I was somewhat amazed to read The Daily Advertiser's editorial urging John Breaux not to run for governor. The reason stated was that the governor's race would become nasty if John Breaux ran. Who would be nasty?
We know the answer based on some negative ads attacking John Breaux, even before he announced his potential candidacy.
The editorial made no sense. What has happened to Lafayette, Louisiana when a guy named Breaux from Crowley, educated at the University of Southwestern Louisiana and at LSU Law School is urged not to run for governor?
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.