proposal to raise sewer user fees. click here to listen.
March 18, 2013: Janet Faulk-Gonzalez discussed Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce events and issues. click here to listen.
March 18, 2013: Karl Vincent of the Acadiana Fairgrounds Commission discussed the Cajun RVera project. click here to listen. Cost breakdown according to the Parish Council office
March 18, 2013: State Representative Taylor Barras discussed the upcoming legislative session including tax reform. click here to listen.
March 14, 2013: Dr. Donald Pavy discussed his book "Alligators, Marshes, Mining and Medicine". click here to listen.
February 19, 2013: Iberia Parish President Erroll Romero, and James Stein and Jimmy Landry of the Iberia Levee, Hurricane and Conservation District discussed the April 6th tax proposals and the March 1st Town Hall meeting that will offer discussion on the proposals. click here to listen.
February 18, 2013: State Treasurer John Kennedy discussed the SMART program that allows for tax breaks when investing for a childs education. click here to listen.
January 16, 2013: State Treasurer John Kennedy discussed recent ideas floated about changing the state tax code. click here to listen.
January 9, 2013: Lawrence Sherville of Robin Ford gets a surprise call during his live spot and is told he has been elected to the New Iberia Softball Hall of Fame. click here to listen.
November 26, 2012: Shelley Greer-Hebert and Natalie Lopez-Robin, candidates in the December 8th New Iberia City Council District 1 run-off, debate the issues. click here to listen.
October 26, 2012: Ricky Verret candidate for Chief Administrative Officer for Iberia Parish Government discussed his reasons for seeking the job. click here to listen.
October 15, 2012: Swamp Derouen, Doyle Copell and Jim Dandy of Black Oak Arkansas discuss the October 20th fundraiser for St. Jude's Childrens Hospital. click here to listen.
October 15, 2012: Janet Faulk-Gonzalez of the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce discusses Gumbo Cook-Off results and more. click here to listen.
October 10, 2012: Kelly Courville of Goodwill of Acadiana. click here to listen. Update on this item within the interview: Cajun Comic Relief . Get ready to celebrate 20 YEARS OF COMEDY!! On Saturday, March 2, 2013
August 17, 2012: Bryan Barrilleaux, Candidate for Congress in Louisiana's new 3rd district. click here to listen
June 20, 2012: State Treasurer John Kennedy, discussed Highway 90/I-49 issues and other fiscal problems within the state. click here to listen
May 4, 2012: Eddie Bienvenu, Marilyn Bourgeois and Mary Webb, of the "Friends of George Gros" discussed the Be The Match program and upcoming events related to their registry drive. click here to listen
March 30, 2012: Charles Lewis, West End Historian. click here
March 14, 2012: Tyler Musselwhite and Ken Munnerlynn of Fir Marseal Nua Iberia discuss upcoming St. Patrick's Day festivities in New Iberia. click here
March 13, 2012: St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier on recent flooding issues. click here
February 3, 2012: Joseph Lockwood of the Hopkins Street Revitalization Association kicked off a new segment "West End Matters". click here
January 25, 2012: James Hallinan of the Louisiana State Democratic Party discussed the State of the Union Address and how it affects Louisiana. click here
August 16, 2011: Tyler Musselwhite, County Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Iberia Office discussed crop conditions, agriculture's economic impact and other issues related to his office. click here to listen
August 4, 2011: Joint Legislative Committee Hearing on AGL's proposal to utilize the Chicot Aquifer to clear salt domes for natural gas storage . click here to listen
May 16, 2011: St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier discussed the latest on the opening of the Morganza Spillway and flood prevention efforts in St. Martin Parish. click here to listen
April 26, 2011: Lee Mallett of the proposed Academy of Training Skills of Acadiana returned to discuss the latest efforts to get a facility in Iberia Parish similar to their Lacassine facility. click here to listen
March 16, 2011: Lee Mallett of the proposed Academy of Training Skills of Acadiana returned to discuss the latest efforts to get a facility in Iberia Parish similar to their Lacassine facility. click here to listen
February 21, 2011: Local Author John H. Wormser discussed his latest book To Make a Perfect World. click here to listen.
