April 11, 2012 06:00 AM
Wednesday April 11, 2012 C'est BonA portion of the "racino" revenues state Treasurer John Kennedy says "rightfully belongs" to the St. Landry Parish School System has been restored to the struggling district after Gov. Bobby Jindal unsuccessfully ...
April 4, 2012 06:00 AM
C'est Bon Another feather in Lafayette's "Cool Town" cap was bestowed last week when Festival International de Louisiane was named Best World Music Festival in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Pas BonIn an exchange at last week's council ...
March 28, 2012 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 C'est BonWhether your opinion on electronic enforcement of speed limits and traffic signals in Lafayette is "Oh, brother!" or "Big Brother," the data show consolidated government's SafeLight/SafeSpeed programs are achieving ...
March 21, 2012 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 C'est Bon With little surprise but with much fanfare Lafayette proudly accepted the sobriquet "South's Tastiest Town" last week during a reception at the Acadiana Center of the Arts. Pas Bon Political payback has ...
March 14, 2012 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 C'est BonFreshman state Rep. Stephen Ortego is teaming up with Lafayette Parish School System Superintendent Pat Cooper in an innovative attempt to bring Cooper's proven model of school-based health and wellness to Lafayette ...
March 7, 2012 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 3, 2012 C'est Bon After decades of logging and oil/gas production, the Atchafalaya Basin is now, finally, in good hands. Pas Bon The paranoia and enmity between LUS Fiber and its telecom competitors in Lafayette just won't go away. Couillon An ...
Feb. 29, 2012 06:00 AM
The president of Kaplan's Chic-A-La-Pie Krewe says the group plans to formalize rules about Mardi Gras float themes to ensure that floats like the one Dr. Glenn Stewart entered in Lafayette's Independent Parade last Tuesday don't roll. Wednesday, Feb ...
Feb. 21, 2012 10:59 PM
Lafayette Superintendent Pat Cooper continues to challenge the old way of doing things in our public school system, demanding greater accountability from those around him. By The Independent StaffWednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 C'EST BONLafayette Superintendent ...
Feb. 15, 2012 06:00 AM
C'est Bon The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana says it welcomes Gov. Bobby Jindal's announcement that a legislative package is being produced to clarify the sweeping ethics reforms laws passed shortly after the governor began his first term ...
Feb. 8, 2012 06:00 AM
C'est Bon Now we're getting somewhere. After more than a decade of dust collecting on the Lafayette In a Century master plan for Lafayette Parish, the Comprehensive Plan Citizens Advisory Committee took its first steps last week, holding an inaugural ...

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