Feb. 5, 2010 03:46 PM
Sen. Mary Landrieu took to the Senate floor yesterday with an impassioned speech pushing back on critics of the so-called "Louisiana Purchase," a Landrieu-brokered amendment that inserted $300 million in Medicaid funding for Louisiana into the Senate's ...
Feb. 5, 2010 03:04 PM
This just in: Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts have toppled President George H. W. Bush to put the Super Bowls up 21-20 over the presidents with just three contests remaining. What is this madness? America's Bowl is the brainchild of sportswriter ...
Feb. 4, 2010 11:15 PM
President Barack Obama nominated Elizabeth Erny Foote, a Lafayette native, to be U.S. District Court Judge of Louisiana’s Western District, replacing retired federal judge Tucker Melancon. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu recommended Foote for the position ...
Feb. 4, 2010 08:30 PM
William Everett Nichols of Alexandria, president and owner of First Fidelity Mortgage Inc., was sentenced Thursday to six years in federal prison and ordered to pay $3.9 million in restitution for bank fraud. Nichols, 56, prepared fraudulent notes by ...
Feb. 4, 2010 05:48 PM
Here’s further evidence that the decision to give tax breaks to movie productions filming in Louisiana, and specifically Lafayette, has not been all for naught. Bullet Films’ House of ...
Feb. 4, 2010 05:43 PM
While elected officials and special interests from Louisiana are rallying behind the coastal initiatives included in President Barack Obama’s proposed budget, many of them are also opposing another section that increases the cost of doing business ...
Feb. 4, 2010 05:40 PM
While elected officials and special interests from Louisiana are rallying behind the coastal initiatives included in President Barack Obama’s proposed budget, many of them are also opposing another section that increases the cost of doing business ...
Feb. 4, 2010 05:11 PM
It's that time of year. You know it's Mardi Gras in Lafayette when the roads are lined with portable steel bridge foot barricades — 5,500 of them to be exact. Today, Lafayette Consolidated Government's public works department begins barricading the ...
Feb. 4, 2010 04:53 PM
First of all, who knew members of the Saints had personal chefs? I figured they did what I do after work, went home and made rice and gravy, or on a late night, picked up Popeyes. Turns out Reggie Bush, Jeremy Shockey, Darren Sharper, Cedric Ellis, Mike ...
Feb. 3, 2010 06:28 PM
In addition to upholding the lower court decision that the Moss water intrusion case cannot go forward, the Third Circuit Court of Appeal dealt yet another blow to the Lafayette Parish School Board this week. The appeals court affirmed the July 2009 ...

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