November 30, 2010: Linda Habetz and Lloyd Nicholson of "Friends of George Gros" along with Mary Halet of the National Marrow Donor Program discuss an upcoming Bone Marrow Registration drive. click here to listen. For more info visit: bethematch.org
October 21, 2010: Major Ginny Higgins, Spokesperson for the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office discussed the escape and eventual capture of accused murderer Paul Stanley Collins. click here to listen.
October 15, 2010: Mike Manes and Paul Landry of the Spanish Lake Land Owners Association discuss concerns they have about a sewerage treatment facility being constructed by the Iberia Parish Government. click here to listen.
September 13, 2010: State Senator Troy Hebert called into the show responding to comments made during the Breakfast Club and repeated on Teche Matters. Here is the entire segment including a portion of the D. A.'s interview regarding Senator Hebert. click here to listen
August 12, 2010: Brenda Comeaux Trahan and Suzy Bridwell of the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville discussed an upcoming Smithsonian Exhibit and an upcoming meeting for the public to contribute to the exhibit. click here
August 2, 2010: Iberia Parish Councilmen Naray Hulin and John Berard respond to an article in the August 1, 2010 edition of the Daily Iberian regarding council pay raise and a possible violation of the open meetings laws. click here to listen
July 30, 2010: Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal updates the manhunt on New Iberia's Westside after the suspect is captured. click here
July 29, 2010: Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal discussed a manhunt on New Iberia's Westside. click here
July 21, 2010: The entire show from the Rally for Economic Survival. click here
July 19, 2010: Charlee Halphen Swain and Carmen Nicholson of "Bare Bones Brunch" discussed the series of brunch theatre. click here to listen click on the link for more info on the Teche Matters Ticker Blog.
June 22, 2010: Iberia Parish President Ernest Freyou, Office of Emergency Preparedness Director Prescott Marshall and Jason Thompson of BP discussed the BP Claims center, Vessels of Opportunity seminars and other related topics. click here to listen. Click on the following links for documents describing the info discussed:
June 18, 2010: Will Berry of the West End Tutoring & Skill Center discussed their program for High School Students. For more information call 337-577-6275, or visit them at 524 Hopkins Street in New Iberia. click here to listen
June 14, 2010: Stephen Saunders, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior over the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and now President and founder of the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization discussed concerns surrounding the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. click here to listen
June 3, 2010: 1st half-hour of the show. Within it, St. Martinville natives, Capt. Curt Degeyter and his son, Spc. Jarred Degeyter currently serving together in Iraq discussed their unique situation there. click here
June 2, 2010: Congressman Charlie Melancon discussed the latest on the BP Spill. click here
June 1, 2010: Sandy LeJeune-Stonicher is in on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday's of the month discussing "Ideas for a Healthier Lifestyle". click here
May 19, 2010: Candace discusses the recent heart transplant her son Jean-Paul received. click here to listen
May 13, 2010: Iberia Parish President Ernest Freyou and OEP Director Prescott Marshall update the local concerns of the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf Of Mexico. click here
May 7, 2010: Heather Gordon producer for the TruTV series Top 20 Most Shocking discussed the show and her search for your craziest videos. If you have video to submit call her at (818) 723-7650. click here to listen
May 6, 2010: Iberia Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security Director Prescott Marshall discussed the possible local impact and preparedness plan of the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. click here
May 4, 2010: State Senator Troy Hebert discussed the the current legislative session and bills involving the proposed splitting of the 16th Judicial District. click here
May 3, 2010: Congressman Charlie Melancon discussed the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. click here
April 29, 2010: Nikki LeMaire of the LSU AgCenter discussed bullying. click here
March 19, 2010: Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal called the show following comments made regarding the dismissal of the acting warden at the Iberia Parish Jail. click here
February 25, 2010: Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal discusses issues surrounding the inter-governmental contract with the City of New Iberia.
