Jan. 5, 2017 12:24 AM
Make off with irreplaceable doors, transoms, other fixtures from 1899 home being renovated ...
Jan. 4, 2017 03:54 PM
But if he prevails before the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal over his November 2014 firing by the Lafayette Parish School Board, the former superintendent could also be in line for a handsome payday ...
Jan. 4, 2017 03:19 PM
Clint Odom is the legislative director for Democratic U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, the first black woman California has sent to the Senate and the first Indian-American to ever serve in the body ...
Dec. 29, 2016 03:34 PM
The U.S. Justice Department delivers a stunning blow to the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Ville Platte PD in a scathing report that could lead to a flood of lawsuits ...
Dec. 28, 2016 01:41 PM
The local chapter is asking the state Legislature to craft a constitutional amendment that would allow voters statewide to decide whether historic monuments should be permanently shielded from “destruction, dismantling, removal, moving, storage or hiding.” ...
Dec. 27, 2016 10:46 AM
[Editor's Note to IND readers: The appeal below is from Steve Beatty, publisher of nonprofit The Lens, and is directed at readers like you who value high-quality journalism and are willing to pay for it ...
Dec. 27, 2016 10:32 AM
Isle de Jean Charles is endangered for the same reasons that much of coastal Louisiana has become part of the Gulf of Mexico: The land is sinking, river levees are preventing it from being replenished, oil and gas drilling accelerated erosion — ...
Dec. 21, 2016 06:21 PM
A subsidiary of the Evangeline Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America purchased McGee’s Landing, a move that will turn the Henderson levee property into a magnet for scouting adventure and educational activities for decades to come. ...
Dec. 20, 2016 03:45 PM
Attorney William Goodell claims construction of the proposed I-49 Connector over the contaminated Union Pacific Railroad area will cause the release of contaminants into the aquifer, which will threaten the city’s water supply and could make the public ...
Dec. 20, 2016 03:20 PM
On Dec. 16, the Louisiana Supreme Court declined to hear the embattled official's latest appeal, affirming that The Independent had the right to file a public records lawsuit against him ...