Feb. 2, 2010 02:40 AM
Lafayette Parish voters could decide in November whether the 14-year experiment in consolidated government was a mistake. If a majority says yes, Lafayette will revert to separate city and parish forms of government by January 2012; city voters in October ...
Feb. 2, 2010 12:13 AM
[UPDATE: The NFL has conceded that it has no ownership of "Who Dat" or the fleur-de-lis, and will only object to black and gold shirts or other merchandise that include "Who Dat" if they are presented as an official Saints or NFL product. "People can ...
Feb. 1, 2010 10:21 PM
Less than a half hour ago, Lafayette Consolidated Government’s charter committee voted unanimously to advance an ordinance to the City-Parish Council that - if approved by the council - would place before voters parishwide on the Nov. 2, 2010, ballot ...
Feb. 1, 2010 05:33 PM
The recently appointed charter commission will consider an amendment to the Lafayette City-Parish Charter today that would give the council, working in concert with the Lafayette Parish School Board, more time to reapportion council/board districts ...
Feb. 1, 2010 05:20 PM
Unlike the New Orleans Saints in the NFL this year, Louisiana musicians did not dominate the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards; however, many Louisiana artists were up for nominations. Buckwheat Zydeco won in the Cajun/Zydeco category. CC Adcock, who was nominated ...
Feb. 1, 2010 05:12 PM
The Times-Picayune knows the Who Dat Nation better than anyone, and the paper captures our enduring spirit in today’s open (warning) letter to Miami: Dear Miami, The Saints are coming. And so are we, their loyal, long-suffering and slightly ...
Feb. 1, 2010 04:49 PM
Kurt Unkel is known in locovore circles for his organically raised brown rice and hormone-free pork, fattened on that good grain he grows. Just in time for spring planting, he’s agreed to share all the knowledge he’s gained after years of experimentation ...
Feb. 1, 2010 04:41 PM
A leader in multiple kidney transplantation is the keynote speaker for UL Lafayette’s fifth annual Black History Kickoff at 5 p.m. today in the Student Union Ballroom. Dr. J. Keith Melancon, a 1982 UL grad, recently made national headlines when he was ...
Feb. 1, 2010 04:27 PM
If you’re a recreational angler who’s hoping to land a batch of silverfin, the widely abundant fish being rebranded by public and private interests, just know that you’ll have to go beyond the simple hook-and-line approach that fools most other ...
Feb. 1, 2010 04:23 PM
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