Oct. 2, 2015 10:47 AM
The next City-Parish council and mayor will have a lot on their plate over the next four years as Lafayette faces a critical juncture where meeting the demands of growth — not to mention paying for decades of unchecked growth — and financing those ...
July 1, 2015 02:10 PM
More than a decade ago, Joey Durel and Terry Huval set off on a risky trek — bringing fiber tele-com to Lafayette. The city embraced the journey and has been on a promising trajectory since ...
June 1, 2015 12:07 AM
Mike Neustrom brought an academic, data-driven approach to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office that has paid dividends in rehabilitating offenders and reducing recidivism. Replacing him this fall with the right candidate is critically important ...
May 1, 2015 01:02 PM
Long the domain of men, Acadiana’s creative dining scene is increasingly being populated — and popularized — by women ...
April 1, 2015 01:19 PM
We probably wouldn’t be having this discussion about redevelopment of the old federal courthouse if the city of Lafayette were autonomous like the five other municipalities in Lafayette Parish ...
April 1, 2015 01:19 PM
Public need and the public good are at loggerheads in Downtown Lafayette, and the impasse has stymied a progressive vision for what the area can be ...
April 1, 2015 01:19 PM
For most, Festival International is something they experience one week out of the year. For Lisa Stafford, it's a year-round affair ...
March 2, 2015 11:44 AM
As Zachary Richard prepares an epic, multi-media celebration of the Acadians’ arrival in Louisiana 250 years ago, a younger generation of Cajun masters, Feufollet, sets sail for a new musical shore ...
Feb. 2, 2015 12:47 AM
Bobby Jindal is demolishing Louisiana, but we elected him and the legislators who let his wrecking ball swing ...
Jan. 3, 2015 07:48 AM
When city of Lafayette voters opted overwhelmingly, 67-33 percent, in November of 1992 to consolidate Lafayette city government with parish government — voters in the smaller towns of Broussard, Carencro, Duson, Scott and Youngsville chose to abstain ...

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