February 24th, 2010: District 49 State Representative Simone Champagne on a proposed Iberia Parish Levee District.
February 19, 2010: State Senator Troy Hebert on two separate proposals that he plans to introduce in the upcoming legislative session on deconsolidating the 16th Judicial District and consolidating the Iberia Port Commission, Iberia Airport Authority and the Iberia Economic Development Authority. click here to listen
January 14, 2010: Candace Chauvin-Armstrong, Brooke Williams and Geri Frederick discuss the condition of Candace's son and an upcoming blood drive to benefit her son Jean Paul. click here to listen
December 11, 2009: Kristie Arslan with the National Association for the Self-Employed discussed what Health Care reform might mean to the self employed. click here to listen
December 9, 2009: New Iberia Town Hall Meeting. click here to listen
August 14, 2009: Joseph Minarik of the Committee on Economic Development in Washington D. C. discusses the health care legislation being considered in Congress. click here to listen
August 12, 2009: Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal discusses hurricane recovery, economic development, healthcare and other issues in advance of an appearance in New Iberia. click here to listen
July 31, 2009: Mike Tarantino of the Iberia Industrial Development Foundation and Brock Dubois discuss a new marketing campaign of the area campuses of Louisiana Technical College. click here to listen
June 17, 2009: Iberia Parish Councilman Larry Richard, Chairman of the Iberia Parish Hurricane Flood Protection District Advisory Committee discusses the recently formed committee's work. click here to listen
May 22, 2009: District 49 State Representative Simone Champagne discusses the current legislative session. click here to listen
May 15, 2009: State Senator Troy Hebert (Dist. 22) discusses the current legislative session. click here to listen
May 8, 2009: Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal updates concerns about contracts with the City, Parish and work release center. click here to listen
March 25th, 2009: Kitty Metz and Students discuss from St. Edward School in New Iberia Discuss a special Lenten Fundraiser. click here to listen
March 23, 2009: State Representatives Taylor Barras (Dist 48) and Simone Champagne (Dist. 49) discuss the upcoming legislative session. click here to listen
February 18, 2009: Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain. click here to listen
February 13, 2009: Mac Stearns of the Iberia Performing Arts League discusses their upcoming production of 'Oklahoma'. click here to listen
January 23, 2009: Iberia Parish Tax Assessor Rickey Huval discusses a proposal to raise the Homestead Exemption in Louisiana. click here to listen
November 21, 2008: James Duck of Duck's Drive Inn reminisces about the Drive Inn in advance of being a guest chef at Clementine on November 26th, 2008. click here to listen
November 14, 2008: Iberia Parish President Ernest Freyou takes calls on the 2nd and 4th Thursday's of the month. click here to listen
November 10, 2008: Musician Steve Adams discusses his Album Playin' With My Friends. click here to listen
November 7, 2008: Kitty Henderson of the Historic Bridge Foundation discusses the status of the Vida Shaw Bridge near Loreauville. click here to listen
October 17, 2008: Author/Photographer Mariana Titus discusses her latest book: Sunday Mornings Crowning Glories. click here to listen
August 29, 2008: On the 3rd anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Iberia prepares for Hurricane Gustav. click here for a menu of that day's show.
