The hearing set for today to decide the fate of Marley's and Karma's alcohol licenses has been postponed to give the bar owners’ lawyer more time to prepare for the case, according to The Advocate. The permits are in jeapordy due to the February arrest of co-owner Eric Cloutier, who faces 505 criminal charges after a lengthy investigation by the state Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control.
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.