Terry Huval, Retired Director of Lafayette Utilities System, shares historical overview of bringing Fiber Optic Broadband Network to Lafayette

It’s been almost ten years since LUS Fiber began rolling out what is known as the “4th Utility -Fiber to the Home (FTTH),” which gave Lafayette residents access to the gold standard of internet connectivity: high-speed fiber optic internet service. In this episode of Discover Lafayette,  Terry Huval, recently retired Director of Lafayette Utilities System, outlines […]

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Paul Kieu – Photojournalist, South Louisiana Enthusiast

Paul Kieu’s photography is rich and colorful and captures the essence of any moment being commemorated. His work speaks for itself and includes iconic local events such as Festival International de Louisiane in 2017. A freelance photojournalist specializing in editorial, commercial, music and event photography, Paul grew up in Abbeville the son of Vietnam War […]

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Philip Gould, Documentary and Architectural Photographer

Philip Gould’s exquisite photography brings the unique culture of Louisiana to life.  A documentary/architecture photographer who has made Louisiana his home and favorite subject since 1974, Gould has photographed throughout the state, across the nation, around Europe, with ventures into Mexico and the Caribbean. He prefers long, in-depth, multi-year projects, which more often than not […]

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Scott Feehan, Festival International CEO

Lafayette is known for its family-friendly music festivals. Festival International is the largest international music and arts festival celebrated in the  U. S. with over 300,000 attending the free outdoor event for five days the last week in April each year. Showcasing Lafayette’s warm joie de vivre and family-friendly environment, visitors travel here from around […]

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