Dec. 28, 2010 04:49 PM
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 Next year is shaping up to be a divine one for politiphiles.By Walter Pierce Now that we've dispensed with 2010 - a decent political year in Lafayette punctuated by annexation squabbles, the creation of the charter commission ...
Dec. 15, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 15, 2010Think a modest pay raise for LCG employees is good? Think again.There is a sub-species of newspaper reader that thrives on finding the negative in otherwise positive stories. Check the comment section for this column online ...
Dec. 8, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 8, 2010Will it be a hearty cry of "Yabba Dabba Doo!" at this week's BESE meeting? By Walter PierceScience once again goes on trial tomorrow in Baton Rouge when the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education votes on whether ...
Dec. 1, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 1, 2010Red light cameras and speed vans are a nuisance, but the stats say they work.I've been resisting the urge to write a column about the SafeSpeed/SafeLight program in Lafayette - the red light cameras and speed vans - because ...
Nov. 24, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 24, 2010Shifting demographics are on track to put a serious squeeze on city revenue and threaten our future. When City-Parish President Joey Durel last week pulled an ordinance that could have ultimately led to the establishment ...
Nov. 22, 2010 05:30 PM
How safe is your neighborhood? Where are the most crimes in Lafayette occurring and with what frequency? Government and law enforcement officials in Lafayette have unveiled a new Crimeview system to help residents stay abreast of the less savory aspects ...
Nov. 16, 2010 07:40 PM
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 LUS needs to reach customers, and learn how to fight in the marketplace. Wednesday, November 17, 2010 LUS needs to reach customers, and learn how to fight in the marketplace. The Lafayette sign ordinance that Cox Communications ...
Nov. 3, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 3, 2010We're straight shooters at The Ind. That's what got us into trouble.The Independent's cover story two weeks ago about the late, larger-than-life bon vivant Wally Romero was done with good intentions that for many in our community ...
Oct. 26, 2010 04:20 PM
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 The push to pass an ordinance banning open alcohol containers in Lafayette's nightlife districts is more than a public safety- or anti-litter campaign. It's an encapsulation of what the city of Lafayette lacks and desperately ...
Oct. 19, 2010 03:39 PM
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Why shouldn't Lafayette enjoy the same self-determination as its neighbors? By Walter Pierce Now we're getting somewhere. That somewhere is an independent city of Lafayette.{nosexybookmark} Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Why ...

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