Thank you for Scott Jordan's editorial on Eric Benjamin ("The Credibility Question for The Times of Acadiana's Eric Benjamin," July 13). Can Benjamin write an opinion on the fiber proposal without Tim Supple holding his hand? Even in defeat, he cannot voice an opinion without Supple's help. If Tim Supple wants to write an editorial, he should come out and do so without hiding behind Eric Benjamin. The two people who wrote to criticize you mentioned nothing about this obvious conflict of interest that you pointed out.
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.