Has the time come for a public-private route to I-49 South?
News Analysis by John Kennedy
Louisiana has hundreds of needed road projects, the most important of which is the completion of Interstate 49. I-49 North from Shreveport to the Arkansas line will be completed relatively soon, and now we need to get serious about the much more expensive ($5.2 billion) completion of I-49 South.
Couillon alert: Neighbor states mark Lee/King Day
Our contiguous cousins to the north and the east — Arkansas and Mississippi — along with Alabama took time Monday to reflect on more than the contributions to American civil society by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Bar owners forced to pony up thousands each month for heightened police presence on Jefferson Street’s most boisterous nights are challenging LCG on its ‘special’ levy.
By Heather Miller
“So far, in my research, there’s no other city where a levy like this exists.”
It’s a talking point that sticks out for Lafayette attorney Daniel Stanford, the lawyer for the owners of four downtown bars whose self-proclaimed civil disobedience is headed to federal court to challenge Lafayette Consolidated Government’s fix for late-night Jefferson Street.
Pippin McGee’s owners say they are ‘taking care of our business ... not running from anyone.’
By Heather Miller and Leslie Turk
For Pippin McGee children’s furniture store owners Kim and Robert Crouchet, a weeks-long liquidation sale on all floor models that’s been repeatedly blasted through email alerts should have served as a sure sign that the Ambassador storefront was planning to close.
UL: A Season to Remeber
Newsmakers of the Year: UL Ragin’ Cajuns
What a Season!
What a Game!
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