July 22, 2008: In a pre-recorded interview, Architect Steve Oubre discusses "Smart Growth" developments like Teche Ridge and River Ranch following a seminar on the same topic. click here to listen
July 18, 2008: Paul Schexnayder discusses the Bayou Teche Museum and upcoming fundraiser. click here to listen
July 16, 2008: Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal discusses concerns at the jail and his first two weeks in office. click here to listen
July 2, 2008: State Senator Troy Hebert discusses the recent Legislative session and the legislative pay raise veto. click here to listen
July 1, 2008: Louis Ackal takes the Oath of Office as Sheriff of Iberia Parish. click here to listen
June 27, 2008: Bruce Barber of the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Safe Neighborhood Program discussed that and a fuutr Crime Stoppers program for Iberia Parish. click here to listen
June 25, 2008: District 54 State Representative Jerry "Truck" Gisclair discusses the recently concluded Legislative session including his vote on legislative pay raises. click here to listen
June 20, 2008: Jeff Kleinpeter of Kleinpeter Farms meets "long lost cousin" and discusses the introduction of their new ice cream brand into the New Iberia market. click here to listen
June 10, 2008: Iberia Parish Superintendent of Schools Dale Henderson and Director of Business Carl "Jimmy" LeBlanc address and upcoming school board meeting regardin setting millages for 2008. click here to listen
June 6, 2008: Iberia Parish Registrar of Voters Mildred Adams discusses a recent list of voters who could be removed from the rolls due to address discrepancies. click here to listen
June 2, 2008: Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal discusses Hurricane Preparedness, Proposed tax relief and the Vice Presidency. click here to listen
June 2, 2008: Louisiana Department of Social Services Spokesperson Cheryl Michelet discusses Hurricane Preparedness, specifically evacuation shelters. click here to listen
May 8, 2008: Iberia Parish Public Works Director Kevin Hagerich discusses recent changes in the department. click here to listen
April 28, 2008: Delcambre High School Softball Head Coach Mark Suire following their State Championship on April 26th, 2008. click here to listen
April 25, 2008: Jeff waxes poetically about the song Van Lingle Mungo. click here to listen
April 25, 2008: District 49 State Representative Simone Champagne discusses the current legislative session. click here to listen
April 18, 2008: District 22 State Senator Troy Hebert and District 48 State Representative Taylor Barras discuss the current Legislative Session. Click here to listen
April 17, 2008: Charles Stemmans, District Conservationist Franklin & New Iberia Field Offices USDA NRCS. click here to listen
April 2, 2008: Iberia Parish President Ernest Freyou discusses debris/trash removal and other issues surrounding Iberia Parish Government. click here to listen
February 22, 2008: New Iberia City Councilman David Broussard discusses the Railroad Crossing problems in New Iberia. click here to listen
February 8, 2008: Former President Bill Clinton on Louisiana's Presidential Preference Primary. click here to listen
February 8, 2008: Alex Conant, Press Secretary of the Republican National Committee on Louisiana's Presidential Preference Primary. click here to listen
January 25, 2008: Jerry Shea Jr., Chairman LSU Board of Supervisors. click here to listen
January 24, 2008: Former LSU and current Chicago Cubs Shortstop Ryan Theriot. click here to listen
January 8th, 2008: Interview with United State Senator David Vitter 6 months following his admission to having a relationship with a Washington D. C. Prostitute. click here
December 28, 2007: Nara Crowley and Verlie Langlinais of savelakepeigneur.org discuss the latest developments on Jefferson Island and efforts to expand natural gas storage caverns. click here to listen.
November 28, 2007: Sondra, a recent organ donor, discusses her and her brothers' recent kidney transplant procedure. That discussion is followed by an interview with Libby Harrison of the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency. Visit them online at lopa.org for more information on donating an organ. Click here to listen
November 15, 2007: Debate between Candidates for Sheriff: Louis Ackal and David Landry who declined the invitation who appear. click here to listen
November 14, 2007: Debate between Candidates for State Senate District 22, Troy Hebert and Jeff Landry. click here to listen
November 12, 2007: Debate between Candidates for State Representative District 48, Taylor Barras and Shane Romero. click here to listen.
