Leigh Guidry, The Daily Advertiser

Leigh Guidry

The Daily Advertiser

Lafayette, LA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Daily Advertiser
Past:
  • The Town Talk
  • WWL-TV
  • The News-Star
  • El Paso Times
  • The Shreveport Times
  • Statesman Journal
  • USA TODAY
  • Cashay
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • North Jersey News
  • and more…

Recent articles by Leigh:

Louisiana looking to 'home grow' teachers to meet shortage

Louisiana is taking a grow-your-own approach to tackling its teacher shortage problem. → Read More

Louisiana looking to 'home grow' teachers to meet shortage

Louisiana is taking a grow-your-own approach to tackling its teacher shortage problem. → Read More

What's behind Louisiana's teacher shortage? Fewer entering teacher prep programs

Fewer people seem to be going into teaching in Louisiana, and most don't stay for long tenures. And these aren't new problems. → Read More

What's behind Louisiana's teacher shortage? Fewer entering teacher prep programs

Fewer people seem to be going into teaching in Louisiana, and most don't stay for long tenures. And these aren't new problems. → Read More

'We have to think long-term': Education leaders say districts must be proactive for storms

"We need to look along our coast and see what type of facilities can weather these storms," Louisiana Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley said. → Read More

Between Ida and COVID, Louisiana schools face challenging road to reopen

Communities devastated by Hurricane Ida face a complex road to reopen their schools amid the ongoing pandemic. → Read More

Pandemic fuels growth in e-learning as students, adults learn skills online

E-learning isn't confined to the school house. The pandemic boosted the already growing industry of non-school programs too, thanks to more time at home. → Read More

Returning the favor: Southwest Louisiana schools, communities rally for those hit by Hurricane Ida

After a devastating 2020 hurricane season in southwest Louisiana, locals are sending love to another corner of the Bayou State. → Read More

‘It’s bad’: Families on Bayou Grand Caillou left homeless after Hurricane Ida

With full neighborhoods destroyed by Hurricane Ida, families living along Bayou Grand Caillou are facing decisions about what to do next. → Read More

Animal rescue efforts after Hurricane Ida fueled by social media, nonprofits

"We try to help reduce their stress, fear, and create an environment to keep them as safe as we can with the hope that we can reunite." → Read More

'We're going to keep cooking': Kenner chef, team feeding first responders amid Hurricane Ida

"We're going to keep cooking 'til we run out of either food or people who need meals." → Read More

'Come rain, shine, hurricane': Community comes together after Ida leaves Ascension Parish without power

About 24 hours after Hurricane Ida made landfall in southeast Louisiana, many in Ascension Parish were without power and seeking respite. → Read More

Find inspiration online for your next dish, craft: This week on the Homestyle podcast

This week on the Homestyle podcast we turn to the internet for inspiration for our crafts and cooking, and even our day jobs. → Read More

'The situation is so acute here': Governor tours UL Lafayette COVID-19 vaccine clinic to spur participation

"There is no region more impacted in the state than here in Lafayette," Gov. John Bel Edwards said while visiting the university's campus. → Read More

How schools across Louisiana are addressing mental health concerns after years of counselor shortages

As a new year begins, Louisiana school districts are looking at ways to address the emotional and social needs of students that have been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Giving old things new life through upcycling: This week on the Homestyle podcast

Let's talk upcycling through crafting to reuse and repurpose our "trash" this week on the Homestyle podcast. Listen on your favorite app. → Read More

What we're doing to get ready for school: This week on the Homestyle podcast

A new episode of the Homestyle podcast is available each Tuesday on multiple podcast platforms and on The Daily Advertiser's website. → Read More

Homestyle podcast goes to the smokehouse this week with Tchoup's owner

A new episode of the Homestyle podcast from The Daily Advertiser is available each Tuesday on multiple podcast platforms. → Read More

New UL System program aims to cultivate 'diversity we need to change the world'

The R.F. Lewis Scholars program focuses on academics, social advancement and community service and includes covering tuition for the next three years. → Read More

How to bake grain-free: Paleo baker shares on Homestyle podcast

Anna Lafleur of Youngsville joins Homestyle podcast hosts to talk about Paleo baking and her new business, Fare Trade Food. → Read More