What began as a spark of an idea – to provide quality food on-the-go – has ignited into a full-blown food truck revolution. Collin Cormier, chef and owner of Viva La Waffle, believes there are several factors involved in the success of his and other food trucks throughout the country, allowing visitors to “get out and grab some food without the built-in expense of silverware and dishes and chairs and tables and all that kind of stuff,” says Cormier.
There was chaos in the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority when they began turning away those affected by Hurricane Isaac. Only a 25 minute drives west of the city of New Orleans, people from severely damaged parishes such as St.John the Baptist, flooded the Housing Authority in search of low income housing after losing their homes in the devastating storm.
From May 19th until August 10th, local as well as national news, broadcasted daily about the missing Lafayette woman, Mickey Shunick, in hopes of finding her. However, this same media coverage is not taking place for the Duson teenager, Keiosha Felix, who has been missing since April 30th.