October 17, 2007: Author Jeffrey Rothfeder on his book McIlhenny's Gold: How a Louisiana Family Built the Tabasco Empire. Click here to listen
October 8, 2007: Podiatrist Dr. Amy Schunemeyer discussed foot ailments and potential remedies. click here to listen
October 3, 2007: Gubernatorial Candidate John Georges. To listen, click here
September 27, 2007: Jeff opened the show in a bad mood after witnessing the Iberia Parish Council vote on an applicant for a seat on the board that oversees the Veterans Memorial Building in New Iberia. click here to listen
September 20-21, 2007: This a little different than most of the show highlights. It includes portions of two shows and a portion of the meeting of the Louisiana State Bond Commission. The segment begins with a portion of Mayor Hilda Curry's interview from September 20th, the day of the Bond Commission meeting. It's followed by a clip from the Bond Commission meeting itself where City Councilman David Broussard is discussing the rail grade separation project and is eventually joined by New Iberia Chief Administrative Officer Amy Varnado. The final portion of this segment is David Broussard's call into the show on Friday September 21, 2007. Click here to listen
September 18, 2007: Discussion about the September 18th, 2007 New Iberia City Council meeting was eventually highlighted by a call from Councilman David Broussard where Jeff asked about the item related to sagging pants. click here to listen
August 29, 2007: Ron Landry of the Lydia Cancer Association discusses the Cajun Food Fest September 7-8th, 2007. click here to listen
August 13, 2007: Member of the Public Service Commission and Gubernatorial Candidate Foster Campbell discussed the upcoming election and Louisiana Public Service Commission issues. click here to listen
August 8, 2007: New Iberia Cardiologist Dr. Jonathon Stein discussed new techniques to diagnose heart and vascular problems. click here to listen
July 5, 2007: Congressman Charlie Melancon discusses an array of issues from Hurricane Recovery to President George W. Bush's recent decision to commute the jail sentence of a Lewis "Scooter" Libby. click here to listen
July 2, 2007: Jeff Badeaux with the State office of Probation and Parole in New Iberia discussed job opportunities within the department. click here to listen
June 29th, 2007: District 49 State Representative Troy Hebert offered a post-mortem on the 2007 regular Legislative session. click here to listen.
June 29, 2007: Discussion surrounding a pair of unrelated Daily Iberian stories on a St. Mary Parish Councilman who, while under investigation by the District Attorney's office, is seeking to post the Ten Commandments in the St. Mary Parish Courthouse. click here to listen
June 28th, 2007: Gubernatorial Candidate, Congressman Bobby Jindal appeared to discuss Congressional issues which included the Gulf "Dead Zone". click here
June 21, 2007: New Iberia City Council on June 19, 2007 hears a report from Noelle Brigman, Environmental Compliance Officer - Wastewater Department, regarding citizens role in keeping the sewerage system free of unnecessary inflow. click here to listen
June 20th, 2007. 3rd District Congressman Charlie Melancon talks about a recent meeting with the Governor and Congressional leadership involving the Road Home Program. click here to listen
June 20th, 2007 State Treasurer John Kennedy discussed various issues, including SB 14 which would affect the State Bond Commission. click here to listen.
June 14, 2007: New Iberia City Councilman David Broussard discussed recent action by the State House of Representatives to add money to the capitol outlay bill for the study of an overpass over the railroad tracks in New Iberia. click here to listen.
June 13, 2007: Paul Allain, of the Atchafalaya Trace Commission, discussed the historical aspects of the Vida Shaw Bridge in advance of the Iberia Parish Council's decision to either replace or restore the bridge near Loreauville. click here to listen.
May 16th, 2007: Alvina M. McHale, Director, Legislative and Public Affairs Financial Management Service with the U.S. Department of the Treasury discussed direct deposit for social security recipients. click here to listen
April 4th, 2007: Louisiana Secretary of State Jay Dardenne appeared to discuss recent changes in Louisiana elections, the upcoming legislative session and other issues around his office. click here to listen
April 2nd, 2007: New Iberia City Councilman Ernest Wilson and Public Works Director James Russell appeared on behalf of the Iberia Homeless Shelter. click here to listen
March 22nd, 2007: U. S. Representative Charlie Melancon discussing hurricane relief and a bill that would eventually be passed in the House of Representatives. click here to listen and read a press release on House passage.
