Rev. John Cannon, Asbury United Methodist Church

Reverend John Cannon, Senior Pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church,  is our guest on Discover Lafayette. A native of Shreveport, John graduated from the University of Arkansas and LSU Law School. While working as an Assistant District Attorney in East Baton Rouge, he began to discern a call to pastoral ministry that he had first […]

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Dr. Larry Simon Discusses the Coronavirus and What Health Officials Know

This podcast features Dr. Larry Simon, Medical Director of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana who discusses the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Dr. Simon was a guest on our sister podcast, Nourish Your Health at every age, taped on March 12, 2020, and we felt it was important to share the information with as wide an […]

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Cpl. Bridgette Dugas – Public Information Officer for Lafayette City Police

Cpl. Bridgette Dugas, Public Information Officer for the Lafayette Police Department, is our guest on Discover Lafayette. Well-known in our community for her work on behalf of Lafayette Crime Stoppers, Cpl. Dugas joined the police department in 2009 at the encouragement of former Lafayette Deputy Police Chief Reggie Thomas who at the time was working […]

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Dr. Gary Wagner – Professor of Economics at UL – Lafayette

Dr. Gary Wagner, Professor of Economics at UL – Lafayette, joins Discover Lafayette to discuss his role as the Acadiana Business Economist Endowed Chair in Economics where he works to strengthen UL’s presence in the community and the state while monitoring the regional economic environment, conduct research, and keep the business community up to date […]

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Jaci Russo and Craig Wall Discuss the Importance of Civil Debate in Local Politics

Remember the days when you could turn on the radio or television and all you expected was to be treated to great music or entertaining shows? It seems like a million years ago when Walter Cronkite and his peers just reported the facts without adding their take on what you should think of the news […]

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