Nov. 30, 2014 05:01 PM
Our new website debuts today. [Editor's Note (10:29 a.m., Monday, Dec. 1): As with all things complicated and digital, the switch-over to our new site is requiring some tinkering on the web-hosting end. The new site should be operable this afternoon ...
Nov. 24, 2014 02:52 PM
"I want to take an opportunity to thank the people of Lafayette for allowing me to serve you for the last three years as your school superintendent." Former Superintendent Pat Cooper I want to take an opportunity to thank the people of Lafayette ...
Nov. 24, 2014 02:32 PM
After Thanksgiving, the small town of Moreauville plans to confiscate and kill all rottweilers and pitbulls, including a service dog. Moreauville‘s "vicious dog" ordinance has targetted O‘Hara Owens‘ service dog Zeus On Oct. 13, the ...
Nov. 21, 2014 02:46 PM
Four hours after inviting supporters to a rally with Sen. Marco Rubio, Bill Cassidy claimed that Mary Landrieu "voted against stopping executive amnesty." I haven‘t doctored the image here. This is from Bill Cassidy‘s Twitter feed. Four hours after ...
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. 7, 2014 10:25 PM
The Pat Cooper era ended ugly (and early). Can we still rally behind the Turnaround Plan? Wayne Vasher, Michael Zolkowski. James Easton. Pat Cooper. We in Lafayette have a well-oiled superintendent grinder, and we might never find another like ...
Nov. 7, 2014 03:56 PM
How could anyone, particularly the governor of Louisiana, overlook or ignore 250 years of slavery, the Civil War, white-only primaries, generations of codified housing and employment discrimination? Five years ago, Keith Bardwell, a justice of the ...
Nov. 4, 2014 09:00 PM
What we need and deserve is a leader with the muscle to bring people together, and in a state as divided as Louisiana, no one has been better at cobbling together coalitions and representing a broad range of interests than Mary Landrieu. I first ...
Nov. 3, 2014 03:35 PM
A common thread runs through many of those we oppose: Enshrining in the Constitution protections on programs and their funding sources has had a disastrous effect on Louisiana's most important economic development engine. [Feel free to print this article ...
Nov. 3, 2014 11:00 AM
It's good, it's bad and it's just crazy C'EST BONA hearty attagirl for Kate Durio and Gretchen Vanicor, co-founders of ReCover Acadiana. The 705 offshoot, with the help of about 85 volunteers from the705 (a civic organization comprised of mostly under-40 ...

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