March 21st, 2007: Sylvia Bienvenue of "Friends of the Humanities" at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, discussed their March 30th fundraiser and a DVD and CD exploring the history of local music. Click on the above link for more information on the aforementioned items, click here to listen.
March 20th, 2007: One day following the four year anniversary of the war in Iraq. Lance Cpl. Christopher Hebert , USMC of New Iberia, discussed his tour of duty in Iraq. click here to listen
March 16th, 2007: Rene Simon, local farmer and candidate for State Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner, discussed his platform. click here to listen.
March 15th, 2007: Jeff takes calls on issues surrounding the Iberia Parish Council and their decision not to hire Bobby Bodin as CAO and asks the question, What should the Sheriff release to the public following a carjacking that did not surface until more than a week following the incident? click here to listen.
March 15th, 2007: Mac Stearns from the Iberia Performing Arts League discussed their most recent production, "My Fair Lady". click here to listen.
March 14th, 2007: Keep New Iberia Beautiful's Dena Maturin discussing March 17th, 2007 "Makeover" of city. click here to listen.
March 13th, 2007: Curly Taylor stopped by to discuss his latest album and appearance at Music Vision's CD signing party on March 27th, 2007. click here to listen.
February 27th, 2007: Jean-Douglas Comeau of Universite' Sainte Anne in Nova Scotia and Jerry Gisclair discussed a French Immersion program coming to Nicholls State University. click here to listen.
February 26th, 2007 Tim Vice and Troy Broussard of the City of New Iberia Property Standards office discussed garbage, dilapidated buildings and other issues from the department. click here to listen
February 26th, 2007 Gwen Voorhies of the Iberia Cultural Resources Association discussed an upcoming visit by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra at New Iberias' City Park and other events March 2nd-4th, 2007. click here to listen
January 25th, 2007. Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco discussed recent comments made by former FEMA Director Michael Brown and her concerns of Partisan issues surrounding the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina . To listen: click here
December 12th, 2006. This highlight actually begins on November 29th with a caller asking our then guest Freddie DeCourt a question about a satellite dish on a utility poll. The Mayor also took a call about this dish when she was on the show December 6th (see show highlight). December 12th we received a call from the owner of the dish. It's the first of two segments from December 12th that, along with the initial call on November 29th, make up the "Show Highlight". To listen: click here
December 1st, 2006. KATC's Tom Voinche joined us at Charlies Restaurant signing his cook book "Mange avec Voinche" to benefit the Lydia Cancer Association and also talked about local radio. click here
November 28th, 2006. Arlene Armentor Bonner, Director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Acadiana along with Quinten Adcock, a board member of the New Iberia Club, discussed a special program that the Club was presenting on the abuse of "Crystal Meth". click here
November 16th, 2006: Each Thursday at 11:00 a different Representative of the LSU Ag Center appears on Teche Matters. Here Tom Hymel is joined by Noel Kinler from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to discuss alligator management issues. click here to listen
October 19th, 2006. State Senator Craig Romero discusses his bid for Congress in Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District. click here.
