Jan. 21, 2013 06:05 PM
Lafayette attorneys Alfred Boustany II 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 ...
April 4, 2012 06:00 AM
The Advocate has recently published several letters to the editor on public education. I have to say as an educator, I'm disappointed with the prevailing tone and content of those letters opposing change. [Editor's Note: Superintendent John ...
March 21, 2012 06:00 AM
I am sorry to say that other side of the coin was omitted in your March 14 cover story, "A Real Class Act." First, the ultimate responsible party is the "tortfeasor" or third party insurance which you stated but left out the details. I am sorry ...
March 14, 2012 06:00 AM
Glenn Stewart should be a beginning, not an endI sincerely applaud your even-keeled public response to Glenn Stewart's heinous behavior ["Enough," Feb. 29, 2012], but I question your interpretation of the "greater good" in this situation. Your article ...
Oct. 28, 2009 05:00 AM
The Melanie Lewis Edwards described in this piece of journalism is not the person I have worked with, including the time since her appointment as director of Community Development and long before she returned to Lafayette. Those who expect Melanie to ...
Sept. 30, 2009 05:00 AM
With regard to “A Question of Leadership,” the article stated, in reference to council members, “They’re also listening to constituents with widely divergent priorities.” Regardless of the so called “inevitable tension” brought forth by ...
Sept. 30, 2009 05:00 AM
Months into the emotionally charged health care debate, the negative impact that out-of-control litigation is having on our system is finally getting some attention. In a recent speech to Congress, President Obama said what many have long-insisted ...
July 8, 2009 05:00 AM
During the recent session of the Louisiana Legislature, House Speaker Jim Tucker, R-New Orleans, and his hand-picked Chairman of Appropriations Jim Fannin, D-Jonesboro, fought mightily to inflict severe and destructive cuts on higher education, doing ...
July 1, 2009 12:00 AM
From the command bunker at Fire Base Dawg, I am pleased to report a cessation of hostilities in this sector. It came close, but the deployment of RPGs, mortars, and bee hive rounds at point blank range was not necessary. After two days in a row ...
June 3, 2009 12:00 AM
For 50 years a toxic substance has been dumped into the water with the promise of preventing tooth decay. There is a chance for changing our ways following clarification if we search out Dr. Paul Connett’s “Fifty Reasons for Opposing Fluoridation” ...

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