June 18, 2014 09:46 PM
That's what happens when money and good government have a conflict. Cognitive Dissonance is defined as "the excessive mental stress and discomfort experienced by one who holds 2 or more contradictory beliefs, ideas or values at the same time." ...
June 2, 2014 10:00 AM
This letter to the editor penned by Heather Blanchard of Parents Empowered calls on the Lafayette Parish School Board to prove why its investigation of Superintendent Pat Cooper is a necessity. At Parents Empowered, our mission is to ensure that ...
May 29, 2014 01:36 PM
This week the Louisiana House of Representatives will vote on whether to protect the lives, property and habitat of half the state's population that lives in its coastal parishes. This week the Louisiana House of Representatives will vote on whether ...
May 20, 2014 05:21 PM
Nara Crowley of Save Lake Peigneur and the GreenARMY argue that Sen. Bret Allain's Senate Bill 469 is simply an attempt to make taxpayers foot the bill for coastal damages caused by the oil and gas industry. [Editor's Note: This letter from the GreenARMY's ...
May 20, 2014 04:57 PM
Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jason El Koubi spells out why state Rep. Nancy Landry's bill to put school board elections in line with gubernatorial elections would be a positive step for the Lafayette Parish School System. [Editor's ...
April 29, 2014 04:11 PM
Author and historian Shane Bernard, Ph.D., weighs in on UL Lafayette's money troubles in this letter to the editor, and begs the question: If the university is so cash strapped, then why is it forking over more than $100 million for athletic facility ...
March 3, 2014 02:23 PM
Unless you work for an energy company, specific decisions related to the economics, risk, etc. are not conveyed to the public. They are a closely guarded secret. Bill Fenstermaker I have read with great interest the newspaper articles ...
July 1, 2013 06:00 AM
I read with interest "The One Who Got Away" and "The Day Primeaux Died" by Walter Pierce in the April and May issues of IND Monthly. I read with interest "The One Who Got Away" and "The Day Primeaux Died" by Walter Pierce in the April and May issues ...
Jan. 21, 2013 06:28 PM
Lafayette attorneys Alfred Boustany and Thomas Guilbeau weigh in on The IND's online story last week, "Judge Ed Rubin was go-to guy in tainted OWI cases." 15th Judicial District Judge Ed Rubin [Editor's Note: In separate responses ...
Jan. 21, 2013 06:23 PM
Lafayette attorneys Alfred Boustany and Thomas Guilbeau weigh in on The IND's online story last week, "Judge Ed Rubin was go-to guy in tainted OWI cases." [Editor's Note: In separate responses submitted via email, Lafayette attorneys Alfred ...

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