October 25, 2006. Susan Meyers and David Jewell, of AGL Resources/Jefferson Island Storage and Hub, discuss their proposal to add additional storage caverns to their existing facility. click here to listen
October 19th, 2006. New Iberia City Councilman Raymond "Sho Do" Lewis called in to the show on separate occasions to discuss issues surrounding the Iberia Sheriff's Office and the pay of the Chief Administrative Officer Amy Varnado. click here to listen
October 13, 2006: Nara Crowley and Verlie Langlinais discussed concerns about the proposal to expand natural gas storage wells near Jefferson Island. click here
October 4th, 2006: Jeff and Q discuss the Boys and Girls Club of Iberia Parish and a recent conference that Q and other board members attended. click here
September 7th, 2006: Becky Schexnayder Owens, President of the Bayou Teche Museum Board, talked about the museum and an art exhibit highlighting the history of the Sugar Cane industry in South Louisiana. Click here: web mp3 files/Sugarcane 2006 Poster.pdf to download a poster about the exhibit. Click here to listen
August 18th, 2006: State Senator Walter Boasso of Arabi discusses a proposed constitutional amendment (Remember your homework assignment? Click here to see proposed amendment) that would consolidate levee districts in Southeast Louisiana. click here to listen
August 15th, 2006: New Iberia native, OS 1 Shane Isaac of the U. S. Navy, discussed his role in helping Americans flee Lebanon during the early stages of the July conflict between Israel and Hezbollah fighters. click here
August 4th, 2006: U. S. Representative Charlie Melancon discussing Congressional issues including the impending conference committee of an offshore drilling and royalty revenue sharing bill. click here
July 21, 2006: Judith A. Howard, Co-Author of the book Category 5 The Story of Camille discussed the book, Hurricane preparedness history, the psychological effects of a storm and that Katrina and Rita was a reminder that we are still unprepared as a nation for disaster. click here to listen
July 21, 2006: Mike Tarantino of the Iberia Industrial Development Foundation discussed a new manufacturing business to open soon in New Iberia. Prior to his actual interview, City Councilman David Broussard called into the show discussing a recent meeting at Jefferson Island and Gene Pellerin of Pellerin Funeral Homes called in to discuss a new Funeral Procession law . click here to listen.
July 19, 2006: Harry Alford, CEO/President of the National Black Chamber of Commerce called into the show from their National Convention in New Orleans. Among the topics discussed were the rebuilding of New Orleans post Katrina and the state of African-American Business's in America. click here
July 7, 2006: A listener called in to complain about drainage on Migues Road and his belief that he was treated rudely by Iberia Parish President Will Langlinais. The Parish President called in a few Minutes later. This is the two calls edited back to back. click here
June 26th, 2006: Gloria Girouard of the United Way is a regular guest on the 4th Monday of the month. This interview focused on their upcoming Pacesetters campaign and how organizations can receive funding. click here
June 14th, 2006: Jeff calls his parents, Dave and Millie, on their anniversary. click here
June 12, 2006: Kitty called into the show from Tampa, Fla. to discuss Alberto, the season's first named Tropical Storm. click here
June 7, 2006: Andy Smith, Teresa Landry and Sharon Lourdes discuss issues surrounding the Iberia Humane Society and the June 17th Andy Smith Band Jammin' Scramble Golf Tournament that benefited the IHS. To listen: click here
June 6th, 2006: Robert Freeman from the La. Dept. of Environmental Quality rebuts statements made by New Iberia City Councilman Raymond Lewis on June 5th, 2006 regarding Lawco's proposal to build a water tank on Pershing Street. click here
May 26th, 2006: Jeff goes off on Legislative proposal to Name "I Am Louisiana" as the official State Cajun Poem. click here
Bankruptcy Attorney Joe Ferguson on May 26th, 2006. click here
State Representative Troy Hebert appeared on May 25th, 2006, discussing recent events at the Iberia Parish Council and State Legislature. click here
State Senator Craig Romero on the Legislative session and Hurricane Recovery on May 22nd, 2006. click here
Mary Ellen Wilke of the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce is a regular guest on the Third Monday of each month. This is from her most recent visit on May 22nd, 2006. click here
Cleco's Robby LaBourde discusses the groundbreaking for their new One-Billion dollar power plant May 17th, 2006. click here
Harry Verrette of Electrical Innovators discusses Generator Safety on May 3rd, 2006. click here
Earth Day interview with: New Iberia Mayor Hilda Curry, Recycling Coordinator Geri Frederick, Dodson Elementary students Taylor Hunter and John Fruge-Their Teachers Cindy Romero and Melanie O'Brien, and Hunter Dooley, a student at Center Street Elementary. As heard on Teche Matters, April 26th, 2006. click here
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