Dec. 16, 2014 08:46 AM
To say that the death and destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina was God’s way of punishing gay people, it’s crazy right? Not to our governor ...
Dec. 16, 2014 12:44 AM
Questionable hiring practices could mean close to 30 officers of the Crowley Police Department have been wearing the badge illegitimately since around 2008 ...
Dec. 15, 2014 02:01 PM
In recent weeks, the solidarity movement sparked by the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner has spread to cities across the country; it finally hit Lafayette over the weekend with a march protesting the rise in excessive force incidents ...
Dec. 15, 2014 12:56 AM
For banks, the immediate result of the price slide — West Texas Intermediate went from a year high of $107 a barrel in June to the mid-$60 range by late November — has been a decrease in stock prices, especially for those institutions with a high ...
Dec. 12, 2014 11:01 AM
The Lafayette Police Department is testing out various types of officer-mounted body cameras, but despite overwhelming evidence and expert opinions about the benefits in terms of evidence collection, department higher-ups appear more skeptical than ...
Dec. 12, 2014 12:44 AM
After helping put an end to the graft and corruption that had long plagued the LPSS maintenance department, Thad Welch was rewarded with his termination; he filed suit Friday ...
Dec. 5, 2014 11:46 AM
Remove former LPSS Superintendent Pat Cooper from the equation and the legal opinions given by attorney Bob Hammonds will be completely different ...
Dec. 5, 2014 10:30 AM
Bayou Farm‘s husbandry sounds intuitive, but owners Sarah Bailly and Donald Keller are actually exceptions to the rule. BAYOU FARM‘S HUSBANDRY SOUNDS INTUITIVE, BUT OWNERS SARAH BAILLY AND DONALD KELLER ARE ACTUALLY EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE. BY TYLER ...
Dec. 5, 2014 10:30 AM
Kelsey Leger, who stumbled upon her interest in the local foods world as a way to make a paycheck, has what many would consider an industry pedigree. Photo by Lucius A. Fontenot Kelsey Leger, who stumbled upon her interest in the local ...
Dec. 5, 2014 07:49 AM
In a few days, the Opelousas PD will join a growing number of the nation’s law enforcement agencies to embrace the use of body cameras ...

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