Nov. 19, 2014 04:41 PM
It was only a few months ago when the LPSB held the school system's purse strings with a death grip, but oh how board President Hunter Beasley's demeanor seems to be changing with the ouster of Superintendent Pat Cooper. LPSB President ...
Nov. 19, 2014 03:30 PM
Pat Cooper is contesting his termination by the LPSB, filing a petition Tuesday that calls the recent decision "arbitrary and capricious." Photo by Robin May Pat Cooper is contesting his termination by the Lafayette Parish ...
Nov. 17, 2014 04:01 PM
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has joined 20 other state attorneys general in opposing Maryland's gun law. BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has joined 20 other state attorneys general in opposing Maryland's ...
Nov. 17, 2014 03:57 PM
In true Elbert Guillory fashion, the state senator from Opelousas has issued a response defending his recent behavior on The Jim Engster radio show in which he brought the interview to an abrupt close after likening one of his legislative colleagues to ...
Nov. 14, 2014 04:04 PM
The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday ...
Nov. 14, 2014 11:30 AM
Lake Charles lets Acadiana companies in on the action as our neighbor to the west prepares for unprecedented growth. Lafayette-based Southern Lifestyle Development‘s The Lakes at Morganfield (above) is a conventional residential development ...
Nov. 14, 2014 11:30 AM
A new study analyzes the state of the Lake Charles region and the impact 19 industrial projects will have on residents. Officials in Lake Charles have known for some time now that big business was coming to their region, but a new impact study released ...
Nov. 12, 2014 02:35 PM
Gov. Bobby Jindal's former health secretary insisted in testimony before a state grand jury that he didn't do anything improper or illegal to help his former employer win a $200 million Medicaid contract, calling the evaluation process "squeaky clean." BATON ...
Nov. 12, 2014 02:33 PM
Lawyers for dozens of oil, gas and pipeline companies are heading to court to make their case for dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a south Louisiana levee board. NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Lawyers for dozens of oil, gas and pipeline companies are heading ...
Nov. 11, 2014 09:42 PM
Republican state Sen. Elbert Guillory called one of his legislative colleagues a "Chihuahua" after having his views on the black community challenged. Sen. Elbert Guillory Republican state Sen. Elbert Guillory of Opelousas called ...

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