SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER
VIEW THE DIGITAL EDITION ARCHIVES
Calendar of Events
La La Land
ACLU sues Lafayette cop over cell-phone pic
JBE, superintendent clash over rules rewrite
Suit: federal judge mentally incompetent
Who pays for what on the I-49 Connector remains unknown, at the city's peril
As Ackal walks, 7 former deputies go to prison
Animal rights group renews effort to free ‘Tony’
Walter Pierce RE:
What’s the matter with Lake Charles?
Candyce Perret’s very troubling candidacy
Have you ever been deported?
This week in terrifying the Baptists while picking their pockets
The Multiplier Effect
Good read: Bob Mann on La.’s cowardly GOP congressmen
Calendar of Events
Standards of race, standards of Hundley
April 15, 2016
A legacy of bias and favoritism haunted the civil service board’s vote to tighten application requirements for Lafayette’s top cop ...
CROSS WISE: Buy or Be Weary
April 1, 2016
For the working poor, finding stable, affordable housing is a zero sum pursuit ...
Advocate editorial urges criminal investigation of Marshal Pope
March 31, 2016
Daily newspaper opines after blistering contempt of court ruling ...
A second penny is a bridge too far
March 7, 2016
The deal being offered by big business interests to solve Louisiana’s historic budget shortfall puts too much of the burden on working families that can least absorb a tax increase ...
CROSS WISE: I Must Profess
March 1, 2016
Our state’s divestment in higher education promotes the worst stereotypes about Louisiana ...
Politics and populism: the Long view
Lamar White Jr.
Feb. 28, 2016
Four years ago, former Speaker Newt Gingrich, in his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, spent an afternoon talking with the students and faculty of Louisiana College, a tiny school b ...
C’est What Capt. Higgins?
Feb. 22, 2016
Which comes first, a Captain Clay run for governor or a reality TV show? ...
Feb. 1, 2016
Pretending the grotesque firearm violence that disproportionately affects young black men is not everyone’s problem does a disservice to the ideals that made America great ...
Legs To Stand On
Jan. 4, 2016
It’s time for the Louisiana Legislature to exert the independence granted it in the state constitution ...
Dec. 7, 2015
Joel Robideaux’s reliance on a well-connected lobbying firm to set the table for his tenure as mayor-president deserves a few raised eyebrows ...
Community chooses &lsquo;Journey&rsquo; for airport
The colored-glass design was also the choice of IND readers in our own survey ...
Higgins pledges support for I-49 South
Higgins joins the national GOP's resurgent interest in infrastructure spending, saying the Louisiana congressional delegation unanimously supports completing I-49 South ...
Footlights go dark on Ricky Briggs, Lafayette comedian and actor
Ricky would definitely have some kind of smart-ass remark at the ready if he saw how much fuss folks are making about his untimely death ...
Egan concerts celebrate life of gifted songwriter
"Sing It: The David Egan Songbook" will be a mini tour in March featuring an all-star cast performing David Egan's spectacular songs — and raising money for his eponymous fund ...
Karma&rsquo;s a Bitch
Lafayette has relied on a bar moratorium to control nightlife Downtown; our failure to address the issue with best-practices ordinances has come back to bite us ...
Read the flipping paper