May 2, 2017 11:25 AM
Had the millage renewals for the courthouse and correctional operations been voted on only in the city of Lafayette they would have passed handily, and the school system sales tax proposition would have been a lot closer than the blowout reflected in ...
March 3, 2017 02:55 PM
The district attorney in Rapides Parish says he’s surprised by objections to a training session targeting Jihadist terrorists for area law enforcement ...
Jan. 26, 2017 04:38 PM
In a majority-black town, the white police chief boasts that he is using a newly created hate crime law to upgrade to a felony the charge of resisting arrest, which could potentially add additional prison time to a suspect's sentence ...
Jan. 9, 2017 04:37 PM
I don’t believe the students at WMHS are racist — not all of them anyway — but the community's embrace of the Confederate flag most definitely is ...
Jan. 3, 2017 10:07 AM
Drainage issues in Lafayette Parish underscore why “our parish government” is failing everyone ...
Nov. 23, 2016 12:56 AM
The former lawman is polling ahead of Scott Angelle as payback-minded Sen. David Vitter works behind the scenes against Angelle. The question remains: Will the Trump voters who got Higgins into the runoff be there for him on Dec. 10? ...
Nov. 9, 2016 12:37 AM
The short answer: probably not ...
Nov. 3, 2016 01:58 PM
The councilman, on whom this newspaper has heaped effusive, well-earned praise during his three terms in elected government, went off the rail with his attack on the Civil Service Board ...
Nov. 1, 2016 11:26 AM
Long the victim of a supply-side scam by big business and oil/gas, Louisiana is beginning to right decades of wrong ...
Oct. 14, 2016 12:46 AM
The mild-mannered, moderate Republican has been loath to utter Donald Trump’s name even while offering a milquetoast’s endorsement of “the Republican nominee.” That’s not cutting it with the Trump crowd ...

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