The Advocate is reporting that a Baton Rouge judge revoked former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson’s bond this morning in his 2011 simple battery case and ordered him to report to parish prison by 2 p.m. because of last week’s arrest on a marijuana charge. According to the newspaper:
State District Judge Chip Moore told a somber Jefferson, 22, that he had a “real problem with what’s going on.”
Moore ordered that Jefferson be arraigned Dec. 12 on the drug charge.
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.