May 30, 2012 06:00 AM
The transition to web-based news continues to divorce journalists from their paychecks. The Times-Picayune is just the latest example. "Saddle up the dinosaurs, we're riding to Chernobyl!" The depressing chime of the death knell for ...
May 8, 2012 11:33 PM
Politics making strange bedfellows is an abused cliche, but truth can often be divined in its bruises. The 5-4 vote hanging over the fate of the traffic camera program in Lafayette is proof. This is a simple way to give the city of Lafayette the ...
April 18, 2012 06:00 AM
Slight is the distance between anti-gay crusader and gay Caribbean cruise. Much, but not enough, has been written about the Louisiana Family Forum's latest push back against the radical gay agenda. By radical gay agenda I mean gay people having the same ...
April 4, 2012 06:00 AM
Proof that LCG's SafeLight/SafeSpeed program works is hard to dismiss. I'm not a fan of the SafeLight/SafeSpeed program in Lafayette. Nor am I an opponent. I don't have strong feelings about cameras mounted at traffic signals and in mobile vans because ...
Feb. 21, 2012 10:45 PM
Hardly, but if Assessor Conrad Comeaux ever catches up, parish coffers could be rolling in dough. Hardly, but if Assessor Conrad Comeaux ever catches up, parish coffers could be rolling in dough. By Walter Pierce Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 How much ...
Jan. 18, 2012 06:00 AM
Loaded and CodedBeware those who would bestow fiscal responsibility' on local government. At first blush it sounds like the simplest of concepts. Ensure expenses don't exceed income. Loaded and CodedBeware those who would bestow fiscal responsibility' ...
Dec. 14, 2011 06:00 AM
Let's Face ItIt's time to elevate the discourse at theind.com.By: Walter Pierce Let's Face ItIt's time to elevate the discourse at theind.com. By: Walter Pierce The end is nigh. On Friday, Dec. 16 - that's two days following the publication of this ...
Nov. 16, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 16, 2011Outgoing District 6 Councilman Sam Doré lost badly on Oct. 22. He couldn't be more thrilled. By Walter Pierce It seemed last Tuesday on the patio at Legends on Bertrand Drive as City-Parish Councilman Sam Doré endorsed ...
Oct. 12, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, October 12, 2011But in unincorporated Lafayette Parish, almost anything goes. I saw the plans last week for the garbage transfer station being built on Sunbeam Lane in north Lafayette. As the crow flies it's not far from my house near Four ...
Oct. 5, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, October 5, 2011But it doesn't always speak clearly; sometimes it insinuates. The numbers demanded a double take. An incumbent lugging nearly two years' of bad headlines is rolling in the dough. His competitor, a decades-long civil servant ...

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