Feb. 15, 2012 06:00 AM
Some critics of smart meters and the comprehensive plan cite a little-known resolution of the United Nations for the basis of their opposition. We hope their paranoia doesn't hinder progress in Lafayette.By Walter Pierce If you haven't yet heard of Agenda ...
Feb. 8, 2012 06:00 AM
The state Department of Education is either cooking the books or simply incompetent in establishing the success of the voucher program Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to expand. Because the numbers just don't add up. The state Department of Education is either ...
Feb. 1, 2012 06:00 AM
Girard Park residents risk way too much if they give in to attorney Jimmy Davidson's attempts to bring commercial development to their historic neighborhood.An Independent Analysis Girard Park residents risk way too much if they give in to attorney ...
Jan. 25, 2012 06:00 AM
Health & Fitness From the vanguard of medical technology to tried and true healthy diet tips, leaders in Acadiana's health care sector offer all you need to know about living well and living long. Health & Fitness From the vanguard of medical technology ...
Jan. 18, 2012 06:00 AM
January 18, 2012 Youth CultureTen young artists with ties to Acadiana portend a bright future for the Hub City's art scene.By Anna Purdy Photos by Robin May ArtWalk has been going for 15 years in downtown Lafayette's galleries, bars, restaurants ...
Jan. 11, 2012 06:00 AM
January 11, 2012What's the Deal?Last week's council leadership elections were a bizarre and possibly revealing harbinger of the year to come. Is 2012 shaping up to be the Year of the Veto? By Walter Pierce Photos by Robin May January 11, 2012 What's ...
Jan. 4, 2012 06:00 AM
January 4, 2012LeadershiftAs a new year dawns on our political landscape, local influence over the Legislature seems precarious at best, especially compared to Lafayette's headier days. By Jeremy Alford Photos by Robin May It wouldn't be fair ...
Dec. 28, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday December 28, 2011Pooyie 2011It's Good, It's Bad, It's Just Plain CrazyBy The Independent Staff Wednesday December 28, 2011Pooyie 2011It's Good, It's Bad, It's Just Plain CrazyBy The Independent Staff As years go, 2011 was fairly unremarkable ...
Dec. 21, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 The LPSB's Gang of Five' found common ground - and the common good - in fighting the status quo to chart a bold, new course for closing the achievement gap in Lafayette's public schools. Photos by Robin May By Heather Miller ...
Dec. 14, 2011 06:00 AM
Green is MoneyThe Ragin' Cajuns have cashed in on talented tight end Ladarius Green, a finance major and certain NFL prospect who has big business plans when he's done working on Sundays. By Dan McDonaldPhotos by Paul Angelle/Quick Slants Photography Green ...